The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.45% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.77% 8.70% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 4
Average daily rate £425 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) UNIX
5 9 (60.00%) McAfee
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (53.33%) VMware
7 7 (46.67%) DHCP
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) vSphere
8 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (33.33%) TOWER Software
9 5 (33.33%) SOA
9 5 (33.33%) MySQL
9 5 (33.33%) SIEM
10 4 (26.67%) Kernel Tuning
10 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
10 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
10 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (26.67%) Cisco
10 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (20.00%) MCTS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (6.67%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (13.33%) IPsec
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SOA
1 5 (33.33%) SIEM
2 4 (26.67%) Kernel Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) vSphere
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Firmware
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) McAfee
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) TOWER Software
5 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp