The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.71% 1.52% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 8.57% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.57% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 70 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.43% 17.77% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 46
Average daily rate £450 £424 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £253 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DNS
Wiltshire

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 1 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Broadband
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) SQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) Broadband
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee
1 1 (14.29%) Sophos
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