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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.32% 1.40% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.90% 17.50% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Median daily rate £295 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £363 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £463 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
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
71 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.71% 8.02% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 43
Median daily rate £380 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 £34.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £34.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -14 4 £350 -26.31% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £240 -
Newport +17 1 £200 -42.85% 1
Bridgend - 1 £400 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £380 - 1
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 17 (65.38%) DHCP
2 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
3 14 (53.85%) VPN
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (50.00%) Firewall
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (46.15%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) IIS
7 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
9 7 (26.92%) VMware
10 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (23.08%) J2EE
10 6 (23.08%) Apache
10 6 (23.08%) HTTP
10 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (23.08%) F5
10 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 5 (19.23%) Security Hardening
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
11 5 (19.23%) VLAN
11 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
11 5 (19.23%) CCNA
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server

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 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (15.38%) JBoss
5 3 (11.54%) Jetty
5 3 (11.54%) nginx
5 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.85%) FileNet
6 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.85%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.54%) Google App Engine
1 3 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) DHCP
2 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
3 14 (53.85%) VPN
4 13 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) HTTP
6 5 (19.23%) DMZ
6 5 (19.23%) VLAN
7 4 (15.38%) FTP
7 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 4 (15.38%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) IPsec
8 3 (11.54%) LAN
8 3 (11.54%) SSL
8 3 (11.54%) WAN
9 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (7.69%) SAN
10 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.85%) MPLS
10 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (11.54%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Security Hardening
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
5 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 2 (7.69%) MCITP
6 2 (7.69%) MCTS
7 1 (3.85%) MCP
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Xen
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) F5
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
6 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.54%) Google
7 3 (11.54%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) arcserve
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.85%) Remedy
8 1 (3.85%) Sophos
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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