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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 18 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.50% 0.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +19.58%
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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 47.15% 28.92% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £420 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) IPv6
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
1 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)

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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
1 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds