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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 33 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.15% 3.14% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 18.82% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
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£355 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.26% -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
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
121 85 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.59% 16.70% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 46 68
Average daily rate £438 £327 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.79% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £115.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -87.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £42.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 -13 7 £381 +8.92% 1
Trowbridge -1 2 £355 +9.23%
Chippenham - - - - 1
Corsham - - - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 37 (86.05%) Windows
1 37 (86.05%) DHCP
2 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
3 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (55.81%) Firewall
5 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
6 18 (41.86%) VMware
7 16 (37.21%) Symantec
7 16 (37.21%) HP
7 16 (37.21%) ITIL
7 16 (37.21%) Linux
7 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
8 15 (34.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
8 15 (34.88%) DV Cleared
9 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco
9 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
10 12 (27.91%) Windows XP
11 11 (25.58%) SCCM
12 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
12 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (23.26%) Finance
12 10 (23.26%) VPN
12 10 (23.26%) vSphere
13 9 (20.93%) HP SIM
13 9 (20.93%) SLA
13 9 (20.93%) Blackberry

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.98%) Lync
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (86.05%) DHCP
2 24 (55.81%) Firewall
3 10 (23.26%) VPN
4 8 (18.60%) Internet
5 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
5 7 (16.28%) LAN
5 7 (16.28%) WAN
5 7 (16.28%) VLAN
6 6 (13.95%) MPLS
7 5 (11.63%) Wireless
7 5 (11.63%) SMTP
8 4 (9.30%) VoIP
8 4 (9.30%) WLAN
8 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.65%) DMVPN
10 2 (4.65%) 802.11
10 2 (4.65%) OSPF
10 2 (4.65%) BGP
10 2 (4.65%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MSI
2 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (20.93%) Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Storage Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.98%) iPhone
4 3 (6.98%) iPad
4 3 (6.98%) PDA
5 2 (4.65%) Handset
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
3 16 (37.21%) Linux
4 12 (27.91%) Windows XP
5 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.95%) UNIX
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Vista
8 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (6.98%) Windows NT
10 2 (4.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Capacity Management
3 6 (13.95%) System Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) CAD
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Network Management
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.33%) Network Design
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) DV Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (13.95%) MCSE
6 6 (13.95%) CCNA
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) vSphere
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.98%) MetaFrame
6 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.65%) Postfix
8 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (25.58%) SCCM
3 9 (20.93%) HP SIM
3 9 (20.93%) NetBackup
4 6 (13.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (13.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.65%) Nagios
5 2 (4.65%) yum
6 1 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 16 (37.21%) Symantec
3 16 (37.21%) HP
4 13 (30.23%) Cisco
5 8 (18.60%) 3PAR
6 7 (16.28%) Citrix
6 7 (16.28%) Avaya
6 7 (16.28%) McAfee
7 6 (13.95%) Juniper
8 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
9 4 (9.30%) Polycom
9 4 (9.30%) Dell
10 3 (6.98%) Oracle
10 3 (6.98%) Infoblox
10 3 (6.98%) Sophos
11 2 (4.65%) Remedy
11 2 (4.65%) BMC
11 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.65%) Computacenter