The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 17 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.58% 4.08% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 8.96% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £210 £385 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +46.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.68%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 25 67 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 19.08% 45.58% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 34
Median daily rate £385 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £460 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Guildford

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Guildford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Guildford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (38.46%) Office 365
3 5 (38.46%) Back Office
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Nortel
6 2 (15.38%) SMTP
6 2 (15.38%) FTP
6 2 (15.38%) SNMP
6 2 (15.38%) MS Visio

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) 2G
6 2 (15.38%) 3G
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) FTP
6 2 (15.38%) LTE
6 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (15.38%) SMTP
6 2 (15.38%) SNMP
6 2 (15.38%) Telnet
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Support
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Security
2 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) AWS Certification
1 2 (15.38%) CEH
1 2 (15.38%) RHCT
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
3 2 (15.38%) Greenplum
3 2 (15.38%) Huawei
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (15.38%) Nortel
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Samsung
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Software AG
4 1 (7.69%) webMethods