The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 37 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.35% 1.02% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 5.71% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £338 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +121.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.23%

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
46 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.25% 17.81% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 61 48
Median daily rate £375 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic