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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 73 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.59% 3.39% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 17.44% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 12
Median daily rate £400 £345 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £260 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £339 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +8.27%
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
240 258 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.08% 19.41% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 108
Median daily rate £390 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £49.30 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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
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 27 July 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
Woking +4 6 £500 +194.11%
Cobham 0 2 £463 +37.03%
Guildford 0 2 £400 +45.45% 2
Staines -6 2 £613 +58.06%
Redhill - 2 £380 -
Egham - 2 £400 - 1
Banstead - 1 £180 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 45 (66.18%) DHCP
2 44 (64.71%) Windows
3 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 26 (38.24%) LAN
5 26 (38.24%) WAN
6 24 (35.29%) Firewall
7 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 18 (26.47%) VPN
9 17 (25.00%) Citrix
9 17 (25.00%) XenApp
10 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
10 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 16 (23.53%) MS Office
11 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
12 14 (20.59%) Puppet
12 14 (20.59%) Cisco
12 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
12 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
13 13 (19.12%) Office 365
13 13 (19.12%) Linux
14 12 (17.65%) Finance
14 12 (17.65%) MCSE
14 12 (17.65%) MCP
14 12 (17.65%) SCCM
15 11 (16.18%) MCDST
15 11 (16.18%) Python
16 10 (14.71%) ITIL
16 10 (14.71%) VMware

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 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) IaaS
2 8 (11.76%) PaaS
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.94%) SaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (66.18%) DHCP
2 26 (38.24%) LAN
2 26 (38.24%) WAN
3 24 (35.29%) Firewall
4 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
5 18 (26.47%) VPN
6 10 (14.71%) MPLS
7 9 (13.24%) Network Security
8 7 (10.29%) VLAN
9 6 (8.82%) Wireless
10 5 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (7.35%) FTP
10 5 (7.35%) LDAP
10 5 (7.35%) SMTP
11 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
11 4 (5.88%) IPsec
11 4 (5.88%) SSL
12 3 (4.41%) DDNS
12 3 (4.41%) DSL
12 3 (4.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Ant
3 1 (1.47%) Gitweb
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Electronics
4 3 (4.41%) Games
4 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Support Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Desktop Support
4 9 (13.24%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (8.82%) IT Support
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) LAMP
2 2 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.47%) Ajax
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) boto
3 1 (1.47%) CSS
3 1 (1.47%) CSS3
3 1 (1.47%) HTML
3 1 (1.47%) HTML5
3 1 (1.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) ODBC
3 1 (1.47%) REST
3 1 (1.47%) RESTful
3 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Replication
3 6 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) HACMP
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.94%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.94%) NHS
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) BYOD
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 13 (19.12%) Linux
5 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.29%) CentOS
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.35%) Unix
8 5 (7.35%) VMS
8 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.41%) Solaris
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.94%) AIX
10 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) ITIL
1 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
2 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.82%) Software Deployment
5 5 (7.35%) DevOps
5 5 (7.35%) ITSM
5 5 (7.35%) Open Source
5 5 (7.35%) Use Case
6 4 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.41%) High Availability
7 3 (4.41%) Information Management
7 3 (4.41%) Migration
7 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.94%) Change Control
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.18%) Python
3 9 (13.24%) Perl
4 7 (10.29%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) C
6 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.94%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) VBScript
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.65%) MCP
2 12 (17.65%) MCSE
3 11 (16.18%) MCDST
4 3 (4.41%) AWS Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) CEH
5 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.94%) RHCA
5 2 (2.94%) RHCT
5 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) XenApp
3 9 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.35%) vSphere
6 4 (5.88%) NFS
7 3 (4.41%) DFS Replication
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Puppet
2 12 (17.65%) SCCM
3 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.82%) SCOM
4 5 (7.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (4.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.94%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.94%) Sysprep
6 2 (2.94%) WSUS
7 1 (1.47%) Ansible
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.00%) Citrix
3 14 (20.59%) Cisco
4 10 (14.71%) VMware
5 8 (11.76%) Infoblox
5 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.35%) F5
7 5 (7.35%) HP
8 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.88%) Veritas
9 3 (4.41%) Dell
9 3 (4.41%) LANDesk
9 3 (4.41%) Mitel
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle
9 3 (4.41%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.41%) SAP
9 3 (4.41%) Siemens