The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 46 47 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing DNS 14 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.17% 2.30% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.42% 10.07% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Median daily rate £365 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £327 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year - +3.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.68%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 76 149 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 11.76% 22.89% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 95 49
Median daily rate £300 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £292 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +134.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Wiltshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Wiltshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Wiltshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Swindon -3 8 £253 -29.86% 1
Salisbury - 2 £365 -
Corsham - 1 - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (57.89%) LAN
1 11 (57.89%) WAN
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) Wireless
3 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
5 7 (36.84%) SaltStack
5 7 (36.84%) Ansible
5 7 (36.84%) Terraform
5 7 (36.84%) nginx
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) Puppet
5 7 (36.84%) SIEM
5 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
5 7 (36.84%) Python
5 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) Ruby
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) Vagrant

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 7 (36.84%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
1 11 (57.89%) LAN
1 11 (57.89%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
2 9 (47.37%) Wireless
3 7 (36.84%) NetScaler
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) LDAP
7 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Data Encryption
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security Management
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Security Management
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
1 7 (36.84%) Python
1 7 (36.84%) Ruby
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) Go
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SANS
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Shibboleth
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Ansible
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
1 7 (36.84%) Terraform
2 5 (26.32%) Salt
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix
1 7 (36.84%) SaltStack
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Aruba
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Intel Security
5 2 (10.53%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Gemalto
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat