Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 19 March 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 26 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.62% 2.02% 6.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.48% 11.90% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Slough median daily rate £350 £310 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -12.98% +1.06%
10th Percentile £329 £271 £305
90th Percentile £404 £363 £480
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £463 £375
% change year-on-year -8.21% +23.47% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.65

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 91 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.00% 16.94% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 40
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £271 £259 £174
90th Percentile £550 £513 £471
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -25.00% -53.85%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Slough

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Slough

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Slough over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Slough

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for DNS.

1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (33.33%) Squid
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) vSphere
7 5 (33.33%) Puppet
7 5 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) NetApp
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Internet
8 4 (26.67%) Online Security
8 4 (26.67%) CCNP
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (26.67%) F5

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) 802.11
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) L2TP
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) PPP
5 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Online Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Analytics
1 4 (26.67%) Online Security
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Squid
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) iptables
5 1 (6.67%) KVM
5 1 (6.67%) Postfix
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) F5
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Crossbeam
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam