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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 84 77 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing DNS 36 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.73% 2.05% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 9.98% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 19
Average daily rate
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£470 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £429 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
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
349 401 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.81% 20.53% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 206 170
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £223 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 65
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 9 £483 +15.22% 2
Southampton -3 4 £413 +28.60% 3
Hook -6 4 £415 -
Farnborough - 4 £240 - 3
Basingstoke - 2 £481 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (65.75%) Windows
2 39 (53.42%) DHCP
3 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
3 33 (45.21%) Security Cleared
4 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
5 28 (38.36%) VMware
6 26 (35.62%) Firewall
7 25 (34.25%) TCP/IP
8 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (30.14%) SC Cleared
9 22 (30.14%) ITIL
10 20 (27.40%) MS Office
11 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
12 18 (24.66%) Cisco
12 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
13 17 (23.29%) vSphere
14 16 (21.92%) SSL
14 16 (21.92%) Oracle
14 16 (21.92%) Linux
14 16 (21.92%) NetApp
15 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
15 15 (20.55%) Citrix
16 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (17.81%) DV Cleared
17 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
18 12 (16.44%) Symantec
18 12 (16.44%) VPN
18 12 (16.44%) XenApp
19 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2007

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (12.33%) IIS
4 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.11%) nginx
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.11%) JBoss
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Office
2 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) IaaS
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (53.42%) DHCP
2 26 (35.62%) Firewall
3 25 (34.25%) TCP/IP
4 16 (21.92%) SSL
5 12 (16.44%) VPN
6 10 (13.70%) WAN
6 10 (13.70%) LDAP
7 9 (12.33%) SAN
7 9 (12.33%) SMTP
7 9 (12.33%) LAN
7 9 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (10.96%) FTP
8 8 (10.96%) HTTP
9 6 (8.22%) NAS
10 5 (6.85%) IPsec
11 4 (5.48%) HTTPS
11 4 (5.48%) SSH
12 3 (4.11%) tcpdump
12 3 (4.11%) Wireshark
12 3 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.11%) SQLPlus
3 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.11%) Gerrit
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.11%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.37%) NuGet
3 1 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.37%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.37%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Military
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
3 11 (15.07%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (9.59%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Systems Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineering Manager
7 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Requirements Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
1 4 (5.48%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) ServiceStack
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.37%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) XSL
3 1 (1.37%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) FlexPod
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) PKI
4 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) CESG
5 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 3 (4.11%) HACMP
5 3 (4.11%) Replication
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Frameworx
7 1 (1.37%) RMADS
7 1 (1.37%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 48 (65.75%) Windows
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
4 16 (21.92%) Linux
5 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
6 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) CentOS
7 5 (6.85%) Solaris
8 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.11%) Android
9 3 (4.11%) Debian
9 3 (4.11%) AIX
10 2 (2.74%) UNIX
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Service Management
2 9 (12.33%) Network Design
3 8 (10.96%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (9.59%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.22%) Change Control
6 5 (6.85%) Time Management
7 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.48%) DevOps
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.11%) Coaching
8 3 (4.11%) SIEM
8 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.11%) Document Management
8 3 (4.11%) Requirements Management
8 3 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.59%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) PHP
5 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) Korn
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.85%) MCSE
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.48%) CCNA
6 4 (5.48%) RHCE
7 3 (4.11%) Degree
8 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.74%) VCP4
9 1 (1.37%) CCDE
9 1 (1.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (23.29%) vSphere
4 12 (16.44%) XenApp
5 9 (12.33%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (9.59%) vCloud
8 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
9 4 (5.48%) Postfix
9 4 (5.48%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (4.11%) OCFS2
10 3 (4.11%) qmail
10 3 (4.11%) Snort
10 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.74%) DFS Replication
12 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (9.59%) Nagios
3 6 (8.22%) SCCM
4 5 (6.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.48%) SELinux
6 3 (4.11%) Ansible
6 3 (4.11%) SCOM
6 3 (4.11%) OpenView
6 3 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.74%) vMotion
8 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.37%) Puppet
8 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.37%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (1.37%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (1.37%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.37%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) VMware
3 18 (24.66%) Cisco
4 16 (21.92%) Oracle
4 16 (21.92%) NetApp
5 15 (20.55%) Citrix
6 12 (16.44%) Symantec
7 11 (15.07%) IBM
8 10 (13.70%) HP
8 10 (13.70%) Juniper
9 9 (12.33%) BMC
9 9 (12.33%) CA
10 8 (10.96%) OpenText
10 8 (10.96%) Ventyx
11 5 (6.85%) Dell
12 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
12 4 (5.48%) EMC
13 3 (4.11%) Sourcefire
13 3 (4.11%) Sun
13 3 (4.11%) McAfee
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.15 - £490 per day
Posted: 12 days ago