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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.51% 0.84% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.35% 6.09% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Median daily rate £310 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.63 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
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
89 115 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.77% 13.81% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 69
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £41.25 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 32 (82.05%) Windows
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 26 (66.67%) DHCP
3 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
7 14 (35.90%) VPN
7 14 (35.90%) MS Office
7 14 (35.90%) Firewall
8 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 12 (30.77%) Cisco
10 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
10 11 (28.21%) LAN
10 11 (28.21%) WAN
11 10 (25.64%) VMware
11 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (25.64%) SCCM
11 10 (25.64%) XenApp
12 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
13 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
13 8 (20.51%) Office 365
13 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
13 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
14 7 (17.95%) HP
14 7 (17.95%) Dell
14 7 (17.95%) Citrix
14 7 (17.95%) Linux

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 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 4 (10.26%) IBM Domino
3 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) MS Office
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) DHCP
2 14 (35.90%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) VPN
3 11 (28.21%) LAN
3 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
3 11 (28.21%) WAN
4 6 (15.38%) Internet
4 6 (15.38%) Wireless
5 5 (12.82%) VoIP
5 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.26%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (7.69%) BGP
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.69%) IPsec
7 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
7 3 (7.69%) Network Security
7 3 (7.69%) OSPF
7 3 (7.69%) VLAN
8 2 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (10.26%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Project Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 6 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 5 (12.82%) Replication
4 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (7.69%) CESG
5 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
9 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.56%) Fedora
11 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.56%) Unix
11 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
1 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.26%) Data Security
3 3 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.69%) Validation
4 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) High Availability
4 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.13%) SDLC
4 2 (5.13%) System Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) CCA
3 3 (7.69%) CCDP
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 3 (7.69%) JNCIP
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) XenApp
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
4 7 (17.95%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.26%) BitLocker
5 4 (10.26%) ISA Server
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (5.13%) Firmware
8 1 (2.56%) NFS
8 1 (2.56%) Samba
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.56%) MOM
5 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 7 (17.95%) Dell
5 7 (17.95%) HP
6 6 (15.38%) Wyse
7 5 (12.82%) CA
8 4 (10.26%) AppSense
8 4 (10.26%) Juniper
8 4 (10.26%) Lotus
8 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.26%) Sun
8 4 (10.26%) Symantec
9 3 (7.69%) Dell KACE
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle
10 2 (5.13%) Polycom
10 2 (5.13%) Sophos
11 1 (2.56%) IBM