Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 73 64
Rank change year-on-year -32 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.94% 1.74% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.31% 13.57% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 26
Bristol median daily rate £375 £298 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.05% -7.39% -2.65%
10th Percentile £149 £210 £253
90th Percentile £479 £484 £680
South West median daily rate £388 £336 £338
% change year-on-year +15.24% -0.37% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Bristol median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% -26.36%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.25 £18.13
90th Percentile £42.00 £19.35 £22.38
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £23.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +84.78% -17.86% +55.56%

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 260 221 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.89% 12.83% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 136 152
Bristol median daily rate £388 £348 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.51% -1.35% +0.64%
10th Percentile £180 £158 £226
90th Percentile £575 £493 £588
South West median daily rate £388 £390 £365
% change year-on-year -0.64% +6.85% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 9
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% +16.05% -26.36%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.75 £10.63
90th Percentile £49.50 £48.00 £44.35
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £27.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +55.96% -31.88% +6.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DNS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) SCCM
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) Juniper
8 4 (21.05%) SNMP
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) HTTP
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.79%) SMTP
9 3 (15.79%) SSL
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.79%) CCNA
9 3 (15.79%) NetScreen

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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) NuGet
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DHCP
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) SNMP
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.79%) NetScreen
5 3 (15.79%) SMTP
5 3 (15.79%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) IntruShield
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) SSH
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 1 (5.26%) DWDM
7 1 (5.26%) ICMP
7 1 (5.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Liquibase
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (10.53%) iptables
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) NFS
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.53%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam