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 3 months to 23 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.89% 2.11% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.88% 12.59% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 12
Median daily rate £375 £325 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +3.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £380 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 147 143 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.38% 16.76% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 110 55
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for DNS.

1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) DHCP
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
4 17 (41.46%) SCCM
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (36.59%) Skype for Business
7 14 (34.15%) Office 365
7 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (31.71%) Windows 10
8 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco
9 12 (29.27%) VMware
10 11 (26.83%) VPN
10 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
10 11 (26.83%) Linux
10 11 (26.83%) Skype
10 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
11 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
11 10 (24.39%) Dell
11 10 (24.39%) Finance
12 9 (21.95%) Firewall
13 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
13 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
14 7 (17.07%) Fat Client

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 15 (36.59%) Skype for Business
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
4 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (12.20%) Apache
5 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
5 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
6 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
8 2 (4.88%) IIS
8 2 (4.88%) iPlanet
8 2 (4.88%) JBoss
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
9 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) DHCP
2 11 (26.83%) Skype
2 11 (26.83%) VPN
3 9 (21.95%) Firewall
4 7 (17.07%) WAN
5 6 (14.63%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (12.20%) SAN
7 4 (9.76%) LDAP
8 3 (7.32%) NAS
8 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.88%) Internet
10 1 (2.44%) BGP
10 1 (2.44%) GSM
10 1 (2.44%) IPsec
10 1 (2.44%) OSPF
10 1 (2.44%) VoIP
10 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Redmine
1 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.44%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Messaging Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Trainee
6 2 (4.88%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) J2EE
1 2 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
2 7 (17.07%) Fat Client
2 7 (17.07%) Thin Client
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (7.32%) Clustering
6 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
7 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Signage
7 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
8 1 (2.44%) CESG
8 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (31.71%) Windows 10
6 11 (26.83%) Linux
7 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (7.32%) Unix
11 2 (4.88%) AIX
11 2 (4.88%) HPUX
11 2 (4.88%) Solaris
11 2 (4.88%) SUSE
12 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
6 4 (9.76%) Information Security
7 3 (7.32%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security Management
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.32%) Security Management
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) ERP
8 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C-shell
4 1 (2.44%) Korn
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCDP
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (17.07%) XenApp
4 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
5 6 (14.63%) DFS Replication
6 5 (12.20%) BitLocker
6 5 (12.20%) ISA Server
7 4 (9.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
9 2 (4.88%) Samba
9 2 (4.88%) Xen
10 1 (2.44%) KVM
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.44%) Shibboleth
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 4 (9.76%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.44%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
4 10 (24.39%) Dell
5 7 (17.07%) AppSense
5 7 (17.07%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) Wyse
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle
7 5 (12.20%) Intel
7 5 (12.20%) Symantec
8 4 (9.76%) IBM
8 4 (9.76%) IronPort
8 4 (9.76%) RightFax
8 4 (9.76%) Xerox
9 3 (7.32%) CA
9 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.32%) F5
10 2 (4.88%) Veritas
Bristol, Somerset
Robert Half
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