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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 36 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 18.46% 9.93% 8.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 24.19% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 9
Median daily rate £330 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £276 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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
96 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 49.23% 41.06% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 49 38
Median daily rate £340 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £422 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 4 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 Erskine region with a requirement for DNS.

1 42 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (76.00%) Security Cleared
3 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (62.00%) SC Cleared
5 24 (48.00%) Windows
6 23 (46.00%) DHCP
6 23 (46.00%) PowerShell
7 19 (38.00%) ITIL
8 18 (36.00%) Kerberos
9 17 (34.00%) SAN
9 17 (34.00%) LDAP
9 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
9 17 (34.00%) Replication
9 17 (34.00%) PKI
10 16 (32.00%) X.500
10 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (26.00%) SQL
12 12 (24.00%) VMware
12 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
14 10 (20.00%) Intranet
14 10 (20.00%) Internet
15 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
15 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (18.00%) vSphere
15 9 (18.00%) vRealize
15 9 (18.00%) PowerCLI

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 7 (14.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) DHCP
2 18 (36.00%) Kerberos
3 17 (34.00%) LDAP
3 17 (34.00%) SAN
4 16 (32.00%) X.500
5 10 (20.00%) Internet
5 10 (20.00%) Intranet
6 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (14.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (14.00%) WAN
8 3 (6.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.00%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) PKI
1 17 (34.00%) Replication
2 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Change Control
2 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
3 7 (14.00%) Server Building
3 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Validation
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.00%) Disk Encryption
7 1 (2.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.00%) Test Management
7 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.00%) C-shell
3 7 (14.00%) Korn
3 7 (14.00%) Perl
4 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (62.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (16.00%) MCP
5 8 (16.00%) MCTS
6 5 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) MCSE
8 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 42 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) vSphere
4 7 (14.00%) Samba
5 3 (6.00%) DFS Replication
5 3 (6.00%) XenApp
6 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) PowerCLI
1 9 (18.00%) vRealize
2 1 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) IronPort
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) ThinPrint
5 1 (2.00%) Xerox