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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 55 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 0.89% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.56% 9.88% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £333 £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.63% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+41.25% +19.40%
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
161 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.22% 9.04% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 54 63
Median daily rate £365 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.46% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.16 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 23 (62.16%) DHCP
4 21 (56.76%) Hyper-V
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
6 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
6 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
7 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
8 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
9 15 (40.54%) VMware
9 15 (40.54%) SQL
10 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
11 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
11 13 (35.14%) Windows 10
12 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (32.43%) Cisco
13 10 (27.03%) Linux
13 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (27.03%) Office 365
13 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
14 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
14 9 (24.32%) SCCM
14 9 (24.32%) WAN
14 9 (24.32%) VPN
14 9 (24.32%) LAN
15 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
15 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
15 8 (21.62%) Dell
15 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint

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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.11%) IBM Domino
3 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) DHCP
2 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) LAN
3 9 (24.32%) VPN
3 9 (24.32%) WAN
4 6 (16.22%) VoIP
5 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 4 (10.81%) OSPF
6 4 (10.81%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) BGP
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) IPsec
7 3 (8.11%) SAN
7 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.41%) RS-232
8 2 (5.41%) RS-422
8 2 (5.41%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
1 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Project Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Build Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.62%) Clustering
3 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
4 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
4 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
5 3 (8.11%) CESG
5 3 (8.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
4 13 (35.14%) Windows 10
4 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.03%) Linux
5 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Unix
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) Security Hardening
4 3 (8.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Data Security
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
4 3 (8.11%) Server Building
5 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.41%) System Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Test Management
5 2 (5.41%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CCDP
4 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
4 3 (8.11%) JNCIP
5 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 21 (56.76%) Hyper-V
3 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
4 7 (18.92%) XenApp
4 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
5 6 (16.22%) vSphere
6 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (16.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
4 8 (21.62%) Dell
5 7 (18.92%) Intel Security
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) Sun
6 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.51%) Wyse
7 4 (10.81%) Juniper
8 3 (8.11%) HP
8 3 (8.11%) Lotus
9 2 (5.41%) Citrix
10 1 (2.70%) AppSense
10 1 (2.70%) Cognos
10 1 (2.70%) Meraki
10 1 (2.70%) Veritas