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 3 months to 23 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 75 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing DNS 36 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.02% 2.16% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.05% 9.64% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 28
Median daily rate £456 £337 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -21.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +112.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 398 446 392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.37% 22.39% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 282 234
Median daily rate £403 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 51 36
Median hourly rate £22.50 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.95% +101.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.98 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 12 £450 - 3
Southampton +6 5 £500 +21.21% 2
Portsmouth -14 2 £300 -7.69% 3
Eastleigh - 2 £500 -
Hook 0 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 38 (46.91%) Firewall
2 34 (41.98%) TCP/IP
3 30 (37.04%) Cisco
4 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
4 29 (35.80%) DHCP
4 29 (35.80%) Windows
4 29 (35.80%) Linux
4 29 (35.80%) Active Directory
5 28 (34.57%) VMware
6 27 (33.33%) WAN
7 24 (29.63%) LAN
8 23 (28.40%) SSL
9 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (23.46%) Perl
10 19 (23.46%) SQL
11 18 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 17 (20.99%) CheckPoint
12 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (19.75%) Citrix
13 16 (19.75%) Python
13 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
14 15 (18.52%) HTTP
14 15 (18.52%) Puppet
14 15 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (17.28%) DevOps
15 14 (17.28%) Open Source
15 14 (17.28%) PHP
15 14 (17.28%) Oracle

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 11 (13.58%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.41%) Apache
2 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.70%) JBoss
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.47%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (46.91%) Firewall
2 34 (41.98%) TCP/IP
3 29 (35.80%) DHCP
4 27 (33.33%) WAN
5 24 (29.63%) LAN
6 23 (28.40%) SSL
7 15 (18.52%) HTTP
8 11 (13.58%) HTTPS
8 11 (13.58%) VPN
9 10 (12.35%) NetScaler
9 10 (12.35%) Network Security
9 10 (12.35%) Wireless
10 8 (9.88%) BGP
10 8 (9.88%) LDAP
11 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (8.64%) EIGRP
11 7 (8.64%) Internet
11 7 (8.64%) MPLS
12 6 (7.41%) OSPF
12 6 (7.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) MySQL
2 11 (13.58%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
1 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.47%) Hudson
3 2 (2.47%) MSI
3 2 (2.47%) NUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Selenium
3 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.47%) WiX
4 1 (1.23%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Designer
8 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Elastic Stack
1 11 (13.58%) Sensu
2 8 (9.88%) Regular Expression
3 5 (6.17%) SAML
3 5 (6.17%) XML
4 4 (4.94%) OAuth
5 3 (3.70%) .NET
5 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.70%) Ajax
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.70%) jQuery
5 3 (3.70%) WCF
5 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.47%) Breeze.js
6 2 (2.47%) Durandal
6 2 (2.47%) Kendo UI
6 2 (2.47%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) Video on Demand
3 10 (12.35%) PKI
4 4 (4.94%) Clustering
4 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.47%) Replication
6 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.23%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.23%) DataPower
7 1 (1.23%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.23%) IPTV
7 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Linux
1 29 (35.80%) Windows
2 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (14.81%) CentOS
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.94%) Unix
9 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (17.28%) DevOps
4 14 (17.28%) Open Source
5 13 (16.05%) ITIL
6 11 (13.58%) DRM
7 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
8 9 (11.11%) Information Security
8 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.88%) Change Management
9 8 (9.88%) Email Filtering
9 8 (9.88%) Web Filtering
10 6 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (6.17%) Network Management
11 5 (6.17%) Project Management
11 5 (6.17%) Release Management
11 5 (6.17%) SIEM
12 4 (4.94%) Data Encryption
12 4 (4.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) Perl
1 19 (23.46%) SQL
2 16 (19.75%) Python
3 14 (17.28%) PHP
4 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.17%) C#
6 4 (4.94%) C++
6 4 (4.94%) Java
7 3 (3.70%) C
7 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.70%) VBScript
8 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.88%) Degree
5 6 (7.41%) CCNP
6 5 (6.17%) CISSP
6 5 (6.17%) GIAC
7 4 (4.94%) GCIH
8 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.47%) CCNA
9 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
9 2 (2.47%) MCSE
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.47%) SANS
10 1 (1.23%) CCDP
10 1 (1.23%) CCSE
10 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.23%) MCITP
10 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.58%) Docker
3 11 (13.58%) KVM
3 11 (13.58%) Xen
4 6 (7.41%) XenApp
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.47%) vCloud
7 2 (2.47%) vSphere
8 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.23%) Firmware
8 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.23%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.23%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Puppet
2 11 (13.58%) Ansible
2 11 (13.58%) Grafana
2 11 (13.58%) Kubernetes
2 11 (13.58%) logstash
2 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.17%) SCCM
4 4 (4.94%) SCOM
4 4 (4.94%) WSUS
5 3 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.47%) Netcool
6 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Cisco
2 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
3 28 (34.57%) VMware
4 18 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 17 (20.99%) CheckPoint
6 16 (19.75%) Citrix
7 14 (17.28%) Oracle
8 12 (14.81%) Dell
9 11 (13.58%) SaltStack
9 11 (13.58%) Splunk
10 10 (12.35%) Juniper
11 8 (9.88%) Extreme Networks
11 8 (9.88%) HP
12 5 (6.17%) Palo Alto
13 4 (4.94%) IBM
14 3 (3.70%) F5
14 3 (3.70%) McAfee
15 2 (2.47%) Arista
15 2 (2.47%) Infoblox
15 2 (2.47%) Lumension
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