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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 29 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.06% 1.23% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.08% 8.75% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£450 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
152 80 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.26% 14.06% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 40 69
Average daily rate £400 £391 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £463 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 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 -10 3 £450 +157.14% 2
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Chippenham - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (86.84%) DHCP
2 32 (84.21%) Windows
3 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
4 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
5 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (55.26%) HP
6 21 (55.26%) Firewall
7 20 (52.63%) DV Cleared
7 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 20 (52.63%) ITIL
8 19 (50.00%) VMware
9 18 (47.37%) Linux
10 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
10 16 (42.11%) SLA
10 16 (42.11%) Symantec
11 15 (39.47%) Telecoms
11 15 (39.47%) NetBackup
11 15 (39.47%) HP SIM
11 15 (39.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
12 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
13 10 (26.32%) Finance
13 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (26.32%) SCCM
14 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (23.68%) vSphere
15 8 (21.05%) 3PAR
15 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
15 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (15.79%) Lync
4 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) DHCP
2 21 (55.26%) Firewall
3 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.42%) Internet
5 4 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) Broadband
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) HTTP
6 2 (5.26%) IPsec
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) DMVPN
7 1 (2.63%) ATM
7 1 (2.63%) SNMP
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) 802.11
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) OSPF
7 1 (2.63%) BGP
7 1 (2.63%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (39.47%) Telecoms
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (42.11%) Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Storage Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Wintel Support
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.89%) PDA
1 3 (7.89%) iPhone
1 3 (7.89%) iPad
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (21.05%) UNIX
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.89%) CAD
4 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.63%) Network Management
5 1 (2.63%) Change Control
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 20 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) vSphere
3 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.89%) MetaFrame
5 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) UAG
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) vCloud
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) NetBackup
1 15 (39.47%) HP SIM
1 15 (39.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (26.32%) SCCM
3 7 (18.42%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) MOM
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) HP
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) VMware
4 16 (42.11%) Symantec
5 8 (21.05%) 3PAR
6 7 (18.42%) Infoblox
7 4 (10.53%) Dell
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) Avaya
8 3 (7.89%) McAfee
8 3 (7.89%) Sophos
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle
10 1 (2.63%) Juniper
10 1 (2.63%) Veritas
10 1 (2.63%) Apple
10 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
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