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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 20 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.83% 6.01% 7.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.31% 29.41% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 51
Average daily rate £375 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -36.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 68 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.00% 20.42% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 108
Average daily rate £425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -1 7 £425 -5.55%
Gloucester -9 5 £325 -35.00% 3
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) DHCP
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (33.33%) Citrix
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) SCCM
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
9 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) AppSense
10 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
10 4 (16.67%) XenApp
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (16.67%) NetApp
10 4 (16.67%) Service Management
10 4 (16.67%) ITSM
10 4 (16.67%) FTP
10 4 (16.67%) UNIX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) FTP
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) SSH
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
1 2 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
1 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Email Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) C
3 2 (8.33%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) LPIC
3 1 (4.17%) CCENT
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) NFS
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.17%) Squid
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.17%) qmail
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) AppSense
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) StorageTek
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) Sun
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
6 3 (12.50%) McAfee
7 2 (8.33%) 3Com
7 2 (8.33%) Acronis
7 2 (8.33%) Veritas
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) F5
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