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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 33 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.20% 1.58% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.26% 9.29% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 16
Average daily rate
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£323 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £338 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £152.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -91.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £19.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +10.14%
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
293 226 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.57% 16.97% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 158 124
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £415 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.20 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
Camberley - 6 £420 - 4
Dorking - 4 £121 - 3
Redhill - 3 £320 - 2
Woking -2 2 £405 +15.71%
Guildford - 2 £310 - 1
Farnham - 1 - - 1
Reigate - 1 £95 -
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 4
Egham - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 39 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
4 31 (54.39%) DHCP
5 28 (49.12%) VMware
6 25 (43.86%) Firewall
7 21 (36.84%) Cisco
8 20 (35.09%) WAN
8 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
9 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (31.58%) MS Office
10 18 (31.58%) Citrix
11 17 (29.82%) LAN
12 15 (26.32%) SQL
12 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (24.56%) ITIL
14 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
14 13 (22.81%) SLA
15 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
15 12 (21.05%) VPN
15 12 (21.05%) XenApp
16 10 (17.54%) SAN
16 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
17 9 (15.79%) Terminal Services
17 9 (15.79%) Linux
17 9 (15.79%) Perl
18 8 (14.04%) C++
18 8 (14.04%) UNIX
18 8 (14.04%) Windows XP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) Moodle
4 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 18 (31.58%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (54.39%) DHCP
2 25 (43.86%) Firewall
3 20 (35.09%) WAN
4 17 (29.82%) LAN
5 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 12 (21.05%) VPN
6 10 (17.54%) SAN
7 6 (10.53%) VoIP
8 5 (8.77%) Internet
8 5 (8.77%) Telnet
8 5 (8.77%) Wireless
9 4 (7.02%) 2G
9 4 (7.02%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.02%) LTE
9 4 (7.02%) 3G
9 4 (7.02%) SMTP
9 4 (7.02%) SSL
9 4 (7.02%) SNMP
9 4 (7.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Network Support
7 2 (3.51%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) WAP
3 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.75%) ODBC
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 3 (5.26%) Replication
1 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Statistics
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.79%) Linux
6 8 (14.04%) UNIX
6 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
6 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.53%) Solaris
9 2 (3.51%) SUSE
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL V2
4 4 (7.02%) Validation
4 4 (7.02%) ITSM
4 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.02%) ETL
5 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.26%) Change Management
5 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Perl
3 8 (14.04%) C++
4 5 (8.77%) C
5 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) Python
5 4 (7.02%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) MCP
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.02%) CCNP
4 4 (7.02%) CCNA
5 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.51%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.51%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.51%) CCDA
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.75%) PMP
7 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.75%) ISEB
7 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.05%) XenApp
4 9 (15.79%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.02%) Sendmail
6 3 (5.26%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
1 5 (8.77%) WSUS
2 4 (7.02%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.02%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (7.02%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (5.26%) Sysprep
3 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.51%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 28 (49.12%) VMware
3 21 (36.84%) Cisco
4 18 (31.58%) Citrix
5 7 (12.28%) HP
5 7 (12.28%) McAfee
6 6 (10.53%) Juniper
6 6 (10.53%) Oracle
7 5 (8.77%) Dell
7 5 (8.77%) IBM
7 5 (8.77%) Avaya
8 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.02%) Huawei
8 4 (7.02%) Kaseya
8 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (7.02%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (7.02%) Websense
8 4 (7.02%) Symantec
8 4 (7.02%) Ericsson
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