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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 31 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.22% 1.61% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.75% 13.43% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £148 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £320 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
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
157 67 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.39% 11.96% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 37 65
Average daily rate £400 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
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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
Swindon -5 4 £450 +119.51% 2
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Chippenham - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (88.10%) DHCP
2 34 (80.95%) Windows
3 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
4 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 25 (59.52%) Firewall
5 25 (59.52%) ITIL
5 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (57.14%) HP
6 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (57.14%) DV Cleared
7 23 (54.76%) VMware
7 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
8 22 (52.38%) Linux
9 19 (45.24%) MS Excel
9 19 (45.24%) SLA
9 19 (45.24%) Symantec
10 18 (42.86%) NetBackup
10 18 (42.86%) HP SIM
10 18 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
12 13 (30.95%) vSphere
13 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
14 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
14 11 (26.19%) 3PAR
14 11 (26.19%) Capacity Management
15 10 (23.81%) SCCM
15 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (21.43%) Finance
16 9 (21.43%) UNIX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (14.29%) Lync
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (45.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) DHCP
2 25 (59.52%) Firewall
3 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.67%) Internet
5 5 (11.90%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) 802.11
6 2 (4.76%) MPLS
6 2 (4.76%) OSPF
6 2 (4.76%) BGP
6 2 (4.76%) TACACS
6 2 (4.76%) HTTP
6 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 2 (4.76%) ATM
6 2 (4.76%) Broadband
6 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) IPsec
6 2 (4.76%) VLAN
6 2 (4.76%) DMVPN
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Systems Administrator
1 19 (45.24%) Administrator
2 11 (26.19%) Storage Administrator
2 11 (26.19%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) PDA
2 3 (7.14%) iPhone
2 3 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (52.38%) Linux
5 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.43%) UNIX
7 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.14%) CAD
4 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.38%) Network Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Line Management
5 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.95%) vSphere
3 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.14%) MetaFrame
5 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) vCloud
7 1 (2.38%) Postfix
7 1 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 18 (42.86%) HP SIM
1 18 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (23.81%) SCCM
3 7 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (4.76%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) MOM
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.38%) YUM
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) HP
2 23 (54.76%) VMware
2 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (45.24%) Symantec
4 11 (26.19%) 3PAR
5 7 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
6 4 (9.52%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) Avaya
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco
7 3 (7.14%) McAfee
7 3 (7.14%) Sophos
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) BMC
9 1 (2.38%) Veritas
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (2.38%) Remedy
9 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
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