Period
to 22 February 2018

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 6 months to 22 February 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 78 66
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.63% 1.13% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.18% 8.38% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 15
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +12.31% -14.75%
10th Percentile £366 £170 £138
90th Percentile £591 £506 £400
South West median daily rate £338 £333 £325
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.31% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £18.00
South West median hourly rate £22.50 £24.13 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.74% +34.03% -20.67%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 152 179 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.53% 13.43% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 123 138
Wiltshire median daily rate £440 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.86% -14.63%
10th Percentile £290 £210 £201
90th Percentile £550 £548 £450
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.48% -6.10% +80.70%
10th Percentile £20.30 £36.75 £17.35
90th Percentile £42.25 £47.50 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Wiltshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +12 7 £475 +88.12% 3
Corsham - 5 - - 4
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
6 5 (29.41%) WSUS
6 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (23.53%) Serverless
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (23.53%) DevOps
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (23.53%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (23.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

DNS
Co-occurring 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) Jetty
1 3 (17.65%) Mongrel
1 3 (17.65%) nginx
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon S3
1 4 (23.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (23.53%) Google App Engine
1 4 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (23.53%) Route 53
1 4 (23.53%) Serverless
1 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) FTP
3 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
4 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
4 3 (17.65%) SSL
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) Skype
6 1 (5.88%) Telepresence
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Military
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Implementation Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) CoreOS
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
2 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Demand Management
4 3 (17.65%) DSDM
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (23.53%) Xen
5 3 (17.65%) Docker
6 2 (11.76%) vSphere
7 1 (5.88%) GlusterFS
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
7 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (29.41%) WSUS
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) OSSEC
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
1 6 (35.29%) HP
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) New Relic
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) SAP