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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 9 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.03% 5.69% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.50% 31.11% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Median daily rate £394 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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 45 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.20% 18.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 48
Median daily rate £413 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £290 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 9 (56.25%) Unix
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) FTP
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) IPTV
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) Video on Demand
4 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) IGMP
4 5 (31.25%) SNMP
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) ICMP
4 5 (31.25%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Multicast
5 4 (25.00%) 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) SoftLayer
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) FTP
2 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) ICMP
3 5 (31.25%) IGMP
3 5 (31.25%) MPLS
3 5 (31.25%) SNMP
3 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (25.00%) IPv4
4 4 (25.00%) IPv6
4 4 (25.00%) Multicast
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) RSVP
4 4 (25.00%) VPLS
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Data Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) IPTV
1 5 (31.25%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (31.25%) Video on Demand
2 4 (25.00%) STB
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
4 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNA
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCIP
2 4 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Huawei
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
4 3 (18.75%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Nimsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) SAP