Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 17 December 2018 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.55% 1.47% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.26% 6.78% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Warrington median daily rate £388 £450 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -37.93% +184.31%
10th Percentile £313 £425 £514
90th Percentile £400 £475 £793
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £328 £450
% change year-on-year +14.50% -27.22% +73.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £21.06
% change year-on-year +3.03% -21.66% +21.54%

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 43 59 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 19.55% 21.61% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 45
Warrington median daily rate £325 £340 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -32.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £182
90th Percentile £400 £545 £745
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Warrington median hourly rate £16.50 £12.03 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.16% -3.76% -26.47%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.75 £12.30 £17.15
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +26.92% -26.76% +2.42%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Warrington

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Warrington

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (80.00%) Office 365
3 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (10.00%) IronPort
6 1 (10.00%) MCTS
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) IronPort
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft