The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.38% - 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
DNS
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 14 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.63% 6.90% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
Average daily rate £325 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (100.00%) DHCP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) ADSL
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
7 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) ADSL
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Northgate
5 1 (11.11%) Capita
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
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