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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 83 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.16% 0.73% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 5.16% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Average daily rate
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- £240 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1709.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
141 155 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.55% 14.18% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 71 63
Average daily rate £330 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £237 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Average hourly rate £12.75 £31.49 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.50% +59.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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
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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Veeam
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) MCSA
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) SOAP
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) VLAN
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) DSL
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) NLBS
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
1 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Veeam
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix