The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 43 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 3.54% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 17.46% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 3
Median daily rate £525 £413 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +103.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 189 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.10% 20.26% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 112 71
Median daily rate £338 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 18
Median hourly rate £18.75 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.84 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Warrington +7 2 £525 -2.32% 4
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (21.43%) AppSense
6 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) XenApp
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
6 3 (21.43%) Office 365

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) LDAP
7 1 (7.14%) Anycast
7 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (7.14%) NAS
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (7.14%) SSH
7 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Check Point Support
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall Support
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (21.43%) Service Design
2 3 (21.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) AppSense
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Lumension
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
Warrington, Cheshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 12 days ago