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 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 77 55 91
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +36
Contract jobs citing DNS 39 51 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.80% 2.70% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 13.25% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 8
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£450 £345 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £33.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.03% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.43% +3.22%
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
412 385 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.00% 20.39% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 181 148
Average daily rate £390 £378 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +31.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 49
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £13.65 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.25 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 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 30 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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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 +2 7 £450 - 1
Southampton -12 6 £475 +72.72% 3
Farnborough - 6 £240 - 4
Hook -7 4 £500 +58.73%
Havant -6 3 £590 +40.89% 3
Basingstoke -3 2 - - 1
Winchester -15 1 - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - - 2
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
3 38 (50.67%) DHCP
4 37 (49.33%) Active Directory
5 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
5 34 (45.33%) VMware
6 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
7 26 (34.67%) TCP/IP
8 25 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (28.00%) vSphere
11 20 (26.67%) ITIL
12 19 (25.33%) Linux
12 19 (25.33%) Firewall
13 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (22.67%) NetApp
15 16 (21.33%) Cisco
16 15 (20.00%) Oracle
17 14 (18.67%) SSL
18 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
18 13 (17.33%) MS Office
19 12 (16.00%) WAN
19 12 (16.00%) VPN
19 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
19 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
20 11 (14.67%) LAN
20 11 (14.67%) HP
20 11 (14.67%) LDAP
21 10 (13.33%) Juniper
21 10 (13.33%) FTP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.33%) IIS
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.00%) JBoss
4 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Office
2 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.67%) DHCP
2 26 (34.67%) TCP/IP
3 19 (25.33%) Firewall
4 14 (18.67%) SSL
5 12 (16.00%) VPN
5 12 (16.00%) WAN
6 11 (14.67%) LDAP
6 11 (14.67%) LAN
7 10 (13.33%) FTP
8 9 (12.00%) VLAN
8 9 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (10.67%) HTTP
9 8 (10.67%) SMTP
9 8 (10.67%) SAN
10 6 (8.00%) HTTPS
10 6 (8.00%) NAS
11 5 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (6.67%) Kerberos
12 4 (5.33%) Internet
12 4 (5.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.00%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.67%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.00%) Military
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (9.33%) Analyst
2 7 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Architect
4 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 5 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.00%) Requirements Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) XML
2 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.67%) ServiceStack
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) JSP
5 1 (1.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) PKI
1 8 (10.67%) FlexPod
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Replication
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) CESG
5 3 (4.00%) HACMP
6 2 (2.67%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (25.33%) Linux
4 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.33%) Solaris
8 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.67%) UNIX
10 4 (5.33%) CentOS
10 4 (5.33%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (4.00%) AIX
11 3 (4.00%) VMS
12 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (2.67%) Debian
12 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.67%) Android
13 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Service Management
2 8 (10.67%) Network Design
2 8 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (9.33%) Change Control
3 7 (9.33%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.67%) Time Management
5 5 (6.67%) Coaching
5 5 (6.67%) SIEM
6 4 (5.33%) Document Management
6 4 (5.33%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.33%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.00%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.67%) Python
3 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.33%) Korn
4 4 (5.33%) PHP
4 4 (5.33%) C
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.00%) AWK
5 3 (4.00%) sed
6 2 (2.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
2 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.67%) MCSE
6 3 (4.00%) CCNA
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.00%) RHCE
6 3 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (49.33%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (28.00%) vSphere
4 8 (10.67%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.33%) vCloud
6 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.67%) Snort
8 4 (5.33%) XenApp
8 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.00%) DFS Replication
9 3 (4.00%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (4.00%) OCFS2
9 3 (4.00%) Postfix
9 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.67%) Samba
10 2 (2.67%) qmail
11 1 (1.33%) Sendmail
11 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Nagios
2 5 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (5.33%) SCCM
3 4 (5.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (4.00%) SELinux
4 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.00%) OpenView
5 2 (2.67%) WSUS
5 2 (2.67%) Ansible
6 1 (1.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.33%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.33%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
1 34 (45.33%) VMware
2 17 (22.67%) NetApp
3 16 (21.33%) Cisco
4 15 (20.00%) Oracle
5 11 (14.67%) HP
6 10 (13.33%) Juniper
7 8 (10.67%) BMC
7 8 (10.67%) CA
7 8 (10.67%) IBM
8 7 (9.33%) Sun
8 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.00%) Symantec
9 6 (8.00%) Dell
9 6 (8.00%) Citrix
10 5 (6.67%) EMC
10 5 (6.67%) Sourcefire
11 4 (5.33%) McAfee
12 3 (4.00%) Ventyx
12 3 (4.00%) Alias
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