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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.55% 1.25% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.00% 7.41% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £318 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £335 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.43% +3.22%
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
100 108 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.06% 16.85% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 76 51
Average daily rate £338 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £25.00 £22.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 March 2015. 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
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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
Trowbridge 0 2 £278 -14.61%
Swindon +3 1 £150 -52.94% 2
Chippenham -2 1 £350 +4.47% 1
Salisbury - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) DHCP
3 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (58.62%) Firewall
7 14 (48.28%) Cisco
8 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
9 10 (34.48%) VMware
10 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
10 9 (31.03%) IIS
11 8 (27.59%) LAN
11 8 (27.59%) WAN
11 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
11 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
11 8 (27.59%) VLAN
11 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
12 7 (24.14%) Linux
12 7 (24.14%) MCSE
12 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
12 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
12 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (20.69%) McAfee
13 6 (20.69%) Symantec
13 6 (20.69%) Internet
13 6 (20.69%) SQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) IIS
3 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.34%) Apache
5 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.45%) Lync
7 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) DHCP
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 8 (27.59%) VLAN
3 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.69%) Internet
6 5 (17.24%) MPLS
6 5 (17.24%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) SMTP
7 4 (13.79%) VoIP
7 4 (13.79%) WLAN
7 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
7 4 (13.79%) SAN
7 4 (13.79%) Multicast
8 3 (10.34%) NAS
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (10.34%) HTTP
8 3 (10.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Web Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Server Support
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.90%) Handset
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Vista
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (10.34%) Windows NT
11 2 (6.90%) UNIX
11 2 (6.90%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
12 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
1 5 (17.24%) System Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Content Management
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITSM
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) MCSE
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 2 (6.90%) Varnish
6 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.45%) NFS
7 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.45%) Xen
7 1 (3.45%) Postfix
7 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
1 6 (20.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (13.79%) WSUS
4 2 (6.90%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.90%) Ansible
5 1 (3.45%) yum
5 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Symantec
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) McAfee
5 4 (13.79%) Dell
5 4 (13.79%) Avaya
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
5 4 (13.79%) SonicWALL
5 4 (13.79%) Polycom
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) BMC
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