Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 58 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 -21 +21
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.11% 1.10% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.13% 9.64% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 16
Swindon median daily rate £413 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -31.82%
10th Percentile £358 £356 £316
90th Percentile £517 £525 £438
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +57.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 123 83 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.61% 11.40% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 53 69
Swindon median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £118 £294 £308
90th Percentile £658 £500 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.25 £28.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year +63.72% -34.30% +7.50%

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 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 11 December 2018, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for DNS.

1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) AIX
3 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Middleware
3 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (70.00%) Gerrit
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (70.00%) OpenShift
3 7 (70.00%) Ansible
3 7 (70.00%) Docker
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (20.00%) WSUS
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP

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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (70.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) HSRP
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) PPP
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Gerrit
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) AIX
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Solaris
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
1 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCMSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCSA
1 1 (10.00%) CCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Docker
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) HP