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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 58 62 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27  
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.34% 0.67% 4.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 4.60% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 22
Median daily rate £195 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year - +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +28.45% -15.78%  

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 73 87 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 13.93% 14.55% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 75
Median daily rate £388 £371 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +19.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.29% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Worthing - 3 £175 -
Crawley +11 2 £400 - 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £225 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) DHCP
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Office 365
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) Network Design
7 5 (26.32%) F5
7 5 (26.32%) SSL
7 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Unix
8 4 (21.05%) Intel Security
8 4 (21.05%) BMC
8 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
8 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security

DNS
Top Related 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) VLAN
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) ADSL
5 3 (15.79%) BGP
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) MPLS
5 3 (15.79%) NAS
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) OSPF
5 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) 3G
6 2 (10.53%) DDNS
6 2 (10.53%) DSL
6 2 (10.53%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Solaris
8 1 (5.26%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Adaptive Security
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Information Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
2 2 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Server Building
3 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) F5
2 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
3 4 (21.05%) BMC
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Intel Security
3 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (10.53%) FatWire
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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