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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Surrey
Rank 55 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.04% 3.51% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 15.56% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 22
Median daily rate £419 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.81% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £293 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £455 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.22
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.86%

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
203 270 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.78% 22.58% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 163 139
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 14
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +145.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -1 8 £210 -42.06% 1
Camberley - 1 £500 - 1
Cobham - 1 £475 -
Staines - 1 - - 2
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 21 (61.76%) VPN
2 20 (58.82%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) DHCP
3 16 (47.06%) Firewall
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 14 (41.18%) Linux
6 13 (38.24%) Perl
6 13 (38.24%) Puppet
7 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 12 (35.29%) Python
7 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 11 (32.35%) SMTP
8 11 (32.35%) LAN
8 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) VMware
10 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
10 9 (26.47%) Cisco
10 9 (26.47%) FTP
10 9 (26.47%) WAN
10 9 (26.47%) CentOS
10 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
10 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
11 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
11 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (23.53%) Unix
12 7 (20.59%) AWS Certification
12 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (17.65%) Metasploit
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing

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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.71%) Office 365
4 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) VPN
2 16 (47.06%) DHCP
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) LAN
3 11 (32.35%) SMTP
4 9 (26.47%) FTP
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
5 5 (14.71%) SSL
6 4 (11.76%) Internet
6 4 (11.76%) LDAP
6 4 (11.76%) SNMP
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (8.82%) Intranet
7 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (8.82%) MPLS
7 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.88%) LTE
8 2 (5.88%) Network Security
8 2 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Metasploit
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Support
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) boto
2 1 (2.94%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) DataPower
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) CentOS
3 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (23.53%) Unix
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.94%) VMS
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
4 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Email Filtering
5 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Perl
2 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) C
4 4 (11.76%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) AWS Certification
4 6 (17.65%) CEH
4 6 (17.65%) RHCT
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) GCIH
6 1 (2.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.94%) Docker
5 1 (2.94%) vCloud
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) SCCM
3 3 (8.82%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (5.88%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.94%) Consul
5 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Packer
5 1 (2.94%) Rsyslog
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) Terraform
5 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.94%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
5 4 (11.76%) Juniper
6 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
6 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.88%) Greenplum
7 2 (5.88%) Huawei
7 2 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (5.88%) Nortel
7 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto