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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% 1.60% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 9.09% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate £350 £150 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £135 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £242 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
DNS
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
70 55 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.83% 17.57% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (58.82%) Skype for Business
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (52.94%) SMTP
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
6 4 (23.53%) J2EE
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) JBoss
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) HTTP
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
6 4 (23.53%) Maven
6 4 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (23.53%) JVM Tuning
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) Apache

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
1 10 (58.82%) Skype for Business
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
3 3 (17.65%) Apache
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SMTP
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) HTTP
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (23.53%) Maven
1 4 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Support
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory Support
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Middleware Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 2 (11.76%) Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
3 4 (23.53%) JVM Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
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