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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 15 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.44% 3.36% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 19.23% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £220 £590 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.71% +38.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +59.37%
DNS
Gloucestershire

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
15 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.67% 17.45% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 17
Average daily rate £325 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Draytek
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
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