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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 14 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.68% - 72.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% - 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 8
Average daily rate
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£333 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 - £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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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
51 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.92% 26.92% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 4 8
Average daily rate £325 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £327 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
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 22 August 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 24 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 22 (81.48%) DHCP
2 22 (81.48%) HP
3 19 (70.37%) Windows
4 18 (66.67%) VMware
4 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (62.96%) SQL
6 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
7 14 (51.85%) SAN
7 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
8 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
9 12 (44.44%) ITIL
9 12 (44.44%) Replication
10 11 (40.74%) Thin Client
10 11 (40.74%) Citrix
10 11 (40.74%) Fat Client
11 10 (37.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (33.33%) Middleware
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (33.33%) Service Management
12 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
12 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
13 8 (29.63%) MS Project
13 8 (29.63%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Project
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) DHCP
2 14 (51.85%) SAN
3 6 (22.22%) LAN
3 6 (22.22%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) LDAP
4 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) X.500
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Replication
2 11 (40.74%) Thin Client
2 11 (40.74%) Fat Client
3 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (18.52%) PKI
5 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) AIX
4 3 (11.11%) HPUX
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
2 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) VBScript
4 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 24 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCP
2 5 (18.52%) MCTS
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (11.11%) KVM
5 3 (11.11%) RHEV
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (7.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) HP
2 18 (66.67%) VMware
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Citrix
5 8 (29.63%) Altiris
6 7 (25.93%) AppSense
7 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp