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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 12 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 30 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.38% 2.92% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 15.22% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £213 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
DNS
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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
95 46 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.69% 19.17% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 39
Average daily rate £285 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 (46.67%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 17 (37.78%) Finance
5 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (33.33%) Java
6 15 (33.33%) IIS
7 14 (31.11%) VMware
8 13 (28.89%) Cisco
9 12 (26.67%) Solaris
9 12 (26.67%) UNIX
9 12 (26.67%) Firewall
9 12 (26.67%) Banking
10 11 (24.44%) HP
10 11 (24.44%) Sun
10 11 (24.44%) Citrix
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (22.22%) Juniper
11 10 (22.22%) SOAP
12 9 (20.00%) Perl
12 9 (20.00%) NFS
12 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (20.00%) Internet
12 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.00%) Redknee
12 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (17.78%) JNCIA
13 8 (17.78%) Change Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (13.33%) GlassFish
2 6 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 6 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) Internet
3 8 (17.78%) SSL
3 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) HTTP
5 4 (8.89%) IMAP
5 4 (8.89%) SMTP
5 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 4 (8.89%) 3GPP
5 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
6 3 (6.67%) SAN
6 3 (6.67%) 3G
6 3 (6.67%) UMTS
6 3 (6.67%) GPRS
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (6.67%) INAP
6 3 (6.67%) DAB
6 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.67%) 2G
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (37.78%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) Banking
4 7 (15.56%) Electronics
5 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Project Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Web Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Project Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Hosting Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) SOAP
2 6 (13.33%) Flash
3 3 (6.67%) LAMP
4 2 (4.44%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.33%) CLARiiON
3 5 (11.11%) DTV
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.44%) Learning Management System
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (26.67%) Solaris
4 12 (26.67%) UNIX
5 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Change Management
2 6 (13.33%) Web Development
2 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
2 6 (13.33%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.44%) V-Model
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VBScript
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.78%) JNCIA
2 8 (17.78%) CCNA
3 6 (13.33%) RHCE
4 5 (11.11%) ISEB
4 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCIP
5 1 (2.22%) PMP
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) NFS
2 6 (13.33%) vSphere
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) VMware
2 13 (28.89%) Cisco
3 11 (24.44%) HP
3 11 (24.44%) Sun
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) Juniper
5 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.00%) Redknee
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle
6 6 (13.33%) Adobe
6 6 (13.33%) Dell
6 6 (13.33%) EMC
6 6 (13.33%) Lotus
6 6 (13.33%) Symantec
7 5 (11.11%) SAP
7 5 (11.11%) F5
8 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
8 4 (8.89%) Remedy
8 4 (8.89%) Sybase
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