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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 48 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.56% 1.95% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.91% 12.12% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £258 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £360 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -
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
111 99 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.79% 16.10% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 53
Average daily rate £438 £335 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £19.00 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 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 5 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
Swindon -4 4 £381 +13.38% 2
Trowbridge -1 3 £355 +9.23%
Chippenham - - - - 1
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) DHCP
3 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (54.55%) Firewall
6 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (36.36%) Linux
7 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
8 11 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 11 (33.33%) Symantec
8 11 (33.33%) Cisco
8 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 11 (33.33%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
10 8 (24.24%) SCCM
11 7 (21.21%) Finance
11 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.21%) MCSE
11 7 (21.21%) LAN
11 7 (21.21%) WAN
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (21.21%) Blackberry

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (21.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) DHCP
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) LAN
3 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) Internet
4 6 (18.18%) VPN
4 6 (18.18%) VLAN
5 5 (15.15%) SMTP
5 5 (15.15%) MPLS
6 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.12%) VoIP
6 4 (12.12%) WLAN
6 4 (12.12%) Wireless
6 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
8 2 (6.06%) SSL
8 2 (6.06%) HTTP
9 1 (3.03%) Multicast
9 1 (3.03%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Storage Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Web Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) RESTful
1 2 (6.06%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) Handset
3 2 (6.06%) Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Vista
7 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (9.09%) UNIX
8 3 (9.09%) Windows NT
9 2 (6.06%) Solaris
9 2 (6.06%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) System Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Content Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) MCSE
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (18.18%) vSphere
3 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Varnish
4 2 (6.06%) Postfix
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (24.24%) SCCM
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (15.15%) HP SIM
4 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
4 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (6.06%) Puppet
5 2 (6.06%) Ansible
5 2 (6.06%) yum
6 1 (3.03%) SCOM
6 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.03%) WSUS
6 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Symantec
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) 3PAR
4 5 (15.15%) Juniper
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.12%) Avaya
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) McAfee
5 4 (12.12%) SonicWALL
5 4 (12.12%) Polycom
6 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) BMC
6 2 (6.06%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
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