The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Erskine region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 15 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.11% 8.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.91% 21.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate £367 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £379
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -34.61%
Communications & Networking Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 27.16% 38.98% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 2
Average daily rate £324 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% +3.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
DNS
Renfrewshire

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 April 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Fat Client
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 8 (88.89%) Thin Client
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) PKI
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Netcool
5 4 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) VBScript
5 4 (44.44%) VB
6 3 (33.33%) Solaris
7 2 (22.22%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Radia Specialist
1 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Thin Client
1 8 (88.89%) Fat Client
2 4 (44.44%) PKI
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) HPUX
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
1 4 (44.44%) VB
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) KVM
3 2 (22.22%) RHEV
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (11.11%) VMware GSX
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Netcool
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) HP
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat