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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 13 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.29% - 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% - 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£170 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -4.41%
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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
14 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.00% 17.80% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Average daily rate £230 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £303 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £420 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £29.09 £38.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.45% +20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.02 £29.17 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.15 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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

DNS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree