Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 72 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.24% 1.50% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 11.63% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 11
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +28.38% +4.23%
10th Percentile £253 £234 £315
90th Percentile £523 £575 £400
South West median daily rate £300 £341 £325
% change year-on-year -12.09% +5.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £18.00
South West median hourly rate £22.25 £47.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -53.16% +163.89% -15.67%

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 181 172 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.25% 12.89% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 118 176
Wiltshire median daily rate £430 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £262 £204 £230
90th Percentile £588 £493 £550
South West median daily rate £388 £360 £363
% change year-on-year +7.64% -0.69% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.48% -11.49% +152.17%
10th Percentile £17.50 £20.30 £16.13
90th Percentile £46.10 £46.15 £67.90
South West median hourly rate £31.75 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -24.40% +20.00% +69.96%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Corsham +16 6 - -
Swindon +6 5 £475 +80.09% 2
Trowbridge - 1 £110 - 1
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 6 (46.15%) WSUS
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Demand Management
5 4 (30.77%) F5
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Remedy
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint

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 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) Intranet
6 1 (7.69%) Junos
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Demand Management
3 4 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) NsoIT
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (46.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) F5
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
4 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Intel
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee