The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 74 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.85% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.93% 10.64% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £364 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.01% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £301 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £364 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.58% -10.00%
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
147 94 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.74% 7.99% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) DHCP
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) VMware
4 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco
5 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (26.67%) Migration
8 8 (26.67%) vSphere
8 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (23.33%) SAN
9 7 (23.33%) MS Office
10 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (20.00%) LAN
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (20.00%) HP
10 6 (20.00%) WAN
10 6 (20.00%) SCCM
11 5 (16.67%) Network Security
11 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
11 5 (16.67%) SLA
11 5 (16.67%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) Confluence
4 2 (6.67%) Lync
4 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) JRun
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Heroku
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) DHCP
2 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (23.33%) SAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) LDAP
6 4 (13.33%) HTTP
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) SSL
8 2 (6.67%) WLAN
8 2 (6.67%) FTP
8 2 (6.67%) Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) SSH
8 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Data Network Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Server Support
4 2 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) COM+
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) ISAPI
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) CLARiiON
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) iPhone
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Release Management
4 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Content Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Open Source
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) BS7799
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) vSphere
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
3 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) StatsD
4 1 (3.33%) Graphite
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 3 (10.00%) Veritas
6 3 (10.00%) CommVault
6 3 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (6.67%) Remedy
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) BMC
8 1 (3.33%) CA
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Juniper
8 1 (3.33%) Reuters
8 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.33%) Wyse
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