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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 72 39 69
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Contract jobs citing DNS 23 58 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.85% 4.44% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.87% 20.79% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 10
Median daily rate £400 £365 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £438 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +110.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+31.76% +30.76%
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
233 279 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.71% 21.38% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 155 89
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 20
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 £12.22 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.15 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +9 7 £400 +45.45% 1
Woking +2 7 - - 2
Staines -14 4 £613 +58.06%
Redhill - 2 £380 -
Egham - 1 £400 - 3
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 56 (70.00%) DHCP
2 40 (50.00%) Windows
3 35 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
5 30 (37.50%) LAN
5 30 (37.50%) WAN
6 29 (36.25%) TCP/IP
7 26 (32.50%) Firewall
7 26 (32.50%) Data Centre
8 25 (31.25%) Linux
9 22 (27.50%) Puppet
10 21 (26.25%) VPN
10 21 (26.25%) Cisco
11 20 (25.00%) Finance
12 18 (22.50%) XenApp
13 17 (21.25%) MPLS
13 17 (21.25%) Citrix
14 16 (20.00%) ITIL
14 16 (20.00%) MS Office
14 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 15 (18.75%) SolarWinds
15 15 (18.75%) Unix
15 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
16 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (16.25%) Python
17 13 (16.25%) Red Hat
17 13 (16.25%) Wireless
18 12 (15.00%) MCSE
18 12 (15.00%) MCP

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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.75%) Office 365
3 7 (8.75%) IaaS
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.75%) PaaS
4 5 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (70.00%) DHCP
2 30 (37.50%) LAN
2 30 (37.50%) WAN
3 29 (36.25%) TCP/IP
4 26 (32.50%) Firewall
5 21 (26.25%) VPN
6 17 (21.25%) MPLS
7 13 (16.25%) Wireless
8 11 (13.75%) LDAP
8 11 (13.75%) SSL
9 10 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.25%) Network Security
11 8 (10.00%) BGP
11 8 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
11 8 (10.00%) FTP
11 8 (10.00%) IPsec
11 8 (10.00%) OSPF
12 7 (8.75%) DDNS
12 7 (8.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.25%) RSpec
3 3 (3.75%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.25%) Ant
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Electronics
4 3 (3.75%) Games
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Support Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Administrator
5 9 (11.25%) Desktop Support
6 8 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Architect
7 7 (8.75%) IT Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (7.50%) IT Support
8 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.25%) Ajax
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.25%) boto
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) CSS3
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) HTML5
3 1 (1.25%) LAMP
3 1 (1.25%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.25%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) ODBC
3 1 (1.25%) REST
3 1 (1.25%) RESTful
3 1 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.00%) Replication
5 7 (8.75%) HACMP
6 6 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.25%) Clustering
8 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.75%) PKI
10 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.50%) EMC VNX
10 2 (2.50%) NHS
11 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.25%) BYOD
11 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (31.25%) Linux
3 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (18.75%) Unix
5 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
7 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.50%) CentOS
11 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
11 5 (6.25%) VMS
12 4 (5.00%) Solaris
13 3 (3.75%) AIX
13 3 (3.75%) CatOS
13 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
14 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
15 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) DevOps
2 12 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.50%) Open Source
4 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.75%) Information Management
4 7 (8.75%) Migration
5 6 (7.50%) Software Deployment
6 5 (6.25%) Change Control
6 5 (6.25%) Network Design
6 5 (6.25%) Operations Management
6 5 (6.25%) Use Case
7 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) ITSM
7 4 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) Service Management
8 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) Python
2 11 (13.75%) Perl
2 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.75%) SQL
3 6 (7.50%) Ruby
4 3 (3.75%) C
5 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) Java
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.00%) MCP
2 12 (15.00%) MCSE
3 11 (13.75%) MCDST
4 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (11.25%) Degree
6 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) AWS Certification
7 3 (3.75%) CCIE
7 3 (3.75%) CCNA
8 2 (2.50%) CEH
8 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.50%) RHCT
9 1 (1.25%) HND
9 1 (1.25%) MCSA
9 1 (1.25%) RHCA
9 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.50%) XenApp
3 8 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.75%) NFS
4 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (5.00%) vSphere
7 3 (3.75%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.50%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (27.50%) Puppet
2 12 (15.00%) SCCM
3 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.75%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (8.75%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (7.50%) SCOM
6 5 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Tivoli
7 4 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
8 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Sysprep
8 2 (2.50%) WSUS
9 1 (1.25%) Ansible
9 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) Cisco
3 17 (21.25%) Citrix
4 15 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 13 (16.25%) Red Hat
6 9 (11.25%) VMware
7 8 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (10.00%) F5
7 8 (10.00%) Infoblox
8 7 (8.75%) Oracle
8 7 (8.75%) Veritas
9 6 (7.50%) Aruba
9 6 (7.50%) Juniper
9 6 (7.50%) Palo Alto
10 5 (6.25%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.25%) HP
11 4 (5.00%) NetApp
12 3 (3.75%) Dell
12 3 (3.75%) SAP
12 3 (3.75%) Siemens
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fielding Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day Maximum £400 per day
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