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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 34 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 35 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.27% 1.54% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.41% 15.38% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 5
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £349
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+24.39% -13.68%

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
108 143 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.17% 10.03% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 51
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £411 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.06% +35.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for DNS.

1 36 (69.23%) DHCP
2 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
3 32 (61.54%) Windows
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 20 (38.46%) VMware
7 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (34.62%) XenApp
8 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (34.62%) Citrix
9 17 (32.69%) XenDesktop
10 15 (28.85%) Windows 10
10 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
10 15 (28.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (25.00%) VMware ESX
12 12 (23.08%) Finance
13 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
14 10 (19.23%) F5
14 10 (19.23%) BIG-IP
14 10 (19.23%) Cisco
14 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
15 9 (17.31%) Linux
15 9 (17.31%) SCCM
15 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
15 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
16 8 (15.38%) NetScaler
16 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (15.38%) Banking

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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) CMS
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.77%) Office 365
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Route 53
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (69.23%) DHCP
2 10 (19.23%) BIG-IP
3 8 (15.38%) Internet
3 8 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security
6 5 (9.62%) Firewall
6 5 (9.62%) SSL
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.77%) MPLS
9 2 (3.85%) HTTP
9 2 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.85%) VPN
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.92%) FTP
10 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.92%) VLAN
10 1 (1.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.85%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
2 8 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Consultant
2 8 (15.38%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) PKI
2 4 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) DataPower
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (28.85%) Windows 10
6 9 (17.31%) Linux
6 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.85%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.85%) Unix
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) AIX
8 1 (1.92%) CentOS
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.69%) DevOps
4 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.77%) Project Management
5 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.85%) Application Discovery
6 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.85%) Server Building
6 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.92%) Email Filtering
7 1 (1.92%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (1.92%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) CCNP
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.92%) IISP
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (34.62%) XenApp
3 17 (32.69%) XenDesktop
4 15 (28.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.77%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.77%) vSphere
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.92%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) Puppet
3 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 4 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) VMware
3 18 (34.62%) Citrix
4 10 (19.23%) Cisco
4 10 (19.23%) F5
5 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 4 (7.69%) CA
6 4 (7.69%) Symantec
7 3 (5.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) Apple
8 2 (3.85%) HP
8 2 (3.85%) Mitel
8 2 (3.85%) Varonis
8 2 (3.85%) Xerox
9 1 (1.92%) Adobe
9 1 (1.92%) Canon
9 1 (1.92%) CommVault
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) RightScale
Edinburgh
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago