Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 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 > Slough
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 16 27
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.48% 6.87% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 33.96% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Slough median daily rate £313 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +2.84% +17.50%
10th Percentile £269 £332 £271
90th Percentile £366 £485 £410
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £363 £353
% change year-on-year +17.24% +2.84% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 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 38 53 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.07% 20.23% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 62
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £256 £133 £250
90th Percentile £503 £459 £524
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Slough median hourly rate - £13.86 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.00% -44.62%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year +27.78% -60.58% -4.20%

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 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 20 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 Slough region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Wonderware

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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Lumension
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Wonderware