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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 12 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.65% - 25.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.00% - 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 7
Average daily rate
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£340 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 - £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £19.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +12.59%
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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
50 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 42.02% 51.43% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 13
Average daily rate £333 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% -6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £310 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £455 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (87.88%) SC Cleared
1 29 (87.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (78.79%) DHCP
3 23 (69.70%) HP
4 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (66.67%) Windows
5 21 (63.64%) VMware
5 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (60.61%) SQL
7 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
8 18 (54.55%) Replication
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (39.39%) SAN
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 12 (36.36%) MS Project
10 12 (36.36%) MS Office
10 12 (36.36%) ITIL
10 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (30.30%) Altiris
11 10 (30.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (30.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
12 9 (27.27%) MCP
12 9 (27.27%) LAN
12 9 (27.27%) WAN
12 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
12 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (27.27%) MCTS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
3 5 (15.15%) IIS
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Project
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) DHCP
2 13 (39.39%) SAN
3 9 (27.27%) LAN
3 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 5 (15.15%) Kerberos
4 5 (15.15%) X.500
4 5 (15.15%) LDAP
4 5 (15.15%) IPv4
4 5 (15.15%) VLAN
5 4 (12.12%) Firewall
6 3 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Middleware
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Replication
2 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (24.24%) Thin Client
3 8 (24.24%) Fat Client
4 5 (15.15%) PKI
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) AIX
4 4 (12.12%) HPUX
4 4 (12.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) High Availability
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.12%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) SC Cleared
1 29 (87.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) MCP
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) MCTS
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (12.12%) KVM
5 4 (12.12%) RHEV
6 3 (9.09%) vSphere
6 3 (9.09%) vCloud
7 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 10 (30.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) HP
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (63.64%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) Altiris
5 8 (24.24%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) AppSense
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp