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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.00% 10.22% 7.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 34.15% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Average daily rate
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£343 £281 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% -29.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £260 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £348 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
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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 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 40.00% 29.93% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 13
Average daily rate £343 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
5 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) Replication
6 7 (53.85%) VMware
7 6 (46.15%) SQL
7 6 (46.15%) DHCP
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
8 5 (38.46%) Citrix
8 5 (38.46%) X.500
8 5 (38.46%) LDAP
8 5 (38.46%) PKI
8 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
9 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (30.77%) Degree
9 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
9 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
9 4 (30.77%) MCP
10 3 (23.08%) UNIX
10 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 3 (23.08%) MS Project
10 3 (23.08%) MS Office
10 3 (23.08%) ITIL
10 3 (23.08%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Lync
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
2 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 5 (38.46%) X.500
3 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
3 3 (23.08%) IPv4
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Replication
2 5 (38.46%) PKI
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
4 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
1 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Server Building
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) REXX
3 1 (7.69%) Tcl
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) MCP
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) MCTS
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) AppSense
6 2 (15.38%) Altiris
6 2 (15.38%) F5