Period
to 17 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 26 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +44
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.96% 1.46% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 8.57% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Warrington median daily rate £363 - £275
10th Percentile £316 - £263
90th Percentile £409 - £338
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Warrington median hourly rate - - £65.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +61.76% +4.62% -

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 22 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 13.02% 16.99% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 26
Warrington median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% -16.49%
10th Percentile £274 £263 £263
90th Percentile £473 £520 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £416 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +11.00% -3.23% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Warrington median hourly rate - - £47.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +29.03% -26.19%

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 July 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Business Agility
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Monetization
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 22301
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Nimsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat