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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.05% 2.41% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +59.37%
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
39 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.21% 16.87% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
Average daily rate £450 £260 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £208 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £410 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.39% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Server Building
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) arcserve
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) WAP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) PLM
2 2 (40.00%) Server Building
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) arcserve
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens