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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 17 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.26% 2.16% 8.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 8.20% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 17
Median daily rate £290 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £321 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £381 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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
32 61 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.70% 26.41% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 53 56
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £258 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 8 December 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) SNMP
4 5 (45.45%) FTP
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Nagios
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
5 4 (36.36%) ICMP
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Electronics
5 4 (36.36%) IPTV
5 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) IGMP
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Video on Demand
5 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) FTP
3 5 (45.45%) SNMP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) ICMP
4 4 (36.36%) IGMP
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) Frame Relay
5 3 (27.27%) IPv4
5 3 (27.27%) IPv6
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) Multicast
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) RSVP
5 3 (27.27%) VPLS
5 3 (27.27%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Billing
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) IPTV
1 4 (36.36%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (36.36%) Video on Demand
2 3 (27.27%) STB
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
4 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Android
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
3 1 (9.09%) CCDA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) HIPAA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
3 3 (27.27%) Huawei
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) BMC
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec