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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.90% 1.60% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.70% 9.41% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Median daily rate £375 £375 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
DNS
South West

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
66 85 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.73% 16.97% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 31
Median daily rate £300 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +109.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.15 £146.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 5 £113 -77.50% 1
Cheltenham -4 1 £390 +19.08%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 16 (84.21%) DHCP
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) vSphere
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
4 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (36.84%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (36.84%) Time Management
6 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
6 7 (36.84%) Solaris
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 7 (36.84%) Unix
6 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
7 6 (31.58%) Wireless
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (26.32%) yum
8 5 (26.32%) TOWER Software
8 5 (26.32%) Data Centre

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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) DHCP
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 6 (31.58%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) DSL
6 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.26%) SONET
6 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
6 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.26%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
7 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Kernel Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Time Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Network Management
5 3 (15.79%) Innovation Management
5 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) vSphere
2 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Firmware
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) yum
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) TOWER Software
6 4 (21.05%) Apple
6 4 (21.05%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) F5
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.26%) CommVault
8 1 (5.26%) Juniper
8 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle