Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 23 July 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 43 56
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 +10
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.47% 3.45% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 13.48% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 3
Swindon median daily rate £275 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -31.82% +60.00%
10th Percentile £231 £316 £355
90th Percentile £488 £438 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Swindon median hourly rate - - £17.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 84 178 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 12.35% 25.61% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 127 56
Swindon median daily rate £325 £363 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -8.23% -7.06%
10th Percentile £202 £290 £213
90th Percentile £488 £530 £572
Wiltshire median daily rate £365 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +0.69% -2.03% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Swindon median hourly rate £13.68 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.25% +71.88% -60.49%
10th Percentile £12.84 £23.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £14.81 £37.25 £32.63
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.47% +210.71% -65.43%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Swindon

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Swindon

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Swindon

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) SaltStack
4 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) nginx
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (30.00%) Terraform
4 3 (30.00%) Ansible
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SANS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Gemalto
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat