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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.56% 0.38% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 7.14% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £475 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +30.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
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
29 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.03% 5.34% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 29
Median daily rate £350 £275 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) Apache

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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network 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 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper