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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 33 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.41% 2.39% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 12.99% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £225 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
25 77 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.16% 18.42% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 65 26
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) IIS
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon S3
5 5 (50.00%) Google App Engine
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Google
5 5 (50.00%) Xen
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) HTTP
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) Puppet
5 5 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (50.00%) Ansible
5 5 (50.00%) DevOps

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 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Jetty
2 3 (30.00%) Mongrel
2 3 (30.00%) nginx
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 5 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 5 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) HTTP
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) FTP
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) GIS
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Kafka
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP
2 3 (30.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (30.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCTS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
1 5 (50.00%) Fluentd
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
1 5 (50.00%) Terraform
2 3 (30.00%) Marathon
2 3 (30.00%) Mesos
2 3 (30.00%) Piwik
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Dell