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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 14 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 68 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 19.77% 8.70% 11.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.42% 20.69% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 6 8
Average daily rate £330 £385 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.34% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £342 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.78% +59.37%
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
192 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 55.81% 42.03% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 20 16
Average daily rate £330 £347 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% +7.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £267 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 65 (77.38%) Active Directory
2 54 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 48 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 48 (57.14%) Windows
4 45 (53.57%) PowerShell
4 45 (53.57%) Windows Server
5 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
6 40 (47.62%) SQL
6 40 (47.62%) ITIL
7 39 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (42.86%) SAN
9 34 (40.48%) DHCP
10 32 (38.10%) HP
10 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
12 26 (30.95%) VMware
13 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (27.38%) Replication
15 22 (26.19%) Kerberos
16 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
16 20 (23.81%) PKI
17 18 (21.43%) Hyper-V
17 18 (21.43%) X.500
17 18 (21.43%) Citrix
17 18 (21.43%) LDAP
18 17 (20.24%) WAN
18 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
18 17 (20.24%) OpenStack
19 16 (19.05%) MCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 17 (20.24%) OpenStack
2 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
4 12 (14.29%) Apache
5 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (7.14%) IIS
8 5 (5.95%) Skype for Business
9 4 (4.76%) Live Communications Server
9 4 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.86%) SAN
2 34 (40.48%) DHCP
3 22 (26.19%) Kerberos
4 18 (21.43%) LDAP
4 18 (21.43%) X.500
5 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
5 17 (20.24%) WAN
6 11 (13.10%) iSCSI
7 10 (11.90%) Firewall
8 5 (5.95%) SSL
9 1 (1.19%) LAN
9 1 (1.19%) NAS
9 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.19%) MSI
2 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Wintel Specialist
6 4 (4.76%) Build Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Lync Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Unix Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 1 (1.19%) Office 365 Consultant
9 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
9 1 (1.19%) VMware Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) .NET
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 4 (4.76%) CSS
2 4 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) LAMP
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Replication
2 20 (23.81%) PKI
3 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.14%) Windows
2 45 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (14.29%) Linux
4 12 (14.29%) Unix
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) ITIL
2 16 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 14 (16.67%) Migration
4 10 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.71%) Conflict Management
5 9 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 7 (8.33%) Validation
7 5 (5.95%) Content Management
8 4 (4.76%) Server Building
8 4 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.38%) High Availability
11 1 (1.19%) Application Packaging
11 1 (1.19%) Identity Management
11 1 (1.19%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.19%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (1.19%) Presales
11 1 (1.19%) Security Management
11 1 (1.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (53.57%) PowerShell
2 40 (47.62%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 12 (14.29%) C-shell
3 12 (14.29%) Korn
3 12 (14.29%) Perl
4 11 (13.10%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.10%) VBScript
5 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 54 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 48 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 39 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (19.05%) MCP
4 16 (19.05%) MCTS
5 14 (16.67%) MCSA
5 14 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (9.52%) MCSE
7 7 (8.33%) Degree
8 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
8 5 (5.95%) MCITP
8 5 (5.95%) MCSD
9 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 65 (77.38%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 15 (17.86%) vSphere
5 13 (15.48%) Terminal Services
6 12 (14.29%) Samba
6 12 (14.29%) XenApp
7 5 (5.95%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.19%) UAG
8 1 (1.19%) vCloud
8 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.38%) OpenView
4 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.19%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.19%) SCCM
4 1 (1.19%) SCOM
4 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.10%) HP
3 26 (30.95%) VMware
4 18 (21.43%) Citrix
5 4 (4.76%) Altiris
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) CA
7 1 (1.19%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.19%) Lotus
7 1 (1.19%) Lumension
7 1 (1.19%) Opsware
7 1 (1.19%) Symantec
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £342 per day
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