Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 69 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 52 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.81% 1.11% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.62% 6.74% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 15
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £475 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +30.14% -2.01%
10th Percentile £291 £177 £233
90th Percentile £548 £518 £578
South West median daily rate £385 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +28.33% -20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.50 £110.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.82% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -55.79% +58.33%

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 333 193 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 18.00% 16.55% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 112 103
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.44% +0.69%
10th Percentile £143 £263 £204
90th Percentile £575 £586 £581
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.38 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +12.66% -11.49%
10th Percentile £21.99 £17.50 £13.16
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.54% +3.83% +14.29%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 -9 27 £450 - 1
Swindon -5 18 £425 -12.82% 1
Chippenham - 3 £330 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) DHCP
2 32 (61.54%) VMware
3 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
4 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
5 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
6 19 (36.54%) Cisco
6 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
6 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
7 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
9 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
10 15 (28.85%) HP
10 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (26.92%) SAN
12 13 (25.00%) Linux
12 13 (25.00%) DV Cleared
12 13 (25.00%) WSUS
12 13 (25.00%) vCenter Server
13 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (23.08%) PKI
13 12 (23.08%) Firewall
14 11 (21.15%) DevOps
14 11 (21.15%) Skype
15 10 (19.23%) Confluence
15 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (19.23%) Windows 10

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 10 (19.23%) Confluence
2 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.62%) OpenShift
4 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.85%) Office 365
6 1 (1.92%) Akamai
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) Serverless
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) DHCP
2 14 (26.92%) SAN
3 12 (23.08%) Firewall
4 11 (21.15%) Skype
5 7 (13.46%) VPN
6 6 (11.54%) FTP
6 6 (11.54%) HTTP
6 6 (11.54%) SMTP
6 6 (11.54%) SSH
7 5 (9.62%) OSPF
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (5.77%) HSRP
9 3 (5.77%) MPLS
9 3 (5.77%) RIP
9 3 (5.77%) SMLT
9 3 (5.77%) VXLAN
10 2 (3.85%) BGP
10 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Bitbucket
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (9.62%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Django
1 2 (3.85%) Spine.js
2 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) PKI
2 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.69%) iPad
4 4 (7.69%) Replication
5 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (25.00%) Linux
5 10 (19.23%) Windows 10
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) Unix
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (21.15%) DevOps
5 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.31%) ITIL
6 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 8 (15.38%) OO
7 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) Antivirus Management
9 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
9 5 (9.62%) NsoIT
9 5 (9.62%) OOP
9 5 (9.62%) Security Hardening
10 4 (7.69%) Change Management
10 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
11 3 (5.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) Python
3 6 (11.54%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) C
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (13.46%) CCNA
5 7 (13.46%) MCSA
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (11.54%) MCSE
6 6 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (7.69%) CCENT
7 4 (7.69%) CCNP
8 2 (3.85%) MCP
9 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) OCP
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) NCSC
2 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (15.38%) VMware NSX
5 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (9.62%) vSphere
6 2 (3.85%) Docker
6 2 (3.85%) Firmware
7 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 13 (25.00%) WSUS
2 10 (19.23%) SCCM
3 5 (9.62%) Kubernetes
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Terraform
4 3 (5.77%) Ansible
5 2 (3.85%) SCOM
5 2 (3.85%) systemd
6 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.92%) Packer
6 1 (1.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.92%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.92%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) VMware
2 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (36.54%) Cisco
4 15 (28.85%) HP
5 8 (15.38%) Oracle
6 5 (9.62%) Atlassian
6 5 (9.62%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.69%) Gemalto
7 4 (7.69%) Google
7 4 (7.69%) Juniper
7 4 (7.69%) Veeam
8 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.77%) Nortel
8 3 (5.77%) Remedy
9 2 (3.85%) F5
9 2 (3.85%) Nokia
9 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.92%) Splunk