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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 18 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.63% 10.37% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 25.00% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £340 £420 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +20.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -14.89%

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
23 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 60.53% 41.48% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 22
Median daily rate £323 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £284 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 39 (95.12%) Active Directory
2 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
3 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
4 26 (63.41%) SC Cleared
5 21 (51.22%) PowerShell
5 21 (51.22%) Windows
6 20 (48.78%) DHCP
7 18 (43.90%) Kerberos
8 17 (41.46%) LDAP
8 17 (41.46%) Replication
8 17 (41.46%) PKI
9 16 (39.02%) X.500
10 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
11 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
12 11 (26.83%) ITIL
12 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (26.83%) VMware
12 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (24.39%) Intranet
13 10 (24.39%) Internet
13 10 (24.39%) SQL
14 9 (21.95%) SAN
14 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
14 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (21.95%) vRealize
14 9 (21.95%) PowerCLI
14 9 (21.95%) VSAN
14 9 (21.95%) vSphere
15 8 (19.51%) Change Control

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 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) DHCP
2 18 (43.90%) Kerberos
3 17 (41.46%) LDAP
4 16 (39.02%) X.500
5 10 (24.39%) Internet
5 10 (24.39%) Intranet
6 9 (21.95%) SAN
6 9 (21.95%) VSAN
7 3 (7.32%) Firewall
8 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.44%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Server Support
7 1 (2.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) PKI
1 17 (41.46%) Replication
2 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Change Control
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Server Building
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) PowerShell
2 10 (24.39%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C-shell
3 1 (2.44%) Korn
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 26 (63.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (19.51%) MCP
5 8 (19.51%) MCTS
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) MCSE
8 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 39 (95.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) DFS Replication
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) PowerCLI
1 9 (21.95%) vRealize
2 1 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat