The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wiltshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.54% 1.29% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.32% 9.84% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £329 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -36.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 61 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.57% 13.15% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 38
Average daily rate £340 £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DNS
South West

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -9 4 £319 -22.72% 1
Chippenham - 1 £335 -
Corsham - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (76.92%) DHCP
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) SCCM
6 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (30.77%) HP
7 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 8 (30.77%) IIS
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) NetBackup
8 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
9 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
9 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) FTP
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Symantec
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) SLA
10 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 5 (19.23%) SCOM
10 5 (19.23%) XenApp

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 8 (30.77%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) Lync
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) Site Server
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) DHCP
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) NAS
5 2 (7.69%) SSH
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.85%) X.400
6 1 (3.85%) DMZ
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) PDA
2 2 (7.69%) Celerra
2 2 (7.69%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 2 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
2 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) RHCE
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) vCloud
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) NFS
6 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) NetBackup
3 5 (19.23%) SCOM
3 5 (19.23%) HP SIM
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Symantec
5 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) Sun
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
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