The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Shropshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 21 23
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.83% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.23% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -36.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.37% 25.83% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 9
Average daily rate £380 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £615 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DNS
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Telford - - - -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) F5