The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 57 70 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +24
Contract jobs citing DNS 52 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.01% 2.62% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.66% 10.17% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 11
Median daily rate £413 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.92% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £137 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.79 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% -63.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

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
446 472 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.78% 25.75% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 296 199
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 42
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £55.00 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant 0 5 £250 -31.03% 1
Hook +2 4 £405 +21.50%
Fareham -19 4 £425 -29.16% 1
Southampton +5 3 £385 +23.20% 3
Portsmouth +1 3 £475 - 2
Farnborough -3 3 £425 +54.54% 1
Basingstoke +7 1 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 63 (53.39%) Active Directory
2 46 (38.98%) DHCP
2 46 (38.98%) Windows
3 44 (37.29%) Microsoft
4 42 (35.59%) Security Cleared
5 41 (34.75%) ITIL
6 36 (30.51%) Firewall
7 33 (27.97%) TCP/IP
8 32 (27.12%) LDAP
9 30 (25.42%) SC Cleared
10 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (21.19%) VMware
11 25 (21.19%) HP
11 25 (21.19%) Change Management
11 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (19.49%) Citrix
12 23 (19.49%) Linux
12 23 (19.49%) SQL
13 22 (18.64%) Cisco
13 22 (18.64%) Kerberos
14 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
15 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (16.10%) IIS
15 19 (16.10%) PKI
16 18 (15.25%) Windows 7
16 18 (15.25%) SSL
17 17 (14.41%) CheckPoint
17 17 (14.41%) PCI DSS
17 17 (14.41%) Network Security
17 17 (14.41%) Problem Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (16.10%) IIS
2 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.78%) Apache
4 8 (6.78%) JBoss
4 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Office
2 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) SaaS
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.98%) DHCP
2 36 (30.51%) Firewall
3 33 (27.97%) TCP/IP
4 32 (27.12%) LDAP
5 22 (18.64%) Kerberos
6 18 (15.25%) SSL
7 17 (14.41%) Network Security
8 16 (13.56%) X.500
9 15 (12.71%) Internet
10 14 (11.86%) LAN
11 13 (11.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (11.02%) MPLS
11 13 (11.02%) WAN
12 11 (9.32%) SMTP
13 8 (6.78%) NetScaler
13 8 (6.78%) Wireless
14 7 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (5.93%) SAN
15 6 (5.08%) ISDN
16 5 (4.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MSI
1 6 (5.08%) NUnit
1 6 (5.08%) Selenium
1 6 (5.08%) SpecFlow
1 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.08%) WiX
2 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (5.08%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) French Language
2 5 (4.24%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (13.56%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.71%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (7.63%) Developer
3 9 (7.63%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.93%) Architect
6 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.08%) Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Designer
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) SAML
2 10 (8.47%) OAuth
3 8 (6.78%) Regular Expression
3 8 (6.78%) Web Services
4 6 (5.08%) .NET
4 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (5.08%) Breeze.js
4 6 (5.08%) Durandal
4 6 (5.08%) Entity Framework
4 6 (5.08%) Express
4 6 (5.08%) jQuery
4 6 (5.08%) Kendo UI
4 6 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (5.08%) React
4 6 (5.08%) WCF
4 6 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.10%) PKI
3 17 (14.41%) Replication
4 16 (13.56%) Management Information System
5 13 (11.02%) Cryptography
5 13 (11.02%) Driving Licence
6 10 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (5.93%) Clustering
8 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.69%) Wiki
10 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.85%) DataPower
10 1 (0.85%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.98%) Windows
2 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (19.49%) Linux
5 18 (15.25%) Windows 7
6 17 (14.41%) Windows Server
7 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.08%) Unix
10 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.39%) Solaris
12 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.85%) Android
13 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.75%) ITIL
2 25 (21.19%) Change Management
3 17 (14.41%) Problem Management
4 16 (13.56%) Information Security
5 15 (12.71%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (11.86%) Project Management
7 13 (11.02%) Capacity Management
7 13 (11.02%) Computer Security
7 13 (11.02%) Incident Management
7 13 (11.02%) Load Balancing
7 13 (11.02%) Security Patching
8 12 (10.17%) Server Hardening
9 10 (8.47%) Data Encryption
10 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.63%) Service Management
11 8 (6.78%) Email Filtering
11 8 (6.78%) Information Assurance
11 8 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (6.78%) SIEM
11 8 (6.78%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.49%) SQL
2 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.63%) C#
3 9 (7.63%) Perl
4 7 (5.93%) Python
5 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.08%) TypeScript
5 6 (5.08%) VB
5 6 (5.08%) VBScript
6 5 (4.24%) C++
7 2 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (35.59%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.42%) SC Cleared
3 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (11.02%) CCNA
4 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (10.17%) MCP
6 11 (9.32%) MCTS
7 9 (7.63%) CCNP
8 7 (5.93%) CISSP
8 7 (5.93%) GCIH
8 7 (5.93%) GIAC
9 6 (5.08%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.24%) MCITP
10 5 (4.24%) RHCSA
10 5 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.39%) Degree
11 4 (3.39%) MCSA
11 4 (3.39%) VCP4
11 4 (3.39%) VCP5
12 3 (2.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.41%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (5.08%) QA
3 6 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (53.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) XenApp
4 7 (5.93%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.24%) Firmware
6 5 (4.24%) vSphere
7 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (12.71%) Puppet
2 8 (6.78%) WSUS
3 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (4.24%) EdgeSight
4 5 (4.24%) SafeCom
4 5 (4.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.39%) SCCM
5 4 (3.39%) SCOM
5 4 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.54%) WMI
7 2 (1.69%) SELinux
8 1 (0.85%) Ansible
8 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.85%) Salt
8 1 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.19%) HP
2 25 (21.19%) VMware
3 23 (19.49%) Citrix
4 22 (18.64%) Cisco
5 17 (14.41%) CheckPoint
6 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.47%) F5
8 9 (7.63%) Remedy
9 8 (6.78%) Dell
9 8 (6.78%) Extreme Networks
9 8 (6.78%) Juniper
10 7 (5.93%) BMC
11 6 (5.08%) DevExpress
11 6 (5.08%) Oracle
12 5 (4.24%) Altiris
12 5 (4.24%) Cyberoam
12 5 (4.24%) Intel Security
13 4 (3.39%) Sophos
13 4 (3.39%) Supermicro