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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.24% 1.55% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.65% 9.32% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £329 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £317 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £335 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
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
104 118 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.36% 16.64% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 80 44
Average daily rate £350 £350 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £480 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.49% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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
Chippenham -2 1 £350 +4.47% 1
Salisbury - - - -
Swindon - - - - 2
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (69.57%) DHCP
4 16 (69.57%) Firewall
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco
5 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
6 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
7 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
7 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (39.13%) IIS
8 9 (39.13%) VMware
9 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
9 8 (34.78%) VLAN
9 8 (34.78%) LAN
9 8 (34.78%) WAN
10 7 (30.43%) MCSE
10 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
10 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
10 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
11 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (26.09%) McAfee
11 6 (26.09%) Internet
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
11 6 (26.09%) SQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) IIS
3 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (13.04%) Apache
5 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (4.35%) Lync
7 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) DHCP
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) VLAN
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
2 8 (34.78%) WAN
3 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) SMTP
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Multicast
7 3 (13.04%) NAS
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (13.04%) HTTP
7 3 (13.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Web Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Server Support
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.70%) Handset
3 2 (8.70%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Windows NT
7 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.70%) UNIX
8 2 (8.70%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
9 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) MCSE
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) Varnish
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) Xen
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.35%) Postfix
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) yum
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) McAfee
5 4 (17.39%) SonicWALL
5 4 (17.39%) Polycom
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
5 4 (17.39%) Avaya
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Computacenter
8 1 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.35%) Remedy
8 1 (4.35%) BMC