The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing DNS 5 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.91% 2.42% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% 15.46% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 7
Median daily rate £300 £275 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +144.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 97 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.93% 15.65% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 63
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DNS.

1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (54.55%) DHCP
3 17 (51.52%) Windows
4 16 (48.48%) Firewall
5 14 (42.42%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) Linux
6 12 (36.36%) Java
7 11 (33.33%) Perl
7 11 (33.33%) Python
7 11 (33.33%) Splunk
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
9 9 (27.27%) Dell
9 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) SIEM
9 9 (27.27%) Analytics
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
11 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
11 6 (18.18%) SCCM
11 6 (18.18%) vSphere
11 6 (18.18%) Citrix
11 6 (18.18%) Migration
12 5 (15.15%) HP
12 5 (15.15%) SAN
12 5 (15.15%) Symantec
12 5 (15.15%) CISSP
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) DHCP
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.06%) VSAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
2 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Splunk Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Email Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Splunk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.03%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Unix
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) CentOS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Analytics
1 9 (27.27%) SIEM
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Anomaly Detection
3 5 (15.15%) SDLC
3 5 (15.15%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Email Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (6.06%) Data Enrichment
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Process Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) Perl
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.03%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CISSP
1 5 (15.15%) SANS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) HND
5 1 (3.03%) MCTS
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.03%) Samba
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (15.15%) QRadar
3 4 (12.12%) WSUS
4 2 (6.06%) PowerCLI
4 2 (6.06%) SnapMirror
4 2 (6.06%) vRealize
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Splunk
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Dell
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) ArcSight
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) IBM
6 5 (15.15%) MapR
6 5 (15.15%) Symantec
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.09%) Veeam
8 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.06%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat