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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs citing DNS 51 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.53% 2.19% 4.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.27% 10.05% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 11
Median daily rate £375 £417 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +51.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £294 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +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
229 199 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.81% 21.80% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 70 86
Median daily rate £375 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 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 28 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 76 (62.30%) Windows
2 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 53 (43.44%) DHCP
4 46 (37.70%) Active Directory
5 45 (36.89%) Windows Server
6 44 (36.07%) TCP/IP
7 38 (31.15%) Degree
8 35 (28.69%) MS Excel
9 34 (27.87%) Linux
10 33 (27.05%) VPN
10 33 (27.05%) HTTP
11 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (23.77%) Firewall
14 28 (22.95%) SMTP
14 28 (22.95%) ITIL
15 27 (22.13%) Hyper-V
16 26 (21.31%) IPsec
17 25 (20.49%) VMware
17 25 (20.49%) SSL
17 25 (20.49%) PowerShell
18 23 (18.85%) MCTS
19 22 (18.03%) Customer Engagement
20 21 (17.21%) MCITP
21 20 (16.39%) Service Management
21 20 (16.39%) BGP
21 20 (16.39%) IIS
21 20 (16.39%) Python
21 20 (16.39%) High Availability
22 19 (15.57%) 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 20 (16.39%) IIS
2 14 (11.48%) Apache
2 14 (11.48%) OpenStack
2 14 (11.48%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.66%) JBoss
3 13 (10.66%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.66%) nginx
3 13 (10.66%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.82%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (28.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (13.93%) Office 365
3 14 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.46%) PaaS
5 3 (2.46%) SaaS
6 2 (1.64%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.82%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (43.44%) DHCP
2 44 (36.07%) TCP/IP
3 33 (27.05%) HTTP
3 33 (27.05%) VPN
4 29 (23.77%) Firewall
5 28 (22.95%) SMTP
6 26 (21.31%) IPsec
7 25 (20.49%) SSL
8 20 (16.39%) BGP
9 17 (13.93%) LDAP
10 14 (11.48%) IPv6
10 14 (11.48%) VLAN
11 13 (10.66%) Internet
11 13 (10.66%) MPLS
11 13 (10.66%) SNMP
12 12 (9.84%) Network Security
12 12 (9.84%) WAN
13 11 (9.02%) OSPF
13 11 (9.02%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (8.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) MySQL
2 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Fiddler
1 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (12.30%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.84%) Marketing
3 7 (5.74%) Back Office
3 7 (5.74%) Front Office
4 5 (4.10%) French Language
4 5 (4.10%) German Language
4 5 (4.10%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (4.10%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.46%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Finance
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Support Engineer
2 18 (14.75%) Consultant
2 18 (14.75%) Field Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) VMware Support Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Analyst
6 10 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Consultant
8 8 (6.56%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Applications Support
8 8 (6.56%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Active Directory Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Back Office Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.75%) .NET
2 14 (11.48%) LAMP
3 13 (10.66%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (10.66%) MCollective
3 13 (10.66%) Web Services
4 12 (9.84%) XML
5 11 (9.02%) CSS
6 9 (7.38%) ADO.NET
7 5 (4.10%) Ajax
7 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.10%) FastCGI
7 5 (4.10%) LINQ
7 5 (4.10%) REST
7 5 (4.10%) WCF
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 5 (4.10%) WPF
8 4 (3.28%) DCOM
8 4 (3.28%) OAuth2
8 4 (3.28%) SAML
9 3 (2.46%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.48%) Clustering
3 12 (9.84%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.74%) PKI
4 7 (5.74%) Statistics
5 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.46%) Replication
8 2 (1.64%) BYOD
9 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (62.30%) Windows
2 45 (36.89%) Windows Server
3 34 (27.87%) Linux
4 10 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.20%) Ubuntu
5 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.64%) Solaris
8 2 (1.64%) Unix
8 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.82%) CentOS
9 1 (0.82%) Debian
9 1 (0.82%) Fedora
9 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) ITIL
2 22 (18.03%) Customer Engagement
3 20 (16.39%) High Availability
3 20 (16.39%) Service Management
4 19 (15.57%) Configuration Management
5 17 (13.93%) Load Balancing
6 13 (10.66%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.66%) Problem Management
7 12 (9.84%) Process Improvement
8 11 (9.02%) Presales
9 10 (8.20%) Workflow
10 9 (7.38%) Network Design
10 9 (7.38%) Software Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Incident Management
11 8 (6.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 8 (6.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 7 (5.74%) Capacity Management
12 7 (5.74%) Data Analysis
12 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.74%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.49%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.39%) Python
3 18 (14.75%) SQL
4 16 (13.11%) VBScript
5 14 (11.48%) C#
5 14 (11.48%) Perl
6 9 (7.38%) C
6 9 (7.38%) C++
6 9 (7.38%) VB
7 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.92%) PHP
9 5 (4.10%) Java
9 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (31.15%) Degree
2 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (18.85%) MCTS
4 21 (17.21%) MCITP
5 16 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
7 11 (9.02%) CCNP
7 11 (9.02%) MCSE
8 10 (8.20%) CCNA
9 8 (6.56%) MCSA
9 8 (6.56%) MCSD
10 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.10%) CCIE
11 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
12 4 (3.28%) CCSA
12 4 (3.28%) CCSE
12 4 (3.28%) CISSP
13 3 (2.46%) CCA
13 3 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.64%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 46 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.13%) Hyper-V
3 14 (11.48%) qmail
4 13 (10.66%) Squid
5 9 (7.38%) UAG
6 6 (4.92%) Terminal Server
6 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (4.10%) BitLocker
7 5 (4.10%) XenApp
8 4 (3.28%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.64%) KVM
9 2 (1.64%) NFS
9 2 (1.64%) vSphere
10 1 (0.82%) Docker
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.82%) Postfix
10 1 (0.82%) Varnish
10 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) Cacti
1 14 (11.48%) Graphite
1 14 (11.48%) logstash
1 14 (11.48%) Nagios
1 14 (11.48%) Puppet
1 14 (11.48%) SCOM
1 14 (11.48%) ZABBIX
2 13 (10.66%) collectd
2 13 (10.66%) Ganglia
2 13 (10.66%) SCCM
3 10 (8.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (8.20%) WSUS
4 7 (5.74%) WMI
5 4 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.28%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.46%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.82%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.82%) Plesk
Vendors
1 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.49%) VMware
3 16 (13.11%) Cisco
4 13 (10.66%) Citrix
4 13 (10.66%) Huawei
4 13 (10.66%) Splunk
5 10 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.92%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.92%) F5
7 5 (4.10%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.46%) Juniper
9 2 (1.64%) Google
9 2 (1.64%) Nortel
9 2 (1.64%) SAP
9 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.64%) Symantec
10 1 (0.82%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.82%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.82%) Mitel
10 1 (0.82%) NetScout
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