The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 47 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.26% 1.70% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.44% 8.84% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 7
Average daily rate £325 £455 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £287 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £508 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -36.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
411 328 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.80% 19.23% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 179 158
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 58 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £15.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DNS
South East

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -10 8 £275 -45.00% 1
Hook +2 4 £315 -27.16%
Havant - 4 £413 -
Aldershot - 3 £325 - 1
Winchester - 2 £345 - 1
Basingstoke +17 1 £300 -16.08% 2
Andover - 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Yateley - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
New Milton - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 80 (76.92%) Windows
2 66 (63.46%) Active Directory
3 60 (57.69%) Security Cleared
4 43 (41.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (38.46%) DHCP
6 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 38 (36.54%) TCP/IP
7 36 (34.62%) VMware
8 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (29.81%) SC Cleared
10 27 (25.96%) HP
11 26 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 25 (24.04%) DV Cleared
13 23 (22.12%) Firewall
14 22 (21.15%) Windows XP
14 22 (21.15%) SAN
15 21 (20.19%) SQL
15 21 (20.19%) Oracle
16 20 (19.23%) .NET
16 20 (19.23%) IIS
16 20 (19.23%) ITIL
16 20 (19.23%) UNIX
17 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (17.31%) vSphere
18 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET
18 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
18 17 (16.35%) HTTP
19 16 (15.38%) Replication
20 15 (14.42%) Symantec
20 15 (14.42%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (19.23%) IIS
3 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.77%) Apache
7 5 (4.81%) Lync
8 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.96%) nginx
10 1 (0.96%) CMS
10 1 (0.96%) Drupal
10 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.46%) DHCP
2 38 (36.54%) TCP/IP
3 23 (22.12%) Firewall
4 22 (21.15%) SAN
5 17 (16.35%) HTTP
6 12 (11.54%) HTTPS
7 8 (7.69%) Network Security
7 8 (7.69%) Kerberos
8 7 (6.73%) SMTP
8 7 (6.73%) SSL
9 6 (5.77%) LDAP
10 5 (4.81%) NAS
10 5 (4.81%) SNMP
11 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.88%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.88%) FWSM
12 3 (2.88%) WAN
12 3 (2.88%) LAN
12 3 (2.88%) VLAN
12 3 (2.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.92%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (11.54%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.88%) Hudson
3 2 (1.92%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.92%) Toad
3 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.92%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.96%) MSI
4 1 (0.96%) NUnit
4 1 (0.96%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Military
4 1 (0.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (13.46%) Analyst
2 12 (11.54%) Administrator
3 9 (8.65%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Server Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) IT Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Build Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Tester
7 5 (4.81%) Performance Tester
8 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Wintel Support
8 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) .NET
2 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.50%) JSP
3 13 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (3.85%) Ajax
4 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.85%) Web Services
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (2.88%) Middleware
5 3 (2.88%) WCF
5 3 (2.88%) WPF
6 2 (1.92%) jQuery
6 2 (1.92%) CSS
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.92%) JPA
6 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Replication
2 8 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (3.85%) PKI
4 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.92%) HACMP
5 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (76.92%) Windows
2 43 (41.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (21.15%) Windows XP
5 20 (19.23%) UNIX
6 15 (14.42%) Linux
7 12 (11.54%) Windows 2000
8 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.88%) Android
11 2 (1.92%) AIX
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.96%) Solaris
12 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 13 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 12 (11.54%) Performance Testing
4 10 (9.62%) Time Management
5 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 7 (6.73%) Test Strategy
6 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.77%) Load Testing
7 6 (5.77%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.77%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.77%) Migration
7 6 (5.77%) Network Management
8 5 (4.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.81%) ERP
8 5 (4.81%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.85%) Release Management
9 4 (3.85%) Document Management
9 4 (3.85%) Web Development
9 4 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) SQL
2 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.73%) C#
5 4 (3.85%) C
5 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.88%) C++
7 2 (1.92%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) VBScript
7 2 (1.92%) VB
7 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 31 (29.81%) SC Cleared
3 25 (24.04%) DV Cleared
4 12 (11.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.85%) MCSE
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.92%) MCSA
6 2 (1.92%) ISEB
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CCNP
7 1 (0.96%) CCNA
7 1 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 66 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.31%) vSphere
3 13 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.62%) XenApp
5 9 (8.65%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.77%) vCloud
7 5 (4.81%) DFS Replication
8 4 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (3.85%) UAG
9 3 (2.88%) ProxySG
10 2 (1.92%) Samba
10 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.92%) OCFS2
11 1 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) SCOM
2 12 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (9.62%) SCCM
3 10 (9.62%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.77%) HP SIM
4 6 (5.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (4.81%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.88%) WSUS
7 2 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.92%) MIIS
7 2 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.62%) VMware
3 27 (25.96%) HP
4 21 (20.19%) Oracle
5 15 (14.42%) Symantec
6 14 (13.46%) Citrix
7 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.73%) Cisco
8 6 (5.77%) IBM
8 6 (5.77%) Dell
9 5 (4.81%) McAfee
9 5 (4.81%) Intel
9 5 (4.81%) NetApp
10 4 (3.85%) Serena
10 4 (3.85%) EMC
10 4 (3.85%) Sun
11 3 (2.88%) F5
11 3 (2.88%) Veritas
11 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.88%) Blue Coat
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