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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 83 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 39 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.78% 2.42% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 10.06% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 14
Average daily rate
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£288 £347 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.26% +11.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £425 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Average hourly rate £47.83 £15.00 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.86% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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
421 497 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.19% 24.06% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 275 161
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 39 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.49 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Havant +13 8 £225 -
Portsmouth 0 6 £325 - 1
Southampton 0 6 £275 -5.98% 2
Basingstoke -2 3 £413 +26.92%
Farnborough -7 3 £441 - 1
Fareham +1 2 £306 - 4
Winchester - 1 £238 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (62.65%) Windows
2 46 (55.42%) DHCP
3 33 (39.76%) Firewall
4 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
5 28 (33.73%) TCP/IP
5 28 (33.73%) Security Cleared
6 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
7 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
7 23 (27.71%) MS Exchange
7 23 (27.71%) Citrix
7 23 (27.71%) Windows 7
7 23 (27.71%) VMware
8 20 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (24.10%) LAN
8 20 (24.10%) MS Office
9 19 (22.89%) WAN
9 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
9 19 (22.89%) XenApp
10 18 (21.69%) Oracle
10 18 (21.69%) Symantec
11 17 (20.48%) IPsec
11 17 (20.48%) Linux
11 17 (20.48%) Cisco
11 17 (20.48%) SSL
12 16 (19.28%) BGP
12 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
12 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
13 15 (18.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 15 (18.07%) Oracle Database

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (27.71%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (10.84%) IIS
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.61%) Apache
6 2 (2.41%) nginx
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Office
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (55.42%) DHCP
2 33 (39.76%) Firewall
3 28 (33.73%) TCP/IP
4 20 (24.10%) LAN
5 19 (22.89%) WAN
6 17 (20.48%) SSL
6 17 (20.48%) IPsec
7 16 (19.28%) BGP
8 14 (16.87%) MPLS
8 14 (16.87%) OSPF
8 14 (16.87%) HSRP
9 10 (12.05%) FTP
9 10 (12.05%) SMTP
10 9 (10.84%) Ethernet
11 8 (9.64%) ADSL
11 8 (9.64%) HTTP
11 8 (9.64%) X.25
11 8 (9.64%) EIGRP
11 8 (9.64%) ICMP
11 8 (9.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.61%) StarTeam
1 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.41%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.20%) WiX
3 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.20%) NuGet
3 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.20%) Hudson
3 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.20%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.20%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Military
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Architect
2 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Build Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.41%) Server Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) ServiceStack
3 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) JSP
4 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.20%) WCF
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.20%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.20%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.20%) Express
4 1 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.20%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.23%) PKI
4 5 (6.02%) Clustering
5 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.41%) CESG
7 2 (2.41%) SecurID
7 2 (2.41%) Statistics
8 1 (1.20%) Life Science
8 1 (1.20%) RMADS
8 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.20%) LPAR
8 1 (1.20%) Frameworx
8 1 (1.20%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 52 (62.65%) Windows
2 23 (27.71%) Windows 7
3 17 (20.48%) Linux
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.64%) CentOS
8 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.02%) UNIX
10 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.61%) Solaris
11 3 (3.61%) Debian
12 2 (2.41%) Android
12 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Portfolio Management
3 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.02%) Server Building
5 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.82%) ITSM
6 3 (3.61%) Release Management
6 3 (3.61%) Time Management
6 3 (3.61%) Change Control
6 3 (3.61%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (3.61%) DevOps
6 3 (3.61%) Migration
6 3 (3.61%) Change Management
6 3 (3.61%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.41%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (2.41%) Network Design
7 2 (2.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.64%) VBScript
3 7 (8.43%) VB
4 5 (6.02%) Python
4 5 (6.02%) SQL
5 3 (3.61%) Perl
5 3 (3.61%) C
6 2 (2.41%) C#
7 1 (1.20%) Java
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.20%) Korn
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.43%) RHCE
5 7 (8.43%) Degree
6 6 (7.23%) CCNA
6 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.82%) MCSE
7 4 (4.82%) CCDE
8 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.61%) CCIE
8 3 (3.61%) CCNP
8 3 (3.61%) VCP4
9 2 (2.41%) MCSA
9 2 (2.41%) CCSE
10 1 (1.20%) MOS
10 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.20%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
1 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (22.89%) XenApp
4 15 (18.07%) vSphere
5 14 (16.87%) XenDesktop
6 7 (8.43%) Postfix
7 4 (4.82%) SpamAssassin
7 4 (4.82%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.61%) qmail
9 2 (2.41%) Snort
9 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.41%) iptables
10 1 (1.20%) GPFS
10 1 (1.20%) NFS
10 1 (1.20%) OpenSSH
10 1 (1.20%) Squid
10 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.20%) Samba
10 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (8.43%) SELinux
2 7 (8.43%) SCCM
3 4 (4.82%) WSUS
4 3 (3.61%) vMotion
5 2 (2.41%) Ansible
5 2 (2.41%) SCOM
5 2 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.20%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.20%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
1 23 (27.71%) Citrix
1 23 (27.71%) VMware
2 18 (21.69%) Oracle
2 18 (21.69%) Symantec
3 17 (20.48%) Cisco
4 14 (16.87%) IBM
5 13 (15.66%) OpenText
5 13 (15.66%) Ventyx
6 7 (8.43%) Juniper
7 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.82%) Remedy
8 4 (4.82%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.61%) Brocade
9 3 (3.61%) HP
10 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.41%) IronPort
10 2 (2.41%) Borland
10 2 (2.41%) Foundry
10 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
Energon Global
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago