Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 48 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.21% 3.13% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.99% 21.17% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 32
Gloucestershire median daily rate £206 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -11.24% +16.55%
10th Percentile £123 £106 £201
90th Percentile £304 £430 £475
South West median daily rate £325 £338 £370
% change year-on-year -3.70% -8.78% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £29.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +84.13% -82.97%
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £37.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.57% +112.86% -2.78%

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 89 137 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.51% 14.78% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 95 96
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £125 £122 £170
90th Percentile £423 £433 £475
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.41% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -41.52% +85.87%
10th Percentile £19.90 £11.18 £14.66
90th Percentile £36.38 £43.75 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.59% -19.75% +82.56%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 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
Gloucester -11 4 £300 +110.53%
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (37.50%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control
6 2 (25.00%) Demand Management
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010

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 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Live Communications Server
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CyberSource
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Jitterbit
3 1 (12.50%) Sage