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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 34 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.44% 1.16% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.97% 8.06% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £296 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
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
284 186 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.34% 14.44% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 90 150
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 35
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £116.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 January 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 January 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 +1 5 £425 +41.66% 4
Guildford - 5 £255 -
Woking - 3 £280 - 2
Epsom - 2 £350 -
Staines -4 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 46 (66.67%) VMware
2 43 (62.32%) Windows
3 38 (55.07%) Active Directory
4 34 (49.28%) DHCP
5 31 (44.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (42.03%) Cisco
6 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
7 27 (39.13%) WAN
7 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (37.68%) Firewall
9 25 (36.23%) LAN
10 18 (26.09%) SQL
10 18 (26.09%) ITIL
10 18 (26.09%) SAN
11 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
12 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (21.74%) VPN
13 15 (21.74%) Citrix
13 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
14 14 (20.29%) MS Office
14 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
15 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (18.84%) Perl
15 13 (18.84%) UNIX
15 13 (18.84%) Kalman Filter
16 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (17.39%) NetApp
17 11 (15.94%) Juniper
17 11 (15.94%) C++
17 11 (15.94%) SLA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) Lync
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.90%) Apache
6 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.45%) Moodle
7 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.29%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (49.28%) DHCP
2 27 (39.13%) WAN
3 26 (37.68%) Firewall
4 25 (36.23%) LAN
5 18 (26.09%) SAN
6 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
7 15 (21.74%) VPN
8 10 (14.49%) LDAP
8 10 (14.49%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (13.04%) SSL
10 8 (11.59%) SMTP
11 7 (10.14%) Internet
12 6 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (8.70%) 3G
12 6 (8.70%) 2G
13 5 (7.25%) Network Security
14 4 (5.80%) MPLS
14 4 (5.80%) NAS
14 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (5.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Automotive
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Architect
3 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Wintel Server Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Support Technician
7 2 (2.90%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.45%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) PKI
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.90%) HACMP
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.90%) Replication
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) IVR
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.84%) UNIX
5 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (14.49%) Solaris
7 9 (13.04%) Linux
8 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
9 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.80%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.90%) AIX
11 2 (2.90%) Android
11 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.70%) Project Management
4 6 (8.70%) ITSM
5 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.80%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Migration
7 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Management
7 3 (4.35%) ETL
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL V2
8 2 (2.90%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.90%) High Availability
8 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) Perl
3 11 (15.94%) C++
4 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 9 (13.04%) C
5 8 (11.59%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) VBScript
7 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) VB
8 3 (4.35%) Java
8 3 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) CCNA
3 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) CCNP
4 4 (5.80%) MCSE
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CCIE
6 2 (2.90%) CCDA
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) MCITP
6 2 (2.90%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.90%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.90%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.45%) CISSP
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (55.07%) Active Directory
2 31 (44.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.49%) XenApp
3 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.59%) Sendmail
5 7 (10.14%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.35%) UAG
7 2 (2.90%) NFS
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) MIMEsweeper
1 8 (11.59%) MAILsweeper
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) SCOM
3 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (2.90%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.90%) OpenView
5 2 (2.90%) Control-M
5 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.90%) Puppet
6 1 (1.45%) Nagios
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) VMware
2 29 (42.03%) Cisco
2 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.74%) Citrix
4 12 (17.39%) NetApp
5 11 (15.94%) Juniper
6 10 (14.49%) HP
6 10 (14.49%) Blue Coat
7 8 (11.59%) McAfee
7 8 (11.59%) Websense
7 8 (11.59%) SolarWinds
8 7 (10.14%) Oracle
9 6 (8.70%) Symantec
10 5 (7.25%) Huawei
10 5 (7.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (7.25%) Ericsson
11 4 (5.80%) Dell
11 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.80%) Kaseya
12 3 (4.35%) Cramer
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