Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 50 90
Rank change year-on-year -8 +40 +15
Contract jobs citing DNS 115 139 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.28% 3.86% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.15% 16.57% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 108 58
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £340 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -17.33% +17.50%
10th Percentile £165 £258 £248
90th Percentile £589 £441 £629
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £13.88 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.77% -70.99% +58.12%
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.85% +22.22% +12.50%

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 813 839 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.16% 23.27% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 551 551
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% -0.90% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £258 £256
90th Percentile £500 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 78
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.12 £22.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -39.86% +18.86%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.91 £11.78
90th Percentile £47.23 £53.08 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.25% -28.95% +62.50%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +16 47 £577 - 6
Winchester - 10 £388 -
Portsmouth +1 9 £111 -75.33% 2
Fleet -7 8 £350 -3.31%
Havant -4 6 - -
Fareham +3 4 £320 -24.71% 2
Southampton -1 4 £358 +16.26% 9
Hook -16 3 £350 +2.94%
Aldershot - 2 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 - -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 52 (45.22%) DHCP
2 51 (44.35%) Firewall
3 48 (41.74%) Cisco
4 46 (40.00%) WAN
4 46 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 45 (39.13%) Windows
5 45 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 45 (39.13%) VMware
6 36 (31.30%) Linux
7 34 (29.57%) Citrix
7 34 (29.57%) SC Cleared
8 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
8 33 (28.70%) LAN
9 32 (27.83%) TCP/IP
10 30 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (26.09%) NetScaler
11 26 (22.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (20.00%) Wireless
14 22 (19.13%) Finance
14 22 (19.13%) VPN
15 20 (17.39%) Network Security
16 19 (16.52%) System Testing
16 19 (16.52%) Juniper
17 18 (15.65%) Dell
17 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (14.78%) Data Centre
18 17 (14.78%) Apache
18 17 (14.78%) Unix
19 16 (13.91%) Migration

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 17 (14.78%) Apache
2 14 (12.17%) JBoss
2 14 (12.17%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.61%) IIS
5 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) G Suite
3 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (45.22%) DHCP
2 51 (44.35%) Firewall
3 46 (40.00%) WAN
4 33 (28.70%) LAN
5 32 (27.83%) TCP/IP
6 30 (26.09%) NetScaler
7 23 (20.00%) Wireless
8 22 (19.13%) VPN
9 20 (17.39%) Network Security
10 15 (13.04%) SSL
11 11 (9.57%) DAB
11 11 (9.57%) Internet
12 8 (6.96%) BGP
12 8 (6.96%) OSPF
12 8 (6.96%) VoIP
13 6 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (3.48%) Ethernet
14 4 (3.48%) HTTP
14 4 (3.48%) NAS
15 3 (2.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
1 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.87%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Architect
2 22 (19.13%) Network Architect
3 19 (16.52%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Administrator
5 9 (7.83%) Middleware Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Network Security Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Middleware Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (3.48%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.61%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.17%) Regular Expression
2 12 (10.43%) Middleware
3 1 (0.87%) REST
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) Replication
4 3 (2.61%) PKI
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.13%) Windows
2 36 (31.30%) Linux
3 26 (22.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (14.78%) Unix
7 15 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 15 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 13 (11.30%) CentOS
8 13 (11.30%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.35%) Solaris
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.74%) AIX
11 2 (1.74%) HPUX
12 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.87%) VMS
12 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) System Testing
2 16 (13.91%) Load Balancing
2 16 (13.91%) Migration
2 16 (13.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 15 (13.04%) Boundary Protection
4 14 (12.17%) Email Filtering
4 14 (12.17%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (9.57%) Change Management
6 9 (7.83%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.96%) ITIL
7 8 (6.96%) Project Management
8 7 (6.09%) DevOps
8 7 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.22%) Patch Management
9 6 (5.22%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.22%) Server Hardening
10 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.17%) Perl
2 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.48%) VBScript
4 2 (1.74%) Java
4 2 (1.74%) Python
5 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (29.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.43%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.48%) CCNP
6 3 (2.61%) CCDP
6 3 (2.61%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.74%) CCNA
7 2 (1.74%) CISSP
7 2 (1.74%) Degree
7 2 (1.74%) GCIH
7 2 (1.74%) GIAC
7 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.87%) CCIE
8 1 (0.87%) MCITP
8 1 (0.87%) MCSE
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.87%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.48%) SLA
4 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 45 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) vSphere
4 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.61%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) Puppet
1 14 (12.17%) Red Hat Satellite
2 12 (10.43%) SELinux
3 7 (6.09%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (5.22%) SCCM
4 6 (5.22%) WSUS
5 4 (3.48%) SCOM
6 3 (2.61%) Nessus
7 2 (1.74%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.87%) Nagios
8 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 48 (41.74%) Cisco
2 45 (39.13%) VMware
3 34 (29.57%) Citrix
4 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
5 19 (16.52%) Juniper
6 18 (15.65%) Dell
7 14 (12.17%) CheckPoint
7 14 (12.17%) Extreme Networks
7 14 (12.17%) Forcepoint
7 14 (12.17%) Red Hat
8 12 (10.43%) Veeam
9 7 (6.09%) McAfee
10 6 (5.22%) HP
11 5 (4.35%) Fujitsu
11 5 (4.35%) Meraki
12 4 (3.48%) Altiris
13 3 (2.61%) Brocade
13 3 (2.61%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.61%) Symantec
14 2 (1.74%) Google