The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.61% 0.61% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 4.76% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £363 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
DNS
Wiltshire

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
73 42 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.39% 12.88% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 51
Median daily rate £363 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 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 Swindon region with a requirement for DNS.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) Sophos
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) MCSE
4 6 (54.55%) MCSA
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) WSUS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) Telepresence
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless Security
General
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) IT Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) MCSA
1 6 (54.55%) MCSE
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCDA
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
2 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Sophos
4 3 (27.27%) Forcepoint
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper