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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.78% 1.75% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 18.18% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £375 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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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
114 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.94% 9.62% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 35 45
Average daily rate £355 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 10 £400 +6.66% 3
Newport - 2 £403 - 1
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (50.00%) HTTP
3 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (50.00%) J2EE
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) JBoss
4 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 10 (45.45%) Middleware
4 10 (45.45%) Maven
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
4 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (45.45%) JVM Tuning
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) DHCP
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) vSphere
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) Use Case

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (45.45%) JBoss
3 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
4 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.55%) Jetty
6 1 (4.55%) nginx
6 1 (4.55%) Lync
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (50.00%) HTTP
3 8 (36.36%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) IPv4
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) OSPF
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) IPsec
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 12c
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Maven
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) EAI Architect
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) J2EE
2 10 (45.45%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (45.45%) JVM Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Use Case
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) EAI
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Websense
5 1 (4.55%) BT
5 1 (4.55%) Nortel
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
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