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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.87% 1.51% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.35% 16.67% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 2
Median daily rate £325 £314 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £155 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £370 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.19 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+38.71% +26.15%
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
141 84 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.47% 9.03% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 56 54
Median daily rate £370 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £119 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 June 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 June 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 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 27 (81.82%) Windows
3 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
4 21 (63.64%) Hyper-V
5 20 (60.61%) DHCP
6 18 (54.55%) VMware
6 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
7 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
7 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
8 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
8 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (45.45%) SQL
9 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
10 13 (39.39%) Windows 10
11 11 (33.33%) SCCM
12 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
12 10 (30.30%) Linux
12 10 (30.30%) Cisco
12 10 (30.30%) VMware ESX
12 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (27.27%) XenApp
13 9 (27.27%) XenDesktop
13 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
14 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
14 8 (24.24%) Clustering
14 8 (24.24%) VPN
14 8 (24.24%) MS Office
14 8 (24.24%) SQL Server

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 (24.24%) Skype for Business
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) DHCP
2 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) VPN
4 7 (21.21%) LAN
4 7 (21.21%) WAN
5 5 (15.15%) Firewall
6 4 (12.12%) SAN
7 3 (9.09%) Internet
7 3 (9.09%) LDAP
8 2 (6.06%) Wireless
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.03%) NAS
9 1 (3.03%) Network Security
9 1 (3.03%) NX-OS
9 1 (3.03%) OSPF
9 1 (3.03%) VLAN
9 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
1 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (24.24%) Clustering
3 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
3 7 (21.21%) Fat Client
3 7 (21.21%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 13 (39.39%) Windows 10
6 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Security Hardening
3 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) Server Building
4 2 (6.06%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 21 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (30.30%) VMware ESX
5 9 (27.27%) XenApp
5 9 (27.27%) XenDesktop
6 6 (18.18%) vSphere
7 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (6.06%) BitLocker
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 7 (21.21%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (18.18%) SCOM
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.03%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.21%) Intel Security
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Sun
4 7 (21.21%) Wyse
5 5 (15.15%) Dell
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.12%) Juniper
7 3 (9.09%) AppSense
7 3 (9.09%) Forcepoint
7 3 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) CA
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Polycom
9 1 (3.03%) Cognos
9 1 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) IBM