Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 46 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.17% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.94% 4.23% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Somerset median daily rate £240 - £733
South West median daily rate £338 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -0.74% -2.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate £35.75 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.68% - -
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £37.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.57% +112.86% -12.50%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.64% 15.60% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 22
Somerset median daily rate £363 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £115 £241 £213
90th Percentile £515 £475 £400
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 6
Somerset median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -34.64% +73.86%
10th Percentile £19.80 £15.63 £24.05
90th Percentile £48.88 £42.50 £39.25
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +80.11%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +3 4 £325 -
Bath -2 4 £233 - 3
Yeovil - 3 - -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (45.45%) Office 365
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) CentOS
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Veeam
7 3 (27.27%) Squid
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) RIA
7 3 (27.27%) Test Management
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared

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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Extranet
3 3 (27.27%) Intranet
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (9.09%) TACACS
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Support
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) RIA
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Test Management
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Samba
2 3 (27.27%) Squid
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Shibboleth
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (27.27%) Webmin
1 3 (27.27%) Xymon
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
2 1 (9.09%) SCSM
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Veeam
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Snow