Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 February 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 53 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.83% 2.74% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 20.37% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 10
Gloucestershire median daily rate £288 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.11% +6.72% -17.14%
10th Percentile £264 £106 £137
90th Percentile £321 £400 £480
South West median daily rate £338 £333 £325
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.31% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £19.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +56.70% -39.38%
South West median hourly rate £22.50 £24.13 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.74% +34.03% -20.67%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 79 108 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.06% 13.47% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 83 79
Gloucestershire median daily rate £275 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £156 £106 £160
90th Percentile £475 £414 £450
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.25 £19.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.74% -54.22% +104.94%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.50 £12.26
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.25 £46.35
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Gloucestershire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Gloucestershire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Gloucestershire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Gloucester -3 2 £288 +155.56% 1
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (60.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Support
1 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CyberSource
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Jitterbit
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) VMware