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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.28% 4.90% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 22.22% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 19
Median daily rate £400 £387 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £154 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.91% +19.58%
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
162 225 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.98% 22.04% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 120 88
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) DHCP
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
4 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
4 18 (39.13%) VPN
4 18 (39.13%) Linux
4 18 (39.13%) Firewall
5 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
6 15 (32.61%) IPsec
7 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (28.26%) MPLS
8 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
9 12 (26.09%) WAN
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco
9 12 (26.09%) SQL
9 12 (26.09%) VLAN
10 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
10 11 (23.91%) VBScript
10 11 (23.91%) HTTP
11 10 (21.74%) SMTP
11 10 (21.74%) VMware
11 10 (21.74%) Network Security
12 9 (19.57%) Degree
12 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
12 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (19.57%) LAN
12 9 (19.57%) CCNP
12 9 (19.57%) CCNA
12 9 (19.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) PaaS
3 3 (6.52%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Office 365
5 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) DHCP
2 18 (39.13%) Firewall
2 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 18 (39.13%) VPN
3 15 (32.61%) IPsec
4 13 (28.26%) MPLS
5 12 (26.09%) VLAN
5 12 (26.09%) WAN
6 11 (23.91%) HTTP
7 10 (21.74%) Network Security
7 10 (21.74%) SMTP
8 9 (19.57%) LAN
9 8 (17.39%) BGP
10 6 (13.04%) Internet
10 6 (13.04%) SNMP
10 6 (13.04%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (10.87%) BIG-IP
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (10.87%) IPv6
11 5 (10.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) French Language
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Security Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Field Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) IT Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IP Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IP Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
4 4 (8.70%) DCOM
5 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET
5 2 (4.35%) LAMP
5 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (2.17%) ELK Stack
6 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) PKI
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 18 (39.13%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.52%) Debian
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) AIX
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Unix
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
1 9 (19.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 8 (17.39%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 6 (13.04%) Network Design
4 5 (10.87%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Presales
4 5 (10.87%) Service Management
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 4 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (8.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
5 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.70%) Open Source
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.70%) SIEM
5 4 (8.70%) Workflow
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.91%) VBScript
3 5 (10.87%) C
4 4 (8.70%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) C++
4 4 (8.70%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) VB
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) Korn
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) CCNA
2 9 (19.57%) CCNP
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.04%) MCTS
4 5 (10.87%) MCITP
5 4 (8.70%) CCIE
5 4 (8.70%) CCSA
5 4 (8.70%) CCSE
5 4 (8.70%) CISSP
5 4 (8.70%) MCSE
6 3 (6.52%) CCA
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (6.52%) MCSA
6 3 (6.52%) MCSD
7 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.70%) ProxySG
5 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 3 (6.52%) XenApp
6 2 (4.35%) Ceph
6 2 (4.35%) iptables
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.17%) Dovecot
7 1 (2.17%) KVM
7 1 (2.17%) NFS
7 1 (2.17%) Postfix
7 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCOM
1 7 (15.22%) WMI
2 5 (10.87%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) Ansible
3 4 (8.70%) FortiGate
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 4 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.17%) Kibana
5 1 (2.17%) logstash
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.17%) RANCID
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.87%) F5
6 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Huawei
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Splunk
8 1 (2.17%) Aruba
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) Percona
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Sophos
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
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