The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.70% 1.72% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 11.11% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 54 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.68% 15.52% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 47
Average daily rate £450 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £193 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Broadband
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) Broadband
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) McAfee
1 3 (33.33%) Sophos
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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