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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 18 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.23% 2.88% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.71% 10.34% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £458 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.22 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.55% -3.43%
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
41 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.95% 27.88% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 18
Average daily rate £375 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014. 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 -3 4 £245 -46.44%
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) DHCP
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) SCCM
4 8 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (50.00%) SCOM
4 8 (50.00%) EMC
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
8 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Local Government
9 1 (6.25%) MCITP
9 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (6.25%) MCSA
9 1 (6.25%) UNIX
9 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Server Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 8 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) EMC
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
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