The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.29% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 6.25% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate
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£198 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £419 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
DNS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
196 128 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.81% 12.28% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 23
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £247 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Buckinghamshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Buckinghamshire region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 9 £280 - 2
High Wycombe -3 1 £150 -45.45% 4
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) DHCP
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (16.67%) UAG
8 3 (16.67%) Websense
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (16.67%) SLA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DHCP
2 8 (44.44%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) IPv4
5 2 (11.11%) IPv6
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) JMS
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
1 2 (11.11%) JPA
1 2 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Websense
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) IBM