The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.70% - 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£179 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.41 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -8.57%
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 Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.58% 33.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 8
Average daily rate £258 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £295 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.41 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 4 £245 -
Shrewsbury - - - -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) DHCP
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (50.00%) SCCM
5 8 (44.44%) SCOM
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 8 (44.44%) Business Continuity
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) EMC
6 7 (38.89%) MS Office
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 2 (11.11%) Cisco
11 2 (11.11%) ITIL
11 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
11 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
12 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 1 (5.56%) Wireless
12 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
12 1 (5.56%) Migration
12 1 (5.56%) MPLS
12 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
12 1 (5.56%) VXML

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) PABX
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) VXML
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 8 (44.44%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (44.44%) EMC
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Panasonic
4 1 (5.56%) Spiceworks
4 1 (5.56%) Meraki