The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.14% 0.30% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 1.61% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £23.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -0.31% -7.84%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 86 62 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 30.60% 18.90% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 15
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £211 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Basingstoke

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Basingstoke

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Basingstoke

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) TACACS
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) WSUS
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) VMware

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) TACACS
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 1 (12.50%) DWDM
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Broadcast Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) DRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) logstash
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
3 2 (25.00%) Arista
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk