Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 77 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 -23 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.70% 0.97% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 7.18% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 19
Wiltshire median daily rate £372 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £231 £322
90th Percentile £514 £581 £415
South West median daily rate £280 £344 £330
% change year-on-year -18.55% +4.17% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £110.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £47.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -55.79% +27.52% +75.29%

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 197 181 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.34% 13.56% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 107 174
Wiltshire median daily rate £430 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% - -
10th Percentile £262 £204 £250
90th Percentile £643 £590 £550
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £354
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.59% -5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.48% -20.33% +220.54%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.94 £16.55
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +21.43%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +14 3 £269 - 2
Swindon -13 3 £488 +21.88% 2
Trowbridge - 2 £110 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (33.33%) PKI
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) SCOM
5 3 (33.33%) WSUS
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Demand Management
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Android
6 2 (22.22%) iPhone
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere

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 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Intranet
4 2 (22.22%) Junos
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (22.22%) Wiki
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Demand Management
3 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) NsoIT
4 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
1 3 (33.33%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy