The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -23
Contract jobs citing DNS 66 25 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.47% 2.57% 5.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.68% 12.14% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 15
Median daily rate £413 £417 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +60.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
DNS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
291 206 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 21.19% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 73 94
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.81 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for DNS.

1 77 (62.10%) Windows
2 68 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 53 (42.74%) Active Directory
4 51 (41.13%) DHCP
5 44 (35.48%) TCP/IP
6 41 (33.06%) Windows Server
7 39 (31.45%) Degree
8 34 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (25.81%) HTTP
10 29 (23.39%) ITIL
10 29 (23.39%) PowerShell
11 28 (22.58%) Hyper-V
11 28 (22.58%) SMTP
12 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
12 27 (21.77%) VMware
13 26 (20.97%) Linux
13 26 (20.97%) VPN
14 25 (20.16%) SSL
15 24 (19.35%) MCTS
16 23 (18.55%) Firewall
16 23 (18.55%) Customer Engagement
17 22 (17.74%) Office 365
17 22 (17.74%) MCITP
18 21 (16.94%) Service Management
18 21 (16.94%) IIS
19 20 (16.13%) Python
19 20 (16.13%) High Availability
20 19 (15.32%) BGP
20 19 (15.32%) Configuration Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.94%) IIS
2 14 (11.29%) Apache
2 14 (11.29%) OpenStack
2 14 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.48%) JBoss
3 13 (10.48%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.48%) nginx
3 13 (10.48%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (17.74%) Office 365
3 14 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.61%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.81%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (41.13%) DHCP
2 44 (35.48%) TCP/IP
3 32 (25.81%) HTTP
4 28 (22.58%) SMTP
5 26 (20.97%) VPN
6 25 (20.16%) SSL
7 23 (18.55%) Firewall
8 19 (15.32%) BGP
9 18 (14.52%) LDAP
10 17 (13.71%) IPsec
11 14 (11.29%) Internet
11 14 (11.29%) IPv6
12 13 (10.48%) SNMP
13 11 (8.87%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (8.06%) OSPF
14 10 (8.06%) VoIP
14 10 (8.06%) Wireless
15 9 (7.26%) Wireshark
16 8 (6.45%) Diameter Protocol
16 8 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) MySQL
2 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Fiddler
1 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (8.87%) Marketing
2 10 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.45%) Back Office
3 8 (6.45%) Front Office
4 5 (4.03%) French Language
4 5 (4.03%) German Language
4 5 (4.03%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (4.03%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.42%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Finance
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (33.87%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.74%) Field Engineer
3 19 (15.32%) Consultant
4 15 (12.10%) VMware Engineer
5 13 (10.48%) VMware Support Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) Analyst
7 11 (8.87%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (8.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Consultant
9 9 (7.26%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Applications Support
10 8 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Back Office Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Server Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) .NET
2 14 (11.29%) LAMP
3 13 (10.48%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (10.48%) MCollective
3 13 (10.48%) Web Services
4 12 (9.68%) XML
5 11 (8.87%) CSS
6 9 (7.26%) ADO.NET
7 5 (4.03%) Ajax
7 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.03%) FastCGI
7 5 (4.03%) LINQ
7 5 (4.03%) REST
7 5 (4.03%) WCF
7 5 (4.03%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 5 (4.03%) WPF
8 4 (3.23%) DCOM
8 4 (3.23%) OAuth2
8 4 (3.23%) SAML
9 3 (2.42%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.10%) Clustering
3 12 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.45%) Statistics
5 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.65%) PKI
6 6 (4.84%) Replication
7 5 (4.03%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.61%) BYOD
10 1 (0.81%) FMCG
10 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (62.10%) Windows
2 41 (33.06%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.97%) Linux
4 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.06%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.42%) Unix
7 3 (2.42%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) CentOS
9 1 (0.81%) Debian
9 1 (0.81%) Fedora
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.39%) ITIL
2 23 (18.55%) Customer Engagement
3 21 (16.94%) Service Management
4 20 (16.13%) High Availability
5 19 (15.32%) Configuration Management
6 17 (13.71%) Load Balancing
7 15 (12.10%) Problem Management
8 13 (10.48%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.68%) Process Improvement
10 11 (8.87%) Presales
11 10 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (8.06%) Workflow
12 9 (7.26%) Software Testing
13 8 (6.45%) Capacity Management
13 8 (6.45%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.45%) Validation
14 7 (5.65%) Data Analysis
14 7 (5.65%) Migration
14 7 (5.65%) Performance Optimisation
15 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.39%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.13%) Python
3 18 (14.52%) SQL
4 16 (12.90%) VBScript
5 14 (11.29%) C#
5 14 (11.29%) Perl
6 9 (7.26%) C
6 9 (7.26%) C++
6 9 (7.26%) VB
7 8 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.84%) PHP
9 5 (4.03%) Java
9 5 (4.03%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (31.45%) Degree
2 34 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (19.35%) MCTS
4 22 (17.74%) MCITP
5 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
6 12 (9.68%) MCSE
7 8 (6.45%) MCSA
7 8 (6.45%) MCSD
7 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.84%) CCNP
10 5 (4.03%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.42%) CCSA
11 3 (2.42%) CCSE
11 3 (2.42%) CISSP
12 2 (1.61%) CCNA
12 2 (1.61%) MCAD
12 2 (1.61%) MCPD
12 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 53 (42.74%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 14 (11.29%) qmail
4 13 (10.48%) Squid
5 9 (7.26%) UAG
6 7 (5.65%) Terminal Server
6 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (4.84%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.42%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.61%) KVM
9 2 (1.61%) NFS
9 2 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.61%) vSphere
9 2 (1.61%) XenApp
10 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.81%) Varnish
10 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) Cacti
1 14 (11.29%) Graphite
1 14 (11.29%) logstash
1 14 (11.29%) Nagios
1 14 (11.29%) Puppet
1 14 (11.29%) SCCM
1 14 (11.29%) SCOM
1 14 (11.29%) ZABBIX
2 13 (10.48%) collectd
2 13 (10.48%) Ganglia
3 12 (9.68%) WSUS
4 10 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (5.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (5.65%) WMI
6 3 (2.42%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.42%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.42%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 68 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.77%) VMware
3 13 (10.48%) Cisco
3 13 (10.48%) Splunk
4 12 (9.68%) Citrix
5 11 (8.87%) Huawei
6 10 (8.06%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.03%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.03%) F5
8 4 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.42%) Juniper
9 3 (2.42%) Symantec
10 2 (1.61%) Avaya
10 2 (1.61%) BT
10 2 (1.61%) Google
10 2 (1.61%) Nortel
10 2 (1.61%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.81%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.81%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.81%) Lumension
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