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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 15 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.09% 4.92% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 26.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £175 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -48.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.99 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +10.05%
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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
85 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.51% 18.94% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 27
Average daily rate £300 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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
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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 14 (38.89%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) IIS
3 14 (38.89%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (33.33%) Linux
4 12 (33.33%) VMware
5 11 (30.56%) Banking
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco
5 11 (30.56%) HP
5 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (27.78%) Sun
6 10 (27.78%) Citrix
6 10 (27.78%) Solaris
6 10 (27.78%) UNIX
6 10 (27.78%) Firewall
7 9 (25.00%) SOAP
7 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (25.00%) Juniper
8 8 (22.22%) CCNA
8 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 8 (22.22%) Perl
8 8 (22.22%) SSL
8 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 8 (22.22%) NFS
8 8 (22.22%) Change Management
8 8 (22.22%) Redknee
8 8 (22.22%) JNCIA
8 8 (22.22%) Mobile App

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (38.89%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 6 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (16.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.22%) SSL
3 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) 3GPP
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 4 (11.11%) 3G
4 4 (11.11%) 2G
5 3 (8.33%) VLAN
5 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.33%) IPsec
5 3 (8.33%) IPv6
5 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) INAP
5 3 (8.33%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) UMTS
5 3 (8.33%) GPRS
5 3 (8.33%) GGSN
5 3 (8.33%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Banking
4 7 (19.44%) Electronics
5 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 5 (13.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Web Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Web Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Hosting Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) SOAP
2 6 (16.67%) Flash
3 3 (8.33%) LAMP
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) CLARiiON
3 5 (13.89%) DTV
4 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
5 2 (5.56%) Learning Management System
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
1 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (27.78%) UNIX
4 10 (27.78%) Solaris
5 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Change Management
2 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
3 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.33%) Process Management
7 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCNA
2 8 (22.22%) JNCIA
3 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 6 (16.67%) RHCE
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) CCIP
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) NFS
2 6 (16.67%) vSphere
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) Firmware
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) HP
3 10 (27.78%) Sun
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
4 9 (25.00%) Juniper
5 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 8 (22.22%) Redknee
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) Adobe
7 6 (16.67%) EMC
7 6 (16.67%) Lotus
7 6 (16.67%) Symantec
8 5 (13.89%) F5
8 5 (13.89%) Dell
8 5 (13.89%) SAP
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle
9 2 (5.56%) NetCracker
9 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.56%) Comptel
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