The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 / Somerset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.74% 0.82% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.48% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £28.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -28.92% +38.71%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 40 35 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 19.14% 14.34% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 16
Median daily rate £375 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £325 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.39% +7.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £16.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £20.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Somerset

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Somerset

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Somerset over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Somerset

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Somerset

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Somerset over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DNS in Somerset

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 5 £188 -
Yeovil - 5 - -
Taunton -10 2 £375 +20.96%
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) SCOrch
5 6 (42.86%) SCCM
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 5 (35.71%) Samba
6 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (35.71%) Squid
6 5 (35.71%) VLAN
6 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (35.71%) Web Development
6 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) Intranet
6 5 (35.71%) Extranet
6 5 (35.71%) Nagios

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Jetty
3 1 (7.14%) Mongrel
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Extranet
3 5 (35.71%) Intranet
3 5 (35.71%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) DCCP
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory Support
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Support
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) RIA
1 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Test Management
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) Samba
3 5 (35.71%) Squid
4 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
1 6 (42.86%) SCOrch
2 5 (35.71%) Nagios
2 5 (35.71%) Webmin
2 5 (35.71%) Xymon
3 4 (28.57%) SCSM
4 2 (14.29%) SCOM
5 1 (7.14%) Puppet
5 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Veeam
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) SAP