The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South West / Dorset
Rank 20 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.94% - 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £263 - £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -14.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.80% 11.83% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 14
Median daily rate £265 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £46.50 £28.00 £81.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.07% -65.43%
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 Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Dorset region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Dorset region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blandford Forum - 1 £263 -
Poole - 1 £210 -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 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 Dorset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) X.509
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VMS
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) X.509
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Trainer
2 2 (33.33%) Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) VMS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft