The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% 1.95% 6.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 15.79% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 - £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +23.00%
DNS
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.86% 12.34% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 4
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Chester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Local Government
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) LAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) RightScale
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds