The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.21% 10.79% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Median daily rate £275 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £253 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £464 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.11% +19.58%
DNS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.72% 8.14% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 60 40
Median daily rate £350 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £209 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £464 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for DNS.

1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) DHCP
2 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
4 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
5 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
6 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (36.11%) Banking
6 13 (36.11%) IIS
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.78%) Linux
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) SSL
9 8 (22.22%) VBScript
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
11 6 (16.67%) Citrix
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) F5
12 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
12 5 (13.89%) SCOM
13 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (11.11%) VMware
13 4 (11.11%) Cryptography

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 13 (36.11%) IIS
2 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
4 4 (11.11%) Apache
4 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) CMS
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Bluemix
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Route 53
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) DHCP
2 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.00%) SSL
4 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 4 (11.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.33%) Firewall
7 2 (5.56%) ATM
7 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.78%) HTTP
8 1 (2.78%) LDAP
8 1 (2.78%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (36.11%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (27.78%) Linux
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
9 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.78%) AIX
11 1 (2.78%) CentOS
11 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (2.78%) Content Management
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.78%) CRM
4 1 (2.78%) DevOps
4 1 (2.78%) ERP
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Release Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
4 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.22%) VBScript
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
2 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCOM
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Citrix
2 6 (16.67%) F5
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) CA
3 4 (11.11%) Symantec
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) NCR
4 2 (5.56%) TOWER Software
4 2 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) CommVault
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) RightScale