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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.16% 1.77% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 13.11% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Median daily rate £313 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
113 122 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.77% 13.50% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 88 41
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -30.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +15 6 £313 -21.87%
Mid Wales +5 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (84.00%) DHCP
2 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (44.00%) Linux
7 10 (40.00%) Firewall
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (36.00%) IIS
9 8 (32.00%) Cisco
9 8 (32.00%) VPN
9 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 5 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (20.00%) Ansible
12 5 (20.00%) DevOps
12 5 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (20.00%) Fluentd
12 5 (20.00%) Terraform

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 9 (36.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 3 (12.00%) Jetty
4 3 (12.00%) Mongrel
4 3 (12.00%) nginx
4 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 5 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 5 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) DHCP
2 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) HTTP
5 5 (20.00%) SAN
5 5 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) FTP
6 3 (12.00%) IPsec
6 3 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (12.00%) VoIP
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.00%) DMZ
8 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.00%) OSPF
8 1 (4.00%) VLAN
8 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) Kafka
2 3 (12.00%) LAMP
2 3 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (12.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (20.00%) DevOps
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 2 (8.00%) MCTS
6 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.00%) CCNP
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (20.00%) Xen
4 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Ansible
1 5 (20.00%) Fluentd
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
1 5 (20.00%) Terraform
2 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (16.00%) SCCM
3 3 (12.00%) Marathon
3 3 (12.00%) Mesos
3 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (12.00%) Piwik
3 3 (12.00%) SCOM
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Google
5 3 (12.00%) arcserve
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Trend Micro
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Meraki
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos