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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 26 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.29% 1.95% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 8.33% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £385 £313 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -16.23%

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
49 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.12% 23.44% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 42
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £15.36 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.87% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £35.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 Southampton region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) BMC
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) MSI
5 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
5 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (14.29%) Full Text Search
5 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) WiX
General
1 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (14.29%) Breeze.js
1 1 (14.29%) Durandal
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Express
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
1 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (14.29%) React
1 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) Full Text Search
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (14.29%) RHCSA
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) AppSense
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec