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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 61 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.09% 2.07% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.60% 10.58% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 19
Median daily rate £325 £360 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £234 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £494 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £48.00 £38.92 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% +188.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +23.00%
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
391 416 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.81% 19.56% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 242 272
Median daily rate £375 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 39
Median hourly rate £48.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hook - 14 £335 -
Southampton +15 7 £313 +13.63% 4
Portsmouth -11 6 £300 -7.69% 5
Andover - 5 £350 -
Fareham -13 3 £325 +6.12%
Farnborough -6 2 £475 +22.58% 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 83 (60.58%) Active Directory
2 79 (57.66%) Windows
3 70 (51.09%) DHCP
4 65 (47.45%) Security Cleared
5 58 (42.34%) ITIL
6 57 (41.61%) Windows Server
7 55 (40.15%) SC Cleared
8 53 (38.69%) Microsoft
9 52 (37.96%) SQL
10 45 (32.85%) VMware
11 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (30.66%) Firewall
14 40 (29.20%) SQL Server
15 39 (28.47%) Citrix
16 36 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (25.55%) Cisco
18 32 (23.36%) WAN
19 31 (22.63%) HP
19 31 (22.63%) PowerShell
20 30 (21.90%) LAN
20 30 (21.90%) Linux
21 28 (20.44%) SAN
22 26 (18.98%) SSL
23 23 (16.79%) VBScript
24 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
25 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
25 21 (15.33%) MPLS
25 21 (15.33%) Load Balancing
25 21 (15.33%) XenApp

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 16 (11.68%) IIS
2 14 (10.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.03%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.57%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.46%) Apache
8 1 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.73%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.73%) Jetty
8 1 (0.73%) nginx
8 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (51.09%) DHCP
2 42 (30.66%) Firewall
3 32 (23.36%) WAN
4 30 (21.90%) LAN
5 28 (20.44%) SAN
6 26 (18.98%) SSL
7 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
8 21 (15.33%) MPLS
9 20 (14.60%) Kerberos
9 20 (14.60%) NetScaler
10 19 (13.87%) Network Security
11 18 (13.14%) BGP
12 17 (12.41%) IPsec
13 16 (11.68%) Internet
14 15 (10.95%) HSRP
15 14 (10.22%) OSPF
16 12 (8.76%) VoIP
17 11 (8.03%) LDAP
18 10 (7.30%) X.500
19 9 (6.57%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (29.20%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MSI
1 9 (6.57%) NUnit
1 9 (6.57%) Selenium
1 9 (6.57%) SpecFlow
1 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
1 9 (6.57%) WiX
2 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.19%) Babel
3 3 (2.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.19%) webpack
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.73%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.73%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.73%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (5.11%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Billing
2 3 (2.19%) Military
2 3 (2.19%) Multimedia
2 3 (2.19%) Publishing
3 2 (1.46%) Back Office
4 1 (0.73%) Advertising
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
4 1 (0.73%) Local Government
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (21.17%) Network Engineer
2 13 (9.49%) Active Directory Engineer
3 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.03%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Developer
6 9 (6.57%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Administrator
6 9 (6.57%) Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Wintel Specialist
9 6 (4.38%) Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.65%) Build Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Lync Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.41%) Regular Expression
2 11 (8.03%) .NET
3 10 (7.30%) Web Services
4 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
4 9 (6.57%) Ajax
4 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (6.57%) Breeze.js
4 9 (6.57%) Durandal
4 9 (6.57%) Entity Framework
4 9 (6.57%) Express
4 9 (6.57%) jQuery
4 9 (6.57%) Kendo UI
4 9 (6.57%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (6.57%) React
4 9 (6.57%) WCF
4 9 (6.57%) XML
5 7 (5.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) PKI
1 18 (13.14%) Replication
2 17 (12.41%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.57%) Clustering
4 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.92%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.92%) Statistics
6 3 (2.19%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.73%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.73%) iSeries
8 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.73%) RIA
8 1 (0.73%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 79 (57.66%) Windows
2 57 (41.61%) Windows Server
3 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (21.90%) Linux
6 8 (5.84%) Solaris
6 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.92%) Unix
9 3 (2.19%) VMS
9 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.46%) CentOS
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.73%) Android
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.34%) ITIL
2 21 (15.33%) Load Balancing
3 20 (14.60%) Configuration Management
4 17 (12.41%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (11.68%) Email Filtering
5 16 (11.68%) Web Filtering
6 11 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.57%) Full Text Search
7 9 (6.57%) MVC
7 9 (6.57%) Security Patching
7 9 (6.57%) TDD
8 8 (5.84%) Change Management
8 8 (5.84%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.84%) ITSM
8 8 (5.84%) Validation
9 6 (4.38%) Network Architecture
9 6 (4.38%) Service Design
9 6 (4.38%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.65%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.96%) SQL
2 31 (22.63%) PowerShell
3 23 (16.79%) VBScript
4 9 (6.57%) C#
4 9 (6.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.57%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.57%) TypeScript
4 9 (6.57%) VB
5 4 (2.92%) PHP
6 2 (1.46%) Java
6 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.73%) Lisp
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (47.45%) Security Cleared
2 55 (40.15%) SC Cleared
3 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (11.68%) CCNA
6 12 (8.76%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.30%) CCNP
7 10 (7.30%) MCSE
8 9 (6.57%) Degree
9 8 (5.84%) MCSA
10 7 (5.11%) MCP
10 7 (5.11%) MCTS
10 7 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.65%) MCITP
11 5 (3.65%) VCP4
12 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.92%) VCP5
13 2 (1.46%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.73%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.19%) SLA
3 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (60.58%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.33%) XenApp
4 16 (11.68%) Terminal Services
5 14 (10.22%) vSphere
6 5 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.65%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.92%) UAG
8 3 (2.19%) NFS
9 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.73%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.73%) Firmware
10 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.73%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.73%) Postfix
10 1 (0.73%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) SCOM
2 12 (8.76%) SCCM
3 9 (6.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (5.11%) WSUS
5 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.65%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.65%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (2.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.46%) Puppet
8 1 (0.73%) Ansible
8 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.73%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.73%) Icinga
8 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.73%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (38.69%) Microsoft
2 45 (32.85%) VMware
3 39 (28.47%) Citrix
4 35 (25.55%) Cisco
5 31 (22.63%) HP
6 16 (11.68%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.76%) F5
7 12 (8.76%) Juniper
7 12 (8.76%) Remedy
8 11 (8.03%) Dell
8 11 (8.03%) Extreme Networks
8 11 (8.03%) Intel Security
8 11 (8.03%) Oracle
9 10 (7.30%) Symantec
10 9 (6.57%) DevExpress
11 8 (5.84%) EMC
12 6 (4.38%) BMC
13 5 (3.65%) Acronis
13 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.92%) Supermicro
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