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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 57 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.76% 1.32% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.81% 7.35% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 13
Average daily rate
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£336 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.87% -
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
445 313 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.57% 17.94% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 150 118
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +8 9 £347 +5.29%
Southampton -13 6 £390 -8.23% 4
Basingstoke +17 5 £325 +85.71% 4
Havant - 3 - - 3
Andover - 3 £463 - 2
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Fareham - - - - 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 79 (76.70%) Windows
2 71 (68.93%) Security Cleared
3 46 (44.66%) Active Directory
4 44 (42.72%) Microsoft
5 41 (39.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (39.81%) TCP/IP
6 39 (37.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (35.92%) SC Cleared
7 37 (35.92%) Windows XP
8 31 (30.10%) DV Cleared
9 30 (29.13%) DHCP
10 28 (27.18%) Oracle
11 27 (26.21%) HP
12 23 (22.33%) VMware
13 22 (21.36%) UNIX
13 22 (21.36%) ITIL
14 20 (19.42%) JSP
14 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
14 20 (19.42%) .NET
14 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
15 19 (18.45%) Windows 2000
15 19 (18.45%) Firewall
16 18 (17.48%) Software Testing
16 18 (17.48%) ISTQB
16 18 (17.48%) Linux
16 18 (17.48%) HTTP
16 18 (17.48%) HTML
17 17 (16.50%) HTTPS
17 17 (16.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 17 (16.50%) QuickTest Pro

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (15.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (7.77%) IIS
4 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.88%) Lync
6 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.97%) nginx
8 1 (0.97%) Site Server
8 1 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.97%) Apache
8 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Office
2 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.81%) TCP/IP
2 30 (29.13%) DHCP
3 19 (18.45%) Firewall
4 18 (17.48%) HTTP
5 17 (16.50%) HTTPS
6 14 (13.59%) SAN
7 13 (12.62%) LDAP
8 9 (8.74%) Kerberos
9 6 (5.83%) LAN
10 5 (4.85%) WLAN
10 5 (4.85%) Network Security
10 5 (4.85%) NAS
11 4 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (3.88%) WAN
12 3 (2.91%) SMTP
12 3 (2.91%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.91%) VLAN
12 3 (2.91%) Wireshark
12 3 (2.91%) MPLS
12 3 (2.91%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) SQLPlus
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (16.50%) LoadRunner
2 8 (7.77%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.91%) MSI
3 3 (2.91%) NUnit
4 2 (1.94%) Selenium
4 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.94%) Hudson
4 2 (1.94%) WiX
4 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.94%) Toad
5 1 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Military
3 2 (1.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (16.50%) Analyst
2 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (8.74%) Performance Tester
3 9 (8.74%) Tester
4 8 (7.77%) Build Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) .NET
1 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
1 20 (19.42%) JSP
2 18 (17.48%) HTML
3 6 (5.83%) Web Services
3 6 (5.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.91%) Middleware
4 3 (2.91%) XML
4 3 (2.91%) jQuery
4 3 (2.91%) REST
4 3 (2.91%) Ajax
4 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.94%) WCF
5 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.94%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.94%) Kendo UI
5 2 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.94%) Breeze.js
5 2 (1.94%) Durandal
5 2 (1.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Replication
2 5 (4.85%) HACMP
3 4 (3.88%) PKI
4 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 79 (76.70%) Windows
2 41 (39.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (37.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (35.92%) Windows XP
5 22 (21.36%) UNIX
6 19 (18.45%) Windows 2000
7 18 (17.48%) Linux
8 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.85%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (4.85%) AIX
9 5 (4.85%) Solaris
10 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) ITIL
2 18 (17.48%) Software Testing
3 17 (16.50%) Performance Testing
4 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
5 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.77%) Software Distribution
6 8 (7.77%) Test Strategy
7 7 (6.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.80%) Load Testing
7 7 (6.80%) Test Scripting
7 7 (6.80%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.83%) Time Management
9 5 (4.85%) SIEM
9 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.85%) Document Management
10 4 (3.88%) ERP
11 3 (2.91%) MVC
11 3 (2.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.65%) SQL
3 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.83%) C
5 5 (4.85%) C#
5 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.88%) Java
6 4 (3.88%) VB
7 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.94%) VBScript
8 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.94%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (68.93%) Security Cleared
2 37 (35.92%) SC Cleared
3 31 (30.10%) DV Cleared
4 18 (17.48%) ISTQB
5 16 (15.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.91%) Degree
8 2 (1.94%) MCITP
8 2 (1.94%) MCSE
8 2 (1.94%) CCNA
8 2 (1.94%) ISEB
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.97%) CCNP
9 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.97%) GIAC
9 1 (0.97%) CEH
9 1 (0.97%) MCTS
9 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 2 (1.94%) BS7799
3 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.97%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (44.66%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.50%) vSphere
3 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.80%) DFS Replication
5 5 (4.85%) OCFS2
5 5 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.85%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.88%) Snort
7 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.94%) XenApp
8 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.97%) UAG
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 17 (16.50%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (9.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (6.80%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.85%) SCOM
5 4 (3.88%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.94%) WSUS
7 2 (1.94%) SCCM
7 2 (1.94%) MIIS
7 2 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.94%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.97%) Puppet
8 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (27.18%) Oracle
3 27 (26.21%) HP
4 23 (22.33%) VMware
5 13 (12.62%) Symantec
6 8 (7.77%) Borland
7 7 (6.80%) IBM
7 7 (6.80%) McAfee
8 6 (5.83%) Juniper
8 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.83%) JBoss
8 6 (5.83%) Cisco
9 5 (4.85%) Sun
9 5 (4.85%) Dell
9 5 (4.85%) EMC
9 5 (4.85%) NetApp
9 5 (4.85%) Citrix
9 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.88%) F5
10 4 (3.88%) Sourcefire
Fareham, Hampshire
ARM Utilities
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago