The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 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 Glasgow 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing DNS 16 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.03% 0.50% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 9.30% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £303 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £323 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.20% 5.32% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 21 23
Average daily rate £301 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £433 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DNS
Scotland

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Glasgow region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Glasgow region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) DHCP
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) Firewall
6 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (28.00%) IIS
8 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.00%) IBM
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) HP
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (20.00%) JSP
9 5 (20.00%) Java
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.00%) LDAP
9 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 5 (20.00%) Replication
10 4 (16.00%) DMZ
10 4 (16.00%) X.500
10 4 (16.00%) Wireless

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (28.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DHCP
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) LDAP
4 4 (16.00%) DMZ
4 4 (16.00%) X.500
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (8.00%) H.323
6 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Radia Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Communications Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) JSP
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) COM
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
3 4 (16.00%) DataPower
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.00%) PKI
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) CMDB
5 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (24.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.00%) Content Management
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Web Development
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.00%) MCSE
6 2 (8.00%) MCP
7 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCSA
7 1 (4.00%) HND
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.00%) CCNP
7 1 (4.00%) CCNA
7 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (4.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Netcool
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Altiris
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec