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 27 June 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 50 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.89% 2.28% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 9.55% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 4
Median daily rate £503 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £28.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -28.92% +38.71%  

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 100 157 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 14.81% 23.86% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 101 52
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.30% +102.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £22.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 27 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 -6 2 £400 +6.66%
Chippenham - 1 £555 -
Salisbury - 1 £365 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
2 11 (55.00%) VPN
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) SIEM
5 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) Apache
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) SSL
7 6 (30.00%) Juniper
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) SANS
8 5 (25.00%) Ansible
8 5 (25.00%) Terraform
8 5 (25.00%) Data Encryption
8 5 (25.00%) Network Segmentation
8 5 (25.00%) SaltStack
8 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture

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 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
1 11 (55.00%) VPN
1 11 (55.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) Wireless
3 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) SSL
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) 802.11
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.00%) MPLS
6 2 (10.00%) SNMP
6 2 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (10.00%) TACACS
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) SIEM
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Data Encryption
4 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) ISMS
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Network Segmentation
4 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (15.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Go
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SANS
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
1 5 (25.00%) Terraform
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Aruba
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) McAfee
4 5 (25.00%) SaltStack
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Gemalto
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat