The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 75 36 75
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +39
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 37 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.50% 5.36% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 29.84% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 4
Median daily rate £413 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £380 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -15.55%
DNS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 124 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.92% 17.97% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 96 71
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+345.34% -22.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Wales region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Wales region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -24 3 £375 +7.14% 3
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) XenApp
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) Dell
8 2 (18.18%) Juniper
8 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
8 2 (18.18%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) IT Support
1 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
1 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) arcserve
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Meraki
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk
6 1 (9.09%) Trend Micro
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