The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.36% - 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.78% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £538 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.45% +42.78%
DNS
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 29.19% 14.75% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 16 16
Average daily rate £550 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £677
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 21 (75.00%) DHCP
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) VPN
3 18 (64.29%) Cisco
4 15 (53.57%) LAN
5 14 (50.00%) SSL
5 14 (50.00%) SSH
5 14 (50.00%) Network Security
6 13 (46.43%) Palo Alto
6 13 (46.43%) IPsec
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (32.14%) Change Control
7 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (32.14%) VLAN
8 8 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (28.57%) WAN
8 8 (28.57%) VMware
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
11 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (17.86%) F5
11 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
11 5 (17.86%) MS Office
11 5 (17.86%) IBM
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (17.86%) CCNP
11 5 (17.86%) CCNA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) DHCP
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) VPN
3 15 (53.57%) LAN
4 14 (50.00%) Network Security
4 14 (50.00%) SSH
4 14 (50.00%) SSL
5 13 (46.43%) IPsec
6 9 (32.14%) VLAN
7 8 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (28.57%) WAN
8 4 (14.29%) BGP
8 4 (14.29%) FabricPath
8 4 (14.29%) IPv4
8 4 (14.29%) IPv6
8 4 (14.29%) MPLS
8 4 (14.29%) OSPF
8 4 (14.29%) SAN
8 4 (14.29%) TRILL
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration Lead
4 4 (14.29%) Lead Data Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Migration Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Change Control
1 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (17.86%) Information Security
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) High Availability
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Lisp
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Palo Alto
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
4 5 (17.86%) IBM
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) BT
6 2 (7.14%) Toshiba