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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.03% 4.36% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.01% 19.62% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 14
Median daily rate £450 £386 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.58% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £232 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £85.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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
214 209 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.92% 22.23% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 92
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 December 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 December 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 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) SMTP
3 11 (44.00%) DHCP
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (36.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (32.00%) HTTP
7 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (28.00%) Firewall
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (24.00%) DevOps
8 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
9 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.00%) MPLS
9 5 (20.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.00%) Service Management
9 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.00%) Public Cloud
10 4 (16.00%) Ansible
10 4 (16.00%) Product Management
10 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (16.00%) vSphere
10 4 (16.00%) Puppet

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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) SMTP
2 11 (44.00%) DHCP
3 8 (32.00%) HTTP
4 7 (28.00%) Firewall
4 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) MPLS
6 4 (16.00%) LDAP
6 4 (16.00%) SNMP
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 3 (12.00%) BGP
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 2 (8.00%) DDNS
8 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
8 2 (8.00%) SSL
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 2 (8.00%) VPN
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IP Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
1 2 (8.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.00%) OAuth
2 1 (4.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 5 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) Debian
7 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.00%) AIX
8 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.00%) Solaris
8 1 (4.00%) Unix
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps
1 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.00%) Product Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Python
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Korn
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCDA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCSA
2 1 (4.00%) CCSE
2 1 (4.00%) CCVP
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) Ceph
5 2 (8.00%) iptables
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.00%) Dovecot
6 1 (4.00%) KVM
6 1 (4.00%) NFS
6 1 (4.00%) Postfix
6 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
6 1 (4.00%) Sendmail
6 1 (4.00%) Squid
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Cacti
3 1 (4.00%) Capistrano
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.00%) Kibana
3 1 (4.00%) logstash
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.00%) RANCID
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Percona
6 1 (4.00%) Polycom
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Tandberg
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