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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.93% 0.54% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 5.00% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £413 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £300 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.19 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+38.71% +26.15%
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
39 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.14% 10.90% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 37
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -54.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) SSL
3 7 (50.00%) FTP
3 7 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) UAG
4 6 (42.86%) NetScaler
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Publishing
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Juniper
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) IIS
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3

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 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) SSL
3 7 (50.00%) FTP
3 7 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (42.86%) NetScaler
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) BGP
8 2 (14.29%) IPsec
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) MPLS
8 2 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
9 1 (7.14%) OSPF
9 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Publishing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Web Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Web Applications Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Budget Control
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Lisp
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) RHCE
3 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) UAG
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) IronPort
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas