The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.56% 3.44% 4.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 26.42% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £313 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%
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South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.97% 13.02% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 17
Average daily rate £313 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £413 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (63.64%) JVM Tuning
2 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 7 (63.64%) Middleware
2 7 (63.64%) JBoss
2 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) HTTP
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) BT
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (63.64%) JBoss
1 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) HTTP
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 12c
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EAI Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) J2EE
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (63.64%) JVM Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) EAI
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) BT