Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 18 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 > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 93 80
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 54 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.96% 1.50% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.71% 7.73% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 41
Surrey median daily rate £425 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +16.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £142 £174 £250
90th Percentile £643 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £373 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +9.56% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Surrey median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% +44.74% -
10th Percentile £20.75 £26.25 £15.78
90th Percentile £22.25 £28.75 £21.35
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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 425 453 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.40% 19.41% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 277 264
Surrey median daily rate £375 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.50% -0.35%
10th Percentile £166 £169 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 26
Surrey median hourly rate £15.24 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.90% +153.97% -13.10%
10th Percentile £11.58 £11.63 £11.40
90th Percentile £25.00 £42.20 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 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
Woking +15 17 £140 -72.00% 1
Guildford -3 11 £213 -50.00% 1
Staines +9 3 £388 -37.37%
Cobham 0 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £163 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Surrey region with a requirement for DNS.

1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) DHCP
3 32 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 28 (51.85%) TCP/IP
5 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
5 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
6 24 (44.44%) WAN
7 23 (42.59%) Citrix
8 22 (40.74%) LAN
8 22 (40.74%) Office 365
9 19 (35.19%) MS Exchange
10 18 (33.33%) MCSE
10 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (31.48%) MCP
11 17 (31.48%) Firewall
11 17 (31.48%) MCDST
11 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (25.93%) SCCM
13 13 (24.07%) Cisco
14 12 (22.22%) VPN
14 12 (22.22%) ITIL
14 12 (22.22%) Linux
14 12 (22.22%) VMware
15 11 (20.37%) XenApp
15 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
16 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
17 9 (16.67%) Python
17 9 (16.67%) Perl

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 19 (35.19%) MS Exchange
2 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) SAS
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.74%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) DHCP
2 28 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 24 (44.44%) WAN
4 22 (40.74%) LAN
5 17 (31.48%) Firewall
6 12 (22.22%) VPN
7 8 (14.81%) Internet
8 7 (12.96%) IPsec
9 6 (11.11%) LDAP
10 5 (9.26%) OSPF
11 4 (7.41%) CTI
11 4 (7.41%) HTTP
11 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
11 4 (7.41%) Intranet
11 4 (7.41%) Network Security
11 4 (7.41%) PBX
11 4 (7.41%) RTP
11 4 (7.41%) Softphone
11 4 (7.41%) SSH
11 4 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Platform Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) JTAPI
1 4 (7.41%) LAMP
1 4 (7.41%) RFC 2833
1 4 (7.41%) TAPI
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.70%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (5.56%) Wiki
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
3 12 (22.22%) Linux
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.11%) CentOS
7 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 4 (7.41%) Debian
8 4 (7.41%) Fedora
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.41%) Unix
8 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.85%) Android
10 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) DevOps
2 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.26%) Presales
4 4 (7.41%) Process Management
5 3 (5.56%) Change Control
5 3 (5.56%) Network Management
5 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.70%) High Availability
6 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Release Management
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) Perl
1 9 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.70%) C
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) C-shell
5 1 (1.85%) Korn
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) MCSE
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (31.48%) MCDST
2 17 (31.48%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.41%) PA-DSS
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 32 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) XenApp
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.85%) Docker
6 1 (1.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.85%) Openswan
6 1 (1.85%) pfSense
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) Puppet
3 5 (9.26%) CFEngine
3 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.41%) logstash
4 4 (7.41%) Nagios
4 4 (7.41%) Netcool
4 4 (7.41%) vCenter Server
5 3 (5.56%) DameWare
5 3 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.70%) Cacti
6 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.70%) Icinga
7 1 (1.85%) Ansible
7 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) Citrix
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco
4 12 (22.22%) VMware
5 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.96%) Juniper
6 7 (12.96%) Palo Alto
7 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.26%) F5
8 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle
8 4 (7.41%) Splunk
9 3 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.56%) Symantec
10 2 (3.70%) Allot
10 2 (3.70%) FireEye
10 2 (3.70%) Riverbed