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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.65% - 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.52% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £104
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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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
58 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.06% 12.16% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 8
Average daily rate £260 £360 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £170 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Average hourly rate £25.66 £35.25 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.20% +19.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) MODAF
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCDA
4 2 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Storage Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) MODAF
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCDA
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft