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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 12 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 7.55% - 3.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% - 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£398 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
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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
26 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 24.53% 18.07% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 17
Average daily rate £398 £475 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% +23.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
2 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) VPN
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 17 (85.00%) SMTP
2 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (85.00%) MPLS
3 16 (80.00%) HTTP
4 14 (70.00%) MS Visio
4 14 (70.00%) Project Management
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) MCITP
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.00%) McAfee
7 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (15.00%) VBScript
7 3 (15.00%) MCSE
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) EMC
7 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) MPLS
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 17 (85.00%) SMTP
2 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) VPN
3 16 (80.00%) HTTP
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Games
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%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Project Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (15.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (45.00%) MCITP
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
1 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Websense