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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing DNS 25 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.29% 3.95% 13.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.09% 12.00% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 17
Median daily rate £330 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £426 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £470 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £21.53 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.91% +19.58%
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
89 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 36.63% 32.89% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 16 44
Median daily rate £330 £315 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 81 (81.00%) Active Directory
2 62 (62.00%) Windows
3 61 (61.00%) Security Cleared
4 53 (53.00%) Windows Server
5 52 (52.00%) DHCP
6 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
6 51 (51.00%) SC Cleared
7 50 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 48 (48.00%) SQL
9 42 (42.00%) ITIL
10 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
10 39 (39.00%) SAN
11 36 (36.00%) HP
12 34 (34.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
15 25 (25.00%) Kerberos
15 25 (25.00%) VMware
16 24 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (24.00%) PKI
17 23 (23.00%) Citrix
18 22 (22.00%) Replication
19 21 (21.00%) Migration
20 20 (20.00%) LDAP
21 19 (19.00%) Linux
21 19 (19.00%) Firewall
22 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
22 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
22 17 (17.00%) Terminal Services

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 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.00%) Apache
2 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (11.00%) OpenStack
4 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.00%) IIS
5 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.00%) lighttpd
7 3 (3.00%) nginx
8 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) Office 365
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (52.00%) DHCP
2 39 (39.00%) SAN
3 25 (25.00%) Kerberos
4 20 (20.00%) LDAP
5 19 (19.00%) Firewall
6 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
7 14 (14.00%) X.500
8 12 (12.00%) Internet
8 12 (12.00%) WAN
9 11 (11.00%) iSCSI
10 10 (10.00%) Intranet
11 9 (9.00%) SMTP
11 9 (9.00%) SSL
12 4 (4.00%) FTP
12 4 (4.00%) HTTP
12 4 (4.00%) NetScaler
12 4 (4.00%) SNMP
12 4 (4.00%) SSH
13 3 (3.00%) IPv4
13 3 (3.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.00%) MySQL
5 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.00%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Consultant
4 7 (7.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Wintel Specialist
5 6 (6.00%) SharePoint Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Administrator
6 5 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.00%) Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Collaboration Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
9 2 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) XML
2 6 (6.00%) .NET
3 5 (5.00%) LAMP
4 4 (4.00%) CSS
4 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 4 (4.00%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.00%) Django
5 3 (3.00%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.00%) Laravel
5 3 (3.00%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) PKI
2 22 (22.00%) Replication
3 12 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (6.00%) Clustering
6 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (62.00%) Windows
2 53 (53.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.00%) Linux
5 15 (15.00%) Unix
6 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.00%) Debian
7 4 (4.00%) SUSE
8 2 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) ITIL
2 21 (21.00%) Migration
3 15 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (11.00%) Server Building
5 10 (10.00%) High Availability
6 8 (8.00%) Change Control
6 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.00%) Project Management
8 6 (6.00%) Conflict Management
8 6 (6.00%) Content Management
8 6 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.00%) Validation
11 3 (3.00%) Network Design
11 3 (3.00%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (2.00%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.00%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 48 (48.00%) SQL
3 15 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (15.00%) Perl
3 15 (15.00%) VBScript
4 11 (11.00%) C-shell
4 11 (11.00%) Korn
5 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.00%) C#
8 4 (4.00%) PHP
8 4 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (61.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (51.00%) SC Cleared
3 34 (34.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.00%) MCP
4 13 (13.00%) MCTS
5 11 (11.00%) MCSE
6 9 (9.00%) Degree
6 9 (9.00%) MCSA
6 9 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (6.00%) MCITP
8 6 (6.00%) MCSD
9 5 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 81 (81.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.00%) Terminal Services
3 17 (17.00%) XenApp
4 14 (14.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (11.00%) Samba
6 10 (10.00%) DFS Replication
7 9 (9.00%) vSphere
8 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.00%) UAG
9 1 (1.00%) vCloud
9 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) PowerCLI
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (6.00%) SCCM
3 6 (6.00%) SCOM
3 6 (6.00%) SCVMM
4 5 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (5.00%) WSUS
5 4 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.00%) Cacti
6 3 (3.00%) Munin
6 3 (3.00%) Nagios
7 2 (2.00%) OpenView
8 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.00%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.00%) HP
3 25 (25.00%) VMware
4 23 (23.00%) Citrix
5 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.00%) CA
6 6 (6.00%) Symantec
7 5 (5.00%) arcserve
7 5 (5.00%) Lumension
8 4 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.00%) Altiris
8 4 (4.00%) AppSense
8 4 (4.00%) Brocade
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle
10 1 (1.00%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.00%) IronPort
10 1 (1.00%) Lotus
10 1 (1.00%) Opsware
10 1 (1.00%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.00%) Xerox