The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.76% 1.15% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 8.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £363 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £250 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +56.25%
DNS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 100 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.90% 14.35% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 45 76
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £493 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 6
Average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -62.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 2 £363 - 2
Chippenham -5 1 £375 +7.14%
Malmesbury - 1 - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (75.00%) DHCP
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (65.00%) VMware
5 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (40.00%) Migration
9 8 (40.00%) vSphere
9 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 8 (40.00%) NetApp
10 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
10 7 (35.00%) Sophos
10 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (35.00%) MCSE
11 6 (30.00%) MCSA
11 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (30.00%) WSUS
12 5 (25.00%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) NAS
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) Telepresence
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless Security
6 1 (5.00%) ADSL
6 1 (5.00%) Broadband
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) Multicast
6 1 (5.00%) NX-OS
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Process Management
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MCSE
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCSA
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCDA
4 1 (5.00%) CCDP
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (40.00%) vSphere
4 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) WSUS
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) NetApp
4 7 (35.00%) Sophos
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) Forcepoint
7 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) F5
8 1 (5.00%) hybris
8 1 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) Intel
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (5.00%) TIBCO