The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / South East
Rank 101 67 83
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Contract jobs citing DNS 151 256 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.96% 2.93% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.75% 14.29% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 160 130
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £546 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 19
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.70% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.25 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.76 £59.33 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1549 1792 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 20.50% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 996 980
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 115
Median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.48% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.81 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the South East region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the South East region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

DNS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire -8 44 £420 +25.37% 13
Berkshire -27 38 £381 +8.92% 10
Buckinghamshire +12 24 £349 +7.30% 12
Surrey -10 20 £210 -36.36% 7
Kent +6 10 £313 -30.55% 3
Oxfordshire -1 6 £350 +43.58% 8
West Sussex -16 4 £275 -8.33% 4
East Sussex +7 2 £325 - 7
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 181 (52.62%) Active Directory
2 167 (48.55%) Windows
3 146 (42.44%) DHCP
4 121 (35.17%) Microsoft
5 112 (32.56%) VMware
6 101 (29.36%) Windows Server
7 100 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 96 (27.91%) Firewall
9 91 (26.45%) Cisco
10 85 (24.71%) TCP/IP
11 71 (20.64%) Security Cleared
12 70 (20.35%) Linux
13 68 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 65 (18.90%) ITIL
15 60 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 59 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (15.99%) LAN
17 55 (15.99%) LDAP
18 54 (15.70%) WAN
18 54 (15.70%) PowerShell
19 51 (14.83%) Windows 7
20 50 (14.53%) SC Cleared
21 49 (14.24%) Cisco Certification
21 49 (14.24%) Citrix
22 46 (13.37%) VPN
23 45 (13.08%) SMTP
23 45 (13.08%) Change Management
24 44 (12.79%) SQL
24 44 (12.79%) Incident Management
25 43 (12.50%) SCCM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 40 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.30%) IIS
3 25 (7.27%) Skype for Business
4 21 (6.10%) Apache
5 19 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.07%) Tomcat
7 13 (3.78%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.33%) JBoss
10 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.45%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.58%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.58%) Confluence
12 2 (0.58%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.58%) nginx
12 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (9.88%) MS Office
2 30 (8.72%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
1 36 (10.47%) Office 365
2 27 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.62%) SaaS
4 5 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (1.45%) SoftLayer
5 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.87%) IaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.58%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 146 (42.44%) DHCP
2 96 (27.91%) Firewall
3 85 (24.71%) TCP/IP
4 55 (15.99%) LAN
4 55 (15.99%) LDAP
5 54 (15.70%) WAN
6 46 (13.37%) VPN
7 45 (13.08%) SMTP
8 40 (11.63%) MPLS
9 38 (11.05%) SSL
10 35 (10.17%) Internet
11 25 (7.27%) HTTP
11 25 (7.27%) Network Security
12 24 (6.98%) BGP
12 24 (6.98%) OSPF
12 24 (6.98%) SNMP
13 23 (6.69%) Ethernet
13 23 (6.69%) FTP
14 21 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (5.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.03%) MySQL
4 5 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.45%) MS Access
4 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.74%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.74%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.87%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.29%) MSI
5 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 26 (7.56%) Finance
3 11 (3.20%) Back Office
4 8 (2.33%) Electronics
5 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.74%) Marketing
6 6 (1.74%) Retail
7 5 (1.45%) French Language
8 3 (0.87%) Billing
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (14.53%) Support Engineer
2 45 (13.08%) Network Engineer
3 37 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (10.17%) Analyst
5 30 (8.72%) Active Directory Engineer
6 29 (8.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 27 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 25 (7.27%) Administrator
8 25 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (6.40%) Architect
10 20 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 18 (5.23%) Server Engineer
12 16 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
13 15 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (4.07%) Consultant
14 14 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (3.78%) Support Analyst
15 13 (3.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.78%) Web Services
2 12 (3.49%) OAuth
2 12 (3.49%) SAML
3 11 (3.20%) Middleware
4 8 (2.33%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.74%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.45%) LAMP
7 4 (1.16%) CSS
7 4 (1.16%) HTML
8 3 (0.87%) .NET
8 3 (0.87%) COM+
9 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.58%) J2EE
9 2 (0.58%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.58%) XML
10 1 (0.29%) JSON
10 1 (0.29%) JTAPI
10 1 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.29%) RESTful
10 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.76%) Management Information System
3 29 (8.43%) PKI
4 26 (7.56%) Replication
5 22 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (6.10%) Clustering
7 19 (5.52%) Driving Licence
8 11 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.91%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.91%) IVR
9 10 (2.91%) Thin Client
10 8 (2.33%) BYOD
10 8 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.33%) FlexPod
10 8 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.33%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.03%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.45%) IPTV
12 5 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
12 5 (1.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 167 (48.55%) Windows
2 101 (29.36%) Windows Server
3 100 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (20.35%) Linux
5 68 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (14.83%) Windows 7
8 35 (10.17%) Unix
9 25 (7.27%) Solaris
10 24 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (4.65%) Windows 10
11 16 (4.65%) Windows XP
12 13 (3.78%) Mac OS X
13 12 (3.49%) Ubuntu
14 11 (3.20%) CentOS
15 8 (2.33%) Android
15 8 (2.33%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.16%) Debian
17 3 (0.87%) SUSE
17 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.90%) ITIL
2 45 (13.08%) Change Management
3 44 (12.79%) Incident Management
4 39 (11.34%) Problem Management
5 29 (8.43%) Load Balancing
6 22 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (6.10%) Project Management
8 20 (5.81%) Information Security
8 20 (5.81%) Migration
9 18 (5.23%) Service Management
10 17 (4.94%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (4.94%) Mobile Device Management
11 16 (4.65%) Capacity Management
11 16 (4.65%) DevOps
12 15 (4.36%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.36%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (4.07%) Computer Security
13 14 (4.07%) Patch Management
14 13 (3.78%) Email Filtering
14 13 (3.78%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.70%) PowerShell
2 44 (12.79%) SQL
3 36 (10.47%) Perl
4 30 (8.72%) Python
5 23 (6.69%) Java
6 9 (2.62%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.62%) C
6 9 (2.62%) C++
6 9 (2.62%) Ruby
7 8 (2.33%) PHP
8 7 (2.03%) C#
9 6 (1.74%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.45%) VB
11 4 (1.16%) VBScript
12 1 (0.29%) Korn
12 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (20.64%) Security Cleared
2 50 (14.53%) SC Cleared
3 49 (14.24%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (11.92%) CCNA
5 30 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (8.14%) CCNP
7 15 (4.36%) DV Cleared
8 14 (4.07%) MCP
9 12 (3.49%) Degree
9 12 (3.49%) MCTS
10 9 (2.62%) MCSE
11 8 (2.33%) CISSP
11 8 (2.33%) GCIH
11 8 (2.33%) GIAC
11 8 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.03%) MCSA
12 7 (2.03%) RHCSA
13 6 (1.74%) AWS Certification
13 6 (1.74%) CEH
13 6 (1.74%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.85%) PCI DSS
2 24 (6.98%) SLA
3 13 (3.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (3.78%) QA
4 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 181 (52.62%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (10.17%) Hyper-V
4 29 (8.43%) vSphere
5 27 (7.85%) XenApp
6 26 (7.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (6.40%) VMware ESX
8 14 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (3.78%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.91%) vCloud
11 7 (2.03%) Firmware
11 7 (2.03%) Terminal Services
11 7 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (1.74%) BitLocker
12 6 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (1.74%) ISA Server
12 6 (1.74%) UAG
13 5 (1.45%) Docker
14 2 (0.58%) iptables
14 2 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (12.50%) SCCM
2 39 (11.34%) Puppet
3 25 (7.27%) SCOM
4 15 (4.36%) WSUS
5 14 (4.07%) Ansible
5 14 (4.07%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.20%) EdgeSight
7 10 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (2.91%) Nagios
8 9 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.74%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.45%) AppDNA
11 5 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
11 5 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (1.45%) Netcool
11 5 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 121 (35.17%) Microsoft
2 112 (32.56%) VMware
3 91 (26.45%) Cisco
4 49 (14.24%) Citrix
5 34 (9.88%) CheckPoint
5 34 (9.88%) F5
5 34 (9.88%) Red Hat
6 33 (9.59%) HP
7 29 (8.43%) Juniper
8 19 (5.52%) Oracle
9 18 (5.23%) Remedy
10 17 (4.94%) Symantec
11 15 (4.36%) Dell
11 15 (4.36%) Intel Security
12 13 (3.78%) Huawei
13 12 (3.49%) Avaya
13 12 (3.49%) CA
13 12 (3.49%) Forcepoint
14 11 (3.20%) Veritas
15 10 (2.91%) AppSense
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