Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 17 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.11% 1.95% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 10.31% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Southampton median daily rate £375 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.64% -32.52%
10th Percentile £218 £224 £227
90th Percentile £550 £493 £408
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £330 £413
% change year-on-year +21.21% -20.00% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £29.25 £11.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £35.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year -34.82% -25.78% +218.87%

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 97 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 20.89% 18.87% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 87
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £139 £272 £220
90th Percentile £542 £474 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 23
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 £23.88 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.98% -31.79% +35.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.14 £10.85
90th Percentile £46.02 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -36.51% +5.00% -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Southampton

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Southampton

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Southampton

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 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 Southampton region with a requirement for DNS.

1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Veeam
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Email Filtering
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Server Support
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) Acronis
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
5 1 (10.00%) Sonus