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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.88% 1.70% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.51% 16.13% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 3
Median daily rate £325 £280 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +148.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
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
139 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.37% 10.53% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 61 44
Median daily rate £360 £355 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Median hourly rate £10.50 £22.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.09% +30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 19 (59.38%) DHCP
5 18 (56.25%) Hyper-V
5 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 16 (50.00%) VMware
7 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
8 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
9 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
9 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
10 12 (37.50%) SQL
11 11 (34.38%) Windows 10
12 10 (31.25%) Linux
12 10 (31.25%) SCCM
13 9 (28.13%) Cisco
14 8 (25.00%) VPN
14 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
14 8 (25.00%) Clustering
14 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
15 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (21.88%) Skype for Business
15 7 (21.88%) Office 365
15 7 (21.88%) XenApp
15 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
15 7 (21.88%) 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 7 (21.88%) Skype for Business
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) DHCP
2 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
3 8 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (12.50%) LDAP
5 4 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) NX-OS
7 1 (3.13%) OSPF
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Build Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.00%) Clustering
3 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
4 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
4 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
5 11 (34.38%) Windows 10
6 10 (31.25%) Linux
7 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
10 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
11 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (3.13%) CentOS
11 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Security Hardening
3 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.38%) Server Building
4 2 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (21.88%) XenApp
5 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
6 6 (18.75%) vSphere
7 2 (6.25%) BitLocker
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 6 (18.75%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.88%) Sun
5 6 (18.75%) Wyse
6 5 (15.63%) Intel Security
6 5 (15.63%) Juniper
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.50%) Dell
7 4 (12.50%) Forcepoint
8 3 (9.38%) AppSense
8 3 (9.38%) Symantec
9 2 (6.25%) CA
9 2 (6.25%) Polycom
10 1 (3.13%) HP
10 1 (3.13%) IBM
10 1 (3.13%) Lotus
10 1 (3.13%) Veritas