The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 25 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.76% 12.50% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 35.90% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +240.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.22 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.55% -3.43%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.36% 34.82% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 13
Average daily rate £320 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +240.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Maidenhead region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Maidenhead region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) DFS Replication
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (60.00%) CA
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 7
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) DFS Replication
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Dell
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) CA
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco