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 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 38 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.06% 0.69% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 3.13% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +157.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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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
98 96 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.21% 22.12% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 72 25
Average daily rate £475 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £25.00 £45.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (41.67%) Lync
5 5 (41.67%) WSUS
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
5 5 (41.67%) SCOM
5 5 (41.67%) SCVMM
5 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (41.67%) DFS Replication
5 5 (41.67%) SCOrch
5 5 (41.67%) SCSM
5 5 (41.67%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) SCDPM
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Lync
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (8.33%) RIP
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Development Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) WFM
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (41.67%) DFS Replication
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) WSUS
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
1 5 (41.67%) SCVMM
1 5 (41.67%) SCOrch
1 5 (41.67%) SCSM
2 3 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) Websense
3 1 (8.33%) hybris