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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 42 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.53% 4.06% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 18.83% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 4
Average daily rate
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£228 £450 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +157.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £450 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +7.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -10.00%
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
184 154 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.20% 21.54% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 84 40
Average daily rate £425 £413 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £256 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +2 9 £550 +22.22% 4
Malmesbury -4 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £275 - 1
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 22 (64.71%) DHCP
3 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (47.06%) Firewall
7 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
8 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco
8 12 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
9 11 (32.35%) ITIL
10 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
11 9 (26.47%) Data Protection
11 9 (26.47%) WSUS
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
12 8 (23.53%) VPN
12 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
13 7 (20.59%) IIS
13 7 (20.59%) VMware
13 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (17.65%) DFS Replication
14 6 (17.65%) SCCM
14 6 (17.65%) SCOM
14 6 (17.65%) SCVMM
14 6 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (17.65%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 7 (20.59%) IIS
4 6 (17.65%) Lync
5 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 3 (8.82%) Apache
7 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) DHCP
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
4 8 (23.53%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) LAN
6 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
6 5 (14.71%) HTTP
6 5 (14.71%) WAN
6 5 (14.71%) Wireless
7 4 (11.76%) SAN
7 4 (11.76%) Internet
8 3 (8.82%) MPLS
8 3 (8.82%) VLAN
8 3 (8.82%) SSL
8 3 (8.82%) NAS
8 3 (8.82%) Multicast
9 2 (5.88%) MQTT
9 2 (5.88%) OSPF
9 2 (5.88%) BGP
9 2 (5.88%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) iPhone
2 5 (14.71%) iPad
3 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.88%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
1 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.65%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Data Protection
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) Time Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (5.88%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Content Management
5 2 (5.88%) WFM
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C
2 2 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (17.65%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.88%) Varnish
6 1 (2.94%) NFS
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Xen
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) WSUS
2 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) SCOM
2 6 (17.65%) SCVMM
2 6 (17.65%) SCOrch
2 6 (17.65%) SCSM
3 4 (11.76%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Apple
5 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) Dell
5 4 (11.76%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
6 2 (5.88%) Websense
6 2 (5.88%) Nortel
6 2 (5.88%) Avaya
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Nokia
7 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.94%) hybris
7 1 (2.94%) Lumension