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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.88% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 6.25% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
41 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.14% 5.57% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 20
Median daily rate £300 £260 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £20.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.60 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +11 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Motorola
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed

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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Aruba
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Motorola
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) VMware