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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.78% 0.51% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 3.39% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£550 £365 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% +108.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.25%
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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
49 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.44% 15.09% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 38
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.79% +161.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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
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 6 July 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 6 July 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 8 (100.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (50.00%) SCOrch
4 4 (50.00%) SCSM
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) DFS Replication
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (50.00%) Lync
4 4 (50.00%) WSUS
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) SCOM
4 4 (50.00%) SCVMM
4 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (50.00%) Lync
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) WFM
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (50.00%) DFS Replication
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
1 4 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 4 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 4 (50.00%) SCSM
2 2 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware