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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 47 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.30% 3.42% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 17.69% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £376 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +115.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £365 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.85% -16.87%
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
138 130 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.83% 19.32% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 44
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 8 £550 +50.68%
Chippenham - 1 £275 - 2
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL
5 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) Data Protection
7 8 (36.36%) WSUS
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
7 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (31.82%) VMware
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) HTTP
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (27.27%) IIS
9 6 (27.27%) Java
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
10 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) DFS Replication
10 5 (22.73%) Lync
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 5 (22.73%) Lync
4 4 (18.18%) Apache
4 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) HTTP
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 4 (18.18%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
6 3 (13.64%) VLAN
6 3 (13.64%) NAS
6 3 (13.64%) Multicast
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
8 1 (4.55%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) IPsec
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Web Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Development Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 3 (13.64%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Derivative
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) WFM
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Logistics
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) ITSM
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) DFS Replication
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (13.64%) Varnish
6 1 (4.55%) NFS
6 1 (4.55%) Xen
6 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) WSUS
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) SCOM
2 5 (22.73%) SCVMM
2 5 (22.73%) SCOrch
2 5 (22.73%) SCSM
3 3 (13.64%) Ansible
3 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) SCDPM
4 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Dell
4 4 (18.18%) ArcSight
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) Websense
7 1 (4.55%) Nortel
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) Lumension
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £90 - £120 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 27 days ago