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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 74 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 -36  
Contract jobs citing DNS 26 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.12% 1.88% 4.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.57% 9.76% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 33
Median daily rate £375 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £380 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £604 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 140 246 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.44% 19.23% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 151 161
Median daily rate £444 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 21
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £12.38 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £51.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 3 £100 -75.00% 5
Woking -4 3 £480 -
Staines +6 1 £513 -15.46% 2
Tadworth - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £325 - 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 24 (58.54%) Windows
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) DHCP
3 17 (41.46%) VPN
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (36.59%) Firewall
5 14 (34.15%) VMware
5 14 (34.15%) Office 365
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
7 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
7 10 (24.39%) WAN
7 10 (24.39%) LAN
7 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
8 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
11 6 (14.63%) Puppet
11 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
11 6 (14.63%) SCCM
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
11 6 (14.63%) VLAN
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Cisco
11 6 (14.63%) Citrix

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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Office 365
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) DHCP
2 17 (41.46%) VPN
3 15 (36.59%) Firewall
4 10 (24.39%) LAN
4 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 10 (24.39%) WAN
5 6 (14.63%) VLAN
6 4 (9.76%) BGP
6 4 (9.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (9.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
6 4 (9.76%) IPsec
6 4 (9.76%) Skype
7 3 (7.32%) OSPF
7 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) SNMP
7 3 (7.32%) Wireless
8 2 (4.88%) Intranet
8 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Advertising
2 4 (9.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Administrator
1 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Support
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) YAML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) AIX
7 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 2 (4.88%) Debian
7 2 (4.88%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.76%) DevOps
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.32%) Server Building
5 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Data Security
5 2 (4.88%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.44%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Perl
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.76%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.88%) PHP
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.88%) MCDST
2 2 (4.88%) MCP
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) CISA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) XenApp
5 4 (9.76%) ProxySG
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (7.32%) vSphere
7 2 (4.88%) NFS
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) Nagios
2 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.32%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.88%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) CFEngine
4 2 (4.88%) Control-M
4 2 (4.88%) logstash
4 2 (4.88%) Netcool
4 2 (4.88%) OpenView
4 2 (4.88%) vMotion
5 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
4 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
5 5 (12.20%) F5
5 5 (12.20%) Juniper
5 5 (12.20%) Veritas
6 4 (9.76%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) McAfee
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.32%) Intel
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle
8 2 (4.88%) Mitel
8 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.88%) Splunk
8 2 (4.88%) Trapeze
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
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