The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 16 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.49% 1.63% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 5.71% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £563 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 38.96% 28.46% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £265 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% +59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Solihull region with a requirement for DNS.

1 8 (50.00%) AIX
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) LDAP
1 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (50.00%) JUnit
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Use Case
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (31.25%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (25.00%) EMC

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LDAP
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) IPv6
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) IPsec
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) SSH
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) JUnit
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
1 8 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) AIX
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Target Operating Model
2 5 (31.25%) Use Case
3 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (25.00%) EMC
1 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) F5
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto