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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.06% 5.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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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
17 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 18.09% 35.62% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 6
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £49.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +296.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (14.29%) iPad
7 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (14.29%) Android
7 1 (14.29%) iPhone

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Apple