Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 58 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +10
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.04% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.78% 3.03% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £215 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +97.67% -32.55% -8.93%
10th Percentile £373 £125 £232
90th Percentile £525 £303 £401
South Wales median daily rate £410 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +13.10% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 - £13.50

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 91 99 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.32% 16.02% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 67 61
Cardiff median daily rate £398 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.23% -17.33% +16.28%
10th Percentile £313 £144 £181
90th Percentile £575 £450 £488
South Wales median daily rate £408 £325 £391
% change year-on-year +25.38% -16.93% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £19.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.06% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £21.19 £55.00
% change year-on-year -17.41% -61.47% +171.60%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for DNS.

1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Ansible
2 15 (83.33%) DevOps
3 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
4 12 (66.67%) Java
5 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
6 8 (44.44%) J2EE
6 8 (44.44%) JBoss
6 8 (44.44%) Apache
6 8 (44.44%) Middleware
6 8 (44.44%) HTTP
7 7 (38.89%) Puppet
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (33.33%) Maven
9 5 (27.78%) JIRA
9 5 (27.78%) Python
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle
9 5 (27.78%) iptables
9 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
9 5 (27.78%) Confluence
9 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 4 (22.22%) Docker
10 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
10 4 (22.22%) Big Data

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 8 (44.44%) Apache
1 8 (44.44%) JBoss
2 5 (27.78%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (11.11%) IaaS
4 2 (11.11%) NuGet
4 2 (11.11%) PaaS
4 2 (11.11%) Serverless
5 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) HTTP
3 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
4 3 (16.67%) SSH
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
1 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
1 6 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 9 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) J2EE
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) OAuth
3 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (11.11%) Stripes Framework
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Server Hardening
6 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Storage Management
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) R
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) iptables
2 4 (22.22%) Docker
3 3 (16.67%) NFS
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Ansible
2 7 (38.89%) Puppet
3 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Hortonworks
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR