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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.32% 4.84% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£320 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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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
95 62 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.45% 10.33% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 40
Average daily rate £388 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £152 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £39.25 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.22% -5.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.35 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 20 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) iPhone
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) iPad
5 2 (22.22%) IronPort
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Server Support
5 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Messaging Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) IronPort
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
5 1 (11.11%) Intel
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
5 1 (11.11%) RightFax