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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 57 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.88% 3.30% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.93% 15.59% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 27
Average daily rate £338 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
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
286 186 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.51% 21.14% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 85 92
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £113 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 57 (51.82%) Windows
2 49 (44.55%) Microsoft
3 47 (42.73%) Active Directory
4 45 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 41 (37.27%) DHCP
6 35 (31.82%) VMware
7 30 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 28 (25.45%) SMTP
9 23 (20.91%) Linux
9 23 (20.91%) PowerShell
10 22 (20.00%) IIS
11 20 (18.18%) HTTP
11 20 (18.18%) Configuration Management
12 18 (16.36%) Firewall
12 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
12 18 (16.36%) Web Services
12 18 (16.36%) Hyper-V
13 17 (15.45%) SSL
13 17 (15.45%) High Availability
14 16 (14.55%) Problem Management
15 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
15 15 (13.64%) Citrix
15 15 (13.64%) Perl
15 15 (13.64%) SQL
15 15 (13.64%) LDAP
15 15 (13.64%) Office 365
16 14 (12.73%) Puppet
16 14 (12.73%) collectd
16 14 (12.73%) logstash
16 14 (12.73%) Graphite

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (20.00%) IIS
2 14 (12.73%) Apache
3 13 (11.82%) JBoss
3 13 (11.82%) nginx
3 13 (11.82%) OpenStack
3 13 (11.82%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.82%) WebLogic
4 11 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Office
2 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) Office 365
2 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.73%) SaaS
6 2 (1.82%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 41 (37.27%) DHCP
3 28 (25.45%) SMTP
4 20 (18.18%) HTTP
5 18 (16.36%) Firewall
6 17 (15.45%) SSL
7 15 (13.64%) LDAP
8 12 (10.91%) SNMP
9 11 (10.00%) iSCSI
10 10 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
10 10 (9.09%) VoIP
11 9 (8.18%) LAN
12 8 (7.27%) Network Security
12 8 (7.27%) VPN
13 7 (6.36%) Ethernet
13 7 (6.36%) MPLS
13 7 (6.36%) WAN
13 7 (6.36%) Wireless
14 6 (5.45%) Internet
14 6 (5.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) MySQL
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (9.09%) Back Office
1 10 (9.09%) Front Office
2 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.64%) Finance
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.73%) Applications Engineer
2 14 (12.73%) Applications Support
2 14 (12.73%) Applications Support Engineer
2 14 (12.73%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (11.82%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) VMware Support Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Back Office Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Consultant
5 10 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) Server Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Field Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Administrator
8 7 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Linux Support
8 7 (6.36%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) Web Services
2 14 (12.73%) LAMP
3 13 (11.82%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (11.82%) MCollective
4 2 (1.82%) XMPP
5 1 (0.91%) .NET
5 1 (0.91%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) Esper
5 1 (0.91%) Memcached
5 1 (0.91%) WAP
5 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (10.00%) Statistics
2 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Replication
3 6 (5.45%) Clustering
3 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) CCTV
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) SCADA
6 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (51.82%) Windows
2 30 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.91%) Linux
4 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.64%) Unix
10 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.91%) Solaris
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 17 (15.45%) High Availability
3 16 (14.55%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.82%) ITIL
5 11 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 10 (9.09%) Validation
7 9 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.18%) Service Management
8 8 (7.27%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.27%) Migration
9 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.45%) Network Design
10 6 (5.45%) Project Management
10 6 (5.45%) Workflow
11 5 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (4.55%) Fault Management
11 5 (4.55%) Functional Testing
11 5 (4.55%) ITIL V3
12 3 (2.73%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.91%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.64%) Perl
2 15 (13.64%) SQL
3 14 (12.73%) Python
4 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.91%) C
5 1 (0.91%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) C++
5 1 (0.91%) PHP
5 1 (0.91%) VB
5 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.82%) Degree
3 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.36%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.45%) MCITP
5 6 (5.45%) MCTS
6 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.73%) CCNP
7 3 (2.73%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.73%) MCSE
8 2 (1.82%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.82%) APMP
8 2 (1.82%) CCNA
8 2 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.82%) PMP
8 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.82%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 47 (42.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.36%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.82%) qmail
3 13 (11.82%) Squid
4 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (8.18%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.45%) Terminal Server
7 5 (4.55%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.64%) UAG
9 3 (2.73%) vSphere
9 3 (2.73%) XenApp
10 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.82%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.91%) KVM
11 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.91%) NFS
11 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) Cacti
1 14 (12.73%) collectd
1 14 (12.73%) Ganglia
1 14 (12.73%) Graphite
1 14 (12.73%) logstash
1 14 (12.73%) Nagios
1 14 (12.73%) Puppet
1 14 (12.73%) SCCM
1 14 (12.73%) ZABBIX
2 12 (10.91%) WSUS
3 8 (7.27%) SCOM
4 5 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.82%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 35 (31.82%) VMware
3 15 (13.64%) Citrix
4 14 (12.73%) Huawei
5 13 (11.82%) Splunk
6 10 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.73%) F5
7 3 (2.73%) Juniper
7 3 (2.73%) Mercator
8 2 (1.82%) Altiris
8 2 (1.82%) Avaya
8 2 (1.82%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.82%) BT
8 2 (1.82%) Google
8 2 (1.82%) HP
8 2 (1.82%) Infoblox
8 2 (1.82%) Nortel
8 2 (1.82%) Polycom
8 2 (1.82%) Symantec
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Capita plc
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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