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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.61% 1.33% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 9.09% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £310 £275 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.03% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +19.58%
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
47 55 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.43% 14.59% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 65
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
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 28 August 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 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Clustering
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
6 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
6 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (23.08%) Finance

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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) WiX
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (7.69%) Breeze.js
1 1 (7.69%) Durandal
1 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Express
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
1 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (7.69%) React
1 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Lisp
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) RHCSA
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) UAG
5 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) AppSense
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Veritas