The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 17 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.81% 8.24% 8.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.56% 20.59% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 12
Median daily rate £317 £381 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +31.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £441 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+42.50% +20.30%
DNS
Renfrewshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 33.20% 40.00% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 18 37
Median daily rate £305 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.59% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £451 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
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 Erskine

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 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 Erskine region with a requirement for DNS.

1 69 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 59 (61.46%) Security Cleared
3 54 (56.25%) Windows
4 51 (53.13%) ITIL
4 51 (53.13%) Windows Server
5 50 (52.08%) SC Cleared
6 49 (51.04%) SQL
7 47 (48.96%) SAN
8 45 (46.88%) PowerShell
9 43 (44.79%) DHCP
10 40 (41.67%) SQL Server
11 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
11 38 (39.58%) HP
12 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (28.13%) Linux
15 26 (27.08%) VMware
16 25 (26.04%) TCP/IP
16 25 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (25.00%) Citrix
18 23 (23.96%) Unix
18 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
18 23 (23.96%) Perl
18 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
18 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
19 22 (22.92%) PKI
19 22 (22.92%) Apache
19 22 (22.92%) Kerberos
20 20 (20.83%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 22 (22.92%) Apache
2 18 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (12.50%) OpenStack
5 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (7.29%) IIS
7 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.13%) lighttpd
9 3 (3.13%) nginx
10 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.04%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.96%) SAN
2 43 (44.79%) DHCP
3 25 (26.04%) TCP/IP
4 22 (22.92%) Kerberos
5 20 (20.83%) WAN
6 18 (18.75%) iSCSI
7 17 (17.71%) LDAP
8 16 (16.67%) Firewall
9 12 (12.50%) X.500
10 9 (9.38%) SMTP
10 9 (9.38%) SSL
11 4 (4.17%) FTP
11 4 (4.17%) HTTP
11 4 (4.17%) NetScaler
11 4 (4.17%) SNMP
11 4 (4.17%) SSH
12 3 (3.13%) IPv4
12 3 (3.13%) IPv6
12 3 (3.13%) Network Security
13 2 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.21%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.04%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.08%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.04%) MSI
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Active Directory Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Wintel Specialist
6 6 (6.25%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Build Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (3.13%) Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Collaboration Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Unix Consultant
10 2 (2.08%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) XML
2 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 5 (5.21%) CSS
3 5 (5.21%) HTML
3 5 (5.21%) LAMP
4 4 (4.17%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.13%) Django
5 3 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.13%) Laravel
5 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) PKI
2 20 (20.83%) Replication
3 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Clustering
3 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (56.25%) Windows
2 51 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (28.13%) Linux
5 23 (23.96%) Unix
6 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.17%) Debian
7 4 (4.17%) SUSE
8 2 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.13%) ITIL
2 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
3 15 (15.63%) Migration
4 10 (10.42%) High Availability
5 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.25%) Conflict Management
7 6 (6.25%) Content Management
7 6 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.21%) Validation
9 4 (4.17%) Server Building
10 3 (3.13%) Network Design
10 3 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.08%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
12 1 (1.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.04%) Identity Management
12 1 (1.04%) Security Management
12 1 (1.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.04%) SQL
2 45 (46.88%) PowerShell
3 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
3 23 (23.96%) Perl
4 19 (19.79%) C-shell
4 19 (19.79%) Korn
5 17 (17.71%) Shell Script
6 15 (15.63%) VBScript
7 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.25%) C#
9 4 (4.17%) PHP
9 4 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (61.46%) Security Cleared
2 50 (52.08%) SC Cleared
3 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.54%) MCP
4 13 (13.54%) MCTS
5 10 (10.42%) MCSA
5 10 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 8 (8.33%) MCSE
7 7 (7.29%) Degree
8 6 (6.25%) MCITP
8 6 (6.25%) MCSD
9 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 69 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (19.79%) Samba
4 17 (17.71%) Terminal Services
4 17 (17.71%) XenApp
5 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.42%) vSphere
7 7 (7.29%) DFS Replication
8 5 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.04%) UAG
9 1 (1.04%) vCloud
9 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 6 (6.25%) SCOM
2 6 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 5 (5.21%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (5.21%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (5.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (5.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (5.21%) WSUS
4 4 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.13%) Cacti
5 3 (3.13%) Munin
5 3 (3.13%) Nagios
6 2 (2.08%) OpenView
7 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.04%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.04%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) HP
1 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.08%) VMware
3 24 (25.00%) Citrix
4 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.25%) CA
5 6 (6.25%) Symantec
6 5 (5.21%) arcserve
6 5 (5.21%) Lumension
7 4 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.17%) Altiris
7 4 (4.17%) AppSense
7 4 (4.17%) Brocade
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.04%) IronPort
9 1 (1.04%) Lotus
9 1 (1.04%) Opsware
9 1 (1.04%) ThinPrint
9 1 (1.04%) Xerox