The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 64 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 24 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.96% 1.87% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.18% 12.04% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
Average daily rate
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£293 £320 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -60.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.20 £19.70 £51.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 191 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.08% 15.57% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 90
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 36
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DNS
South East

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
Woking +3 3 £280 - 1
Dorking - 2 £110 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Staines -4 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £350 -
Reigate - 1 £275 - 2
Shepperton - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Camberley - - - - 3
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
4 19 (47.50%) DHCP
5 18 (45.00%) Firewall
6 15 (37.50%) Cisco
7 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (27.50%) Citrix
10 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
11 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 10 (25.00%) MS Office
11 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (20.00%) SCCM
12 8 (20.00%) VMware
12 8 (20.00%) XenApp
12 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (20.00%) ITIL
12 8 (20.00%) WAN
12 8 (20.00%) LAN
12 8 (20.00%) McAfee
13 7 (17.50%) Perl
13 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
14 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (15.00%) WSUS
14 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) DHCP
2 18 (45.00%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) WAN
4 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (15.00%) VoIP
5 6 (15.00%) VPN
6 5 (12.50%) Wireless
7 4 (10.00%) LDAP
8 3 (7.50%) NetScreen
8 3 (7.50%) SAN
8 3 (7.50%) 3G
8 3 (7.50%) Telnet
8 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.50%) Broadband
8 3 (7.50%) SNMP
8 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) WAP
2 2 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.50%) ODBC
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.00%) Solaris
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) HPUX
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.50%) Change Management
2 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (5.00%) ETL
3 2 (5.00%) Validation
3 2 (5.00%) Service Management
3 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) MOF
4 1 (2.50%) ITSM
4 1 (2.50%) Scrum
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Perl
3 6 (15.00%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.50%) MCP
4 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.00%) CCNP
7 1 (2.50%) CCSA
7 1 (2.50%) HND
7 1 (2.50%) ISEB
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CCSE
7 1 (2.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) XenApp
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 4 (10.00%) Sendmail
6 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.00%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) WSUS
3 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.50%) Sysprep
4 3 (7.50%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 8 (20.00%) McAfee
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle
5 6 (15.00%) HP
6 5 (12.50%) Juniper
6 5 (12.50%) IBM
6 5 (12.50%) Sun
6 5 (12.50%) Avaya
7 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 4 (10.00%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) Wyse
8 3 (7.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) Verint
9 2 (5.00%) Huawei
9 2 (5.00%) Talend
9 2 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago