The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 1.25% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 5.26% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £301 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.74% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £158 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £528 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
DNS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 76 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.35% 23.68% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 49
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 3
Median hourly rate £15.36 £44.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.10% +90.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for DNS.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (11.11%) Dell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) WiX
General
1 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (11.11%) Breeze.js
1 1 (11.11%) Durandal
1 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Express
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
1 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (11.11%) React
1 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
3 1 (11.11%) Full Text Search
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) RHCE
2 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) DevExpress
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas