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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 34 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +45
Contract jobs citing DNS 47 68 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.52% 4.96% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 23.29% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 9
Average daily rate £339 £338 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £170 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.25% +158.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.78% +59.37%
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
366 292 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.44% 21.28% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 156 99
Average daily rate £400 £365 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £431 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.15 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +145.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £19.40 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Guildford +9 10 £418 +42.73% 5
Woking +3 10 £425 +150.00% 3
Staines -9 5 £600 -
Epsom +2 4 £250 -
Egham +3 3 £310 +121.42%
Leatherhead -21 2 - - 1
Reigate - 2 £183 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 57 (67.06%) DHCP
2 44 (51.76%) Windows
3 40 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 31 (36.47%) Linux
5 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 26 (30.59%) Finance
7 25 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 25 (29.41%) Puppet
7 25 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 23 (27.06%) VPN
9 22 (25.88%) Firewall
10 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
11 20 (23.53%) WAN
11 20 (23.53%) LAN
12 19 (22.35%) Unix
12 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (22.35%) Windows Server
13 17 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 17 (20.00%) Citrix
14 16 (18.82%) Cisco
15 15 (17.65%) DevOps
16 14 (16.47%) VMware
16 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (16.47%) XenApp
17 13 (15.29%) Open Source
17 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
18 12 (14.12%) Python
18 12 (14.12%) Perl
18 12 (14.12%) SQL
18 12 (14.12%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Office
2 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.41%) Office 365
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.71%) IaaS
4 4 (4.71%) PaaS
5 3 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (67.06%) DHCP
2 25 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 23 (27.06%) VPN
4 22 (25.88%) Firewall
5 20 (23.53%) LAN
5 20 (23.53%) WAN
6 11 (12.94%) LDAP
6 11 (12.94%) MPLS
7 10 (11.76%) FTP
7 10 (11.76%) Wireless
8 8 (9.41%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (9.41%) SSL
9 7 (8.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (8.24%) Network Security
9 7 (8.24%) SMTP
9 7 (8.24%) VLAN
10 6 (7.06%) BGP
10 6 (7.06%) OSPF
11 5 (5.88%) HTTP
12 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
1 9 (10.59%) RSpec
2 4 (4.71%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Electronics
3 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.88%) Marketing
4 4 (4.71%) Legal
5 3 (3.53%) Back Office
5 3 (3.53%) Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Administrator
2 15 (17.65%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.59%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) AWS Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) IT Support
7 7 (8.24%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (7.06%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Network Support
8 6 (7.06%) OSS Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Middleware
2 3 (3.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) Ajax
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) CSS3
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) HTML5
3 1 (1.18%) ODBC
3 1 (1.18%) REST
3 1 (1.18%) RESTful
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) HACMP
3 7 (8.24%) Replication
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Clustering
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) PKI
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.18%) BYOD
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.76%) Windows
2 31 (36.47%) Linux
3 19 (22.35%) Unix
3 19 (22.35%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.06%) CentOS
7 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.71%) Solaris
9 4 (4.71%) VMS
10 3 (3.53%) AIX
10 3 (3.53%) CatOS
11 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.18%) Android
12 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) DevOps
2 13 (15.29%) Open Source
3 11 (12.94%) ITIL
4 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
5 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.41%) Project Management
6 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.71%) Information Management
8 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
8 4 (4.71%) Use Case
9 3 (3.53%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.53%) Change Control
9 3 (3.53%) Operations Management
9 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.12%) Perl
1 12 (14.12%) Python
1 12 (14.12%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.59%) Ruby
4 3 (3.53%) C
4 3 (3.53%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) MCP
2 11 (12.94%) MCSE
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.24%) MCDST
4 5 (5.88%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.53%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.53%) CCIE
5 3 (3.53%) CEH
5 3 (3.53%) RHCT
6 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) CCNA
7 1 (1.18%) HND
7 1 (1.18%) MCITP
7 1 (1.18%) MCSA
7 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.47%) XenApp
3 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.59%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.24%) NFS
6 5 (5.88%) ISA Server
6 5 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.53%) DFS Replication
8 3 (3.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (3.53%) vSphere
9 2 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (29.41%) Puppet
2 10 (11.76%) SCCM
3 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.24%) SCOM
4 5 (5.88%) Sysprep
5 4 (4.71%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (4.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (4.71%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (4.71%) WSUS
6 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.18%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
3 17 (20.00%) Citrix
4 16 (18.82%) Cisco
5 14 (16.47%) VMware
6 12 (14.12%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.59%) Oracle
8 8 (9.41%) F5
8 8 (9.41%) Infoblox
9 7 (8.24%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (8.24%) Veritas
10 6 (7.06%) Aruba
10 6 (7.06%) Juniper
11 5 (5.88%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.88%) NetApp
11 5 (5.88%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.88%) SAP
12 4 (4.71%) HP
13 3 (3.53%) Mitel
13 3 (3.53%) Siemens
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