The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.18% 1.53% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.17% 13.11% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£306 £200 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £136 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £320 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.19%
DNS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 61 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.71% 11.69% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 31 48
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £39.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 7 £288 +79.68% 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) VMware
4 17 (51.52%) SAN
5 16 (48.48%) WAN
5 16 (48.48%) Network Security
6 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (45.45%) DHCP
6 15 (45.45%) Linux
6 15 (45.45%) Juniper
7 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
8 13 (39.39%) UNIX
8 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (36.36%) ADSL
10 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL
12 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
12 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
12 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.15%) Firewall
13 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
13 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
13 4 (12.12%) SCOM
13 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (12.12%) VoIP
13 4 (12.12%) Citrix

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) SAN
2 16 (48.48%) WAN
2 16 (48.48%) Network Security
3 15 (45.45%) DHCP
4 12 (36.36%) ADSL
5 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.15%) Firewall
6 4 (12.12%) VoIP
7 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.09%) LAN
7 3 (9.09%) SMTP
8 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 2 (6.06%) OSPF
8 2 (6.06%) BGP
8 2 (6.06%) Wireless
9 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.03%) VPN
9 1 (3.03%) Multicast
9 1 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 9 (27.27%) IT Support
1 9 (27.27%) Development Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Clustering
1 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.03%) Social Gaming
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.03%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 13 (39.39%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) CCNP
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.03%) Samba
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) Juniper
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Kaspersky
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Perforce
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Meru Networks
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