Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 18 November 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 54 61
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -9
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.65% 0.36% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 2.90% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 16
Cardiff median daily rate £325 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -8.93% -6.67%
10th Percentile £147 £232 £313
90th Percentile £465 £401 £438
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £13.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year - -38.64% -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 101 69 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.42% 12.50% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 124
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% -17.31%
10th Percentile £143 £188 £204
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -20.94% +21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50% -
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +42.86%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Cardiff

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Cardiff

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Cardiff

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) iptables
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Proactive Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) iptables
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat