The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.65% 0.31% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 1.80% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Median daily rate £450 £204 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.85% -54.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
DNS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.99% 17.16% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 63
Median daily rate £438 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Birmingham region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DNS.

1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) DHCP
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Office 365
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
5 8 (47.06%) Identity Management
6 7 (41.18%) Migration
6 7 (41.18%) PKI
6 7 (41.18%) LDAP
6 7 (41.18%) MS Office
6 7 (41.18%) Kerberos
6 7 (41.18%) SCOM
6 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
6 7 (41.18%) Skype
6 7 (41.18%) OneDrive
7 6 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (35.29%) Yammer
7 6 (35.29%) Unified Communications
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (35.29%) Patch Management
7 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
7 6 (35.29%) Email Filtering
7 6 (35.29%) PBX
7 6 (35.29%) VoIP
7 6 (35.29%) Nagios

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
3 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) MindAlign
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Office 365
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (41.18%) OneDrive
4 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (35.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) Kerberos
2 7 (41.18%) LDAP
2 7 (41.18%) Skype
3 6 (35.29%) PBX
3 6 (35.29%) Unified Communications
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) IMAP
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.88%) S/MIME
6 1 (5.88%) SMTP
6 1 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) PKI
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Identity Management
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Email Filtering
3 6 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (35.29%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Hardening
5 1 (5.88%) Server Building
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (29.41%) MCITP
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCOM
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (35.29%) Nagios
3 5 (29.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Proofpoint
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
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