Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 35 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 47 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 8.77% 0.88% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.76% 3.23% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 3
Basingstoke median daily rate £577 - £418
10th Percentile £397 - £374
90th Percentile £589 - £530
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £340 £410
% change year-on-year +17.65% -17.07% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.24% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £17.19 £14.75 £13.95
90th Percentile £24.42 £18.25 £16.38
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £13.88 £47.83
% change year-on-year +66.77% -70.99% +58.12%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 148 93 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 27.61% 27.27% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 78
Basingstoke median daily rate £395 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.76% -18.79% +37.50%
10th Percentile £199 £168 £263
90th Percentile £589 £488 £556
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +0.65% -0.65% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 8
Basingstoke median hourly rate £17.38 £21.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.24% +38.10% +32.51%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.78
90th Percentile £25.65 £27.50 £33.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -46.67% +15.81%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018, 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 35 (74.47%) Security Cleared
2 30 (63.83%) WAN
3 28 (59.57%) SC Cleared
4 24 (51.06%) Windows
5 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
6 18 (38.30%) LAN
6 18 (38.30%) System Testing
7 15 (31.91%) Boundary Protection
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.66%) Cisco
9 13 (27.66%) Juniper
9 13 (27.66%) Forcepoint
10 12 (25.53%) Citrix
10 12 (25.53%) NetScaler
11 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (23.40%) VMware
12 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
13 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
13 8 (17.02%) Firewall
13 8 (17.02%) Wireless
13 8 (17.02%) Migration
13 8 (17.02%) DAB
13 8 (17.02%) VPN
13 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
14 7 (14.89%) McAfee
14 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
14 7 (14.89%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (12.77%) WSUS

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 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) G Suite
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) WAN
2 18 (38.30%) LAN
3 12 (25.53%) NetScaler
4 8 (17.02%) DAB
4 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 8 (17.02%) VPN
4 8 (17.02%) Wireless
5 6 (12.77%) BGP
5 6 (12.77%) DHCP
5 6 (12.77%) Network Security
5 6 (12.77%) OSPF
6 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
7 3 (6.38%) SAN
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) DWDM
8 1 (2.13%) VLAN
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Architect
2 18 (38.30%) Network Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Network Security Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Designer
9 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.13%) IT Support
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.38%) Solaris
6 3 (6.38%) Unix
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) System Testing
2 15 (31.91%) Boundary Protection
3 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
5 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.51%) Coaching
6 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.51%) Software Distribution
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) SIEM
8 2 (4.26%) Change Control
8 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Demand Management
9 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.13%) Network Management
9 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.51%) VBScript
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) Security Cleared
2 28 (59.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) CCDP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) GCIH
4 1 (2.13%) GIAC
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (12.77%) WSUS
3 5 (10.64%) SCCM
4 3 (6.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Cisco
2 13 (27.66%) Forcepoint
2 13 (27.66%) Juniper
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 11 (23.40%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) McAfee
6 5 (10.64%) Veeam
7 4 (8.51%) Altiris
7 4 (8.51%) Fujitsu
7 4 (8.51%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Brocade
8 1 (2.13%) Google
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat