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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 21 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.71% 3.78% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.22% 18.37% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
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£300 £278 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -18.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.22 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.55% -3.43%
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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
89 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.25% 20.59% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 41
Average daily rate £270 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £113 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 21 (48.84%) Windows
1 21 (48.84%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 16 (37.21%) Java
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (34.88%) IIS
4 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
5 14 (32.56%) Solaris
5 14 (32.56%) UNIX
6 13 (30.23%) Cisco
6 13 (30.23%) Banking
7 12 (27.91%) Firewall
7 12 (27.91%) Citrix
8 11 (25.58%) Sun
8 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
9 10 (23.26%) Redknee
9 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
9 10 (23.26%) Internet
9 10 (23.26%) SOAP
9 10 (23.26%) Perl
9 10 (23.26%) NFS
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.93%) Juniper
11 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
11 8 (18.60%) Change Management
11 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (34.88%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) IBM Notes
2 6 (13.95%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (13.95%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) Internet
3 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.28%) SSL
5 6 (13.95%) DAB
6 4 (9.30%) SMTP
6 4 (9.30%) HTTP
6 4 (9.30%) HTTPS
6 4 (9.30%) IMAP
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.98%) VLAN
7 3 (6.98%) VPN
7 3 (6.98%) DHCP
7 3 (6.98%) SAN
8 2 (4.65%) 3G
8 2 (4.65%) GPRS
8 2 (4.65%) 3GPP
8 2 (4.65%) UMTS
8 2 (4.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Project Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Web Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Web Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Web Hosting Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) SOAP
2 6 (13.95%) Flash
3 3 (6.98%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.95%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.65%) DTV
3 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Xbox
4 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
1 21 (48.84%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (32.56%) Solaris
3 14 (32.56%) UNIX
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Change Management
2 6 (13.95%) Project Management
2 6 (13.95%) Web Development
2 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) Change Control
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.98%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Coaching
7 1 (2.33%) V-Model
7 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) JNCIA
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
3 5 (11.63%) RHCE
4 2 (4.65%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) NFS
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) vSphere
4 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco
3 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 11 (25.58%) Sun
5 10 (23.26%) Redknee
5 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.93%) Juniper
7 7 (16.28%) HP
7 7 (16.28%) Dell
8 6 (13.95%) Adobe
8 6 (13.95%) EMC
8 6 (13.95%) Symantec
8 6 (13.95%) Lotus
9 5 (11.63%) F5
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle
10 4 (9.30%) Remedy
10 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
10 4 (9.30%) Sybase
10 4 (9.30%) Crossbeam
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