Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 74 59
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.68% 0.67% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 8.05% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Coventry median daily rate £173 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.92% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £139 £291 £260
90th Percentile £283 £340 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £340 £318
% change year-on-year -4.41% +7.09% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Coventry median hourly rate - - £22.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £29.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -53.39% +55.26% -5.00%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 75 87 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.15% 8.33% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 62 41
Coventry median daily rate £300 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -3.13% +25.00%
10th Percentile £141 £229 £258
90th Percentile £492 £536 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £38.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.16% +223.40% -62.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £39.20 £20.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) ICMP
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Internet

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) ICMP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Go
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) VMware