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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 35 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17  
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.76% 1.20% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 8.33% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £338 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +145.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £148
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year - +3.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.68%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 60 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.94% 14.39% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 24
Median daily rate £375 £350 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +19.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Cardiff

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) DSL
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Xen
3 3 (50.00%) nginx

DNS
Top Related 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Jetty
1 3 (50.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (16.67%) Route 53
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) NuGet
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) iptables
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Marathon
2 3 (50.00%) Mesos
2 3 (50.00%) Rundeck
2 3 (50.00%) Terraform
3 1 (16.67%) Control-M
3 1 (16.67%) Fluentd
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
4 1 (16.67%) Thunderhead
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