Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 57 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.42% 1.22% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.69% 8.51% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 17
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -20.00% -12.79%
10th Percentile £195 £140 £155
90th Percentile £630 £415 £433
South West median daily rate £300 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -11.11% -0.74% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £29.00
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.42% +18.75% +100.00%

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 102 94 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.43% 14.33% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 91
Gloucestershire median daily rate £381 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -3.70% -15.63%
10th Percentile £202 £140 £159
90th Percentile £544 £400 £425
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £31.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.55% -8.15% -20.12%
10th Percentile £31.25 £14.30 £11.60
90th Percentile £50.25 £45.00 £45.63
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +7.59% +17.04% -4.93%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 -5 5 £463 +54.17% 7
Cheltenham - 2 £400 - 1
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (43.75%) SCCM
5 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) IIS
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
7 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) ITSM
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) MCSA
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Service Management
8 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) HP

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 6 (37.50%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) DMZ
4 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (6.25%) DCOM
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
2 5 (31.25%) ITSM
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Demand Management
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (12.50%) Proactive Management
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (12.50%) Server Management
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) MCSA
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) MCP
5 2 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
5 2 (12.50%) Firmware
5 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.25%) Docker
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) WSUS
3 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Netcool
4 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) SCDPM
4 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
4 2 (12.50%) Unicenter
5 1 (6.25%) Ansible
5 1 (6.25%) Nagios
5 1 (6.25%) OpenView
5 1 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Veritas
6 2 (12.50%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) Meridio
6 2 (12.50%) Splunk
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) Meraki
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) Wyse