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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 7 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.76% 5.50% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.29% 19.35% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£398 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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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
35 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 34.31% 28.44% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 15
Average daily rate £398 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -0.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015, 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 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) MPLS
2 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 17 (85.00%) SMTP
2 17 (85.00%) VPN
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (80.00%) HTTP
4 14 (70.00%) MS Visio
4 14 (70.00%) Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) MCITP
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (10.00%) HP SIM
7 2 (10.00%) Change Control
7 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) vSphere
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) WordPress
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) MPLS
2 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 17 (85.00%) SMTP
2 17 (85.00%) VPN
3 16 (80.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
1 12 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (30.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.00%) Line Management
2 2 (10.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) MCITP
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP SIM
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.00%) Websense
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe