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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.15% 2.32% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.72% 12.80% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate £350 £355 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £406 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.45% +42.78%
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
128 125 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.34% 18.09% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 64 51
Average daily rate £363 £413 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% -32.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 9 £360 -5.57% 5
Malmesbury - 2 £325 -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
3 24 (75.00%) Windows
4 22 (68.75%) DHCP
5 19 (59.38%) MS Exchange
5 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 15 (46.88%) Firewall
10 12 (37.50%) VMware
10 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
12 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (28.13%) VPN
14 8 (25.00%) ITIL
14 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (21.88%) Finance
15 7 (21.88%) Migration
15 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
15 7 (21.88%) vSphere
15 7 (21.88%) WSUS
15 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (21.88%) MCSE
15 7 (21.88%) Ethernet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 19 (59.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.25%) IIS
7 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) DHCP
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 9 (28.13%) VPN
5 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
6 6 (18.75%) LAN
6 6 (18.75%) Wireless
7 4 (12.50%) WAN
8 3 (9.38%) ADSL
8 3 (9.38%) Broadband
8 3 (9.38%) Internet
8 3 (9.38%) NAS
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
8 3 (9.38%) SSL
9 2 (6.25%) Telepresence
9 2 (6.25%) VoIP
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless Security
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.13%) Multicast
10 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) iPhone
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (3.13%) B2B
5 1 (3.13%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCSA
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCDA
5 1 (3.13%) CCDP
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) vSphere
4 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) WSUS
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperic
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.13%) SCSM
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) NetApp
4 6 (18.75%) Sophos
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) Apple
7 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) hybris
7 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.13%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Intel
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.13%) Splunk