Period
to 18 December 2018

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 December 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 > Surrey
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 95 91
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 56 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.69% 1.87% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 12.83% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 26
Surrey median daily rate £360 £415 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.25% -0.84% +26.82%
10th Percentile £122 £135 £174
90th Percentile £506 £650 £506
South East median daily rate £399 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.33% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Surrey median hourly rate - £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.82% +37.50%
South East median hourly rate £45.05 £23.14 £36.25
% change year-on-year +94.67% -36.17% +81.25%

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 424 413 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.81% 14.57% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 256 258
Surrey median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £135 £140 £163
90th Percentile £588 £591 £529
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 41
Surrey median hourly rate £17.25 £15.23 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.26% -61.93% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £23.15 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.91% -31.25% -5.66%

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 December 2018.

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 December 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
Epsom +11 7 £390 +140.00%
Woking -3 7 £148 +5.36% 2
Guildford -22 6 £375 +154.24% 6
Staines -7 5 £145 -65.88%
Reigate - 5 - -
Weybridge - 2 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £463 -
Redhill - 2 £139 - 2
Camberley - 1 £500 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for DNS.

1 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 33 (58.93%) DHCP
4 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 26 (46.43%) TCP/IP
6 22 (39.29%) LAN
6 22 (39.29%) WAN
7 20 (35.71%) Office 365
8 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
9 17 (30.36%) SCCM
9 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 16 (28.57%) Linux
11 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (19.64%) MPLS
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (19.64%) Firewall
12 11 (19.64%) Migration
12 11 (19.64%) VMware
12 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
13 10 (17.86%) HTTP
13 10 (17.86%) Citrix
14 9 (16.07%) C++
14 9 (16.07%) MCSE
14 9 (16.07%) Ruby
14 9 (16.07%) Puppet
14 9 (16.07%) Deep Packet Inspection
15 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
15 8 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries

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 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Office 365
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (8.93%) IaaS
3 5 (8.93%) PaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (58.93%) DHCP
2 26 (46.43%) TCP/IP
3 22 (39.29%) LAN
3 22 (39.29%) WAN
4 11 (19.64%) Firewall
4 11 (19.64%) MPLS
5 10 (17.86%) HTTP
6 8 (14.29%) L2TP
6 8 (14.29%) VPN
7 5 (8.93%) VoIP
8 3 (5.36%) VLAN
8 3 (5.36%) WLAN
9 2 (3.57%) Internet
9 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.57%) Skype
9 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.57%) Wireless
10 1 (1.79%) OSPF
10 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.79%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
1 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Billing
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Service Desk Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) IT Support
7 4 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) PKI
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.36%) iPhone
3 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.57%) Handset
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
3 16 (28.57%) Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.93%) Android
7 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
7 5 (8.93%) VMS
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (19.64%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) Open Source
4 6 (10.71%) DevOps
4 6 (10.71%) Scrum
5 5 (8.93%) Identity Management
5 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.36%) Change Management
7 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.57%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.07%) C++
2 9 (16.07%) Ruby
3 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.57%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.07%) MCSE
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.71%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) MCDST
5 6 (10.71%) MCP
6 5 (8.93%) A+ Certification
6 5 (8.93%) MCSA
6 5 (8.93%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.57%) CISM
8 2 (3.57%) CISSP
9 1 (1.79%) APMP
9 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.79%) CCIE
9 1 (1.79%) CCNP
9 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Docker
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.79%) Firmware
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) SCCM
2 9 (16.07%) Puppet
3 5 (8.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.36%) WSUS
5 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.79%) SCOM
6 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix
4 7 (12.50%) Avaya
5 5 (8.93%) Mitel
6 3 (5.36%) Apple
7 2 (3.57%) Adobe
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) Intel
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus
7 2 (3.57%) McAfee
7 2 (3.57%) Sonus
8 1 (1.79%) BMC
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Dell
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Meraki
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) Remedy