The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 36 81
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +45
Contract jobs citing DNS 43 61 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.29% 4.76% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.24% 22.18% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 7
Median daily rate £386 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £167 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.37% +158.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
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
302 275 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.12% 21.47% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 158 98
Median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 23
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.61 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +5 12 £400 +45.45% 5
Woking +7 11 £425 +150.00% 2
Staines -11 6 £600 - 1
Epsom +1 2 £250 -
Redhill - 2 £380 - 1
Egham +1 1 £310 +121.42% 3
Leatherhead - 1 - - 2
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Surrey region with a requirement for DNS.

1 64 (72.73%) DHCP
2 43 (48.86%) Windows
3 40 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
4 31 (35.23%) Data Centre
5 29 (32.95%) Linux
6 28 (31.82%) TCP/IP
7 27 (30.68%) WAN
7 27 (30.68%) LAN
7 27 (30.68%) Firewall
8 26 (29.55%) Finance
9 25 (28.41%) Puppet
10 22 (25.00%) VPN
11 21 (23.86%) Cisco
12 19 (21.59%) Unix
13 18 (20.45%) Windows 7
13 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (19.32%) XenApp
14 17 (19.32%) Red Hat
14 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
15 16 (18.18%) Citrix
15 16 (18.18%) MPLS
16 15 (17.05%) ITIL
16 15 (17.05%) MS Exchange
16 15 (17.05%) SolarWinds
16 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (17.05%) DevOps
17 14 (15.91%) MS Office
18 13 (14.77%) SQL
18 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 15 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Office
2 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.36%) Office 365
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.68%) IaaS
4 5 (5.68%) PaaS
5 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (72.73%) DHCP
2 28 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 27 (30.68%) Firewall
3 27 (30.68%) LAN
3 27 (30.68%) WAN
4 22 (25.00%) VPN
5 16 (18.18%) MPLS
6 13 (14.77%) Wireless
7 11 (12.50%) LDAP
7 11 (12.50%) SSL
8 10 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (10.23%) FTP
9 9 (10.23%) Network Security
10 8 (9.09%) BGP
10 8 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (9.09%) Ethernet
10 8 (9.09%) IPsec
10 8 (9.09%) OSPF
11 7 (7.95%) DDNS
11 7 (7.95%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.23%) Jenkins
1 9 (10.23%) RSpec
2 3 (3.41%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.68%) Electronics
3 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.68%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Legal
5 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.32%) Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Administrator
4 13 (14.77%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Desktop Support
5 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (10.23%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.09%) AWS Administrator
7 8 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) IT Support
8 7 (7.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.82%) Architect
9 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) Middleware
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.14%) Ajax
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) CSS3
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) ODBC
3 1 (1.14%) REST
3 1 (1.14%) RESTful
3 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.23%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.09%) Replication
5 7 (7.95%) HACMP
6 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.68%) Clustering
6 5 (5.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.41%) PKI
8 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.27%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.27%) NHS
9 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.14%) BYOD
9 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.86%) Windows
2 29 (32.95%) Linux
3 19 (21.59%) Unix
4 18 (20.45%) Windows 7
4 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
6 10 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.68%) CentOS
9 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.68%) VMS
9 5 (5.68%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.55%) Solaris
11 3 (3.41%) AIX
11 3 (3.41%) CatOS
11 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.14%) Android
12 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) DevOps
1 15 (17.05%) ITIL
2 13 (14.77%) Open Source
3 12 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.95%) Information Management
6 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.82%) Migration
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.68%) Change Control
7 5 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (5.68%) Network Design
7 5 (5.68%) Operations Management
7 5 (5.68%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.68%) Project Management
7 5 (5.68%) Software Deployment
8 4 (4.55%) Change Management
8 4 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Service Management
8 4 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) Perl
2 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.50%) Python
3 9 (10.23%) Ruby
4 2 (2.27%) C
4 2 (2.27%) VBScript
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.64%) Degree
2 12 (13.64%) MCP
2 12 (13.64%) MCSE
3 10 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.23%) MCDST
5 4 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.41%) CCIE
6 3 (3.41%) CCNA
7 2 (2.27%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.27%) CEH
7 2 (2.27%) RHCT
8 1 (1.14%) HND
8 1 (1.14%) MCSA
8 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.32%) XenApp
3 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.95%) NFS
6 5 (5.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (4.55%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.55%) vSphere
8 3 (3.41%) DFS Replication
8 3 (3.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (28.41%) Puppet
2 12 (13.64%) SCCM
3 8 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.09%) SCOM
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (5.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Tivoli
6 4 (4.55%) Sysprep
6 4 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (4.55%) WSUS
7 2 (2.27%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.14%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.86%) Cisco
3 17 (19.32%) Red Hat
4 16 (18.18%) Citrix
5 15 (17.05%) SolarWinds
6 11 (12.50%) VMware
7 10 (11.36%) Oracle
8 8 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (9.09%) F5
8 8 (9.09%) Infoblox
9 7 (7.95%) Veritas
10 6 (6.82%) Aruba
10 6 (6.82%) Juniper
10 6 (6.82%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.68%) HP
11 5 (5.68%) NetApp
11 5 (5.68%) SAP
12 3 (3.41%) Dell
12 3 (3.41%) Mitel