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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 46 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.34% 3.18% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.14% 14.29% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £278 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
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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
185 224 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.08% 22.27% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 75 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.38 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -4.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 38 (67.86%) Active Directory
3 34 (60.71%) DHCP
4 24 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (32.14%) Linux
6 18 (32.14%) ITIL
7 17 (30.36%) UNIX
7 17 (30.36%) Red Hat
7 17 (30.36%) Degree
7 17 (30.36%) Windows 7
8 16 (28.57%) MCTS
8 16 (28.57%) MCITP
9 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (26.79%) Service Management
9 15 (26.79%) Citrix
10 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (25.00%) NetBackup
10 14 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
11 13 (23.21%) MCSE
11 13 (23.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (21.43%) Clustering
12 12 (21.43%) HP
13 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
13 11 (19.64%) IIS
13 11 (19.64%) Nagios
13 11 (19.64%) Isilon
13 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (17.86%) VMware
14 10 (17.86%) Perl

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
1 11 (19.64%) IIS
2 7 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 7 (12.50%) GroupWise
3 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.57%) Lync
5 2 (3.57%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (60.71%) DHCP
2 8 (14.29%) IMAP
2 8 (14.29%) SAN
2 8 (14.29%) POP3
2 8 (14.29%) SMTP
2 8 (14.29%) VoIP
3 6 (10.71%) 4G
3 6 (10.71%) LTE
3 6 (10.71%) 3G
3 6 (10.71%) WAN
3 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.71%) HTTP
4 5 (8.93%) GSM
4 5 (8.93%) LAN
4 5 (8.93%) LDAP
4 5 (8.93%) 2G
5 4 (7.14%) XCAP
5 4 (7.14%) M3UA
5 4 (7.14%) SCTP
5 4 (7.14%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Field Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Support
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.36%) Server Support
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) IT Support
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Server Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) XML
2 4 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) XSL
4 1 (1.79%) WCF
4 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.79%) LINQ
4 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) FastCGI
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Clustering
2 9 (16.07%) Thin Client
2 9 (16.07%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.14%) Linux
4 17 (30.36%) UNIX
4 17 (30.36%) Windows 7
5 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.93%) Solaris
9 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.79%) Android
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Service Management
3 14 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 13 (23.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.36%) Time Management
8 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.79%) MVC
9 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.79%) Validation
9 1 (1.79%) Migration
9 1 (1.79%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Web Development
9 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.79%) Network Design
9 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Perl
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) C
2 9 (16.07%) VB
2 9 (16.07%) Korn
2 9 (16.07%) Bourne shell
3 7 (12.50%) VBScript
3 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (30.36%) Degree
3 16 (28.57%) MCTS
3 16 (28.57%) MCITP
4 13 (23.21%) MCSE
5 8 (14.29%) HNC
6 6 (10.71%) CCA
6 6 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.36%) CCNA
8 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) RHCSA
9 2 (3.57%) CCNP
9 2 (3.57%) PhD
10 1 (1.79%) MCP
10 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) NFS
3 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 11 (19.64%) Nagios
3 8 (14.29%) SCOM
4 7 (12.50%) WMI
5 6 (10.71%) SCSM
6 5 (8.93%) MOM
7 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Red Hat
2 15 (26.79%) Citrix
3 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.43%) HP
5 11 (19.64%) Isilon
6 10 (17.86%) VMware
7 9 (16.07%) EMC
8 8 (14.29%) Lotus
9 7 (12.50%) Novell
10 6 (10.71%) Altiris
10 6 (10.71%) Veritas
11 5 (8.93%) NetApp
12 4 (7.14%) Cisco
13 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
13 2 (3.57%) Symantec
13 2 (3.57%) Remedy
13 2 (3.57%) Ericsson
13 2 (3.57%) Nortel
13 2 (3.57%) Avaya
14 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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