The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.40% 9.02% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £408 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

DNS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Network Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper