The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 21 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.79% - 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year - +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +28.45% -15.78%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 32 29 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 25.20% 25.00% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Median daily rate £265 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.33% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.87 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Solihull

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 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 Solihull region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (63.64%) AIX
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) LDAP
1 7 (63.64%) ClearCase
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
1 7 (63.64%) ClearQuest
1 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
1 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (63.64%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (63.64%) Ansible
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (63.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (27.27%) F5

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 (18.18%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LDAP
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) IPsec
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) SSH
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (63.64%) ClearCase
1 7 (63.64%) ClearQuest
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) AIX
1 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Ansible
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
1 3 (27.27%) F5
1 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
1 3 (27.27%) Juniper
1 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft