Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 20 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 +33 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.54% 4.53% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.88% 21.15% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Warrington median daily rate £338 £275 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -40.22% +53.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £413
90th Percentile £384 £393 £785
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Warrington median hourly rate - £65.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 32 52 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 16.16% 21.40% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 75
Warrington median daily rate £325 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -26.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £218 £269
90th Percentile £505 £575 £733
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £376 £425
% change year-on-year +6.31% -11.47% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Warrington median hourly rate £16.50 £65.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.62% +420.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £15.25 £20.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.75 £67.63 £13.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -21.43% +24.70%

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 23 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (14.29%) Skype
7 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
7 1 (14.29%) ERP

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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) DMZ
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Skype
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard