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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 32 66 35
Rank change year-on-year +34 -31  
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.68% 0.23% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 2.94% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £420 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.68%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 38 34 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 21.23% 7.80% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 25
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £257 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +34 3 £420 -16.00% 1
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (52.94%) HTTP
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Network Security
3 7 (41.18%) SIEM
3 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Replication
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) X.500
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) LDAP
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) PKI

DNS
Top Related 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 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) HTTP
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) Network Security
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
4 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 2 (11.76%) X.500
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (41.18%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Online Security
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Docker
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix