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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.81% 6.09% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.50% 48.21% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 17
Median daily rate £350 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £230 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £474 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.75 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+31.76% +30.76%
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
80 56 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.91% 12.64% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 50
Median daily rate £330 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +2 7 £420 -6.66% 3
Cheltenham -13 4 £231 -44.94% 2
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) DHCP
3 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
4 13 (48.15%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.93%) HP
9 6 (22.22%) MS Office
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
10 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
10 5 (18.52%) Citrix
10 5 (18.52%) Office 365
11 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) Unix
11 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall
11 4 (14.81%) vSphere
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.81%) QA

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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (7.41%) GroupWise
5 2 (7.41%) IBM Domino
5 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) IMAP4
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) POP3
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) SMTP
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) IPv6
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (3.70%) HPUX
8 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
1 3 (11.11%) Kernel Tuning
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Korn
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.70%) MCDST
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (3.70%) MCP
6 1 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Firmware
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.70%) iptables
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) yum
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.70%) Plesk
2 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.70%) SCSM
2 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Lotus
7 2 (7.41%) Novell
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Sophos
8 1 (3.70%) Veritas