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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 37 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.30% 2.25% 4.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.87% 11.80% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £331 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £239 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +15.15%
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
207 161 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.04% 19.05% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 59 87
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 71 (66.98%) Windows
2 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
3 49 (46.23%) DHCP
4 43 (40.57%) Windows Server
5 41 (38.68%) Active Directory
6 39 (36.79%) TCP/IP
7 34 (32.08%) VPN
7 34 (32.08%) MS Excel
7 34 (32.08%) Degree
8 31 (29.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (27.36%) Firewall
11 28 (26.42%) HTTP
11 28 (26.42%) Linux
12 27 (25.47%) ITIL
12 27 (25.47%) IPsec
13 24 (22.64%) PowerShell
14 23 (21.70%) Hyper-V
15 22 (20.75%) MCTS
16 21 (19.81%) BGP
16 21 (19.81%) Customer Engagement
17 20 (18.87%) IIS
17 20 (18.87%) MCITP
18 19 (17.92%) .NET
18 19 (17.92%) Service Management
19 18 (16.98%) SSL
19 18 (16.98%) SQL
19 18 (16.98%) SMTP
19 18 (16.98%) Load Balancing
20 17 (16.04%) VMware

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 20 (18.87%) IIS
2 10 (9.43%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.55%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.60%) Apache
4 7 (6.60%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.66%) JBoss
5 6 (5.66%) nginx
5 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.83%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.94%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.21%) Office 365
3 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.77%) PaaS
5 3 (2.83%) IaaS
5 3 (2.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.94%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 49 (46.23%) DHCP
2 39 (36.79%) TCP/IP
3 34 (32.08%) VPN
4 29 (27.36%) Firewall
5 28 (26.42%) HTTP
6 27 (25.47%) IPsec
7 21 (19.81%) BGP
8 18 (16.98%) SMTP
8 18 (16.98%) SSL
9 14 (13.21%) IPv6
9 14 (13.21%) VLAN
10 13 (12.26%) Internet
10 13 (12.26%) MPLS
10 13 (12.26%) Network Security
11 12 (11.32%) OSPF
11 12 (11.32%) Software-Defined Networking
11 12 (11.32%) WAN
12 11 (10.38%) Wireshark
13 10 (9.43%) LDAP
14 9 (8.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) MySQL
3 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.94%) Big Data
5 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Fiddler
1 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (12.26%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.38%) Marketing
3 5 (4.72%) French Language
3 5 (4.72%) German Language
3 5 (4.72%) Portuguese Language
3 5 (4.72%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.83%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
5 2 (1.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Finance
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Support Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Consultant
3 17 (16.04%) Field Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Security Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Escalation Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Web Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (5.66%) ITIL Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) VMware Support Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.92%) .NET
2 13 (12.26%) XML
3 11 (10.38%) CSS
4 9 (8.49%) ADO.NET
5 7 (6.60%) LAMP
6 6 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (5.66%) MCollective
6 6 (5.66%) Web Services
7 5 (4.72%) Ajax
7 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.72%) FastCGI
7 5 (4.72%) LINQ
7 5 (4.72%) REST
7 5 (4.72%) WCF
7 5 (4.72%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 5 (4.72%) WPF
8 4 (3.77%) DCOM
8 4 (3.77%) OAuth2
8 4 (3.77%) SAML
9 3 (2.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.26%) Clustering
2 13 (12.26%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.60%) PKI
4 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) BYOD
6 2 (1.89%) Statistics
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 71 (66.98%) Windows
2 43 (40.57%) Windows Server
3 28 (26.42%) Linux
4 10 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.43%) Ubuntu
5 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.89%) Solaris
7 2 (1.89%) Unix
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.94%) Debian
8 1 (0.94%) Fedora
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) ITIL
2 21 (19.81%) Customer Engagement
3 19 (17.92%) Service Management
4 18 (16.98%) Load Balancing
5 14 (13.21%) High Availability
6 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.32%) Process Improvement
8 11 (10.38%) Presales
9 10 (9.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 10 (9.43%) Workflow
10 9 (8.49%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.49%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 8 (7.55%) Problem Management
12 7 (6.60%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.60%) Performance Optimisation
13 6 (5.66%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.66%) Network Design
13 6 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) PowerShell
2 18 (16.98%) SQL
3 17 (16.04%) VBScript
4 15 (14.15%) C#
5 14 (13.21%) Python
6 10 (9.43%) C
6 10 (9.43%) C++
6 10 (9.43%) VB
7 8 (7.55%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.60%) Perl
8 7 (6.60%) PHP
9 6 (5.66%) Java
9 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Degree
2 31 (29.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (20.75%) MCTS
4 20 (18.87%) MCITP
5 17 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
7 11 (10.38%) CCNP
7 11 (10.38%) MCSE
8 9 (8.49%) CCNA
9 8 (7.55%) MCSA
9 8 (7.55%) MCSD
10 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.72%) CCIE
11 5 (4.72%) CCSA
11 5 (4.72%) CCSE
11 5 (4.72%) CISSP
11 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.83%) CCA
12 3 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.89%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 41 (38.68%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.70%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.49%) UAG
4 7 (6.60%) qmail
4 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.66%) Squid
5 6 (5.66%) Terminal Server
6 5 (4.72%) BitLocker
6 5 (4.72%) ProxySG
6 5 (4.72%) XenApp
7 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.89%) NFS
8 2 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.89%) vSphere
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.94%) Postfix
9 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) SCCM
1 13 (12.26%) SCOM
2 10 (9.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (9.43%) WSUS
3 8 (7.55%) logstash
3 8 (7.55%) Puppet
4 7 (6.60%) Cacti
4 7 (6.60%) Graphite
4 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (6.60%) Nagios
4 7 (6.60%) WMI
4 7 (6.60%) ZABBIX
5 6 (5.66%) collectd
5 6 (5.66%) Ganglia
5 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (4.72%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.83%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.89%) Ansible
8 2 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.04%) Cisco
2 17 (16.04%) VMware
3 13 (12.26%) Citrix
4 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.55%) Huawei
6 6 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.66%) F5
6 6 (5.66%) Splunk
7 5 (4.72%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.83%) Juniper
9 2 (1.89%) NetApp
9 2 (1.89%) Nortel
9 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.89%) Symantec
10 1 (0.94%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.94%) HP
10 1 (0.94%) Lumension
10 1 (0.94%) Mercator
10 1 (0.94%) Rackspace