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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.13% 3.24% 6.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 11.11% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £338 £344 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +23.07%
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
40 81 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.00% 29.14% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 22
Median daily rate £338 £303 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +28.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 13 (81.25%) DHCP
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (31.25%) HIPAA
7 5 (31.25%) F5
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (31.25%) Network Security
7 5 (31.25%) SNMP
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) VoIP
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) CCNA
7 5 (31.25%) CCDA
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (18.75%) 4G
9 3 (18.75%) Security Testing

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) DHCP
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) SNMP
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) 2G
4 3 (18.75%) 4G
4 3 (18.75%) HSRP
4 3 (18.75%) IPsec
4 3 (18.75%) OSPF
4 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (18.75%) SCTP
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 3 (18.75%) xDSL
4 3 (18.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IP Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) RAN Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
1 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
4 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) VMS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
1 3 (18.75%) V-Model
1 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) CCDA
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) VCP5
4 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) HIPAA
2 3 (18.75%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas