The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Staffordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.85% - 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.71% 10.17% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 18
Average daily rate £255 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £625 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Lorien Resourcing
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