The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Maidenhead 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 22 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.40% 1.32% 4.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 3.23% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -36.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 28.80% 40.79% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 1
Average daily rate £338 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
DNS
Berkshire

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 17 April 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) LAN
3 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 17 (89.47%) SAN
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
5 15 (78.95%) WSUS
5 15 (78.95%) SCCM
5 15 (78.95%) Symantec
5 15 (78.95%) VMware
5 15 (78.95%) NetBackup
5 15 (78.95%) HP
6 14 (73.68%) VPN
6 14 (73.68%) MPLS
7 12 (63.16%) Internet
7 12 (63.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (63.16%) Firewall
7 12 (63.16%) WAN
7 12 (63.16%) vSphere
8 11 (57.89%) Blue Coat
8 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
9 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
10 9 (47.37%) Brocade
10 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (47.37%) HTTP
10 9 (47.37%) SMTP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) SAN
3 14 (73.68%) VPN
3 14 (73.68%) MPLS
4 12 (63.16%) WAN
4 12 (63.16%) Firewall
4 12 (63.16%) Internet
5 9 (47.37%) SMTP
5 9 (47.37%) HTTP
5 9 (47.37%) LDAP
6 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (26.32%) OSPF
7 5 (26.32%) BGP
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) RIP
10 2 (10.53%) SNMP
10 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
10 2 (10.53%) H.323
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (36.84%) Japanese Language
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) French Language
2 4 (21.05%) German Language
2 4 (21.05%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Team Leader
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 7 (36.84%) Operations Team Leader
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
1 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Security Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) CCSA
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) vSphere
3 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) NetBackup
1 15 (78.95%) WSUS
1 15 (78.95%) SCCM
2 12 (63.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) HP
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Symantec
3 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
3 11 (57.89%) Blue Coat
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Brocade
6 7 (36.84%) McAfee
7 3 (15.79%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (15.79%) Nokia
8 2 (10.53%) EMC
8 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.53%) F5
9 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix
9 1 (5.26%) Juniper
9 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.26%) Apple
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