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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.89% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.13% 5.00% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
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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
79 100 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.83% 12.61% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 63 27
Average daily rate £370 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -55.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £15.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) MySQL
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
5 7 (30.43%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Puppet
6 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) Subversion
6 6 (26.09%) CentOS
6 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
6 6 (26.09%) Ektron
6 6 (26.09%) UNIX
6 6 (26.09%) JBoss
6 6 (26.09%) Apache
6 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
6 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
6 6 (26.09%) IIS
6 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) BEA
6 6 (26.09%) ISA Server
6 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (21.74%) DHCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) SSH
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.35%) OpenVPN
6 1 (4.35%) IPv6
6 1 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.35%) RSpec
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) GitLab
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
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%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) J2EE
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) Django
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
2 6 (26.09%) CentOS
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Solaris
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) SmartOS
7 1 (4.35%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) Demand Management
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 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 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
1 6 (26.09%) ISA Server
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.70%) Xen
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) Snort
5 1 (4.35%) Squid
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (4.35%) Varnish
5 1 (4.35%) vCloud
5 1 (4.35%) KVM
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
5 1 (4.35%) LXC
5 1 (4.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) systemd
4 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.35%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) BEA
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Ektron
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Sun
6 3 (13.04%) CA
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Wyse
6 3 (13.04%) AppSense
6 3 (13.04%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) LogLogic
7 1 (4.35%) SaltStack