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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.39% - 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
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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
25 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.36% 8.77% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £495 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (33.33%) Java EE
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (33.33%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Security Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft