The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 18 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 Newbury 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.47% 5.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 14.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £175 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -36.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.60% 39.04% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 18
Average daily rate £175 £285 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DNS
Berkshire

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 4 (80.00%) ADSL
1 4 (80.00%) ATM
1 4 (80.00%) Broadband
1 4 (80.00%) GPRS
1 4 (80.00%) GSM
1 4 (80.00%) SDH
1 4 (80.00%) UMTS
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) VRRP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) Huawei
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) IPv6
1 4 (80.00%) HSPA
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
1 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (80.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) ADSL
1 4 (80.00%) ATM
1 4 (80.00%) Broadband
1 4 (80.00%) GPRS
1 4 (80.00%) GSM
1 4 (80.00%) SDH
1 4 (80.00%) UMTS
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) VRRP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (80.00%) Huawei
1 4 (80.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft