Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +16
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.17% 3.72% 4.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 11.59% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Guildford median daily rate £150 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.71% +26.87% +6.35%
10th Percentile £111 £373 £281
90th Percentile £464 £438 £410
Surrey median daily rate £415 £419 £350
% change year-on-year -0.84% +19.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -21.82% +44.74% -

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 Guildford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 66 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 28.45% 32.09% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 35
Guildford median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £140 £226 £252
90th Percentile £625 £433 £415
Surrey median daily rate £375 £393 £373
% change year-on-year -4.46% +5.37% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.26% +91.07% -24.09%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.63 £11.81
90th Percentile £21.91 £48.75 £13.06
Surrey median hourly rate £15.12 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -62.21% +153.97% -11.27%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Guildford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Guildford

DNS
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 November 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Intranet
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (25.00%) TAPI
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (25.00%) PA-DSS
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (25.00%) RFC 2833
7 3 (25.00%) Presales

DNS
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 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) Intranet
2 5 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (25.00%) CTI
3 3 (25.00%) HTTP
3 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) PBX
3 3 (25.00%) RTP
3 3 (25.00%) Softphone
3 3 (25.00%) SSH
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
4 2 (16.67%) ISDN
4 2 (16.67%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Platform Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JTAPI
1 3 (25.00%) RFC 2833
1 3 (25.00%) TAPI
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Debian
5 3 (25.00%) Fedora
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) CentOS
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Presales
1 3 (25.00%) Process Management
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) PA-DSS
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) DameWare
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) Altiris
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (8.33%) Meraki
7 1 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard