The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.41% 12.90% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £235 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -4.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

DNS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory