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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 38 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.82% 1.91% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.02% 11.82% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 13
Average daily rate
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£345 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.94% -16.25%
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
253 203 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.77% 16.19% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 105 132
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +8 8 £273 - 3
Cobham - 5 £338 -
Epsom - 4 - -
Staines +5 2 £388 -
Leatherhead - 2 £450 - 1
Woking 0 1 £170 -39.28% 1
Camberley - 1 £400 - 2
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 75 (71.43%) DHCP
2 62 (59.05%) Active Directory
3 60 (57.14%) Windows
4 48 (45.71%) VMware
5 44 (41.90%) Firewall
5 44 (41.90%) TCP/IP
6 36 (34.29%) Cisco
6 36 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (29.52%) LAN
8 30 (28.57%) Finance
9 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
10 28 (26.67%) WAN
10 28 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 28 (26.67%) SQL
11 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (22.86%) VPN
13 23 (21.90%) NetApp
13 23 (21.90%) Blue Coat
14 22 (20.95%) Juniper
14 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (19.05%) SAN
15 20 (19.05%) Clustering
15 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
15 20 (19.05%) Linux
16 19 (18.10%) UNIX
16 19 (18.10%) McAfee
17 18 (17.14%) Service Management
17 18 (17.14%) Python
17 18 (17.14%) MS Excel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.76%) Lync
5 4 (3.81%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.81%) Apache
5 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.86%) TPMS
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.90%) IIS
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) IaaS
1 8 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.62%) PaaS
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (4.76%) Office 365
5 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 75 (71.43%) DHCP
2 44 (41.90%) TCP/IP
2 44 (41.90%) Firewall
3 31 (29.52%) LAN
4 28 (26.67%) WAN
5 24 (22.86%) VPN
6 20 (19.05%) SAN
7 17 (16.19%) LDAP
7 17 (16.19%) Wireshark
8 13 (12.38%) Network Security
8 13 (12.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 13 (12.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (11.43%) Multicast
10 11 (10.48%) SSL
11 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (9.52%) NAS
12 9 (8.57%) SMTP
13 7 (6.67%) VLAN
14 6 (5.71%) Internet
15 5 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.95%) Big Data
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.81%) Ant
2 4 (3.81%) Maven
2 4 (3.81%) JIRA
3 3 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) Selenium
4 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.95%) RSpec
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Legal
3 4 (3.81%) Billing
4 3 (2.86%) Japanese Language
4 3 (2.86%) Back Office
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Analyst
2 16 (15.24%) Consultant
3 12 (11.43%) Network Consultant
3 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Network Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Administrator
5 9 (8.57%) IT Support
6 8 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.62%) Architect
7 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Senior IT Support Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Senior IT Support
8 6 (5.71%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Rendezvous
2 4 (3.81%) HTML
3 3 (2.86%) .NET
3 3 (2.86%) ODBC
3 3 (2.86%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.86%) boto
4 2 (1.90%) Flash
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) SOAP
5 1 (0.95%) Web Services
5 1 (0.95%) XML
5 1 (0.95%) Middleware
5 1 (0.95%) Ajax
5 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.95%) WCF
5 1 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Clustering
2 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.81%) Informatics
5 4 (3.81%) PKI
6 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.86%) BYOD
7 2 (1.90%) CMDB
7 2 (1.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.95%) IVR
8 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.95%) iPhone
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.14%) Windows
2 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (19.05%) Linux
6 19 (18.10%) UNIX
7 16 (15.24%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.67%) Solaris
9 6 (5.71%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.90%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.90%) VMS
12 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.95%) Android
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) Service Management
2 16 (15.24%) ITIL
2 16 (15.24%) Load Balancing
3 13 (12.38%) Change Management
4 12 (11.43%) Migration
4 12 (11.43%) Network Architecture
5 11 (10.48%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (7.62%) Capacity Management
6 8 (7.62%) Software Deployment
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.71%) Time Management
8 6 (5.71%) ITSM
8 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.71%) Auto-Scaling
9 5 (4.76%) Open Source
10 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.86%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.86%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) SQL
2 18 (17.14%) Python
3 15 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 12 (11.43%) Perl
5 10 (9.52%) C
5 10 (9.52%) C++
6 9 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.67%) Ruby
8 6 (5.71%) VB
9 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.86%) C#
10 3 (2.86%) PHP
11 2 (1.90%) Java
12 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.95%) VBScript
12 1 (0.95%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 15 (14.29%) CISSP
2 15 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.57%) CCNA
5 7 (6.67%) MCSE
5 7 (6.67%) Degree
6 5 (4.76%) MCSA
6 5 (4.76%) CCNP
7 4 (3.81%) HND
7 4 (3.81%) CCIE
7 4 (3.81%) CCSP
8 3 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.90%) CCSA
9 2 (1.90%) CISM
10 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.95%) MCITP
10 1 (0.95%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
1 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (59.05%) Active Directory
2 36 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.43%) vSphere
4 10 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
4 10 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (8.57%) Sendmail
6 5 (4.76%) NFS
7 4 (3.81%) XenApp
7 4 (3.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.90%) XenServer
9 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) SCCM
2 9 (8.57%) SCOM
2 9 (8.57%) MIMEsweeper
2 9 (8.57%) MAILsweeper
3 8 (7.62%) Puppet
3 8 (7.62%) WSUS
4 7 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 6 (5.71%) SCVMM
5 6 (5.71%) AirWatch
5 6 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.90%) Nessus
9 2 (1.90%) Ansible
9 2 (1.90%) SnapMirror
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) VMware
2 36 (34.29%) Cisco
3 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.90%) NetApp
4 23 (21.90%) Blue Coat
5 22 (20.95%) Juniper
6 19 (18.10%) McAfee
7 17 (16.19%) F5
8 16 (15.24%) Websense
8 16 (15.24%) SolarWinds
8 16 (15.24%) Citrix
9 14 (13.33%) NetScout
9 14 (13.33%) Lancope
10 13 (12.38%) CheckPoint
11 12 (11.43%) TIBCO
11 12 (11.43%) Bloomberg
11 12 (11.43%) TippingPoint
11 12 (11.43%) Tradeweb
11 12 (11.43%) Radianz
11 12 (11.43%) LogLogic
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