The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 13 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.06% 1.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.76% 16.92% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 12
Average daily rate £300 £383 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Average hourly rate £12.45 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Guildford region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Guildford region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 12 (80.00%) DHCP
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (33.33%) Lync
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) SCOM
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) HND
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Veritas
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) Sophos
7 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
7 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (26.67%) PKI
7 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
7 4 (26.67%) WSUS
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
1 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) HND
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) CCDA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
2 4 (26.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (26.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Veritas
3 4 (26.67%) Sophos
4 3 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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