Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 19 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +35
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.75% 0.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Dorset median daily rate £273 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.76% - -
South West median daily rate £338 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -0.74% -2.86% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £37.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.57% +112.86% -10.26%

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 78 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.62% 9.68% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 17
Dorset median daily rate £421 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.77% +2.33% -
10th Percentile £186 £181 £163
90th Percentile £475 £441 £645
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 24
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £25.50 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.90% -39.94% +28.67%
10th Percentile £10.89 £22.05 £15.75
90th Percentile £42.75 £31.15 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -4.55% -15.92% +82.56%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Dorset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +15 4 £273 +29.76% 2
Wimborne - 3 - -
Blandford Forum - 2 £161 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Dorset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
1 7 (63.64%) VPN
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) IPsec
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee
2 4 (36.36%) SCCP
2 4 (36.36%) GIAC
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) ISSAP
2 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) HSRP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
3 3 (27.27%) Meraki
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) 4G

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) IPsec
1 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) SCCP
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) 4G
3 3 (27.27%) Broadband
3 3 (27.27%) HSRP
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) VRRP
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Support
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Support
3 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (9.09%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) GIAC
2 4 (36.36%) ISSAP
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
5 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) Avaya
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Meraki
3 3 (27.27%) Nortel
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Isilon
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) SolidFire