The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 44 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.83% 2.00% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 16.36% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £113 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.20% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 55 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.33% 12.20% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 27
Median daily rate £350 £356 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £416 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £27.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £40.30 £53.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Gloucester - 2 £113 - 1
Cheltenham +6 1 £390 +4.00% 1
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 16 (94.12%) DHCP
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) vSphere
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) Time Management
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
6 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
6 7 (41.18%) Solaris
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Unix
6 7 (41.18%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (35.29%) Wireless
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (29.41%) SLA
8 5 (29.41%) Mac OS X
8 5 (29.41%) Apple
8 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 5 (29.41%) Spreadsheet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) ATM
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) DSL
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Frame Relay
4 1 (5.88%) ISDN
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) SONET
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Support
5 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Solaris
3 7 (41.18%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) Mac OS X
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Time Management
2 7 (41.18%) Kernel Tuning
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Innovation Management
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (58.82%) vSphere
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) yum
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) Apple
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) TOWER Software
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle