The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.05% 4.26% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 16.92% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £381 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% +32.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £407 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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
58 65 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.94% 25.19% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 22
Average daily rate £255 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.65% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £418 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.75 £12.00 £200.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.25% -94.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (56.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (48.00%) CCNA
4 12 (48.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) HP
6 9 (36.00%) Perl
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle
6 9 (36.00%) SOAP
6 9 (36.00%) UNIX
6 9 (36.00%) Solaris
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) NFS
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (32.00%) Redknee
7 8 (32.00%) DHCP
7 8 (32.00%) Sun
7 8 (32.00%) ISEB
7 8 (32.00%) Citrix
7 8 (32.00%) Juniper
8 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (28.00%) Banking
8 7 (28.00%) JNCIA
8 7 (28.00%) Electronics

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DHCP
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) VoIP
4 5 (20.00%) ISDN
4 5 (20.00%) RTP
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) 2G
5 4 (16.00%) 3G
5 4 (16.00%) IPv6
5 4 (16.00%) 3GPP
6 3 (12.00%) UMTS
6 3 (12.00%) SNMP
6 3 (12.00%) GPRS
6 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) INAP
6 3 (12.00%) IPsec
6 3 (12.00%) HTTP
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) HSPA
6 3 (12.00%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Gradle
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Electronics
4 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Project Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) CPAN
4 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) DTV
3 4 (16.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.00%) Learning Management System
5 2 (8.00%) Firmware
6 1 (4.00%) IVR
6 1 (4.00%) Clustering
6 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
1 9 (36.00%) Solaris
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) V-Model
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Korn
4 1 (4.00%) C-shell
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (32.00%) ISEB
4 7 (28.00%) JNCIA
5 5 (20.00%) MCSE
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (20.00%) RHCE
5 5 (20.00%) CCVP
5 5 (20.00%) MCTS
6 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) CCNP
7 1 (4.00%) CCIP
7 1 (4.00%) CNE
7 1 (4.00%) Novell Certification
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.00%) PMP
7 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) NFS
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) YUM
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) HP
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (32.00%) Redknee
4 8 (32.00%) Sun
4 8 (32.00%) Citrix
4 8 (32.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (12.00%) NetCracker
6 3 (12.00%) Comptel
6 3 (12.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Vignette
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.00%) BEA
7 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
7 1 (4.00%) Lotus
7 1 (4.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
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