The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12  
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.28% 0.83% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 6.82% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £140 £550 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -74.54% +49.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +28.45% -17.94%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 38 44 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 10.83% 12.15% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +73.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £310 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Coventry

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Coventry

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for DNS.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos