Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 68 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 -29 +7
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.43% 1.58% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 12.20% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 42
West Sussex median daily rate £120 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.08% -7.14% +55.56%
10th Percentile £100 £325 £275
90th Percentile £279 £386 £417
South East median daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £35.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +69.05% +23.53%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 183 164 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.45% 12.92% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 93 103
West Sussex median daily rate £403 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +2.82% +22.41%
10th Percentile £142 £263 £235
90th Percentile £613 £474 £470
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +102.93% +14.98%
10th Percentile £12.75 £19.58 £12.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.35 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Crawley +7 14 £118 -68.24% 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) DHCP
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
3 11 (73.33%) Incident Management
3 11 (73.33%) Remote Desktop
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (66.67%) Office 365
5 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (60.00%) IP Telephony
5 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (60.00%) Citrix
5 9 (60.00%) Service Management
6 6 (40.00%) SEO
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) iptables
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (13.33%) VPN
9 2 (13.33%) SLA
9 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (13.33%) Apache
9 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (13.33%) MySQL
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle

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 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) DHCP
2 11 (73.33%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (60.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Incident Management
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Proactive Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) iptables
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Infoblox