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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.10% - 11.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£370 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+29.44% -3.43%
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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
45 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 45.92% 49.09% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 10
Average daily rate £399 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 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 22 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 22 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (79.17%) DHCP
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (66.67%) HP
5 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 15 (62.50%) Replication
5 15 (62.50%) VMware
5 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (58.33%) SQL
7 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (41.67%) MS Project
8 10 (41.67%) MS Office
8 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
8 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (33.33%) LAN
9 8 (33.33%) WAN
9 8 (33.33%) SAN
9 8 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (33.33%) Altiris
9 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL
10 7 (29.17%) MCP
10 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (29.17%) MCTS
10 7 (29.17%) PowerShell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
4 4 (16.67%) IIS
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Project
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) DHCP
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
2 8 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) X.500
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) VLAN
3 4 (16.67%) Kerberos
3 4 (16.67%) LDAP
3 4 (16.67%) IPv4
4 3 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
1 4 (16.67%) XML
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Replication
2 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 4 (16.67%) PKI
3 4 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 4 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) AIX
4 4 (16.67%) HPUX
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 3 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 22 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) MCP
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) MCTS
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (16.67%) KVM
2 4 (16.67%) RHEV
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) HP
3 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Altiris
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (12.50%) Dell