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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 7.58% 0.92% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 4.05% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.66%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 74 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 21.21% 22.63% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 47 10
Median daily rate £363 £435 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.57% -45.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £66.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 June 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 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Replication
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) PKI
4 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) MCSA
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall

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 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) PSTN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (8.33%) BYOD
4 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Samsung