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 24 June 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)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 9 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.00% 7.78% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 28.00% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £100 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -75.00% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £330
% change year-on-year +6.87% -0.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -32.74% +31.39%  

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 20 25 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 20.00% 27.78% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 24
Median daily rate £500 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +84.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Guildford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Guildford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Back Office
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Data Security
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Meraki

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Co-occurring 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) SMS
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago