Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 84 67
Rank change year-on-year -34 -17 +27
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.92% 1.57% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 10.10% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 27
Bristol median daily rate £338 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -50.00%
10th Percentile £288 £210 £173
90th Percentile £432 £479 £355
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.99% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Bristol median hourly rate - £18.63 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.18% -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £23.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year +102.15% -43.64% +142.65%

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 311 307 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.29% 15.59% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 189 152
Bristol median daily rate £388 £338 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -0.37% -9.67%
10th Percentile £256 £163 £213
90th Percentile £506 £540 £549
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 20
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.11% +14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.30 £17.13
90th Percentile £159.75 £38.95 £45.38
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -25.00% -8.28%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Bristol

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Bristol

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for DNS.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) DevOps
7 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (35.00%) Server Management
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (35.00%) Docker
7 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (35.00%) Microservices
7 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
7 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) Migration
7 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (15.00%) Office 365
10 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.00%) VMware
11 2 (10.00%) JSON

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) VPN
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) SSH
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
1 2 (10.00%) React
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (35.00%) Microservices
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Server Management
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Docker
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) iptables
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper