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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.02% 2.87% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.73% 21.54% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 17
Median daily rate £375 £443 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £504 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +19.58%
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
59 65 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.72% 13.32% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 58
Median daily rate £325 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.62% -28.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.75 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £47.50 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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 4 £250 +66.66% 1
Cheltenham -7 2 £400 -11.11%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (71.88%) DHCP
2 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) VMware
4 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) Windows
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) vSphere
7 11 (34.38%) DV Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) Unix
8 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 9 (28.13%) Kernel Tuning
9 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
9 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
9 9 (28.13%) Solaris
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.88%) yum
11 7 (21.88%) Citrix
11 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
12 6 (18.75%) Office 365
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco
12 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
12 6 (18.75%) MS Office
13 5 (15.63%) SQL

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 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 3 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (6.25%) GroupWise
5 2 (6.25%) IBM Domino
5 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) DHCP
2 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) Skype
5 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) IMAP4
6 2 (6.25%) POP3
6 2 (6.25%) SMTP
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) IPv6
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Unix
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (28.13%) Solaris
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) HPUX
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Kernel Tuning
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
3 3 (9.38%) Innovation Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Korn
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.13%) MCDST
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) vSphere
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (9.38%) Firmware
6 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) yum
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.13%) SCSM
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco
6 5 (15.63%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
7 2 (6.25%) Lotus
7 2 (6.25%) Novell
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) CommVault
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Meru Networks
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) Veritas