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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 77 54
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -23
Contract jobs citing DNS 58 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.91% 1.22% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.14% 7.86% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £350 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% +16.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% +3.22%
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
288 229 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.41% 15.55% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 100 103
Average daily rate £325 £361 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.71 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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
Camberley +1 9 £416 -12.36% 4
Guildford +4 5 £275 -24.13% 2
Egham - 3 £140 - 1
Woking - 3 £170 - 3
Staines - 3 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £338 -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 61 (64.21%) DHCP
2 51 (53.68%) VMware
3 50 (52.63%) Firewall
3 50 (52.63%) Cisco
4 47 (49.47%) Windows
5 44 (46.32%) Active Directory
6 41 (43.16%) LAN
7 40 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 37 (38.95%) WAN
8 37 (38.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (31.58%) Blue Coat
11 29 (30.53%) Juniper
12 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
13 25 (26.32%) VPN
14 24 (25.26%) ITIL
14 24 (25.26%) SolarWinds
15 23 (24.21%) NetApp
15 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (24.21%) Finance
16 22 (23.16%) Load Balancing
17 21 (22.11%) SQL
18 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (18.95%) LDAP
19 18 (18.95%) UNIX
19 18 (18.95%) F5
20 17 (17.89%) Perl
20 17 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
21 16 (16.84%) Wireshark
21 16 (16.84%) NetScout

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 16 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.47%) Lync
2 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.16%) Apache
4 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (14.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (2.11%) PaaS
2 2 (2.11%) IaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (64.21%) DHCP
2 50 (52.63%) Firewall
3 41 (43.16%) LAN
4 40 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 37 (38.95%) WAN
6 25 (26.32%) VPN
7 18 (18.95%) LDAP
8 17 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (16.84%) Wireshark
9 16 (16.84%) SAN
9 16 (16.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (16.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (15.79%) SSL
11 14 (14.74%) Network Security
11 14 (14.74%) SMTP
11 14 (14.74%) Multicast
12 8 (8.42%) Internet
13 6 (6.32%) Wireless
13 6 (6.32%) VoIP
14 5 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
1 2 (2.11%) Subversion
1 2 (2.11%) Maven
1 2 (2.11%) Ant
1 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.05%) Selenium
2 1 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Back Office
4 3 (3.16%) Japanese Language
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Consultant
2 14 (14.74%) Network Consultant
3 13 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Network Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Network Security Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) Firewall Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Systems Integrator
10 5 (5.26%) Security Architect
11 4 (4.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) IT Support
12 3 (3.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.16%) Service Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) Support Technician
12 3 (3.16%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) Rendezvous
2 8 (8.42%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.11%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) ODBC
4 1 (1.05%) REST
4 1 (1.05%) boto
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) SOAP
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) WCF
4 1 (1.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) Clustering
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) PKI
4 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.11%) HACMP
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) IVR
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (49.47%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (18.95%) UNIX
5 15 (15.79%) Solaris
6 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.53%) Linux
8 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
11 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.16%) Android
13 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.11%) AIX
14 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) ITIL
2 22 (23.16%) Load Balancing
3 16 (16.84%) Service Management
3 16 (16.84%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (15.79%) Network Architecture
4 15 (15.79%) Change Management
5 7 (7.37%) Migration
6 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.26%) Project Management
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.21%) ITSM
8 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.16%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.16%) Network Management
9 3 (3.16%) B2B
10 2 (2.11%) Time Management
10 2 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.11%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) SQL
2 17 (17.89%) Perl
3 16 (16.84%) C++
3 16 (16.84%) Python
4 15 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 15 (15.79%) C
5 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.42%) VBScript
6 7 (7.37%) VB
7 3 (3.16%) C#
8 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 2 (2.11%) Java
9 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.84%) CCNA
3 14 (14.74%) CISSP
4 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
4 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.47%) CCNP
6 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.32%) CCIE
8 5 (5.26%) A+ Certification
9 4 (4.21%) Degree
9 4 (4.21%) MCSE
9 4 (4.21%) MCSA
10 3 (3.16%) MCP
10 3 (3.16%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.11%) CCSP
11 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.05%) HND
12 1 (1.05%) PMP
12 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
1 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (46.32%) Active Directory
2 37 (38.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.74%) Sendmail
4 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) XenApp
6 3 (3.16%) UAG
6 3 (3.16%) NFS
6 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.11%) vSphere
7 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.05%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) SCCM
1 14 (14.74%) MIMEsweeper
1 14 (14.74%) MAILsweeper
2 9 (9.47%) SCOM
3 8 (8.42%) WSUS
3 8 (8.42%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.21%) Puppet
4 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.11%) Control-M
6 2 (2.11%) OpenView
6 2 (2.11%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.05%) Nagios
7 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (53.68%) VMware
2 50 (52.63%) Cisco
3 30 (31.58%) Blue Coat
4 29 (30.53%) Juniper
5 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
6 24 (25.26%) SolarWinds
7 23 (24.21%) NetApp
8 18 (18.95%) F5
9 16 (16.84%) NetScout
9 16 (16.84%) McAfee
9 16 (16.84%) CheckPoint
10 15 (15.79%) Websense
10 15 (15.79%) TippingPoint
11 14 (14.74%) Tradeweb
11 14 (14.74%) TIBCO
11 14 (14.74%) Bloomberg
11 14 (14.74%) Radianz
11 14 (14.74%) Tufin
11 14 (14.74%) LogLogic
12 11 (11.58%) Citrix
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