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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.88% 2.02% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 5.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
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
48 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.11% 36.87% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 8
Average daily rate £350 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Support
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) OSS Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) OSS Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) RHCT
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) VMware