The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.48% 1.82% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 6.67% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£385 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 28.57% 27.27% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 21
Average daily rate £328 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (25.00%) 4G

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) 2G
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (25.00%) MobileIron