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 23 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 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.29% 0.64% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 7.69% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £135 £295 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.23% +145.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -34.61%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 78 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.73% 8.36% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 24
Average daily rate £350 £336 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +17.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 April 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) Replication
6 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (45.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (45.00%) Altiris
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (20.00%) Citrix
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (15.00%) Firewall
11 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
11 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (10.00%) Degree
12 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
12 2 (10.00%) Migration
12 2 (10.00%) XenApp
12 2 (10.00%) vSphere
12 2 (10.00%) Management Information System

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) DMZ
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Radia Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Replication
2 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security Management
2 1 (5.00%) Security Management
2 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Content Management
2 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.00%) Web Development
2 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (45.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Netcool
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Altiris
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) Wyse
6 1 (5.00%) F5