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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.74% 5.43% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.89% 23.33% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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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
76 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.57% 23.26% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 20
Average daily rate £285 £363 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £15.30 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 September 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 22 (53.66%) Java
1 22 (53.66%) Telecoms
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 18 (43.90%) Finance
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (39.02%) Cisco
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (34.15%) CCNA
6 14 (34.15%) HP
7 12 (29.27%) Citrix
7 12 (29.27%) Banking
8 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
8 11 (26.83%) VMware
8 11 (26.83%) DHCP
8 11 (26.83%) NFS
8 11 (26.83%) UNIX
8 11 (26.83%) Solaris
8 11 (26.83%) Linux
8 11 (26.83%) Perl
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (26.83%) IIS
8 11 (26.83%) SOAP
9 10 (24.39%) Sun
9 10 (24.39%) Juniper
9 10 (24.39%) Redknee
9 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
9 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (24.39%) Mobile App

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (26.83%) IIS
2 7 (17.07%) IBM Notes
3 6 (14.63%) GlassFish
3 6 (14.63%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DHCP
2 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) SSL
4 7 (17.07%) Firewall
5 6 (14.63%) VoIP
6 5 (12.20%) 2G
6 5 (12.20%) RTP
6 5 (12.20%) 3G
6 5 (12.20%) ISDN
7 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
7 4 (9.76%) Network Security
7 4 (9.76%) 3GPP
7 4 (9.76%) LDAP
7 4 (9.76%) IPv6
7 4 (9.76%) INAP
7 4 (9.76%) IPsec
8 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.32%) SS7
8 3 (7.32%) ISUP
8 3 (7.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.44%) Ant
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
1 1 (2.44%) Gradle
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 22 (53.66%) Telecoms
2 18 (43.90%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Banking
4 8 (19.51%) Electronics
5 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
6 6 (14.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Project Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Web Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Web Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Project Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Webmaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) SOAP
2 6 (14.63%) Flash
3 5 (12.20%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) LAMP
6 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
6 1 (2.44%) CPAN
6 1 (2.44%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
2 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) DTV
3 6 (14.63%) CLARiiON
4 4 (9.76%) Smart Meter
5 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.32%) Learning Management System
6 2 (4.88%) Firmware
7 1 (2.44%) IVR
7 1 (2.44%) Clustering
7 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (26.83%) UNIX
3 11 (26.83%) Solaris
3 11 (26.83%) Linux
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
2 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
4 6 (14.63%) Web Development
4 6 (14.63%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) Process Management
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) ERP
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.32%) Investment Management
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.88%) V-Model
7 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) VBScript
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C-shell
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) CCNA
3 9 (21.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (21.95%) JNCIA
3 9 (21.95%) ISEB
4 7 (17.07%) RHCE
5 5 (12.20%) CCVP
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (12.20%) MCSE
5 5 (12.20%) MCTS
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) CCNP
7 1 (2.44%) CCIP
7 1 (2.44%) CNE
7 1 (2.44%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.44%) PMP
7 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) NFS
2 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.63%) vSphere
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) YUM
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) HP
3 12 (29.27%) Citrix
4 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
4 11 (26.83%) VMware
5 10 (24.39%) Sun
5 10 (24.39%) Juniper
5 10 (24.39%) Redknee
6 9 (21.95%) Oracle
7 7 (17.07%) Lotus
8 6 (14.63%) SAP
8 6 (14.63%) EMC
8 6 (14.63%) Adobe
8 6 (14.63%) Symantec
9 4 (9.76%) F5
9 4 (9.76%) Dell
9 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.32%) Comptel
10 3 (7.32%) NetCracker
11 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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