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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Contract jobs citing DNS 31 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.42% 1.47% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.83% 14.29% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Median daily rate £394 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -15.55%
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
120 154 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.23% 10.29% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 57
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
3 28 (59.57%) DHCP
4 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
5 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
8 13 (27.66%) Banking
9 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
10 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
10 11 (23.40%) VMware
10 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (21.28%) F5
11 10 (21.28%) BIG-IP
12 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) IIS
12 9 (19.15%) SQL
12 9 (19.15%) Cisco
12 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
13 8 (17.02%) ITIL
13 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
13 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
14 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (14.89%) Law
14 7 (14.89%) SCCM

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 9 (19.15%) IIS
1 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
4 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) Office 365
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.13%) IaaS
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.13%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Route 53
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) DHCP
2 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.28%) BIG-IP
4 7 (14.89%) SSL
5 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (10.64%) Firewall
5 5 (10.64%) Network Security
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.38%) MPLS
7 2 (4.26%) ATM
7 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.26%) HTTP
7 2 (4.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (4.26%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.13%) NAS
8 1 (2.13%) VLAN
8 1 (2.13%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.26%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (27.66%) Banking
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 7 (14.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support
6 3 (6.38%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.51%) PKI
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (23.40%) Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) Android
7 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Unix
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) AIX
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.51%) DevOps
4 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Disk Encryption
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Server Building
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.13%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) ERP
7 1 (2.13%) SDLC
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.51%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) VBScript
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) CCNP
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) IISP
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
3 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (12.77%) XenApp
4 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
2 5 (10.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (10.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) F5
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.64%) CA
7 5 (10.64%) Symantec
8 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.38%) Dell
9 2 (4.26%) Apple
9 2 (4.26%) HP
9 2 (4.26%) Mitel
9 2 (4.26%) NCR
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle
9 2 (4.26%) TOWER Software
9 2 (4.26%) Varonis
9 2 (4.26%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 2 (4.26%) Xerox
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat