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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.08% 14.49% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 62.50% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
Median daily rate £231 £423 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% +98.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
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
25 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.23% 23.19% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 4
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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
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 1 July 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 1 July 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
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) IPv6
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) RHCE
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
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%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/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%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
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 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) RHCE
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas