Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 70 92
Rank change year-on-year +30 +22 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 60 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.24% 2.97% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.65% 20.20% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 7
Median daily rate £488 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +3.03% +13.79%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £246
90th Percentile £638 £537 £524
South West median daily rate £393 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -7.65% +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £47.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% -15.43% +100.00%

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 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 115 297 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.68% 14.70% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 192 168
Median daily rate £463 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £296 £267 £121
90th Percentile £629 £575 £579
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -4.84% +72.22%
10th Percentile £41.60 £41.25 £17.50
90th Percentile £52.70 £52.50 £49.20
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.73% +1.76% +47.83%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Wiltshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DNS in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for DNS in Wiltshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DNS in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DNS in Wiltshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DNS in Wiltshire.

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 3 December 2020. 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
Corsham +7 10 £525 +10.53%
Swindon +38 5 £300 -31.43% 2
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 16 (88.89%) DHCP
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) PKI
4 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (44.44%) VMware
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (38.89%) VSAN
7 7 (38.89%) vCenter Server
7 7 (38.89%) Public Sector
7 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
8 6 (33.33%) vSphere
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) NCSC
8 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (27.78%) VMware NSX
9 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (27.78%) SAP
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 5 (27.78%) MCSE
9 5 (27.78%) MCSA
9 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 5 (27.78%) Replication
9 5 (27.78%) Programme Management

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 5 (27.78%) Confluence
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) nginx
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) VSAN
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) Skype
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Bitbucket
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (38.89%) Public Sector
2 5 (27.78%) Electronics
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Platform Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Flash
2 1 (5.56%) COM
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) PKI
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 5 (27.78%) Replication
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (11.11%) Clustering
5 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
6 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (22.22%) Security Hardening
5 3 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) MCSA
3 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) NCSC
2 1 (5.56%) Def Stans
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (27.78%) VMware NSX
5 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) Firmware
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) vCenter Server
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
3 3 (16.67%) vRealize
4 2 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 2 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (5.56%) Ansible
5 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.56%) OPNET
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Puppet
5 1 (5.56%) Terraform
5 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec