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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.97% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 6.25% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
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£600 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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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
99 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.68% 11.12% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 32
Average daily rate £415 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £255 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.33% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.45 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) MySQL
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Puppet
4 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 8 (34.78%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Ektron
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) BEA
6 6 (26.09%) ISA Server
6 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) JBoss
6 6 (26.09%) Apache
6 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
6 6 (26.09%) UNIX
6 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
6 6 (26.09%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
1 6 (26.09%) IIS
1 6 (26.09%) JBoss
1 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) nginx
2 5 (21.74%) Confluence
3 4 (17.39%) Lync
4 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DHCP
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) IPv6
3 5 (21.74%) OSPF
3 5 (21.74%) IPsec
3 5 (21.74%) SSH
3 5 (21.74%) OpenVPN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
1 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (21.74%) RSpec
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) GitLab
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) J2EE
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) MCollective
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) UNIX
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) SmartOS
5 5 (21.74%) CoreOS
6 4 (17.39%) Solaris
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) CentOS
7 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) SOA
3 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 5 (21.74%) Demand Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
1 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) ISA Server
3 5 (21.74%) Snort
3 5 (21.74%) Squid
3 5 (21.74%) Varnish
3 5 (21.74%) vCloud
3 5 (21.74%) KVM
3 5 (21.74%) Docker
3 5 (21.74%) LXC
3 5 (21.74%) iptables
3 5 (21.74%) Btrfs
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
5 3 (13.04%) XenApp
5 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (8.70%) Xen
7 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) CFEngine
2 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (21.74%) HAProxy
2 5 (21.74%) Nessus
2 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) systemd
2 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
3 3 (13.04%) SCCM
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) BEA
3 6 (26.09%) Ektron
4 5 (21.74%) SaltStack
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Sun
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) Wyse
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) CA
6 3 (13.04%) AppSense
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
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