Period
to 16 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 16 January 2021 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - +37 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 0 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.10% - 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £325 - £370
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04% +37.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.03
% change year-on-year -3.03% +26.63% -5.24%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7 13 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.69% 9.42% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 36
Median daily rate £325 £303 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.44% -17.12% +21.67%
10th Percentile £310 £129 £263
90th Percentile £334 £443 £395
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.11 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -14.75% +5.17%
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.34
% change year-on-year -2.78% +3.84% -30.66%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Staffordshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DNS in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for DNS in Staffordshire

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DNS in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for DNS in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2019

DNS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware