The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 52 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.01% 1.47% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 9.23% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £313 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.43%

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
87 130 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.63% 15.91% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 85 66
Median daily rate £363 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £18.50 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £30.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for DNS.

1 32 (91.43%) Windows
1 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
2 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
4 20 (57.14%) DHCP
5 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
6 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (48.57%) MS Office
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (37.14%) SCCM
9 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (34.29%) XenApp
9 12 (34.29%) VPN
9 12 (34.29%) VMware
10 11 (31.43%) Firewall
10 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
10 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
11 9 (25.71%) XenDesktop
11 9 (25.71%) Office 365
11 9 (25.71%) Fat Client
11 9 (25.71%) Cisco
11 9 (25.71%) LAN
11 9 (25.71%) WAN
11 9 (25.71%) Citrix
11 9 (25.71%) Thin Client
11 9 (25.71%) Wyse
11 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
11 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
12 8 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (22.86%) AppSense

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Office
2 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) DHCP
2 12 (34.29%) VPN
3 11 (31.43%) Firewall
4 9 (25.71%) LAN
4 9 (25.71%) WAN
5 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.57%) Internet
7 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
7 3 (8.57%) Wireless
8 2 (5.71%) SAN
8 2 (5.71%) VLAN
8 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.86%) Extranet
9 1 (2.86%) FTP
9 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.86%) Intranet
9 1 (2.86%) RTP
9 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Military
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Server Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.71%) Fat Client
2 9 (25.71%) Thin Client
3 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
5 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.71%) Replication
7 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.86%) Fedora
10 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.86%) Unix
10 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) SDLC
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Security
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) CCA
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (34.29%) XenApp
3 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
3 9 (25.71%) XenDesktop
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (20.00%) BitLocker
6 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
7 5 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (11.43%) ISA Server
9 2 (5.71%) Firmware
10 1 (2.86%) NFS
10 1 (2.86%) Samba
10 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (11.43%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.71%) WSUS
6 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.86%) MOM
6 1 (2.86%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
3 9 (25.71%) Wyse
4 8 (22.86%) AppSense
5 7 (20.00%) CA
5 7 (20.00%) Symantec
6 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
7 5 (14.29%) Dell
8 4 (11.43%) HP
8 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
8 4 (11.43%) Sun
9 3 (8.57%) Dell KACE
9 3 (8.57%) Polycom
10 2 (5.71%) Intel
10 2 (5.71%) IronPort
10 2 (5.71%) RightFax
10 2 (5.71%) Sophos
10 2 (5.71%) Xerox
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