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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 68 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.66% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 3.11% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £261 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.11% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £272 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
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
196 161 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.27% 12.42% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 47 48
Average daily rate £400 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +9 12 £400 +61.61% 1
Aylesbury - 5 £200 - 2
Buckingham - 1 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (40.00%) DHCP
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) Firewall
6 11 (31.43%) vSphere
7 10 (28.57%) Migration
7 10 (28.57%) Citrix
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
8 9 (25.71%) SCCM
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) WAN
9 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.86%) LAN
9 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
10 7 (20.00%) HP
10 7 (20.00%) VPN
10 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
10 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.14%) SCOM
11 6 (17.14%) Wireshark

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (17.14%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) DHCP
2 11 (31.43%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) LAN
3 8 (22.86%) WAN
3 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.00%) VPN
5 6 (17.14%) SSL
5 6 (17.14%) Wireshark
6 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 5 (14.29%) SAN
6 5 (14.29%) SMTP
7 3 (8.57%) PBX
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.86%) Multicast
9 1 (2.86%) VLAN
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
1 4 (11.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) MCP
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) vSphere
3 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (14.29%) UAG
5 5 (14.29%) XenApp
5 5 (14.29%) HDFS
6 2 (5.71%) Docker
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) SCOM
3 5 (14.29%) Zenoss
3 5 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Nagios
4 3 (8.57%) OVSD
4 3 (8.57%) OpenView
5 2 (5.71%) WSUS
5 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (20.00%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) AppSense
6 5 (14.29%) Splunk
7 3 (8.57%) Infoblox
7 3 (8.57%) McAfee
7 3 (8.57%) TOWER Software
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.71%) Veeam
8 2 (5.71%) Lotus
9 1 (2.86%) F5
9 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.86%) Northgate
9 1 (2.86%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
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