Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 96 98
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2 -30
Contract jobs citing DNS 56 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.33% 1.95% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.01% 14.60% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 33
Surrey median daily rate £456 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £217 £114 £177
90th Percentile £623 £583 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £360 £363
% change year-on-year +18.06% -0.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate £97.37 £77.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.63% - -
South East median hourly rate £19.73 £42.42 £27.38
% change year-on-year -53.49% +54.93% -35.58%

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 373 404 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.50% 13.35% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 250 174
Surrey median daily rate £460 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £163
90th Percentile £610 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 22
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +110.53% -45.71%
10th Percentile £10.92 £15.75 £13.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £95.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.46 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.51% +57.14% -45.31%

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 17 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 June 2019. 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 -8 8 £475 +35.71%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £484 -
Dorking - 4 £475 -
Godalming - 4 £380 -
Redhill +15 2 £613 +16.67% 2
Weybridge - 2 £165 -
Reigate +22 1 £450 -
Staines +10 1 - - 1
Guildford +2 1 £375 +10.29% 1
Egham - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 £600 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 25 (44.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 18 (32.14%) VMware
6 17 (30.36%) IaaS
7 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (28.57%) Citrix
8 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 14 (25.00%) SCCM
8 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (23.21%) DHCP
10 12 (21.43%) LAN
11 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
11 11 (19.64%) Dell
11 11 (19.64%) VLAN
11 11 (19.64%) Patch Management
11 11 (19.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 11 (19.64%) vSphere
11 11 (19.64%) Office 365
12 10 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (17.86%) XenApp
12 10 (17.86%) XenDesktop
12 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
12 10 (17.86%) iSCSI
12 10 (17.86%) Failover Clustering

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 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) nginx
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (30.36%) IaaS
3 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (19.64%) Office 365
5 7 (12.50%) PaaS
6 5 (8.93%) Akamai
7 3 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.79%) npm
8 1 (1.79%) Serverless
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DHCP
2 12 (21.43%) LAN
3 11 (19.64%) VLAN
4 10 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (17.86%) iSCSI
4 10 (17.86%) VSAN
5 8 (14.29%) Firewall
6 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.71%) WAN
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.14%) VPN
9 3 (5.36%) HTTP
9 3 (5.36%) IPsec
10 2 (3.57%) MPLS
10 2 (3.57%) SAN
10 2 (3.57%) SSL
11 1 (1.79%) DMZ
11 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.79%) L2TP
11 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) gulp
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (17.86%) Advertising
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Billing
4 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Consultant
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) JSON
1 2 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) ModSecurity
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) NHS
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.36%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.36%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Debian
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (19.64%) Patch Management
2 11 (19.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 10 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
3 10 (17.86%) Server Monitoring
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Capacity Management
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Proactive Management
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Server Building
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.36%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) MCSE
3 5 (8.93%) MCDST
3 5 (8.93%) MCP
4 3 (5.36%) HP ASE
5 2 (3.57%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) APMP
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CISM
6 1 (1.79%) CISSP
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.36%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.36%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) NIST
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) vSphere
4 10 (17.86%) NFS
4 10 (17.86%) VMware NSX
4 10 (17.86%) XenApp
4 10 (17.86%) XenDesktop
5 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.79%) Snort
8 1 (1.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) SCCM
2 10 (17.86%) Failover Clustering
2 10 (17.86%) vCenter Server
2 10 (17.86%) vRealize
2 10 (17.86%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 5 (8.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (8.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (8.93%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.57%) Nessus
4 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) Ansible
5 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.79%) Kibana
5 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.79%) SCSM
5 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) Dell
5 10 (17.86%) EMC
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco
6 6 (10.71%) HP
7 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.36%) SAP
9 2 (3.57%) Qualys
10 1 (1.79%) Avaya
10 1 (1.79%) CA
10 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.79%) CommVault
10 1 (1.79%) Dynatrace
10 1 (1.79%) Juniper
10 1 (1.79%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.79%) Proofpoint