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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 18 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.79% 11.39% 8.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 39.13% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate
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£385 £367 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% -13.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
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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
30 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 38.96% 29.11% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 21
Average daily rate £347 £324 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% -23.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 20 April 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Replication
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) LDAP
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) Kerberos
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) PKI
4 5 (50.00%) X.500
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) MS Project
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) MCTS
6 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (30.00%) Altiris
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Degree

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Project
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 5 (50.00%) X.500
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Replication
2 5 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) HPUX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) REXX
2 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) MCTS
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (10.00%) RHEV
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat