The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.09% 3.07% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.43% 13.04% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £332 £208 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.75% -34.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £208 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £260 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £349 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.37% +8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +23.00%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 32.72% 23.55% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 24
Median daily rate £338 £225 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Slough region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Slough region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) CCDA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) HIPAA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) SNMP
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) 802.15
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 1 (12.50%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) VMS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Presales
1 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
1 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Server Building
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) V-Model
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CCDA
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) HIPAA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec