The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 24 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.94% - 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% - 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £179
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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
39 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.94% 7.35% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
Median daily rate £395 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Telford - 5 £350 - 5
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) HTTP
3 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) Network Security
5 10 (35.71%) LAN
5 10 (35.71%) WAN
5 10 (35.71%) Intel Security
5 10 (35.71%) SIEM
5 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) Replication
7 7 (25.00%) Kerberos
8 6 (21.43%) LDAP
8 6 (21.43%) X.500
8 6 (21.43%) PKI
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (14.29%) PaaS
10 4 (14.29%) Puppet
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.29%) Migration

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) IaaS
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) HTTP
2 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (35.71%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) Network Security
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) Kerberos
5 6 (21.43%) LDAP
5 6 (21.43%) X.500
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Security Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) JSON
1 4 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Replication
2 6 (21.43%) PKI
3 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (35.71%) SIEM
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Online Security
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Server Building
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Intel Security
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix