The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing DNS 23 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.02% 2.07% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.47% 16.13% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 31 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.52% 12.81% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 39
Average daily rate £375 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
DNS
South West

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +1 18 £375 +25.00% 2
Cheltenham - 3 £306 - 3
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) Perl
3 22 (52.38%) Cisco
4 20 (47.62%) SMTP
4 20 (47.62%) LDAP
4 20 (47.62%) Squid
5 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (45.24%) VMware
6 18 (42.86%) Windows
7 16 (38.10%) qmail
8 15 (35.71%) DHCP
8 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 14 (33.33%) Juniper
9 14 (33.33%) SSL
9 14 (33.33%) HTTP
9 14 (33.33%) ITIL
9 14 (33.33%) Internet
9 14 (33.33%) F5
9 14 (33.33%) Zenoss
9 14 (33.33%) CCENT
9 14 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 14 (33.33%) LPIC
10 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
11 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
11 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
11 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (21.43%) NetApp
12 9 (21.43%) NFS
13 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (14.29%) Apache
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) SMTP
1 20 (47.62%) LDAP
2 15 (35.71%) DHCP
2 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 14 (33.33%) SSL
3 14 (33.33%) HTTP
3 14 (33.33%) Internet
4 6 (14.29%) SNMP
5 4 (9.52%) FTP
6 3 (7.14%) SSH
6 3 (7.14%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MSI
1 2 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Administrator
1 18 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (38.10%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Server Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Build Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Project Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Designer
9 1 (2.38%) Mac Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Network Manager
9 1 (2.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
1 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) CentOS
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.14%) UNIX
7 3 (7.14%) Solaris
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
1 14 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) ITSM
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Security
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Network Design
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.38%) Email Management
6 1 (2.38%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Perl
2 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 6 (14.29%) Ruby
3 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) C
3 3 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) CCENT
1 14 (33.33%) LPIC
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Squid
2 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (38.10%) qmail
4 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
5 9 (21.43%) NFS
6 3 (7.14%) vSphere
7 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.38%) XenApp
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Zenoss
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (33.33%) Juniper
4 14 (33.33%) F5
5 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
6 9 (21.43%) NetApp
7 5 (11.90%) AppSense
7 5 (11.90%) Citrix
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) Sun
8 3 (7.14%) StorageTek
9 2 (4.76%) Veritas
9 2 (4.76%) 3Com
9 2 (4.76%) Acronis
10 1 (2.38%) Veeam
10 1 (2.38%) Capita
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