Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 46 50
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.54% 0.90% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 4.49% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Warrington median daily rate £300 £725 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.62% +190.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £263 £514 £214
90th Percentile £406 £793 £510
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £438 £250
% change year-on-year -25.71% +75.00% -24.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Warrington median hourly rate - - £17.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.25 £21.06 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.60% +21.54% -6.32%

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 62 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 22.46% 19.96% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 68
Warrington median daily rate £340 £500 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +6.67% +10.95%
10th Percentile £263 £162 £247
90th Percentile £575 £749 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Warrington median hourly rate £12.03 £12.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.76% -27.54% +72.50%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.25 £16.48
90th Percentile £12.30 £17.15 £18.38
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Warrington over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for DNS.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
3 5 (71.43%) Replication
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (57.14%) PKI
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (14.29%) Samsung
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

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 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN
2 1 (14.29%) Junos
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Meraki
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Samsung