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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 85 70
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 88 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.09% 1.56% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.18% 8.82% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 24 21
Average daily rate £345 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +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
544 397 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.26% 17.72% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 220 212
Average daily rate £360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 31
Average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.28 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 17 £335 -33.10%
Southampton +20 10 £344 -25.67% 4
Havant +14 7 £355 -39.83%
Portsmouth - 7 £290 -
Winchester 0 5 £345 -
Fareham -5 4 £625 +38.88% 2
Farnborough +2 3 £375 +56.25%
Basingstoke -7 1 £425 -22.72% 3
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 70 (48.95%) Active Directory
2 61 (42.66%) DHCP
2 61 (42.66%) Security Cleared
3 53 (37.06%) Windows
3 53 (37.06%) Firewall
4 52 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 43 (30.07%) ITIL
5 43 (30.07%) Microsoft
6 41 (28.67%) MPLS
7 40 (27.97%) Cisco
8 39 (27.27%) LAN
9 38 (26.57%) TCP/IP
10 37 (25.87%) Data Centre
11 35 (24.48%) SSL
12 34 (23.78%) SAN
13 31 (21.68%) Linux
14 30 (20.98%) Windows Server
15 29 (20.28%) FTP
15 29 (20.28%) Citrix
16 27 (18.88%) Multicast
17 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (18.18%) LDAP
18 24 (16.78%) WAN
18 24 (16.78%) Internet
18 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
19 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (16.08%) NetScaler
20 22 (15.38%) PKI
20 22 (15.38%) VMware
21 21 (14.69%) Server Virtualisation

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 9 (6.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.90%) Apache
3 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.50%) JBoss
5 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.40%) Confluence
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.70%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.70%) Jetty
8 1 (0.70%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.70%) SAS
8 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Office
2 8 (5.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) SaaS
2 3 (2.10%) Office 365
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (42.66%) DHCP
2 53 (37.06%) Firewall
3 41 (28.67%) MPLS
4 39 (27.27%) LAN
5 38 (26.57%) TCP/IP
6 35 (24.48%) SSL
7 34 (23.78%) SAN
8 29 (20.28%) FTP
9 27 (18.88%) Multicast
10 26 (18.18%) LDAP
11 24 (16.78%) Internet
11 24 (16.78%) WAN
12 23 (16.08%) NetScaler
13 20 (13.99%) NAS
13 20 (13.99%) VLAN
14 18 (12.59%) Kerberos
14 18 (12.59%) Network Security
15 17 (11.89%) X.500
16 14 (9.79%) BGP
16 14 (9.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.40%) MySQL
4 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.10%) JIRA
3 2 (1.40%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.70%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Publishing
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
3 1 (0.70%) Local Government
3 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (14.69%) Active Directory Engineer
2 19 (13.29%) Network Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Analyst
3 16 (11.19%) Architect
4 15 (10.49%) Administrator
5 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Web Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) IT Administrator
6 9 (6.29%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.59%) Senior Architect
7 8 (5.59%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Consultant
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Technical Architect
9 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Wintel Specialist
10 5 (3.50%) Network Technical Architect
10 5 (3.50%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.50%) Web Services
3 4 (2.80%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.70%) CSS
5 1 (0.70%) HTML
5 1 (0.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.87%) Data Centre
2 22 (15.38%) PKI
3 20 (13.99%) Replication
4 12 (8.39%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.59%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.90%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.20%) Clustering
7 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.80%) DataPower
9 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.70%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.06%) Windows
2 31 (21.68%) Linux
3 30 (20.98%) Windows Server
4 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.99%) Unix
7 10 (6.99%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.10%) Android
9 3 (2.10%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.40%) CentOS
10 2 (1.40%) Solaris
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.70%) AIX
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.70%) SUSE
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.07%) ITIL
2 21 (14.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 20 (13.99%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (13.99%) Service Management
4 16 (11.19%) Load Balancing
5 14 (9.79%) Change Management
6 12 (8.39%) Validation
7 11 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 11 (7.69%) ITSM
8 10 (6.99%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.99%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (6.29%) Email Filtering
9 9 (6.29%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.29%) Security Patching
9 9 (6.29%) SIEM
9 9 (6.29%) Web Filtering
10 8 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.59%) Security Architecture
11 7 (4.90%) Information Security
11 7 (4.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) PowerShell
1 20 (13.99%) SQL
2 16 (11.19%) VBScript
3 8 (5.59%) Python
4 5 (3.50%) Perl
5 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.40%) Java
6 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) R
7 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (42.66%) Security Cleared
2 52 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (11.89%) Degree
5 16 (11.19%) CCNA
5 16 (11.19%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (9.09%) MCP
6 13 (9.09%) MCTS
7 10 (6.99%) MCSE
8 8 (5.59%) CCNP
8 8 (5.59%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.50%) CCSE
9 5 (3.50%) RHCSA
10 4 (2.80%) CISSP
10 4 (2.80%) GCIH
10 4 (2.80%) GIAC
10 4 (2.80%) MCSA
11 2 (1.40%) RHCE
11 2 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.40%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (48.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.09%) UAG
3 13 (9.09%) XenApp
4 12 (8.39%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.20%) vSphere
6 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.70%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.70%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.70%) Postfix
7 1 (0.70%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Puppet
2 4 (2.80%) Ansible
2 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (2.80%) SCCM
3 2 (1.40%) WSUS
4 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.70%) Icinga
4 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 43 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 40 (27.97%) Cisco
3 29 (20.28%) Citrix
4 22 (15.38%) VMware
5 20 (13.99%) HP
5 20 (13.99%) NetApp
6 14 (9.79%) CheckPoint
7 13 (9.09%) Juniper
8 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.20%) IronPort
9 6 (4.20%) Remedy
10 5 (3.50%) IBM
11 4 (2.80%) Foundry
11 4 (2.80%) Oracle
12 3 (2.10%) Cyberoam
12 3 (2.10%) F5
13 2 (1.40%) Google
13 2 (1.40%) ION Trading
13 2 (1.40%) Lumension
14 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat