Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 86 83
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 48 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.73% 1.68% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 8.11% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 38
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.87% -0.74%
10th Percentile £146 £205 £263
90th Percentile £663 £503 £450
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Surrey median hourly rate - £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.50% -
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.85% +22.22% +12.50%

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 414 419 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.96% 20.67% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 232 254
Surrey median daily rate £400 £383 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.68% +6.43%
10th Percentile £136 £163 £220
90th Percentile £600 £549 £546
South East median daily rate £396 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +0.25% +5.40% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 26
Surrey median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.88% - +128.57%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.20 £12.13
90th Percentile £24.50 £42.05 £53.13
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.75% -28.95% +62.50%

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 January 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 17 January 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
Woking +26 19 £140 -72.00% 1
Guildford -3 8 £405 +92.86% 5
Staines +5 5 £425 -32.00% 3
Tadworth - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1
Epsom - 1 £163 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 29 (60.42%) DHCP
4 27 (56.25%) TCP/IP
5 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 24 (50.00%) Citrix
7 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
8 22 (45.83%) Office 365
9 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (43.75%) WAN
9 21 (43.75%) MCSE
10 20 (41.67%) LAN
10 20 (41.67%) MCP
11 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
12 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (35.42%) MCDST
12 17 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (33.33%) SCCM
14 14 (29.17%) ITIL
15 11 (22.92%) Linux
15 11 (22.92%) Cisco
15 11 (22.92%) Firewall
16 9 (18.75%) VMware
16 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (18.75%) XenApp
16 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
17 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
17 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
18 7 (14.58%) Python
18 7 (14.58%) Perl

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 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 17 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) SAS
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (45.83%) Office 365
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.33%) SaaS
5 3 (6.25%) IaaS
5 3 (6.25%) PaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) DHCP
2 27 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 21 (43.75%) WAN
4 20 (41.67%) LAN
5 11 (22.92%) Firewall
6 5 (10.42%) Internet
6 5 (10.42%) LDAP
6 5 (10.42%) NAS
6 5 (10.42%) SAN
6 5 (10.42%) VPN
7 4 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (8.33%) CTI
7 4 (8.33%) HTTP
7 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
7 4 (8.33%) IPsec
7 4 (8.33%) PBX
7 4 (8.33%) RTP
7 4 (8.33%) Softphone
7 4 (8.33%) SSH
7 4 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Platform Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) JTAPI
1 4 (8.33%) RFC 2833
1 4 (8.33%) TAPI
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) LAMP
2 2 (4.17%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (6.25%) Wiki
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.92%) Linux
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.42%) Unix
8 4 (8.33%) CentOS
8 4 (8.33%) Debian
8 4 (8.33%) Fedora
9 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.08%) Android
11 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.42%) Presales
3 4 (8.33%) DevOps
3 4 (8.33%) Process Management
4 3 (6.25%) Active Listening
4 3 (6.25%) Change Control
4 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.25%) Content Management
4 3 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.25%) Server Patching
4 3 (6.25%) Service Design
4 3 (6.25%) Software Distribution
4 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.17%) Release Management
5 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Perl
1 7 (14.58%) Python
2 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) C
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) MCSE
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (41.67%) MCP
3 17 (35.42%) MCDST
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.33%) PA-DSS
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) XenApp
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.08%) Docker
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) Puppet
3 4 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 3 (6.25%) CFEngine
4 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.25%) SCOM
5 2 (4.17%) Cacti
5 2 (4.17%) DameWare
5 2 (4.17%) Icinga
5 2 (4.17%) logstash
5 2 (4.17%) Nagios
5 2 (4.17%) Netcool
6 1 (2.08%) Ansible
6 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (50.00%) Citrix
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco
4 9 (18.75%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 2 (4.17%) Aruba
7 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) F5
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.17%) SAP
7 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.17%) TippingPoint