The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 33 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.42% 0.26% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 5.26% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £733 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +193.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
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
18 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.63% 4.97% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 23
Median daily rate £475 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £38.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.79% +73.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £38.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.25 £35.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) VMware