Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 44 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +28
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 34 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.78% 4.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.78% 21.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 34 0
Shropshire median daily rate £365 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £340 £318
% change year-on-year -4.41% +7.09% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -53.39% +47.50% -

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 90 157 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.90% 19.92% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 77 14
Shropshire median daily rate £440 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £220
90th Percentile £539 £511 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £12.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Shropshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Shropshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Shropshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Shropshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -16 2 £365 +7.35% 4
DNS
West Midlands

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

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Presales
2 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) Confluence
2 5 (71.43%) Bitbucket
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (71.43%) Vagrant
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (71.43%) Atlassian
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Confluence
1 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (71.43%) Bitbucket
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Lead DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (71.43%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 5 (71.43%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Atlassian
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec