The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Surrey
Rank 63 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.99% 3.63% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 12.78% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 20
Median daily rate £210 £330 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.66%

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
191 352 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.99% 28.36% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 203 141
Median daily rate £380 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £246 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 12
Median hourly rate £19.50 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.65% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.20 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £46.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +11 8 £210 -35.38% 1
Camberley - 1 £500 -
Cobham - 1 £475 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for DNS.

1 25 (65.79%) VPN
2 23 (60.53%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) DHCP
4 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) Firewall
6 15 (39.47%) Linux
7 14 (36.84%) Puppet
8 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
8 13 (34.21%) VMware
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
10 11 (28.95%) Perl
11 9 (23.68%) Python
11 9 (23.68%) FTP
11 9 (23.68%) SMTP
11 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
11 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
11 9 (23.68%) CentOS
11 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu
12 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (21.05%) LAN
13 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
13 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
13 7 (18.42%) WAN
13 7 (18.42%) Office 365
13 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.42%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) VPN
2 20 (52.63%) DHCP
3 16 (42.11%) Firewall
4 9 (23.68%) FTP
4 9 (23.68%) SMTP
5 8 (21.05%) LAN
6 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
6 7 (18.42%) WAN
7 5 (13.16%) Internet
7 5 (13.16%) Intranet
7 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (13.16%) VLAN
8 4 (10.53%) SNMP
8 4 (10.53%) Wireless
9 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.89%) SSL
10 2 (5.26%) 3G
10 2 (5.26%) LTE
10 2 (5.26%) MPLS
10 2 (5.26%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (13.16%) Back Office
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Administrator
4 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (15.79%) Active Directory Support
5 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support
5 6 (15.79%) Exchange Support
5 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.63%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Replication
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) DataPower
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.68%) CentOS
4 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.16%) Unix
9 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (5.26%) Debian
11 1 (2.63%) AIX
11 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.63%) SUSE
11 1 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (2.63%) VMS
11 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
1 6 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (13.16%) Regulatory Compliance
2 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.26%) Data Security
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (2.63%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (2.63%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
2 11 (28.95%) Perl
3 9 (23.68%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) C
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) AWS Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CEH
2 6 (15.79%) RHCT
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) GCIH
4 1 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Docker
6 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Nagios
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
4 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (5.26%) vMotion
4 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.63%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) Consul
5 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.63%) Packer
5 1 (2.63%) Rsyslog
5 1 (2.63%) SCOM
5 1 (2.63%) Terraform
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle
6 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix
8 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
8 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.26%) F5
8 2 (5.26%) Greenplum
8 2 (5.26%) Huawei
8 2 (5.26%) Juniper
8 2 (5.26%) Nokia Networks
8 2 (5.26%) Nortel
8 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.26%) Samsung
8 2 (5.26%) Veeam
9 1 (2.63%) AlienVault
9 1 (2.63%) LogLogic