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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.22% 2.21% 7.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 27.50% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £260 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +39.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% +3.22%
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
122 40 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.92% 8.03% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 13 27
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £24.30 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 1 April 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 1 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 3 £275 -15.38% 2
Witney - 3 £320 - 2
Abingdon - 1 - - 2
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) SAN
2 12 (63.16%) Network Security
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) UNIX
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 9 (47.37%) Juniper
5 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (42.11%) ADSL
7 7 (36.84%) DHCP
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) IIS
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
10 3 (15.79%) MS Office
10 3 (15.79%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) VoIP
10 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) SMTP
10 3 (15.79%) Citrix
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SAN
1 12 (63.16%) Network Security
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) ADSL
4 7 (36.84%) DHCP
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) VoIP
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) SMTP
6 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
8 1 (5.26%) SSL
8 1 (5.26%) SNMP
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Development Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Social Gaming
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Golang
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Juniper
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Kaspersky
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Perforce
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago