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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 15 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.83% 0.64% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 12.20% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -15.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £323 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.57% 5.24% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 25
Average daily rate £331 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 28 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) DHCP
5 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (29.17%) IIS
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (25.00%) UNIX
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
8 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
9 5 (20.83%) IBM
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) HP
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.83%) JSP
9 5 (20.83%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.83%) LDAP
10 4 (16.67%) MCSE
10 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (16.67%) WebLogic

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (29.17%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DHCP
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) LDAP
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (16.67%) DMZ
4 4 (16.67%) X.500
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) H.323
6 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) HTTP
7 1 (4.17%) WAN
7 1 (4.17%) LAN
7 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Communications Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) JSP
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) COM
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) DataPower
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.33%) PKI
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) CMDB
5 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Content Management
3 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (8.33%) MCP
7 1 (4.17%) HND
7 1 (4.17%) MCTS
7 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) CCNP
7 1 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.17%) Netcool
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) Altiris
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Meru Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec