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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 23 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.64% 0.17% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.24% 1.47% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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
249 136 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.79% 11.40% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 57 71
Average daily rate £400 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -59.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £16.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £16.20 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 12 £365 - 5
High Wycombe - 8 £475 - 3
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (57.14%) DHCP
3 21 (50.00%) Windows
4 16 (38.10%) VPN
5 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
6 14 (33.33%) LAN
6 14 (33.33%) Firewall
6 14 (33.33%) VMware
7 13 (30.95%) Migration
7 13 (30.95%) Internet
7 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 12 (28.57%) Cisco
9 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
9 11 (26.19%) MPLS
9 11 (26.19%) CCNP
9 11 (26.19%) vSphere
10 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
10 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
10 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 10 (23.81%) WAN
10 10 (23.81%) OSPF
10 10 (23.81%) BGP
10 10 (23.81%) Avaya
10 10 (23.81%) CheckPoint
10 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (21.43%) SCCM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) DHCP
2 16 (38.10%) VPN
3 14 (33.33%) LAN
3 14 (33.33%) Firewall
4 13 (30.95%) Internet
5 11 (26.19%) MPLS
6 10 (23.81%) OSPF
6 10 (23.81%) BGP
6 10 (23.81%) WAN
6 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 8 (19.05%) BIG-IP
8 7 (16.67%) Unified Communications
9 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 6 (14.29%) SSL
10 5 (11.90%) SMTP
10 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
10 5 (11.90%) SAN
11 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Network Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
1 4 (9.52%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Migration
2 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
4 5 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) B2B
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 5 (11.90%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) VBScript
5 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) CCNP
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) MCP
5 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) MCSA
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) vSphere
3 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.90%) UAG
5 5 (11.90%) HDFS
5 5 (11.90%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) Squid
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) SCOM
3 5 (11.90%) Zenoss
3 5 (11.90%) Nagios
3 5 (11.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (9.52%) WSUS
5 3 (7.14%) OpenView
5 3 (7.14%) OVSD
6 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) VMware
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco
4 10 (23.81%) Avaya
4 10 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.05%) Citrix
6 7 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle
7 5 (11.90%) AppSense
7 5 (11.90%) F5
7 5 (11.90%) Splunk
8 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.14%) Infoblox
8 3 (7.14%) McAfee
8 3 (7.14%) TOWER Software
9 2 (4.76%) Veeam
9 2 (4.76%) Adobe
10 1 (2.38%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.38%) Remedy
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