The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.53% 0.54% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 2.78% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £228 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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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 Warwickshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 72 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.34% 19.51% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 46 19
Average daily rate £390 £397 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +48.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 15
Average hourly rate £33.55 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £15.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Automotive
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Panasonic
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (20.00%) vCloud
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Juju
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) HPUX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) CAD
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (10.00%) LXC
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) OpenView
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Panasonic
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Google