The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.32% 1.08% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 6.06% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £313 £438 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +59.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
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
67 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.87% 17.84% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 16
Average daily rate £369 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) FTP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) SSL
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (45.45%) UAG
3 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Publishing
3 5 (45.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
6 1 (9.09%) SSH

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) FTP
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
3 5 (45.45%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (45.45%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) Multicast
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) SMTP
6 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (45.45%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Web Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) UAG
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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