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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.65% 5.83% 4.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 41.18% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +63.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.11% +19.58%
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
8 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.61% 14.17% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 18
Median daily rate £375 £435 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +65.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £314 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £625 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Innovation Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Innovation Management
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) RHCE
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas