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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 72 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing DNS 52 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.49% 1.87% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.38% 11.53% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 16
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£347 £328 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
501 295 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.96% 16.18% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 162 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £15.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hook +2 10 £347 +5.29%
Basingstoke +20 5 £325 +85.71% 3
Southampton -16 5 £293 -31.17%
Farnborough -3 3 - - 1
Portsmouth +1 2 - - 1
Havant -4 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £430 -
Aldershot - - - - 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 72 (80.00%) Windows
2 64 (71.11%) Security Cleared
3 46 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 42 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 40 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 34 (37.78%) SC Cleared
8 33 (36.67%) DHCP
9 31 (34.44%) Windows XP
10 30 (33.33%) HP
11 28 (31.11%) VMware
12 26 (28.89%) DV Cleared
13 24 (26.67%) Oracle
14 20 (22.22%) ITIL
14 20 (22.22%) Windows 2000
15 19 (21.11%) JSP
15 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET
15 19 (21.11%) UNIX
15 19 (21.11%) .NET
15 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
15 19 (21.11%) Firewall
16 18 (20.00%) Linux
16 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
16 18 (20.00%) ISTQB
17 17 (18.89%) HTTP
17 17 (18.89%) HTML
18 16 (17.78%) HTTPS
18 16 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.89%) IIS
2 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.44%) Lync
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) Site Server
7 1 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 33 (36.67%) DHCP
3 19 (21.11%) Firewall
4 17 (18.89%) HTTP
5 16 (17.78%) HTTPS
6 13 (14.44%) SAN
7 12 (13.33%) LDAP
8 9 (10.00%) Kerberos
9 5 (5.56%) LAN
9 5 (5.56%) WLAN
10 4 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.33%) VLAN
11 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.33%) Network Security
11 3 (3.33%) Internet
11 3 (3.33%) WAN
12 2 (2.22%) RIP
12 2 (2.22%) 802.11
12 2 (2.22%) MPLS
12 2 (2.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.56%) SQLPlus
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 16 (17.78%) LoadRunner
2 8 (8.89%) StarTeam
3 3 (3.33%) NUnit
3 3 (3.33%) MSI
4 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.22%) Toad
4 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
4 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.22%) WiX
4 2 (2.22%) Hudson
4 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Military
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Analyst
2 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (12.22%) Build Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 9 (10.00%) Tester
4 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Performance Test Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Exchange Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) JSP
1 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET
1 19 (21.11%) .NET
2 17 (18.89%) HTML
3 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 6 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.33%) REST
4 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.33%) jQuery
4 3 (3.33%) Ajax
4 3 (3.33%) XML
5 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.22%) JPA
5 2 (2.22%) WCF
5 2 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.22%) Kendo UI
5 2 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Replication
2 5 (5.56%) Clustering
2 5 (5.56%) HACMP
3 4 (4.44%) PKI
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (80.00%) Windows
2 42 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (34.44%) Windows XP
5 20 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 19 (21.11%) UNIX
7 18 (20.00%) Linux
8 10 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (7.78%) Solaris
10 6 (6.67%) AIX
11 5 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) ITIL
2 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 16 (17.78%) Performance Testing
4 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (8.89%) Test Strategy
6 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (8.89%) Software Distribution
7 7 (7.78%) Load Testing
7 7 (7.78%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.56%) Time Management
9 5 (5.56%) Document Management
10 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.44%) SIEM
11 3 (3.33%) Software Deployment
11 3 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.44%) SQL
3 7 (7.78%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.67%) C
5 5 (5.56%) C#
6 4 (4.44%) Java
6 4 (4.44%) VB
7 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.22%) Python
8 2 (2.22%) VBScript
8 2 (2.22%) Perl
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.22%) Ruby
8 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 34 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 26 (28.89%) DV Cleared
4 18 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 16 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.44%) Degree
8 3 (3.33%) MCITP
8 3 (3.33%) MCSE
9 2 (2.22%) ISEB
10 1 (1.11%) MCTS
10 1 (1.11%) CEH
10 1 (1.11%) GIAC
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.11%) MCP
10 1 (1.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.33%) BS7799
2 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.78%) vSphere
3 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.56%) OCFS2
4 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.44%) Snort
5 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.33%) vCloud
7 2 (2.22%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.11%) UAG
8 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 16 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (14.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (7.78%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.67%) SCOM
5 4 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.33%) HP SIM
6 3 (3.33%) WSUS
6 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.22%) SCCM
7 2 (2.22%) Puppet
7 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.11%) Icinga
8 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (33.33%) HP
3 28 (31.11%) VMware
4 24 (26.67%) Oracle
5 8 (8.89%) Symantec
5 8 (8.89%) Borland
5 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.78%) IBM
7 6 (6.67%) JBoss
8 5 (5.56%) Juniper
8 5 (5.56%) NetApp
8 5 (5.56%) Citrix
8 5 (5.56%) Dell
8 5 (5.56%) EMC
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco
8 5 (5.56%) Sun
9 4 (4.44%) Altiris
9 4 (4.44%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.33%) F5
10 3 (3.33%) Acronis
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