Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 54 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.70% 1.07% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.10% 7.53% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 14
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -4.46%
10th Percentile £195 £275 £106
90th Percentile £525 £325 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £26.00
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £23.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year +102.15% -43.64% +142.65%

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 116 93 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.93% 14.22% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 84
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +10.17% -19.45%
10th Percentile £199 £162 £109
90th Percentile £539 £449 £412
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.10 £31.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.35% +55.00% -53.49%
10th Percentile £10.92 £16.40 £10.95
90th Percentile £47.35 £35.50 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +58.49% -27.89% -6.37%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 0 10 £288 -4.17% 5
Cheltenham - 5 £438 - 5
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) DHCP
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) SCCM
6 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (33.33%) Internet
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (28.57%) Apache
7 6 (28.57%) Service Management
7 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
7 6 (28.57%) ITSM
8 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
8 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) MCSA
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (19.05%) SQL

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 (28.57%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) GitHub
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) Internet
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) HTTP
4 4 (19.05%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 3 (14.29%) IPv6
5 3 (14.29%) NAS
5 3 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
6 2 (9.52%) Skype
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) DMZ
7 1 (4.76%) Firewall
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Build Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (9.52%) Java SE
3 1 (4.76%) DCOM
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 6 (28.57%) ITSM
2 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.52%) Demand Management
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Microservices
5 2 (9.52%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java 8
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (23.81%) MCSA
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) MCP
5 3 (14.29%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) Firmware
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) SCOM
3 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 3 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.52%) Netcool
4 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
4 2 (9.52%) Unicenter
4 2 (9.52%) WSUS
5 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.76%) Puppet
5 1 (4.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Meridio
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Wyse