The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 73 66 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing DNS 50 57 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.33% 2.73% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.35% 12.67% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 13
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£388 £336 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £195 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
Average hourly rate £47.83 £13.50 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.29% -27.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.30% -16.87%
DNS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
405 450 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.89% 21.57% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 230 150
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 45
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
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 Hampshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant +5 10 £348 -
Farnborough +5 6 £388 - 3
Southampton -4 5 £275 -29.48% 4
Basingstoke -8 4 £413 +26.92% 3
Portsmouth +2 3 - - 2
Hook -11 3 £386 +11.15%
Fareham - 1 £288 - 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 50 (57.47%) Windows
2 46 (52.87%) DHCP
3 34 (39.08%) Firewall
4 33 (37.93%) TCP/IP
4 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
5 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
5 26 (29.89%) Active Directory
5 26 (29.89%) VMware
6 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
7 22 (25.29%) Cisco
7 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
8 21 (24.14%) ITIL
8 21 (24.14%) Windows 7
9 20 (22.99%) vSphere
9 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
9 20 (22.99%) MS Office
9 20 (22.99%) Linux
9 20 (22.99%) SSL
10 18 (20.69%) Citrix
10 18 (20.69%) LAN
11 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
12 16 (18.39%) XenApp
12 16 (18.39%) Symantec
12 16 (18.39%) Oracle
12 16 (18.39%) VPN
12 16 (18.39%) WAN
13 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
14 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2007

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (9.20%) IIS
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.60%) nginx
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.30%) Apache
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) SaaS
2 6 (6.90%) IaaS
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (52.87%) DHCP
2 34 (39.08%) Firewall
3 33 (37.93%) TCP/IP
4 20 (22.99%) SSL
5 18 (20.69%) LAN
6 16 (18.39%) WAN
6 16 (18.39%) VPN
7 14 (16.09%) IPsec
8 13 (14.94%) BGP
9 11 (12.64%) MPLS
9 11 (12.64%) OSPF
9 11 (12.64%) SMTP
9 11 (12.64%) FTP
9 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (12.64%) HSRP
10 9 (10.34%) HTTP
10 9 (10.34%) Ethernet
10 9 (10.34%) LDAP
11 8 (9.20%) ADSL
11 8 (9.20%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Gerrit
1 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.45%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.15%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.15%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.15%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.15%) NuGet
4 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Architect
2 14 (16.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Build Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Engineering Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.90%) Web Services
3 4 (4.60%) ServiceStack
4 1 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) XSL
4 1 (1.15%) CGI
4 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.20%) FlexPod
2 8 (9.20%) PKI
3 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) CESG
6 2 (2.30%) SecurID
6 2 (2.30%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Life Science
7 1 (1.15%) RMADS
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.15%) Frameworx
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (57.47%) Windows
2 21 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 20 (22.99%) Linux
4 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.20%) CentOS
7 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
8 7 (8.05%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (4.60%) Android
9 4 (4.60%) UNIX
9 4 (4.60%) Solaris
10 3 (3.45%) Debian
10 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) ITIL
2 11 (12.64%) Portfolio Management
3 10 (11.49%) Network Design
4 9 (10.34%) Service Management
5 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.90%) Server Building
7 5 (5.75%) DevOps
8 4 (4.60%) Time Management
9 3 (3.45%) SIEM
9 3 (3.45%) Change Control
9 3 (3.45%) Requirements Management
9 3 (3.45%) Change Management
9 3 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.45%) Migration
9 3 (3.45%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.30%) Patch Management
10 2 (2.30%) Validation
10 2 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.05%) Python
3 6 (6.90%) VBScript
4 5 (5.75%) VB
4 5 (5.75%) SQL
5 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.05%) RHCE
6 4 (4.60%) MCSE
6 4 (4.60%) CCNA
6 4 (4.60%) Degree
6 4 (4.60%) CCDE
7 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.45%) VCP4
8 2 (2.30%) MCSA
8 2 (2.30%) CCIE
8 2 (2.30%) CCNP
8 2 (2.30%) CCSE
9 1 (1.15%) MOS
9 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
1 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) Active Directory
2 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (22.99%) vSphere
4 16 (18.39%) XenApp
5 12 (13.79%) XenDesktop
6 10 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (8.05%) vCloud
7 7 (8.05%) Postfix
8 4 (4.60%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.45%) qmail
9 3 (3.45%) Snort
10 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.30%) iptables
11 1 (1.15%) Samba
11 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.15%) Squid
11 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 8 (9.20%) SCCM
3 7 (8.05%) SELinux
4 4 (4.60%) Ansible
4 4 (4.60%) WSUS
4 4 (4.60%) Nagios
5 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.45%) vMotion
6 2 (2.30%) SCOM
7 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.15%) Puppet
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.15%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.15%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
1 26 (29.89%) VMware
2 22 (25.29%) Cisco
3 18 (20.69%) Citrix
4 16 (18.39%) Symantec
4 16 (18.39%) Oracle
5 12 (13.79%) Juniper
6 11 (12.64%) OpenText
6 11 (12.64%) Ventyx
7 10 (11.49%) IBM
8 9 (10.34%) BMC
8 9 (10.34%) CA
9 8 (9.20%) NetApp
10 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.75%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.45%) Brocade
12 2 (2.30%) IronPort
12 2 (2.30%) Foundry
12 2 (2.30%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.30%) F5
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago