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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing DNS 42 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.87% 3.94% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.57% 16.39% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £178 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.14% -42.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £116 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
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
239 244 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.69% 24.06% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 83 105
Average daily rate £375 £275 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.25 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (56.63%) Windows
1 47 (56.63%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.94%) DHCP
3 26 (31.33%) VPN
4 22 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (25.30%) Firewall
6 20 (24.10%) MPLS
7 19 (22.89%) CCNP
7 19 (22.89%) WAN
7 19 (22.89%) IPsec
8 18 (21.69%) TCP/IP
8 18 (21.69%) LAN
8 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
9 17 (20.48%) IIS
10 15 (18.07%) Juniper
11 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
11 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (16.87%) Linux
11 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
11 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
11 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
12 13 (15.66%) SQL
12 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (14.46%) Internet
13 12 (14.46%) Cisco
13 12 (14.46%) SCCM
13 12 (14.46%) SCOM
13 12 (14.46%) Degree
13 12 (14.46%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 17 (20.48%) IIS
2 10 (12.05%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) DHCP
2 26 (31.33%) VPN
3 21 (25.30%) Firewall
4 20 (24.10%) MPLS
5 19 (22.89%) WAN
5 19 (22.89%) IPsec
6 18 (21.69%) LAN
6 18 (21.69%) TCP/IP
7 12 (14.46%) Internet
8 11 (13.25%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (13.25%) FWSM
9 10 (12.05%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (12.05%) BGP
9 10 (12.05%) BIG-IP
9 10 (12.05%) SNMP
10 9 (10.84%) HTTP
10 9 (10.84%) VoIP
10 9 (10.84%) WLAN
10 9 (10.84%) Wireless
10 9 (10.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.41%) Subversion
2 2 (2.41%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.20%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.20%) Trac
3 1 (1.20%) Maven
3 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.20%) Ant
General
1 5 (6.02%) Back Office
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Finance
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Field Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) IP Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) CS Core Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Support
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) DCOM
2 6 (7.23%) .NET
3 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.82%) XML
3 4 (4.82%) Ajax
4 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.61%) HTML
4 3 (3.61%) XSLT
4 3 (3.61%) jQuery
4 3 (3.61%) CSS
4 3 (3.61%) HTML5
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.20%) Java SE
6 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.20%) WCF
6 1 (1.20%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.20%) LINQ
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) PKI
2 5 (6.02%) Clustering
2 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Replication
3 3 (3.61%) Firmware
3 3 (3.61%) Wiki
3 3 (3.61%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Linux
2 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.25%) UNIX
6 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
2 11 (13.25%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.84%) Load Balancing
3 9 (10.84%) Network Architecture
3 9 (10.84%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (9.64%) Network Management
4 8 (9.64%) Network Design
5 7 (8.43%) Service Management
5 7 (8.43%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (7.23%) Change Management
6 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.02%) Fault Management
7 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.02%) Project Management
8 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.82%) MVC
8 4 (4.82%) Web Development
8 4 (4.82%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.66%) SQL
3 11 (13.25%) T-SQL
3 11 (13.25%) VBScript
4 8 (9.64%) Perl
5 6 (7.23%) C
5 6 (7.23%) VB
6 5 (6.02%) C#
6 5 (6.02%) Bourne shell
6 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.02%) Korn
7 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.61%) Java
9 2 (2.41%) Python
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) AWK
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (22.89%) CCNP
3 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
4 12 (14.46%) Degree
5 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.84%) CCIE
6 7 (8.43%) CCSP
6 7 (8.43%) CCDP
6 7 (8.43%) MCTS
6 7 (8.43%) MCITP
6 7 (8.43%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (8.43%) CISSP
7 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.02%) CCNA
8 4 (4.82%) CCA
8 4 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.82%) HNC
8 4 (4.82%) MCSE
9 3 (3.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) COBIT
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 47 (56.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) NFS
3 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.61%) KVM
5 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.20%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) SCCM
1 12 (14.46%) SCOM
2 11 (13.25%) WMI
3 8 (9.64%) FortiGate
4 6 (7.23%) Nagios
4 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.20%) WSUS
7 1 (1.20%) Puppet
7 1 (1.20%) Salt
7 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Juniper
3 12 (14.46%) Cisco
3 12 (14.46%) F5
4 11 (13.25%) VMware
4 11 (13.25%) CheckPoint
5 9 (10.84%) Citrix
5 9 (10.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (8.43%) HP
7 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.02%) NetApp
8 5 (6.02%) EMC
8 5 (6.02%) Isilon
8 5 (6.02%) Velocent
9 3 (3.61%) Omniture
9 3 (3.61%) Ericsson
9 3 (3.61%) Symantec
10 2 (2.41%) Borland
10 2 (2.41%) Veritas
10 2 (2.41%) Dell
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