Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 28 12
Rank change year-on-year -12 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.99% 3.23% 8.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 18.52% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 13
Slough median daily rate £160 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £148 £278 £300
90th Percentile £392 £349 £369
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £374 £338
% change year-on-year +20.40% +10.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - £48.58

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 80 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.32% 17.42% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 36
Slough median daily rate £400 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -2.10%
10th Percentile £152 £132 £164
90th Percentile £510 £494 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £170.00 £17.50 £13.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +871.43% +30.31% -19.82%
10th Percentile £165.00 £17.25 £12.81
90th Percentile £175.00 £17.75 £14.74
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +53.85% -10.34%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Veeam
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) VMware