The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 26 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.00% 2.38% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 12.50% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 11
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£290 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.75 £13.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.92% -71.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.25 £39.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £17.75 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
DNS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
226 240 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.37% 19.03% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 165 96
Average daily rate £360 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 33
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

DNS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

DNS Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorking - 4 £121 - 2
Guildford - 3 - - 1
Woking -3 2 £280 -20.00% 3
Reigate - 2 £185 - 2
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Camberley - - - - 2
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
3 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
4 21 (48.84%) DHCP
5 17 (39.53%) Firewall
6 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (34.88%) Citrix
7 15 (34.88%) MS Office
8 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
8 14 (32.56%) VMware
8 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
9 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
10 12 (27.91%) ITIL
10 12 (27.91%) Cisco
10 12 (27.91%) XenApp
11 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
12 9 (20.93%) LAN
12 9 (20.93%) WAN
12 9 (20.93%) SQL
12 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
13 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (18.60%) SCCM
13 8 (18.60%) SLA
14 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (16.28%) HP
14 7 (16.28%) VPN
14 7 (16.28%) Terminal Services
14 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (16.28%) Kalman Filter

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.98%) CMS
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.65%) IIS
7 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.33%) Lync
7 1 (2.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Office
2 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) DHCP
2 17 (39.53%) Firewall
3 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.93%) LAN
4 9 (20.93%) WAN
5 7 (16.28%) VPN
6 6 (13.95%) VoIP
6 6 (13.95%) SAN
7 5 (11.63%) Wireless
8 4 (9.30%) Telnet
9 3 (6.98%) Broadband
9 3 (6.98%) SNMP
9 3 (6.98%) 3G
9 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.98%) 2G
9 3 (6.98%) LTE
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco ICM
9 3 (6.98%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (4.65%) MPLS
10 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
1 3 (6.98%) WAP
2 1 (2.33%) ODBC
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Fat Client
1 6 (13.95%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.98%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
5 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.95%) Linux
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.98%) UNIX
9 2 (4.65%) Solaris
10 1 (2.33%) HPUX
10 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.33%) SUSE
10 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.98%) ETL
3 3 (6.98%) Validation
3 3 (6.98%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) Change Management
3 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL V2
4 2 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) MOF
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Scrum
5 1 (2.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) C++
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) VBScript
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.95%) MCSE
3 5 (11.63%) MCP
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) CCDA
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) XenApp
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.28%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.98%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.65%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) WSUS
3 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.98%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.98%) Sysprep
5 2 (4.65%) SCOM
5 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Citrix
3 14 (32.56%) VMware
4 12 (27.91%) Cisco
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle
6 5 (11.63%) Avaya
6 5 (11.63%) Dell
6 5 (11.63%) IBM
7 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
7 3 (6.98%) Nortel
7 3 (6.98%) Ericsson
7 3 (6.98%) McAfee
7 3 (6.98%) BT
7 3 (6.98%) Wyse
7 3 (6.98%) Huawei
7 3 (6.98%) Talend
7 3 (6.98%) Verint
7 3 (6.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
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