The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 13 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.08% 5.56% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 21.74% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
DNS
Surrey

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
45 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 37.82% 25.56% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 7
Median daily rate £400 £320 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.25 £24.97 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +84.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) XenApp
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) DFS Replication
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Games
6 3 (23.08%) Replication
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) VBScript
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) SMTP
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) FTP
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) NHS
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) DMZ
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) OSS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
1 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) HND
1 1 (7.69%) MCDST
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) DFS Replication
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto