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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 30 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.07% 2.00% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.88% 11.40% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 15
Average daily rate
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£340 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £121 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +7.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -10.00%
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
233 228 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.10% 17.55% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 122 168
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -45.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Guildford +2 5 £270 - 4
Cobham - 3 £338 -
Epsom - 3 - - 1
Staines - 2 £456 -
Woking +3 1 £170 -39.28%
Leatherhead - 1 £450 - 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 65 (70.65%) DHCP
2 59 (64.13%) Active Directory
3 58 (63.04%) Windows
4 45 (48.91%) VMware
5 36 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 33 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (34.78%) Firewall
8 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
9 28 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 28 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (29.35%) LAN
10 27 (29.35%) SQL
11 25 (27.17%) WAN
12 24 (26.09%) Cisco
12 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (25.00%) VPN
14 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (21.74%) Linux
15 20 (21.74%) SAN
15 20 (21.74%) Finance
15 20 (21.74%) Clustering
16 19 (20.65%) NetApp
16 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
17 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
18 17 (18.48%) UNIX
18 17 (18.48%) Citrix
19 16 (17.39%) McAfee
19 16 (17.39%) Python
19 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
20 15 (16.30%) LDAP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 28 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.43%) Apache
4 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.35%) Lync
6 3 (3.26%) TPMS
6 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.17%) IIS
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (9.78%) PaaS
1 9 (9.78%) IaaS
2 7 (7.61%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (7.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (6.52%) Office 365
4 3 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 65 (70.65%) DHCP
2 36 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 32 (34.78%) Firewall
4 27 (29.35%) LAN
5 25 (27.17%) WAN
6 23 (25.00%) VPN
7 20 (21.74%) SAN
8 15 (16.30%) LDAP
9 10 (10.87%) NAS
10 9 (9.78%) Network Security
11 8 (8.70%) VLAN
11 8 (8.70%) SSL
11 8 (8.70%) MPLS
12 7 (7.61%) Wireshark
12 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (6.52%) Internet
13 6 (6.52%) SMTP
14 5 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (4.35%) SSH
15 4 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.43%) Ant
2 5 (5.43%) Maven
2 5 (5.43%) JIRA
3 4 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.09%) RSpec
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Legal
3 5 (5.43%) Billing
4 3 (3.26%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Administrator
4 9 (9.78%) IT Support
5 8 (8.70%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.61%) Architect
6 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Senior IT Support Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Support Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Senior IT Support
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) HTML
1 4 (4.35%) Rendezvous
1 4 (4.35%) boto
2 3 (3.26%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.26%) ODBC
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
3 2 (2.17%) Flash
4 1 (1.09%) CSS
4 1 (1.09%) SOAP
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) XML
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) Ajax
4 1 (1.09%) WCF
4 1 (1.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Clustering
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.35%) Informatics
4 4 (4.35%) PKI
5 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) BYOD
6 2 (2.17%) CMDB
6 2 (2.17%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.09%) IVR
7 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.09%) iPhone
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (63.04%) Windows
2 28 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (21.74%) Linux
6 17 (18.48%) UNIX
7 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.35%) Solaris
9 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (2.17%) VMS
11 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.09%) Android
11 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Migration
2 10 (10.87%) Service Management
3 9 (9.78%) Capacity Management
3 9 (9.78%) Software Deployment
4 8 (8.70%) ITIL
4 8 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (7.61%) Auto-Scaling
5 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.52%) Time Management
6 6 (6.52%) ITSM
7 5 (5.43%) Change Management
7 5 (5.43%) Open Source
7 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.26%) DevOps
9 3 (3.26%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) Python
3 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
4 9 (9.78%) Perl
5 8 (8.70%) Ruby
6 7 (7.61%) C
6 7 (7.61%) C++
7 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.43%) VB
9 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.26%) C#
11 2 (2.17%) Java
11 2 (2.17%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.09%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.70%) CCNA
6 7 (7.61%) CISSP
6 7 (7.61%) MCSE
7 6 (6.52%) Degree
8 4 (4.35%) MCSA
8 4 (4.35%) HND
9 3 (3.26%) CCSP
9 3 (3.26%) CCNP
10 2 (2.17%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.17%) CISM
10 2 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.17%) CCSA
11 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.09%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.09%) MCITP
11 1 (1.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
1 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (64.13%) Active Directory
2 33 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.04%) vSphere
5 10 (10.87%) Forefront TMG
5 10 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.52%) Sendmail
7 5 (5.43%) NFS
8 4 (4.35%) XenApp
8 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.17%) XenServer
10 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 9 (9.78%) SCOM
2 9 (9.78%) Puppet
3 7 (7.61%) WSUS
4 6 (6.52%) AirWatch
4 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.52%) SCVMM
4 6 (6.52%) MIMEsweeper
4 6 (6.52%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (6.52%) NetBackup
5 5 (5.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Ansible
8 2 (2.17%) SnapMirror
8 2 (2.17%) Nessus
9 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 45 (48.91%) VMware
2 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.09%) Cisco
4 19 (20.65%) NetApp
5 17 (18.48%) Citrix
6 16 (17.39%) McAfee
7 13 (14.13%) Websense
8 11 (11.96%) Blue Coat
8 11 (11.96%) HP
8 11 (11.96%) Juniper
9 7 (7.61%) F5
10 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.52%) Tripwire
10 6 (6.52%) LANDesk
11 5 (5.43%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.43%) Oracle
11 5 (5.43%) EMC
11 5 (5.43%) Supermicro
12 4 (4.35%) LogLogic
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