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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 47 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.22% 2.38% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.08% 20.00% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+42.50% +20.30%
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
129 105 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.05% 11.90% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 50
Median daily rate £378 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +17 12 £363 -9.37% 1
Mid Wales +5 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (83.33%) DHCP
2 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (50.00%) VMware
6 11 (45.83%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (33.33%) IIS
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
9 7 (29.17%) VPN
9 7 (29.17%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (25.00%) CCNA
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
11 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (20.83%) Ansible
11 5 (20.83%) DevOps
11 5 (20.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (20.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (20.83%) Fluentd
11 5 (20.83%) 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 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Jetty
3 3 (12.50%) nginx
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
1 5 (20.83%) Google App Engine
1 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) DHCP
2 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) HTTP
4 5 (20.83%) SSL
5 4 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) FTP
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (12.50%) IPsec
6 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) DMZ
8 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.17%) MPLS
8 1 (4.17%) NX-OS
8 1 (4.17%) OSPF
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) Kafka
2 3 (12.50%) LAMP
2 3 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
1 5 (20.83%) DevOps
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Security Hardening
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) MCTS
6 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (20.83%) Xen
4 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
1 5 (20.83%) Fluentd
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) Terraform
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.50%) Marathon
3 3 (12.50%) Mesos
3 3 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (12.50%) Piwik
3 3 (12.50%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Google
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.50%) arcserve
6 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) Trend Micro
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) Remedy
8 1 (4.17%) Sophos