Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 17 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 49 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.55% 0.84% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 11.76% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
East Sussex median daily rate £125 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.54% +8.33% -27.27%
10th Percentile £123 £313 £280
90th Percentile £338 £338 £365
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +75.00% -70.33%
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.85% +22.22% +12.50%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 44 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.53% 7.10% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 27
East Sussex median daily rate £344 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.09% -11.29% +3.33%
10th Percentile £122 £117 £185
90th Percentile £601 £386 £380
South East median daily rate £396 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +0.25% +5.40% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - £23.68 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +142.87% -54.82%
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.75% -28.95% +62.50%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in East Sussex

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in East Sussex

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in East Sussex over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in East Sussex

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in East Sussex

DNS
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hastings - 4 £325 - 3
Brighton +4 1 - - 3
Eastbourne +1 1 £125 - 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) TACACS
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 4 (50.00%) e-Health
2 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (50.00%) IronPort
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (50.00%) Thales
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 4 (50.00%) TACACS
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) IronPort
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (50.00%) Thales
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix