The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.14% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
DNS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.40% 11.37% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 13
Average daily rate £275 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Coventry region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing DNS 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 DNS.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) CCDA
4 3 (30.00%) CCDP
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) MODAF
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) MVC

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing DNS 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 DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Storage Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) WinForms
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) LINQ
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (30.00%) MODAF
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
1 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) CCDA
2 3 (30.00%) CCDP
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £250 - £290 per day
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