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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 42 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.78% 2.74% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.60% 17.28% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £200 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £176 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £390 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £21.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -1.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -2.63%
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
137 81 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.05% 15.85% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 43 67
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £42.30 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 12 £450 +125.00% 1
Trowbridge - 1 £355 -
Chippenham - - - - 4
Corsham - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (89.80%) Windows
1 44 (89.80%) DHCP
2 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
4 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (57.14%) Firewall
7 24 (48.98%) Security Cleared
8 22 (44.90%) VMware
8 22 (44.90%) HP
8 22 (44.90%) Symantec
8 22 (44.90%) ITIL
9 21 (42.86%) Linux
9 21 (42.86%) DV Cleared
9 21 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
10 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
11 15 (30.61%) SLA
11 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
11 15 (30.61%) NetBackup
11 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
11 15 (30.61%) HP SIM
12 14 (28.57%) Finance
12 14 (28.57%) SCCM
13 13 (26.53%) vSphere
13 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
15 11 (22.45%) Cisco
15 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
15 11 (22.45%) 3PAR

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.12%) Lync
5 3 (6.12%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 44 (89.80%) DHCP
2 28 (57.14%) Firewall
3 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.41%) Internet
5 8 (16.33%) VPN
6 6 (12.24%) LAN
6 6 (12.24%) WAN
6 6 (12.24%) VLAN
7 5 (10.20%) SMTP
7 5 (10.20%) MPLS
8 4 (8.16%) Wireless
9 3 (6.12%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.12%) VoIP
9 3 (6.12%) WLAN
10 2 (4.08%) ATM
10 2 (4.08%) SNMP
10 2 (4.08%) OSPF
10 2 (4.08%) BGP
10 2 (4.08%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MSI
2 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
2 14 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (30.61%) Administrator
2 11 (22.45%) Storage Administrator
2 11 (22.45%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) PDA
3 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.12%) iPhone
3 3 (6.12%) iPad
4 2 (4.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (42.86%) Linux
5 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
6 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
8 9 (18.37%) UNIX
9 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (12.24%) Windows Vista
11 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (6.12%) Windows NT
13 2 (4.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Capacity Management
3 6 (12.24%) System Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) CAD
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Network Management
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Time Management
7 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.04%) Network Design
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C
2 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.20%) CCNA
6 4 (8.16%) MCSE
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.53%) vSphere
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.12%) MetaFrame
6 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.08%) Postfix
8 1 (2.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 15 (30.61%) HP SIM
2 15 (30.61%) NetBackup
3 14 (28.57%) SCCM
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (12.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (8.16%) SCOM
6 2 (4.08%) yum
6 2 (4.08%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) HP
2 22 (44.90%) Symantec
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco
3 11 (22.45%) 3PAR
4 7 (14.29%) Infoblox
5 6 (12.24%) Citrix
5 6 (12.24%) Avaya
5 6 (12.24%) McAfee
6 5 (10.20%) Juniper
7 4 (8.16%) Dell
7 4 (8.16%) SonicWALL
8 3 (6.12%) Polycom
8 3 (6.12%) Sophos
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle
9 2 (4.08%) BMC
9 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.08%) Remedy
9 2 (4.08%) Computacenter
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