Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 90 63
Rank change year-on-year -21 -27 -19
Contract jobs citing DNS 52 41 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.71% 1.82% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.03% 12.62% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 51
Surrey median daily rate £400 £375 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.95% +9.95%
10th Percentile £112 £168 £184
90th Percentile £598 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £358 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.67% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Surrey median hourly rate £120.00 - £21.50
10th Percentile £115.00 - £15.50
90th Percentile £125.00 - £44.50
South East median hourly rate £32.63 £27.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year +19.18% -26.99% +25.00%

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 399 325 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.11% 14.41% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 172 381
Surrey median daily rate £433 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £145 £160 £213
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £402 £380
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.66% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 61
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.95% -44.29% +75.00%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.55 £11.81
90th Percentile £117.63 £47.50 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £16.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +48.48% -47.20% -3.13%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Guildford -9 7 £340 +61.90% 3
Staines -12 7 £425 -17.07% 3
Woking +14 5 £350 -27.08%
Cranleigh - 4 £120 -
Chertsey - 3 £400 -
Redhill - 3 £525 - 1
Epsom +4 2 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £575 - 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 31 (59.62%) Windows
3 27 (51.92%) DHCP
4 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
5 24 (46.15%) Firewall
6 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
7 19 (36.54%) VMware
8 17 (32.69%) Office 365
9 16 (30.77%) Linux
10 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (25.00%) Cisco
12 12 (23.08%) SCCM
12 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
13 11 (21.15%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (21.15%) Citrix
14 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (17.31%) SAN
15 9 (17.31%) MCSE
15 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
16 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
16 8 (15.38%) LAN
16 8 (15.38%) ITIL
16 8 (15.38%) WAN
16 8 (15.38%) Wireless
16 8 (15.38%) Finance
16 8 (15.38%) Change Management
16 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
17 7 (13.46%) NAS

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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) SAS
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Office 365
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.62%) SaaS
5 3 (5.77%) IaaS
6 2 (3.85%) PaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.92%) Heroku
7 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) DHCP
2 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
3 24 (46.15%) Firewall
4 9 (17.31%) SAN
5 8 (15.38%) LAN
5 8 (15.38%) WAN
5 8 (15.38%) Wireless
6 7 (13.46%) NAS
7 4 (7.69%) Multicast
7 4 (7.69%) SSL
7 4 (7.69%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.77%) VLAN
9 2 (3.85%) BGP
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.85%) MPLS
9 2 (3.85%) OSPF
9 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (5.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Gatling
1 1 (1.92%) Geb
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) GitLab
1 1 (1.92%) Gradle
1 1 (1.92%) gulp
1 1 (1.92%) Spock
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Consultant
2 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support
6 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Rendezvous
2 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) Kafka
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) Laravel
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) React
3 2 (3.85%) Sass
3 2 (3.85%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (3.85%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (1.92%) Dropwizard
4 1 (1.92%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.92%) Ratpack
4 1 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.92%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) CCTV
5 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) HACMP
5 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 10
5 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.62%) Solaris
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.77%) Unix
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) Android
9 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Change Management
1 8 (15.38%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) DevOps
2 6 (11.54%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 4 (7.69%) Content Management
4 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.77%) BDD
5 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) High Availability
5 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.77%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.77%) Release Management
5 3 (5.77%) TDD
5 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) Python
3 6 (11.54%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) ES6
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) Java 8
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.31%) MCSE
3 6 (11.54%) MCP
4 3 (5.77%) MCDST
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 2 (3.85%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.77%) SLA
4 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 11 (21.15%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (11.54%) vSphere
6 4 (7.69%) KVM
6 4 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (7.69%) XenApp
7 3 (5.77%) DFS Replication
8 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.92%) Docker
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.92%) NFS
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) SCCM
2 6 (11.54%) WSUS
3 4 (7.69%) Malwarebytes
3 4 (7.69%) SCOM
4 3 (5.77%) Puppet
5 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.92%) Nessus
6 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco
4 11 (21.15%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 4 (7.69%) F5
5 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.69%) Radianz
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 4 (7.69%) Tradeweb
6 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.77%) EMC
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.77%) Veritas
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) Intel
7 2 (3.85%) Juniper
7 2 (3.85%) Remedy