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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.39% 0.28% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 3.45% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate £231 £288 £121
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% +137.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £288 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £136
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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
46 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.70% 8.17% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 8
Average daily rate £238 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) PBX
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Samba
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (23.08%) ADSL
6 3 (23.08%) ISDN
6 3 (23.08%) FTP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) CTI
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (23.08%) Billing
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) PBX
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) ADSL
3 3 (23.08%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (23.08%) CTI
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) FTP
3 3 (23.08%) ISDN
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) MRTG
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) VSAT
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Billing
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) X-Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Samba
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
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