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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 25 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.40% 6.09% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 23.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£590 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.82% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+59.37% -5.88%
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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 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.69% 26.09% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 4
Average daily rate £450 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 27 April 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) McAfee
3 5 (71.43%) SIEM
4 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) CISSP
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Replication
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Java EE
6 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) Data Migration

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (28.57%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) McAfee
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp