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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 75 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 43 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.05% 1.52% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.94% 8.75% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 20
Average daily rate
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£316 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £186 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £436 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +26.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-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
481 297 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.96% 17.31% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 168 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £180 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 42
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 - 10 £349 -
Farnborough +1 6 £165 -49.23%
Southampton -13 4 £220 -48.23% 2
Basingstoke +11 3 - - 3
Portsmouth -7 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £430 - 1
Aldershot - - - - 1
Havant - - - - 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 76 (81.72%) Windows
2 66 (70.97%) Security Cleared
3 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
4 45 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (43.01%) TCP/IP
6 40 (43.01%) DHCP
7 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
8 37 (39.78%) SC Cleared
9 32 (34.41%) Windows XP
10 31 (33.33%) HP
10 31 (33.33%) VMware
11 26 (27.96%) DV Cleared
12 23 (24.73%) Oracle
13 22 (23.66%) Windows 2000
14 21 (22.58%) ITIL
14 21 (22.58%) Firewall
15 20 (21.51%) MS Exchange
16 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
16 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
16 18 (19.35%) JSP
16 18 (19.35%) UNIX
16 18 (19.35%) .NET
16 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
16 18 (19.35%) vSphere
17 17 (18.28%) HTML
17 17 (18.28%) Linux
17 17 (18.28%) HTTP
17 17 (18.28%) ISTQB
17 17 (18.28%) Software Testing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (21.51%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.75%) IIS
2 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.30%) Lync
7 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.08%) Site Server
8 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.01%) TCP/IP
1 40 (43.01%) DHCP
2 21 (22.58%) Firewall
3 17 (18.28%) HTTP
4 16 (17.20%) HTTPS
5 14 (15.05%) LDAP
6 12 (12.90%) SAN
7 8 (8.60%) Kerberos
8 6 (6.45%) LAN
9 5 (5.38%) WLAN
10 4 (4.30%) Wireshark
10 4 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.23%) Multicast
11 3 (3.23%) VLAN
11 3 (3.23%) H.323
11 3 (3.23%) BGP
11 3 (3.23%) EIGRP
11 3 (3.23%) Internet
11 3 (3.23%) 802.11
11 3 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.38%) SQLPlus
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) QuickTest Pro
1 16 (17.20%) LoadRunner
2 8 (8.60%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.15%) MSI
3 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.15%) Selenium
3 2 (2.15%) NUnit
3 2 (2.15%) WiX
3 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.15%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.08%) Hudson
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Build Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Performance Tester
4 9 (9.68%) Tester
5 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Performance Test Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Exchange Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
1 18 (19.35%) JSP
1 18 (19.35%) .NET
2 17 (18.28%) HTML
3 6 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (5.38%) Web Services
5 3 (3.23%) REST
5 3 (3.23%) XML
6 2 (2.15%) JPA
6 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.15%) WCF
6 2 (2.15%) jQuery
6 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.15%) Ajax
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.15%) Kendo UI
6 2 (2.15%) Breeze.js
6 2 (2.15%) Durandal
6 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.75%) Replication
3 7 (7.53%) User Experience
4 6 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.45%) Clustering
5 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (5.38%) HACMP
6 4 (4.30%) PKI
7 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 76 (81.72%) Windows
2 45 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (34.41%) Windows XP
5 22 (23.66%) Windows 2000
6 18 (19.35%) UNIX
7 17 (18.28%) Linux
8 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (7.53%) Solaris
11 6 (6.45%) AIX
12 5 (5.38%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) ITIL
2 17 (18.28%) Software Testing
3 16 (17.20%) Performance Testing
4 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.60%) Test Strategy
6 8 (8.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (8.60%) Software Distribution
7 7 (7.53%) Coaching
7 7 (7.53%) Load Testing
7 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.38%) Document Management
9 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.30%) Time Management
10 4 (4.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.83%) SQL
3 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.38%) C
5 4 (4.30%) C#
5 4 (4.30%) Java
5 4 (4.30%) VB
6 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) Perl
7 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
8 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (70.97%) Security Cleared
2 37 (39.78%) SC Cleared
3 26 (27.96%) DV Cleared
4 17 (18.28%) ISTQB
5 16 (17.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.30%) Degree
8 3 (3.23%) MCITP
8 3 (3.23%) MCSE
9 1 (1.08%) MCTS
9 1 (1.08%) CEH
9 1 (1.08%) GIAC
9 1 (1.08%) ISEB
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.08%) CCNA
9 1 (1.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.23%) BS7799
2 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.35%) vSphere
3 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.60%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.38%) OCFS2
5 5 (5.38%) vCloud
6 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.30%) Snort
7 2 (2.15%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.08%) UAG
8 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) HP Quality Center
1 16 (17.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (13.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (8.60%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.38%) SCOM
4 5 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.23%) HP SIM
5 3 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.23%) WSUS
6 2 (2.15%) MIIS
6 2 (2.15%) SCCM
6 2 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.15%) Puppet
7 1 (1.08%) Icinga
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
2 31 (33.33%) HP
2 31 (33.33%) VMware
3 23 (24.73%) Oracle
4 10 (10.75%) Symantec
5 8 (8.60%) Borland
5 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.53%) Citrix
7 6 (6.45%) JBoss
7 6 (6.45%) IBM
8 5 (5.38%) Acronis
8 5 (5.38%) Altiris
8 5 (5.38%) Sophos
8 5 (5.38%) Juniper
8 5 (5.38%) Dell
8 5 (5.38%) EMC
8 5 (5.38%) NetApp
8 5 (5.38%) Veritas
8 5 (5.38%) Cisco
8 5 (5.38%) Sun