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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 19 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.97% 0.84% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 3.03% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £359
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -16.66%

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
52 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 34.44% 27.73% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £265 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £438 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £438 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 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 Solihull region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (50.00%) AIX
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
1 7 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
1 7 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
1 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN

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 (14.29%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) IPv6
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) SSH
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
1 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) AIX
1 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (28.57%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
1 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
1 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
1 3 (21.43%) EMC
1 3 (21.43%) F5
1 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
1 3 (21.43%) Juniper
1 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
1 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft