The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 66 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 -23  
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.81% 1.48% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 7.80% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £325 £350 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +23.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £309 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £384 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.45
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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 84 141 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 16.94% 18.93% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 39
Median daily rate £395 £365 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +37.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £327 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £44.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -38.75%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in West Sussex

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in West Sussex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in West Sussex

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in West Sussex

DNS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Sussex 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
Crawley +1 2 £288 -30.30% 2
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 West Sussex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) NHS
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
5 2 (18.18%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (9.09%) IPv4
5 1 (9.09%) IPv6
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) VPLS
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) VyOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) iptables
3 2 (18.18%) KVM
3 2 (18.18%) LXC
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) SELinux
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
4 1 (9.09%) Ubiquiti