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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% 1.05% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 10.34% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
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
49 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.92% 10.18% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 7
Average daily rate £324 £208 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.02% -48.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.35 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +94.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) arcserve
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace