The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 1.83% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 12.82% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£153 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £260 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £368 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -16.25%
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Scotland

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
71 117 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.28% 14.29% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 60 18
Average daily rate £325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) DHCP
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Symantec
3 9 (69.23%) Clustering
3 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
3 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
3 9 (69.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (61.54%) SCOM
4 8 (61.54%) Nagios
5 7 (53.85%) Service Management
5 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 1 (7.69%) Marketing
9 1 (7.69%) Degree
9 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (7.69%) jQuery
9 1 (7.69%) Citrix
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Server Support
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
1 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
2 8 (61.54%) SCOM
2 8 (61.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Symantec
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware