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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing DNS 12 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.45% 5.88% 88.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 13
Average daily rate
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£291 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.35% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.76% 29.41% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 13
Average daily rate £329 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.08% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £278 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £370 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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 14 July 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 19 (90.48%) SC Cleared
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) DHCP
2 17 (80.95%) HP
3 16 (76.19%) SAN
4 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 14 (66.67%) Windows
6 13 (61.90%) Citrix
6 13 (61.90%) Thin Client
6 13 (61.90%) VMware
6 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (61.90%) Fat Client
7 12 (57.14%) SQL
8 11 (52.38%) ITIL
9 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
9 10 (47.62%) VMware ESX
10 9 (42.86%) Middleware
10 9 (42.86%) Service Management
10 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
10 9 (42.86%) Performance Testing
11 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
11 7 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (33.33%) AppSense
12 5 (23.81%) LAN
12 5 (23.81%) WAN
12 5 (23.81%) VBScript
12 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
12 5 (23.81%) PKI
13 4 (19.05%) Lean Six Sigma

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) DHCP
2 16 (76.19%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (4.76%) IPv4
5 1 (4.76%) X.500
5 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Build Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Radia Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Thin Client
1 13 (61.90%) Fat Client
2 5 (23.81%) PKI
3 4 (19.05%) Replication
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) AIX
3 3 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Service Management
2 9 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
3 4 (19.05%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VBScript
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (19.05%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) SC Cleared
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) VMware ESX
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (14.29%) KVM
5 3 (14.29%) RHEV
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.76%) VMware GSX
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) Netcool
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) HP
2 13 (61.90%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) AppSense
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) Altiris