The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.32% 2.31% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 30.43% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £733 £250 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+193.20% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
DNS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.03% 7.59% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 21
Average daily rate £450 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Somerset region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Somerset region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Street - 1 £733 -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle