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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.99% 0.50% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.28% 5.77% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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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
97 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.62% 8.60% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 30
Average daily rate £388 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 18 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) IronPort
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) iPhone
5 3 (33.33%) iPad
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) RightFax
6 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) iPhone
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) ITSM
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) IronPort
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) RightFax
4 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
5 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) CA