The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 17 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.06% - 34.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
Average daily rate
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£330 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
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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
51 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 36.17% 37.04% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 8 10
Average daily rate £325 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 26 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (80.00%) DHCP
3 23 (76.67%) HP
4 22 (73.33%) Windows
5 20 (66.67%) VMware
5 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (63.33%) SQL
6 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
7 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
8 16 (53.33%) Replication
9 13 (43.33%) SAN
10 12 (40.00%) ITIL
10 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (36.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (36.67%) MS Project
11 11 (36.67%) MS Office
11 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
12 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 10 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (33.33%) Altiris
12 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (30.00%) Fat Client
13 9 (30.00%) Thin Client
13 9 (30.00%) Citrix
14 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
14 8 (26.67%) Middleware

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
1 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Project
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) DHCP
2 13 (43.33%) SAN
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (13.33%) Kerberos
4 4 (13.33%) X.500
4 4 (13.33%) LDAP
5 3 (10.00%) IPv4
5 3 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Build Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Replication
2 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (30.00%) Thin Client
3 9 (30.00%) Fat Client
4 5 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) HPUX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (10.00%) High Availability
3 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) MCP
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) vCloud
5 2 (6.67%) KVM
5 2 (6.67%) RHEV
6 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) HP
2 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Altiris
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
6 7 (23.33%) AppSense
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.67%) Dell
8 2 (6.67%) NetApp