The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.39% 2.76% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.39% 17.07% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
103 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.55% 16.14% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 35
Average daily rate £288 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham - 6 £263 - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Cisco
3 21 (55.26%) Perl
3 21 (55.26%) LDAP
3 21 (55.26%) SMTP
3 21 (55.26%) Squid
4 17 (44.74%) qmail
5 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 15 (39.47%) Windows
6 15 (39.47%) Load Balancing
7 14 (36.84%) CCENT
7 14 (36.84%) Zenoss
7 14 (36.84%) F5
7 14 (36.84%) LPIC
7 14 (36.84%) SSL
7 14 (36.84%) HTTP
7 14 (36.84%) Juniper
7 14 (36.84%) Internet
8 13 (34.21%) ITIL
8 13 (34.21%) VMware
8 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.68%) DHCP
10 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
10 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
11 8 (21.05%) NetApp

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (18.42%) IIS
1 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.63%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) LDAP
1 21 (55.26%) SMTP
2 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 14 (36.84%) SSL
3 14 (36.84%) HTTP
3 14 (36.84%) Internet
4 9 (23.68%) DHCP
5 7 (18.42%) SNMP
6 4 (10.53%) LAN
6 4 (10.53%) WAN
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) Firewall
7 1 (2.63%) SAN
7 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Administrator
1 19 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 17 (44.74%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (39.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Security Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) QA Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Designer
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.42%) CentOS
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Load Balancing
2 13 (34.21%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Security
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) Coaching
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Perl
2 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 7 (18.42%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) CCENT
1 14 (36.84%) LPIC
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Squid
2 17 (44.74%) qmail
3 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.42%) NFS
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) F5
2 14 (36.84%) Juniper
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) NetApp
5 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Veeam
6 1 (2.63%) Capita
6 1 (2.63%) HP