The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.76% 1.04% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 7.83% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £325 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
DNS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 115 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.64% 13.26% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 37
Average daily rate £350 £385 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Bristol region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Bristol region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) LDAP
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (20.00%) Juniper
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) Forcepoint
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
9 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
10 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (15.00%) Puppet
10 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (15.00%) Symantec
10 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (15.00%) MySQL
10 3 (15.00%) Python

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) LDAP
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) IPv6
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) OpenVPN
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.00%) GitLab
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) RSpec
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (10.00%) MCollective
2 2 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Handset
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) CoreOS
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (10.00%) SmartOS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Server Building
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CWDP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (10.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (10.00%) Btrfs
6 2 (10.00%) Docker
6 2 (10.00%) iptables
6 2 (10.00%) KVM
6 2 (10.00%) LXC
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (10.00%) Snort
6 2 (10.00%) Squid
6 2 (10.00%) Varnish
6 2 (10.00%) vCloud
6 2 (10.00%) XenApp
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) CFEngine
2 2 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.00%) systemd
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) CommVault
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Polycom
6 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (10.00%) Sun
6 2 (10.00%) Wyse
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