The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 4.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 27.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £180 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.99 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +10.05%
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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 Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.15% 15.81% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 21
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £171 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen