The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 49 61 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21  
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.25% 1.56% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.61% 9.57% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £413 £325 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +136.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £274 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £410 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year +14.26% -15.89%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 92 94 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.49% 16.32% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £138 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in South Wales

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in South Wales

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in South Wales

DNS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cardiff +22 6 £425 +25.92% 3
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Ansible
3 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Google
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) nginx
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Confluence
5 3 (33.33%) Jetty
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Confluence
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Jetty
1 3 (33.33%) Mongrel
1 3 (33.33%) nginx
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 3 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (11.11%) Route 53
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DSL
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Ant
2 3 (33.33%) Hudson
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Travis CI
2 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (22.22%) NuGet
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (33.33%) Xen
3 2 (22.22%) iptables
3 2 (22.22%) NFS
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Marathon
2 3 (33.33%) Mesos
2 3 (33.33%) Rundeck
2 3 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Salt
4 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (11.11%) Control-M
4 1 (11.11%) Fluentd
4 1 (11.11%) Grafana
4 1 (11.11%) Kibana
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Google
4 3 (33.33%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) arcserve
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Informatica
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Thunderhead
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