Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 April 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 60 29
Rank change year-on-year -15 -31 +25
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 31 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.47% 2.25% 6.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.30% 9.09% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 67
Reading median daily rate £413 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £235 £165 £295
90th Percentile £499 £538 £493
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £356 £353
% change year-on-year +19.30% +1.06% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Reading median hourly rate - £55.65 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.65 £55.33
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +97.06%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 229 341 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.70% 24.75% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 159 278
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £260
90th Percentile £575 £540 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.31% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 28
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.18% +46.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £13.90 £18.81 £14.35
90th Percentile £40.20 £57.32 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year +30.19% -61.31% +0.74%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Reading

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Reading

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Reading over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Reading

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) IaaS
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) vSphere
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (15.79%) Office 365
7 3 (15.79%) Lumension
7 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
7 3 (15.79%) Ansible
7 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
7 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) IaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 3 (15.79%) PaaS
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) GitHub
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) 3G
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) FCAPS
5 1 (5.26%) IKE
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) LTE
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) VRRP
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) StarTeam
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Military
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Build Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
3 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Microservices
2 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
2 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) SEO
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Docker
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Borland
3 3 (15.79%) Lumension
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) Arista
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Omniture
5 1 (5.26%) Optimizely
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy