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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.63% 5.27% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 27.93% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 6
Median daily rate £394 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £326 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £380 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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
122 111 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.06% 18.88% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 85 44
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +9 1 £413 +17.85% 2
Bridgend - 1 £450 - 2
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) DHCP
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
7 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
7 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) arcserve
7 2 (22.22%) Symantec

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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support
1 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) arcserve
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Meraki
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (11.11%) Sophos
6 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro