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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 46 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 24 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.89% 1.80% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.32% 12.40% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 5
Median daily rate £325 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -20.00%

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
131 129 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.78% 14.53% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 96 66
Median daily rate £352 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.50 £8.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 41 (95.35%) Windows
1 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server
3 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
4 19 (44.19%) DHCP
4 19 (44.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (41.86%) MS Office
6 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
6 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (34.88%) Skype for Business
7 15 (34.88%) SCCM
8 14 (32.56%) Linux
9 13 (30.23%) VPN
9 13 (30.23%) VMware
9 13 (30.23%) Windows 10
10 12 (27.91%) Office 365
10 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (27.91%) Cisco
11 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
11 11 (25.58%) Firewall
11 11 (25.58%) Incident Management
11 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
12 10 (23.26%) XenApp
12 10 (23.26%) XenDesktop
12 10 (23.26%) Fat Client
12 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (23.26%) VMware ESX
12 10 (23.26%) Wyse
12 10 (23.26%) 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 15 (34.88%) Skype for Business
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Office
2 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Office 365
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) DHCP
2 13 (30.23%) VPN
3 11 (25.58%) Firewall
4 9 (20.93%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (20.93%) Skype
5 8 (18.60%) WAN
6 7 (16.28%) LAN
6 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.98%) Wireless
8 2 (4.65%) SAN
8 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.33%) FTP
9 1 (2.33%) Internet
9 1 (2.33%) SSH
9 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Cloud Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Server Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 10 (23.26%) Fat Client
2 10 (23.26%) Thin Client
3 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
4 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 13 (30.23%) Windows 10
7 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.33%) Fedora
9 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Incident Management
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) High Availability
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security Management
6 3 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.98%) SDLC
6 3 (6.98%) Security Management
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (44.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (23.26%) VMware ESX
4 10 (23.26%) XenApp
4 10 (23.26%) XenDesktop
5 8 (18.60%) BitLocker
6 6 (13.95%) DFS Replication
6 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (11.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
8 4 (9.30%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.33%) Firmware
9 1 (2.33%) NFS
9 1 (2.33%) Samba
9 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (9.30%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.98%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco
4 10 (23.26%) AppSense
4 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
4 10 (23.26%) Wyse
5 8 (18.60%) CA
5 8 (18.60%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) Symantec
6 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.63%) Dell
8 4 (9.30%) HP
8 4 (9.30%) Sun
8 4 (9.30%) Xerox
9 2 (4.65%) Intel
9 2 (4.65%) IronPort
9 2 (4.65%) Polycom
9 2 (4.65%) RightFax
9 2 (4.65%) Sophos
10 1 (2.33%) Lotus