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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing DNS 39 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.25% 2.54% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.79% 11.92% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 11
Average daily rate £330 £339 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.43% +46.09%
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
305 302 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.40% 21.34% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 145 95
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £499 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £116.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reigate - 9 £185 - 6
Redhill - 5 £330 - 1
Leatherhead - 4 - - 1
Guildford +4 1 £325 +30.00% 7
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 46 (68.66%) DHCP
2 37 (55.22%) Windows
3 33 (49.25%) Linux
3 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
4 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
5 24 (35.82%) VPN
6 23 (34.33%) Firewall
6 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
7 21 (31.34%) Red Hat
8 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (28.36%) Finance
9 19 (28.36%) VMware
10 18 (26.87%) Puppet
11 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
11 17 (25.37%) Unix
12 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
12 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (22.39%) Cisco
14 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
15 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
15 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
16 12 (17.91%) WAN
16 12 (17.91%) MPLS
16 12 (17.91%) Degree
16 12 (17.91%) DevOps
17 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
17 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
17 11 (16.42%) Ruby

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Node.js
6 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (68.66%) DHCP
2 24 (35.82%) VPN
3 23 (34.33%) Firewall
4 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
5 12 (17.91%) MPLS
5 12 (17.91%) WAN
6 11 (16.42%) Wireless
7 10 (14.93%) BGP
7 10 (14.93%) LAN
7 10 (14.93%) OSPF
8 9 (13.43%) FTP
8 9 (13.43%) SAN
8 9 (13.43%) SSL
9 8 (11.94%) LDAP
10 7 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (8.96%) IPsec
11 6 (8.96%) Network Security
11 6 (8.96%) VLAN
12 5 (7.46%) HTTP
12 5 (7.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
1 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.93%) RSpec
3 4 (5.97%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Electronics
3 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.46%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Billing
5 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Administrator
3 11 (16.42%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (16.42%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) AWS Administrator
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Field Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Field Support Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Network Field Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Network Support
8 5 (7.46%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) WAP
3 1 (1.49%) Ajax
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.49%) boto
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) CSS3
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) LAMP
3 1 (1.49%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.45%) Clustering
4 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.48%) HACMP
7 2 (2.99%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.99%) PKI
8 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) IVR
8 1 (1.49%) Replication
8 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) Linux
3 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
4 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (25.37%) Unix
6 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
9 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.97%) CentOS
10 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.48%) CatOS
12 2 (2.99%) Android
12 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.49%) AIX
13 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) DevOps
2 9 (13.43%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Open Source
3 8 (11.94%) ITIL
3 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.46%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (7.46%) Network Design
6 5 (7.46%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.97%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.97%) Information Management
7 4 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Change Management
8 3 (4.48%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (4.48%) Operations Management
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Ruby
2 9 (13.43%) Perl
3 8 (11.94%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) SQL
4 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.48%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) C
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.43%) MCP
3 9 (13.43%) MCSE
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.45%) DBS Check
5 5 (7.46%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) AWS Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CCIE
6 3 (4.48%) CEH
6 3 (4.48%) MCITP
6 3 (4.48%) RHCT
6 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) HND
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) ISA Server
3 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.97%) XenApp
6 3 (4.48%) NFS
6 3 (4.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.99%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.99%) vSphere
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) Puppet
2 8 (11.94%) WSUS
3 7 (10.45%) SCCM
3 7 (10.45%) SCOM
3 7 (10.45%) Sysprep
4 4 (5.97%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.49%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.49%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Red Hat
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.39%) Cisco
5 10 (14.93%) Oracle
6 7 (10.45%) Citrix
6 7 (10.45%) Juniper
6 7 (10.45%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.96%) NetApp
8 5 (7.46%) SAP
9 3 (4.48%) Aruba
9 3 (4.48%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.48%) F5
9 3 (4.48%) NetScout
9 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.48%) Veritas
10 2 (2.99%) Dell
10 2 (2.99%) HP
10 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.99%) Tripwire
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