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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.97% 1.52% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 7.41% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £228 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.82% -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.43% +3.22%
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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
78 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.66% 20.53% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 23
Average daily rate £438 £238 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -28.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +104.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 2015.

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 March 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Internet
4 9 (37.50%) Solaris
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) DAB
5 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) Redknee
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) NFS
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) SOAP
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) Perl
8 4 (16.67%) MySQL
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Sybase

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) Internet
3 7 (29.17%) DAB
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) SMTP
6 4 (16.67%) DHCP
6 4 (16.67%) HTTP
6 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
6 4 (16.67%) IMAP
7 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 2 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (8.33%) SNMP
7 2 (8.33%) VPN
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Project Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Web Hosting Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Web Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Web Hosting Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Solaris
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (16.67%) Project Management
1 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) MCSA
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) NFS
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.33%) Samba
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Redknee
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) Remedy
4 4 (16.67%) Crossbeam
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (16.67%) Sybase
4 4 (16.67%) Sun
4 4 (16.67%) Dell
4 4 (16.67%) F5
4 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 3 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) Brocade
6 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
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