The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 30 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.59% 2.52% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.54% 11.86% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £269 £275 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +61.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £330
% change year-on-year +6.87% -0.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -32.74% +31.39%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 57 59 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 26.15% 21.22% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 26
Median daily rate £375 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £338 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.81% -17.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Bracknell

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Bracknell

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (64.29%) Problem Management
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) EMC
8 4 (28.57%) SAN
8 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
9 3 (21.43%) Meridio
9 3 (21.43%) Clustering
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) MS Access
9 3 (21.43%) Veritas
9 3 (21.43%) Unicenter
9 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
9 3 (21.43%) Netcool
9 3 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) 3G
5 1 (7.14%) 4G
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) GGSN
5 1 (7.14%) LTE
5 1 (7.14%) SCCP
5 1 (7.14%) SGSN
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MS Access
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (21.43%) Server Support
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (14.29%) SUSE
7 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
1 3 (21.43%) Netcool
1 3 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Unicenter
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) EMC
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Meridio
3 3 (21.43%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Software AG
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods