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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.70% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 2.13% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £261 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.11% -16.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £272 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
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
210 141 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.98% 10.74% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 60
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.10 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 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 31 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 +3 11 £400 +61.61% 4
High Wycombe +8 5 £475 +72.72% 4
Aylesbury - 1 £200 - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 19 (47.50%) DHCP
4 15 (37.50%) VMware
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (32.50%) Firewall
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.00%) VPN
7 12 (30.00%) LAN
8 11 (27.50%) Migration
8 11 (27.50%) vSphere
9 10 (25.00%) WAN
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) Cisco
9 10 (25.00%) Citrix
9 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (22.50%) CCNP
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL
10 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
10 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
10 9 (22.50%) SCCM
11 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 8 (20.00%) Internet
11 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (17.50%) HP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (15.00%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) DHCP
2 13 (32.50%) Firewall
3 12 (30.00%) VPN
3 12 (30.00%) LAN
4 10 (25.00%) WAN
5 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
6 8 (20.00%) Internet
7 6 (15.00%) MPLS
7 6 (15.00%) OSPF
7 6 (15.00%) BGP
7 6 (15.00%) SSL
8 5 (12.50%) SAN
8 5 (12.50%) SMTP
8 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
9 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
9 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
10 3 (7.50%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
10 3 (7.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Consultant
1 6 (15.00%) Network Architect
1 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
1 4 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.00%) B2B
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Open Source
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Perl
4 5 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) CCNP
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCP
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 3 (7.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) vSphere
3 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) UAG
5 5 (12.50%) XenApp
5 5 (12.50%) HDFS
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) SCOM
3 5 (12.50%) Zenoss
3 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Nagios
4 3 (7.50%) OVSD
4 3 (7.50%) OpenView
5 2 (5.00%) WSUS
5 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) Avaya
5 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle
6 5 (12.50%) AppSense
6 5 (12.50%) Splunk
7 3 (7.50%) Infoblox
7 3 (7.50%) F5
7 3 (7.50%) McAfee
7 3 (7.50%) TOWER Software
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) Veeam
8 2 (5.00%) Lotus
9 1 (2.50%) Remedy
9 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
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