Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 57 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.20% 1.06% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 7.29% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Swindon median daily rate £475 £400 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +128.57% -61.11%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £125
90th Percentile £535 £400 £495
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £175
% change year-on-year +9.38% +128.57% -61.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 68 96 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 10.19% 14.52% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 88
Swindon median daily rate £419 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £295 £264 £247
90th Percentile £500 £500 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £431 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +7.81% +14.29% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Swindon median hourly rate £23.50 - £41.00
10th Percentile £14.35 - £34.40
90th Percentile £37.53 - £42.40
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -28.05% +2.50% +76.29%

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 16 January 2018, 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 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) DSDM
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Xen
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Jetty
1 2 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 3 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine
1 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (37.50%) Route 53
1 3 (37.50%) Serverless
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) IPsec
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) SMS
4 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Implementation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) DSDM
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 3 (37.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) GlusterFS
3 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) OSSEC
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) New Relic
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat