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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.61% 1.44% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 8.33% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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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
41 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.58% 17.31% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 33
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +52.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 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 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Postfix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Computacenter
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco