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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 15 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.04% 3.41% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% 12.96% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £418 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.67% -14.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +59.37%
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
61 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.96% 26.34% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 10
Average daily rate £375 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 April 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Games
5 3 (27.27%) Replication
5 3 (27.27%) DFS Replication
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) SMTP
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) FTP
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Puppet
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 2 (18.18%) CentOS
7 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
7 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) MCDST

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) FTP
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) OSS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HND
1 1 (9.09%) MCDST
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) DFS Replication
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) HP
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