Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 92 82
Rank change year-on-year -22 -10 -31
Contract jobs citing DNS 51 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.57% 1.63% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.70% 13.23% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 37
Surrey median daily rate £428 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +2.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £127 £144 £174
90th Percentile £590 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £346 £350
% change year-on-year +8.30% -1.07% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Surrey median hourly rate £77.50 £21.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.47% +6.17% -49.38%
10th Percentile £43.00 £20.75 £13.13
90th Percentile £116.00 £22.25 £27.13
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £28.32 £35.50
% change year-on-year +49.81% -20.24% +18.33%

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 436 310 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.44% 12.36% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 181 340
Surrey median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +11.50%
10th Percentile £139 £189 £213
90th Percentile £605 £533 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 30
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £19.06 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.72% -20.57% +31.51%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.40 £11.75
90th Percentile £103.63 £47.50 £48.83
South East median hourly rate £22.88 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.71% -30.00% +4.17%

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 21 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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 +3 7 £360 +47.69%
Guildford -16 7 £225 +57.89% 4
Reigate - 6 £450 - 4
Staines -18 3 £425 -17.07% 1
Redhill - 3 £525 - 1
Woking +1 2 - - 2
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) DHCP
3 22 (43.14%) Office 365
4 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
6 18 (35.29%) WAN
7 17 (33.33%) LAN
7 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 15 (29.41%) VMware
8 15 (29.41%) SCCM
9 12 (23.53%) Firewall
9 12 (23.53%) Migration
10 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (19.61%) Finance
11 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (19.61%) Windows 10
12 9 (17.65%) Change Management
12 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (17.65%) PKI
13 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
13 8 (15.69%) Cisco
13 8 (15.69%) ITIL
14 7 (13.73%) Linux
14 7 (13.73%) MCSE
14 7 (13.73%) Python
14 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
15 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Office 365
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (5.88%) IaaS
5 3 (5.88%) PaaS
6 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) DHCP
2 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
3 18 (35.29%) WAN
4 17 (33.33%) LAN
5 12 (23.53%) Firewall
6 6 (11.76%) MPLS
7 5 (9.80%) Wireless
8 4 (7.84%) HTTP
8 4 (7.84%) L2TP
9 3 (5.88%) BGP
9 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (5.88%) Multicast
9 3 (5.88%) Network Security
9 3 (5.88%) OSPF
9 3 (5.88%) SSL
9 3 (5.88%) WLAN
10 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.92%) VoIP
10 2 (3.92%) VPN
10 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Consultant
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) IT Support
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) SCCM Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (7.84%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) Rendezvous
3 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) Kafka
3 2 (3.92%) Laravel
3 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 2 (3.92%) React
3 2 (3.92%) Sass
3 2 (3.92%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (3.92%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) PKI
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.96%) HACMP
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.61%) Windows 10
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.73%) Linux
4 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.92%) Android
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) AIX
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Solaris
9 1 (1.96%) Unix
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Migration
2 9 (17.65%) Change Management
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL
4 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 4 (7.84%) Open Source
6 4 (7.84%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.84%) Server Management
7 3 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (3.92%) MVC
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) Python
3 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.84%) C++
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) C
4 3 (5.88%) Perl
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) MCDST
5 3 (5.88%) MCP
5 3 (5.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CCNP
6 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) CISM
7 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) NFS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) WSUS
3 3 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) VMware
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) Intel
5 5 (9.80%) McAfee
6 4 (7.84%) F5
6 4 (7.84%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.84%) Veritas
7 3 (5.88%) Avaya
7 3 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.88%) Radianz
7 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.88%) Tradeweb
8 2 (3.92%) Adobe
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) HP
8 2 (3.92%) Juniper