The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 17 28
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 2.47% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 18.18% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £140 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -76.27%  
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 7 11 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 13.46% 13.58% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Median daily rate £218 £358 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.16% -20.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Cheltenham

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Cheltenham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for DNS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper