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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 21 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.77% 2.41% 4.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 8.86% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £338 £208 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.65% -17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £208 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £255 £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +8.27%
DNS
Berkshire

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
47 79 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.56% 27.24% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 20
Median daily rate £338 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) CCDA
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) HIPAA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) IPv6
7 3 (25.00%) 802.15
7 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
7 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (25.00%) QA

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 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 5 (41.67%) SNMP
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) 802.15
3 3 (25.00%) IPv6
3 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) VMS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (25.00%) V-Model
1 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Presales
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) CCDA
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) HIPAA
2 3 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec