The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 48 31 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 4.61% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.31% 18.85% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 5
Average daily rate
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£417 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £210 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
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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
194 244 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.60% 24.45% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 81 70
Average daily rate £383 £310 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.90 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
3 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 20 (39.22%) DHCP
5 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
6 18 (35.29%) Degree
7 17 (33.33%) ITIL
8 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (29.41%) MCTS
8 15 (29.41%) MCITP
8 15 (29.41%) Service Management
9 14 (27.45%) SCOM
10 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (25.49%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (23.53%) VMware
11 12 (23.53%) SMTP
12 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
13 10 (19.61%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (19.61%) SCCM
13 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
14 9 (17.65%) IMAP
14 9 (17.65%) POP3
14 9 (17.65%) IIS
14 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
14 9 (17.65%) SAN
14 9 (17.65%) Lotus
14 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.65%) IIS
3 8 (15.69%) IBM Notes
3 8 (15.69%) GroupWise
4 6 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (7.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.88%) Lync
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.92%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) DHCP
2 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.53%) SMTP
4 9 (17.65%) POP3
4 9 (17.65%) SAN
4 9 (17.65%) IMAP
5 7 (13.73%) VoIP
6 5 (9.80%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (7.84%) SNMP
7 4 (7.84%) Network Security
7 4 (7.84%) WAN
8 3 (5.88%) Internet
8 3 (5.88%) LTE
8 3 (5.88%) RTP
9 2 (3.92%) NAS
9 2 (3.92%) 4G
9 2 (3.92%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (3.92%) 3G
9 2 (3.92%) LAN
9 2 (3.92%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Front Office
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Field Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Wintel Support
5 3 (5.88%) Back Office Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.92%) Support Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Clustering
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
2 3 (5.88%) Statistics
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.84%) UNIX
6 3 (5.88%) Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) Android
8 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) ITIL
2 15 (29.41%) Service Management
3 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (25.49%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (19.61%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.88%) Fault Management
5 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.88%) Validation
5 3 (5.88%) Network Design
6 2 (3.92%) Workflow
6 2 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.92%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Line Management
7 1 (1.96%) Coaching
7 1 (1.96%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (29.41%) MCTS
2 15 (29.41%) MCITP
3 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
4 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) XenApp
4 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) SCOM
2 10 (19.61%) SCCM
3 4 (7.84%) MOM
3 4 (7.84%) WMI
4 3 (5.88%) SCSM
5 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 9 (17.65%) Lotus
4 8 (15.69%) Novell
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco
6 3 (5.88%) NetApp
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Huawei
7 2 (3.92%) Isilon
7 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) Nortel
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) Avaya
8 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) HP
8 1 (1.96%) Apple
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