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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 85 52 86
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +34
Contract jobs citing DNS 33 58 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.58% 3.08% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.05% 15.51% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 9
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£400 £328 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +63.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £22.50 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £40.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -
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
410 374 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.61% 19.86% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 182 140
Average daily rate £381 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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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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
Fareham +1 7 £450 -
Hook -1 5 £425 +34.92%
Southampton -18 5 £400 +45.45% 1
Farnborough - 3 - - 2
Basingstoke -7 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £260 - 2
Havant -5 1 - - 1
Winchester -9 1 - -
Petersfield - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (70.42%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) Active Directory
3 43 (60.56%) Security Cleared
4 38 (53.52%) DHCP
4 38 (53.52%) VMware
5 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
6 33 (46.48%) SC Cleared
7 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (36.62%) TCP/IP
9 23 (32.39%) vSphere
10 22 (30.99%) ITIL
11 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (23.94%) NetApp
13 16 (22.54%) Cisco
13 16 (22.54%) Firewall
14 15 (21.13%) Linux
15 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
15 13 (18.31%) HP
16 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
17 11 (15.49%) LDAP
17 11 (15.49%) IIS
17 11 (15.49%) VPN
17 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
17 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
18 10 (14.08%) SSL
18 10 (14.08%) LAN
18 10 (14.08%) WAN
18 10 (14.08%) Juniper
18 10 (14.08%) Windows XP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) IIS
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.23%) JBoss
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.82%) nginx
8 1 (1.41%) Apache
8 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (53.52%) DHCP
2 26 (36.62%) TCP/IP
3 16 (22.54%) Firewall
4 11 (15.49%) LDAP
4 11 (15.49%) VPN
5 10 (14.08%) SSL
5 10 (14.08%) LAN
5 10 (14.08%) WAN
6 9 (12.68%) SAN
6 9 (12.68%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (11.27%) VLAN
8 5 (7.04%) FTP
8 5 (7.04%) Kerberos
8 5 (7.04%) NAS
9 4 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
10 3 (4.23%) HTTP
10 3 (4.23%) SMTP
10 3 (4.23%) DMZ
10 3 (4.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQLPlus
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) StarTeam
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.82%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Military
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Analyst
2 7 (9.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
4 4 (5.63%) Systems Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) IT Support
4 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Architect
5 3 (4.23%) Consultant
5 3 (4.23%) Build Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.23%) Requirements Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) XML
2 4 (5.63%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.82%) ServiceStack
4 2 (2.82%) JSP
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Replication
2 8 (11.27%) FlexPod
3 6 (8.45%) PKI
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Clustering
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) HACMP
6 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.82%) CESG
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 50 (70.42%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.13%) Linux
5 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
6 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.04%) UNIX
9 5 (7.04%) Solaris
10 4 (5.63%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (4.23%) AIX
11 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
11 3 (4.23%) VMS
12 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (2.82%) Android
12 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Network Design
2 8 (11.27%) Service Management
3 6 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.04%) Migration
4 5 (7.04%) Project Management
4 5 (7.04%) Change Control
4 5 (7.04%) Coaching
5 4 (5.63%) Time Management
5 4 (5.63%) Document Management
5 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.63%) SIEM
5 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.23%) Requirements Management
6 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.68%) SQL
3 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.63%) PHP
4 4 (5.63%) C
5 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.23%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) AWK
5 3 (4.23%) sed
5 3 (4.23%) Korn
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (60.56%) Security Cleared
2 33 (46.48%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.04%) MCSE
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.23%) CCNA
6 3 (4.23%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) MCSA
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (61.97%) Active Directory
2 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (32.39%) vSphere
4 9 (12.68%) vCloud
5 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (8.45%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.63%) Snort
8 4 (5.63%) DFS Replication
9 3 (4.23%) OCFS2
10 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.41%) Samba
10 1 (1.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Nagios
2 5 (7.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (5.63%) SCCM
3 4 (5.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.23%) OpenView
4 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.82%) WSUS
5 2 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.82%) Ansible
5 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.82%) MIIS
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.41%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.41%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.41%) SCOM
6 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) VMware
2 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.94%) NetApp
4 16 (22.54%) Cisco
5 13 (18.31%) HP
6 10 (14.08%) Juniper
7 9 (12.68%) Oracle
8 8 (11.27%) BMC
8 8 (11.27%) CA
9 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
9 7 (9.86%) Sun
10 6 (8.45%) Dell
11 5 (7.04%) EMC
12 4 (5.63%) Sourcefire
12 4 (5.63%) Sophos
12 4 (5.63%) McAfee
12 4 (5.63%) IBM
13 3 (4.23%) Citrix
13 3 (4.23%) Alias
13 3 (4.23%) Symantec