The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 11 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.08% 4.12% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 22.22% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £390 £140 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+178.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.66%

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
6 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.50% 18.56% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
Median daily rate £390 £400 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -19.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for DNS.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (50.00%) SONET
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Innovation Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware