The first table below looks at the demand for DDNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DDNS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DDNS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 67 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.69% 12.91% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 29
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £153 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
DDNS
West Midlands

DDNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DDNS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DDNS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DDNS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DDNS across the Birmingham region.

DDNS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing DDNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DDNS.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) EAI
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) IPv4
2 3 (50.00%) IPv6
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) COM+
2 3 (50.00%) DCOM

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing DDNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DDNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) IPv4
2 3 (50.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) COM+
2 3 (50.00%) DCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) EAI
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft