The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% 3.57% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 20.16% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 3
Median daily rate £375 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.43% +19.58%
DNS
Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 124 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.42% 17.69% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 102 31
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

DNS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Cardiff +8 2 £319 -8.92% 2
Bridgend - 2 - -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 22 (95.65%) DHCP
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
4 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Linux
7 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) IIS
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (21.74%) Ansible
10 5 (21.74%) DevOps
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (21.74%) Fluentd
10 5 (21.74%) Terraform
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) Perl
10 5 (21.74%) .NET

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 3 (13.04%) Jetty
4 3 (13.04%) Mongrel
4 3 (13.04%) nginx
4 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
1 5 (21.74%) Google App Engine
1 5 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) DHCP
2 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) HTTP
4 5 (21.74%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) SSL
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) FTP
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) DMZ
7 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) GIS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) Kafka
2 3 (13.04%) LAMP
2 3 (13.04%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (13.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
1 5 (21.74%) DevOps
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Security Hardening
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (21.74%) Xen
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.04%) XenApp
6 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
1 5 (21.74%) Fluentd
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
1 5 (21.74%) Terraform
2 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) Marathon
3 3 (13.04%) Mesos
3 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (13.04%) Piwik
3 3 (13.04%) SCCM
3 3 (13.04%) SCOM
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Google
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) arcserve
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Trend Micro
7 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Meraki
7 1 (4.35%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos