Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 19 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 50 89
Rank change year-on-year -16 +39 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 106 142 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.03% 3.68% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 16.40% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 108 58
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £333 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.30% -19.39% +17.02%
10th Percentile £209 £258 £248
90th Percentile £584 £416 £552
South East median daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £35.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.82% -25.78% +218.87%
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £35.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +69.05% +23.53%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 833 866 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.78% 22.42% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 536 540
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.91% +10.36%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £260
90th Percentile £500 £503 £494
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 72 95
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.76
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Hampshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Hampshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Hampshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Hampshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DNS in Hampshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke +11 39 £488 - 3
Portsmouth -4 13 £111 -65.85%
Southampton +10 10 £375 +20.00% 2
Winchester - 7 £400 -
Fleet -4 5 £388 +7.04% 1
Fareham +4 4 £320 -1.54% 1
Hook -18 3 £350 +2.94%
Aldershot - 2 - -
Havant -3 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £500 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 51 (48.11%) Windows
2 48 (45.28%) DHCP
3 45 (42.45%) WAN
4 43 (40.57%) Firewall
5 42 (39.62%) Linux
6 41 (38.68%) Cisco
7 37 (34.91%) Active Directory
7 37 (34.91%) VMware
8 36 (33.96%) LAN
9 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
9 34 (32.08%) TCP/IP
10 32 (30.19%) Security Cleared
11 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (26.42%) Citrix
13 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
14 24 (22.64%) Windows Server
15 23 (21.70%) NetScaler
15 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (18.87%) VPN
18 18 (16.98%) Finance
18 18 (16.98%) Wireless
19 17 (16.04%) SSL
20 16 (15.09%) Load Balancing
20 16 (15.09%) Network Security
21 15 (14.15%) System Testing
21 15 (14.15%) CentOS
22 14 (13.21%) Dell
22 14 (13.21%) Red Hat

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (9.43%) Apache
1 10 (9.43%) JBoss
1 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.77%) IIS
4 3 (2.83%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) G Suite
3 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.28%) DHCP
2 45 (42.45%) WAN
3 43 (40.57%) Firewall
4 36 (33.96%) LAN
5 34 (32.08%) TCP/IP
6 23 (21.70%) NetScaler
7 20 (18.87%) VPN
8 18 (16.98%) Wireless
9 17 (16.04%) SSL
10 16 (15.09%) Network Security
11 10 (9.43%) Internet
12 9 (8.49%) VoIP
13 7 (6.60%) DAB
13 7 (6.60%) HTTP
14 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
14 4 (3.77%) LDAP
14 4 (3.77%) NAS
15 3 (2.83%) IMAP
15 3 (2.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.83%) MySQL
2 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) MS Access
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
1 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.94%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Architect
2 19 (17.92%) Network Architect
3 15 (14.15%) Network Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.55%) Administrator
5 8 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Network Security Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) SCCM Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (3.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.26%) Regular Expression
2 6 (5.66%) Middleware
3 5 (4.72%) XML
4 4 (3.77%) Web Services
5 3 (2.83%) .NET
5 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.83%) Ajax
5 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.83%) CSS
5 3 (2.83%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.83%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.83%) HTML
5 3 (2.83%) jQuery
5 3 (2.83%) LINQ
5 3 (2.83%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (2.83%) RequireJS
5 3 (2.83%) Sensu
5 3 (2.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.72%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Replication
4 3 (2.83%) PKI
4 3 (2.83%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 51 (48.11%) Windows
2 42 (39.62%) Linux
3 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (22.64%) Windows Server
5 22 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (14.15%) CentOS
8 14 (13.21%) Windows 10
9 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
10 8 (7.55%) Unix
11 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.89%) AIX
12 2 (1.89%) HPUX
12 2 (1.89%) Solaris
12 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.94%) VMS
13 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.09%) Load Balancing
2 15 (14.15%) System Testing
3 13 (12.26%) Email Filtering
3 13 (12.26%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (11.32%) Boundary Protection
4 12 (11.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 10 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (9.43%) Migration
6 9 (8.49%) Project Management
7 6 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.66%) Change Management
7 6 (5.66%) DevOps
7 6 (5.66%) Integration Testing
7 6 (5.66%) ITIL
8 5 (4.72%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.72%) SIEM
8 5 (4.72%) Software Distribution
9 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) Perl
2 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.60%) Python
3 7 (6.60%) SQL
4 4 (3.77%) VBScript
5 3 (2.83%) C#
5 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.83%) PHP
6 2 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) CISSP
4 5 (4.72%) GIAC
5 4 (3.77%) GCIH
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.83%) MCSE
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.83%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.89%) CCNA
7 2 (1.89%) Degree
7 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.89%) MCITP
7 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE
8 1 (0.94%) CCNP
8 1 (0.94%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.60%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 37 (34.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.83%) Docker
4 3 (2.83%) KVM
4 3 (2.83%) Xen
5 2 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Puppet
2 10 (9.43%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (5.66%) SCCM
3 6 (5.66%) SELinux
3 6 (5.66%) WSUS
4 4 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.83%) Ansible
5 3 (2.83%) Grafana
5 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.83%) logstash
5 3 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.89%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.89%) SCOM
7 1 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.94%) Nagios
7 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (38.68%) Cisco
2 37 (34.91%) VMware
3 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
4 28 (26.42%) Citrix
5 14 (13.21%) Dell
5 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
6 13 (12.26%) Forcepoint
7 12 (11.32%) Juniper
7 12 (11.32%) Veeam
8 10 (9.43%) CheckPoint
8 10 (9.43%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (5.66%) Fujitsu
9 6 (5.66%) HP
9 6 (5.66%) Meraki
10 5 (4.72%) McAfee
10 5 (4.72%) Oracle
10 5 (4.72%) Symantec
11 4 (3.77%) Altiris
11 4 (3.77%) F5
12 3 (2.83%) Splunk