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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -20
Contract jobs citing DNS 63 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.88% 1.09% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.99% 6.67% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £143 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £376 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.18% -13.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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
274 225 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.22% 16.38% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 93 83
Average daily rate £375 £360 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 21
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.61 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 12 £400 - 1
Staines +16 10 - - 2
Guildford +8 10 £275 -24.13% 3
Woking +19 3 £170 - 3
Egham - 3 £140 - 3
Epsom - 3 - -
Cobham - 2 £365 -
Leatherhead -5 1 £450 +28.57%
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 67 (64.42%) DHCP
2 56 (53.85%) Windows
3 52 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 52 (50.00%) Firewall
4 48 (46.15%) VMware
4 48 (46.15%) Cisco
5 39 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 39 (37.50%) LAN
6 38 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
8 34 (32.69%) WAN
8 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (26.92%) VPN
10 27 (25.96%) Finance
10 27 (25.96%) Blue Coat
11 26 (25.00%) Juniper
11 26 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (24.04%) ITIL
13 24 (23.08%) SQL
13 24 (23.08%) NetApp
14 23 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (21.15%) SAN
15 22 (21.15%) Load Balancing
16 21 (20.19%) MS Exchange
16 21 (20.19%) SolarWinds
17 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (18.27%) F5
18 19 (18.27%) LDAP
18 19 (18.27%) Service Management
19 18 (17.31%) Management Information System

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 21 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.58%) Lync
4 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.85%) Apache
6 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.88%) TPMS
8 1 (0.96%) IIS
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (13.46%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.69%) PaaS
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.69%) IaaS
3 6 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.88%) Office 365
5 2 (1.92%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 67 (64.42%) DHCP
2 52 (50.00%) Firewall
3 39 (37.50%) LAN
3 39 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 34 (32.69%) WAN
5 28 (26.92%) VPN
6 22 (21.15%) SAN
7 19 (18.27%) LDAP
8 16 (15.38%) Wireshark
8 16 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 16 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 15 (14.42%) Network Security
10 14 (13.46%) Multicast
10 14 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (12.50%) SSL
12 11 (10.58%) SMTP
12 11 (10.58%) NAS
13 7 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (6.73%) MPLS
14 6 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Ant
1 4 (3.85%) Maven
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
1 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) Selenium
3 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (25.96%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.85%) Back Office
3 4 (3.85%) Legal
3 4 (3.85%) Billing
4 3 (2.88%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (16.35%) Consultant
2 15 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) Network Consultant
4 13 (12.50%) Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) Architect
6 9 (8.65%) Network Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Firewall Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) IT Support
8 7 (6.73%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.77%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) Rendezvous
2 7 (6.73%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.88%) boto
4 2 (1.92%) ODBC
4 2 (1.92%) Flash
4 2 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (0.96%) CSS
5 1 (0.96%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.96%) Ajax
5 1 (0.96%) HTML
5 1 (0.96%) WCF
5 1 (0.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (11.54%) Clustering
4 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.77%) PKI
6 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.88%) Replication
7 3 (2.88%) Informatics
8 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.92%) CMDB
8 2 (1.92%) BYOD
8 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.96%) iPhone
9 1 (0.96%) User Experience
9 1 (0.96%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 56 (53.85%) Windows
2 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (16.35%) UNIX
6 15 (14.42%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.42%) Linux
7 9 (8.65%) Solaris
8 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.88%) Android
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.92%) VMS
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) ITIL
2 22 (21.15%) Load Balancing
3 19 (18.27%) Service Management
4 15 (14.42%) Change Management
4 15 (14.42%) Network Architecture
4 15 (14.42%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 8 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 6 (5.77%) Auto-Scaling
7 6 (5.77%) ITSM
7 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.81%) Time Management
9 4 (3.85%) Open Source
9 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.88%) Network Management
10 3 (2.88%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 17 (16.35%) Python
3 15 (14.42%) PowerShell
4 12 (11.54%) C
4 12 (11.54%) C++
5 11 (10.58%) Perl
5 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
5 11 (10.58%) VB
6 7 (6.73%) VBScript
7 6 (5.77%) Ruby
8 3 (2.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.88%) C#
9 2 (1.92%) Java
10 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.96%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.35%) CISSP
3 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 15 (14.42%) CCNA
5 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (7.69%) MCSE
8 7 (6.73%) Degree
9 6 (5.77%) CCNP
9 6 (5.77%) CCIE
10 5 (4.81%) MCSA
10 5 (4.81%) A+ Certification
11 4 (3.85%) HND
11 4 (3.85%) CCSP
12 3 (2.88%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.92%) CCSA
13 2 (1.92%) CISM
13 2 (1.92%) MCP
13 2 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.42%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.58%) Sendmail
5 6 (5.77%) vSphere
6 5 (4.81%) NFS
6 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.81%) XenApp
7 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.92%) UAG
8 2 (1.92%) XenServer
9 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) SCCM
2 13 (12.50%) SCOM
3 12 (11.54%) WSUS
4 11 (10.58%) MIMEsweeper
4 11 (10.58%) MAILsweeper
5 10 (9.62%) NetBackup
6 7 (6.73%) Puppet
7 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (4.81%) SCVMM
9 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.88%) AirWatch
11 2 (1.92%) Ansible
11 2 (1.92%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (1.92%) Nessus
12 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.96%) Nagios
12 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (46.15%) Cisco
1 48 (46.15%) VMware
2 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.96%) Blue Coat
4 26 (25.00%) Juniper
5 24 (23.08%) NetApp
6 21 (20.19%) SolarWinds
7 19 (18.27%) F5
8 16 (15.38%) Lancope
8 16 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 16 (15.38%) NetScout
9 15 (14.42%) TippingPoint
9 15 (14.42%) McAfee
10 14 (13.46%) Radianz
10 14 (13.46%) Websense
10 14 (13.46%) Tradeweb
10 14 (13.46%) TIBCO
10 14 (13.46%) Bloomberg
10 14 (13.46%) LogLogic
10 14 (13.46%) Tufin