Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 69 71
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 29 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.56% 1.24% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.39% 9.46% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +128.57%
10th Percentile £269 £278 £156
90th Percentile £775 £564 £513
South West median daily rate £394 £325 £319
% change year-on-year +21.15% +1.96% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +108.89% -19.64% +41.77%

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 309 148 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.65% 13.16% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 94 127
Wiltshire median daily rate £394 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +17.86%
10th Percentile £117 £284 £230
90th Percentile £625 £550 £543
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £29.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.32% -28.05% +2.50%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.70 £34.20
90th Percentile £49.50 £41.50 £65.50
South West median hourly rate £40.77 £25.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +58.31% -31.33% -4.15%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Swindon 0 16 £467 -1.68% 2
Corsham - 9 £269 - 5
Chippenham -3 1 £475 +137.50% 1
Salisbury - 1 £475 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 18 (62.07%) DHCP
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (44.83%) OpenShift
3 13 (44.83%) DevOps
4 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) Cisco
4 12 (41.38%) Linux
5 11 (37.93%) Solaris
5 11 (37.93%) Unix
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
6 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
6 10 (34.48%) Docker
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (27.59%) Middleware
8 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
8 8 (27.59%) AIX
8 8 (27.59%) Ansible
8 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
8 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
8 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (27.59%) Gerrit
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
9 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (24.14%) VPN

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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (44.83%) OpenShift
3 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) DHCP
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) VPN
4 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) SSH
6 2 (6.90%) FTP
6 2 (6.90%) HTTP
6 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (6.90%) Skype
6 2 (6.90%) SMTP
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) VSAN
7 1 (3.45%) HSRP
7 1 (3.45%) InfiniBand
7 1 (3.45%) PPP
7 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
7 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Gerrit
2 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Solaris
2 11 (37.93%) Unix
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) AIX
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) DevOps
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
4 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
8 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) NsoIT
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.90%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCSA
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCMSE
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) CCSA
6 1 (3.45%) CCSE
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) Docker
3 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.90%) vSphere
7 1 (3.45%) Cygwin
7 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Ansible
1 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
1 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (17.24%) Terraform
2 5 (17.24%) WSUS
3 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 4 (13.79%) SCOM
3 4 (13.79%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.90%) Puppet
5 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.45%) Ganglia
5 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) Netcool
5 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Google
5 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow
6 4 (13.79%) HP
7 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
8 2 (6.90%) F5
8 2 (6.90%) McAfee
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 2 (6.90%) Remedy
9 1 (3.45%) CA
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Intel
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) Veritas