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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 68 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.96% 1.11% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.11% 6.96% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £395 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £350 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+59.37% -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
282 230 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.55% 15.98% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 98 102
Average daily rate £364 £361 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £513 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.15 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.03% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 April 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 April 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 +2 12 £404 -15.00% 2
Staines - 9 - - 2
Guildford +7 6 £293 -19.31% 2
Woking - 3 £170 - 2
Cobham - 3 £365 -
Egham - 3 £140 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £338 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 65 (64.36%) DHCP
2 53 (52.48%) Windows
3 52 (51.49%) Firewall
4 49 (48.51%) VMware
5 48 (47.52%) Cisco
5 48 (47.52%) Active Directory
6 39 (38.61%) TCP/IP
6 39 (38.61%) LAN
7 37 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (32.67%) WAN
8 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
9 32 (31.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (27.72%) Blue Coat
11 27 (26.73%) VPN
11 27 (26.73%) Juniper
12 26 (25.74%) NetApp
13 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (24.75%) SQL
14 24 (23.76%) Finance
15 23 (22.77%) ITIL
15 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (21.78%) Load Balancing
16 22 (21.78%) SolarWinds
17 19 (18.81%) SAN
18 18 (17.82%) MS Exchange
18 18 (17.82%) LDAP
18 18 (17.82%) UNIX
18 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
18 18 (17.82%) F5
19 17 (16.83%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (17.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.90%) Lync
4 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.96%) Apache
5 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.96%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.98%) TPMS
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (13.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.93%) PaaS
3 7 (6.93%) IaaS
4 5 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.97%) Office 365
6 2 (1.98%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 65 (64.36%) DHCP
2 52 (51.49%) Firewall
3 39 (38.61%) LAN
3 39 (38.61%) TCP/IP
4 33 (32.67%) WAN
5 27 (26.73%) VPN
6 19 (18.81%) SAN
7 18 (17.82%) LDAP
8 16 (15.84%) Wireshark
8 16 (15.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 16 (15.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 15 (14.85%) Network Security
9 15 (14.85%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (13.86%) Multicast
11 13 (12.87%) SSL
12 12 (11.88%) SMTP
13 8 (7.92%) NAS
14 7 (6.93%) Internet
15 6 (5.94%) VoIP
15 6 (5.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Maven
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
1 4 (3.96%) Ant
1 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.97%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.99%) Selenium
3 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.96%) Back Office
4 3 (2.97%) Billing
4 3 (2.97%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Consultant
1 16 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) Network Consultant
3 12 (11.88%) Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.92%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (6.93%) Firewall Consultant
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Systems Integrator
8 6 (5.94%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) IT Support
9 5 (4.95%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) Rendezvous
2 8 (7.92%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.98%) boto
3 2 (1.98%) XML
3 2 (1.98%) ODBC
3 2 (1.98%) Flash
3 2 (1.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.99%) CSS
4 1 (0.99%) SOAP
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) Ajax
4 1 (0.99%) HTML
4 1 (0.99%) WCF
4 1 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.90%) Clustering
3 5 (4.95%) PKI
4 4 (3.96%) Open Source
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.97%) Replication
6 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) CMDB
6 2 (1.98%) BYOD
7 1 (0.99%) User Experience
7 1 (0.99%) iPhone
7 1 (0.99%) Informatics
7 1 (0.99%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 53 (52.48%) Windows
2 32 (31.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (17.82%) UNIX
5 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (14.85%) Linux
7 11 (10.89%) Windows 7
8 10 (9.90%) Solaris
9 5 (4.95%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.97%) Android
12 2 (1.98%) VMS
13 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) ITIL
2 22 (21.78%) Load Balancing
3 17 (16.83%) Service Management
4 16 (15.84%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (14.85%) Change Management
5 15 (14.85%) Network Architecture
6 13 (12.87%) Migration
7 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.93%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.93%) Software Deployment
9 6 (5.94%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.95%) Auto-Scaling
11 4 (3.96%) ITSM
12 3 (2.97%) TOGAF
12 3 (2.97%) Project Management
12 3 (2.97%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (2.97%) B2B
12 3 (2.97%) Network Management
12 3 (2.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) SQL
2 17 (16.83%) Python
3 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
3 14 (13.86%) C++
4 13 (12.87%) C
4 13 (12.87%) Perl
5 12 (11.88%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.90%) VB
7 8 (7.92%) VBScript
8 5 (4.95%) Ruby
9 4 (3.96%) C#
10 3 (2.97%) Java
11 2 (1.98%) PHP
12 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.99%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.83%) CISSP
3 16 (15.84%) CCNA
4 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (7.92%) CCNP
8 6 (5.94%) CCIE
8 6 (5.94%) MCSE
9 5 (4.95%) MCSA
9 5 (4.95%) A+ Certification
9 5 (4.95%) Degree
10 4 (3.96%) CCSP
11 3 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.98%) CCSA
12 2 (1.98%) CISM
12 2 (1.98%) MCP
12 2 (1.98%) HND
12 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (47.52%) Active Directory
2 37 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.88%) Sendmail
5 6 (5.94%) vSphere
6 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.96%) NFS
7 3 (2.97%) XenApp
7 3 (2.97%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.97%) UAG
8 2 (1.98%) XenServer
8 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) SCCM
2 12 (11.88%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (11.88%) MAILsweeper
3 11 (10.89%) SCOM
4 9 (8.91%) WSUS
5 7 (6.93%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.94%) Puppet
7 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (4.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.98%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.98%) Nessus
8 2 (1.98%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.99%) Nagios
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.99%) Ansible
9 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 49 (48.51%) VMware
2 48 (47.52%) Cisco
3 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
4 28 (27.72%) Blue Coat
5 27 (26.73%) Juniper
6 26 (25.74%) NetApp
7 22 (21.78%) SolarWinds
8 18 (17.82%) F5
9 16 (15.84%) NetScout
9 16 (15.84%) CheckPoint
10 15 (14.85%) McAfee
10 15 (14.85%) Websense
10 15 (14.85%) TippingPoint
11 14 (13.86%) Tradeweb
11 14 (13.86%) TIBCO
11 14 (13.86%) Bloomberg
11 14 (13.86%) LogLogic
11 14 (13.86%) Radianz
11 14 (13.86%) Tufin
12 9 (8.91%) Citrix
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