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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 1.18% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.17% 14.18% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
Median daily rate £355 £294 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% -26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £173 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £349 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £20.09 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+40.59% +19.95%
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
145 134 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.67% 8.34% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 49 72
Median daily rate £350 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £415 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
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 30 July 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 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (64.86%) DHCP
3 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
5 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
8 14 (37.84%) IIS
8 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
9 13 (35.14%) Citrix
10 12 (32.43%) ITIL
11 11 (29.73%) Oracle
11 11 (29.73%) Linux
12 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
12 10 (27.03%) SSL
12 10 (27.03%) XenApp
12 10 (27.03%) XenDesktop
13 9 (24.32%) VMware
13 9 (24.32%) Skype for Business
13 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (24.32%) VBScript
14 8 (21.62%) SQL
14 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (21.62%) Internet
15 7 (18.92%) Banking
15 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
15 7 (18.92%) 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 14 (37.84%) IIS
2 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (24.32%) Skype for Business
4 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.41%) Apache
6 2 (5.41%) JBoss
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.41%) Bluemix
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) DHCP
2 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.03%) SSL
4 8 (21.62%) Internet
5 4 (10.81%) Skype
6 3 (8.11%) SAN
7 2 (5.41%) ATM
7 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.41%) Firewall
7 2 (5.41%) HTTP
7 2 (5.41%) LAN
7 2 (5.41%) LDAP
7 2 (5.41%) NAS
7 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) WAN
8 1 (2.70%) PABX
8 1 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.70%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Informix
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Server Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Active Directory Specialist
6 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Support
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
9 3 (8.11%) Solaris
10 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Kanban
3 3 (8.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (8.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
5 1 (2.70%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (2.70%) High Availability
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
2 9 (24.32%) VBScript
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCNP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.70%) IISP
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) XenApp
2 10 (27.03%) XenDesktop
3 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) vSphere
7 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (10.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (8.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Citrix
3 11 (29.73%) Oracle
4 9 (24.32%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.81%) CA
6 4 (10.81%) Symantec
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.11%) Sun
8 2 (5.41%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) NCR
8 2 (5.41%) TOWER Software
8 2 (5.41%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Mitel