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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 13 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing DNS 84 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 19.49% 9.88% 10.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.17% 20.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 7 9
Median daily rate £320 £348 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +31.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £451 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
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
226 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 52.44% 49.38% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 27 19
Median daily rate £321 £347 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £262 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 78 (79.59%) Active Directory
2 61 (62.24%) Windows
3 58 (59.18%) Windows Server
4 57 (58.16%) Security Cleared
5 53 (54.08%) PowerShell
6 52 (53.06%) SQL
7 51 (52.04%) SC Cleared
8 48 (48.98%) ITIL
8 48 (48.98%) Microsoft
9 46 (46.94%) DHCP
10 44 (44.90%) SAN
11 43 (43.88%) SQL Server
12 41 (41.84%) HP
12 41 (41.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (41.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (40.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (33.67%) VMware
15 32 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (26.53%) MS Excel
17 24 (24.49%) Citrix
17 24 (24.49%) Kerberos
17 24 (24.49%) PKI
17 24 (24.49%) Hyper-V
18 22 (22.45%) Replication
19 20 (20.41%) SharePoint
19 20 (20.41%) Linux
20 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
21 18 (18.37%) LDAP
21 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
21 18 (18.37%) Migration

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 20 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
3 18 (18.37%) OpenStack
4 15 (15.31%) Apache
5 14 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (7.14%) IIS
8 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
9 4 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.08%) Live Communications Server
9 4 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (3.06%) lighttpd
10 3 (3.06%) nginx
11 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Office 365
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.02%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.94%) DHCP
2 44 (44.90%) SAN
3 24 (24.49%) Kerberos
4 18 (18.37%) LDAP
4 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
5 17 (17.35%) WAN
6 16 (16.33%) Firewall
7 14 (14.29%) X.500
8 11 (11.22%) iSCSI
9 9 (9.18%) SMTP
9 9 (9.18%) SSL
10 4 (4.08%) FTP
10 4 (4.08%) HTTP
10 4 (4.08%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.08%) SNMP
10 4 (4.08%) SSH
11 3 (3.06%) IPv4
11 3 (3.06%) IPv6
11 3 (3.06%) Network Security
12 2 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.08%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.02%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.02%) MSI
2 1 (1.02%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.02%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Active Directory Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) SharePoint Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Wintel Specialist
6 5 (5.10%) Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Build Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.06%) Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Unix Consultant
9 2 (2.04%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 2 (2.04%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) XML
2 8 (8.16%) CSS
2 8 (8.16%) HTML
3 6 (6.12%) .NET
4 4 (4.08%) LAMP
4 4 (4.08%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.06%) Django
5 3 (3.06%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.06%) Laravel
5 3 (3.06%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) PKI
2 22 (22.45%) Replication
3 6 (6.12%) Clustering
3 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.24%) Windows
2 58 (59.18%) Windows Server
3 41 (41.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (41.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (20.41%) Linux
5 16 (16.33%) Unix
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.08%) Debian
7 4 (4.08%) SUSE
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) ITIL
2 18 (18.37%) Migration
3 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
4 11 (11.22%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.20%) Conflict Management
5 10 (10.20%) High Availability
5 10 (10.20%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.12%) Content Management
8 5 (5.10%) Validation
9 4 (4.08%) Server Building
9 4 (4.08%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.06%) Network Design
10 3 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (2.04%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.02%) Application Packaging
12 1 (1.02%) Identity Management
12 1 (1.02%) Security Management
12 1 (1.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.08%) PowerShell
2 52 (53.06%) SQL
3 16 (16.33%) Bash Shell
3 16 (16.33%) Perl
4 14 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.27%) VBScript
6 12 (12.24%) C-shell
6 12 (12.24%) Korn
7 11 (11.22%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.12%) C#
9 4 (4.08%) PHP
9 4 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (58.16%) Security Cleared
2 51 (52.04%) SC Cleared
3 40 (40.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (16.33%) MCSA
4 16 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (14.29%) MCP
5 14 (14.29%) MCTS
6 9 (9.18%) MCSE
7 7 (7.14%) Degree
8 6 (6.12%) MCITP
8 6 (6.12%) MCSD
9 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 78 (79.59%) Active Directory
2 32 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (24.49%) Hyper-V
4 16 (16.33%) vSphere
5 15 (15.31%) Terminal Services
6 14 (14.29%) XenApp
7 12 (12.24%) Samba
8 7 (7.14%) DFS Replication
9 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.02%) UAG
10 1 (1.02%) vCloud
10 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) SCCM
1 6 (6.12%) SCOM
1 6 (6.12%) SCVMM
2 5 (5.10%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (5.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (5.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (5.10%) WSUS
3 4 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.06%) Cacti
4 3 (3.06%) Munin
4 3 (3.06%) Nagios
5 2 (2.04%) OpenView
6 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.02%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.02%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 48 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.84%) HP
3 33 (33.67%) VMware
4 24 (24.49%) Citrix
5 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.12%) CA
7 5 (5.10%) arcserve
7 5 (5.10%) Lumension
7 5 (5.10%) Symantec
8 4 (4.08%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.08%) Altiris
8 4 (4.08%) AppSense
8 4 (4.08%) Brocade
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle
10 1 (1.02%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.02%) Lotus
10 1 (1.02%) Opsware