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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 27 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs citing DNS 21 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.24% 2.71% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.63% 14.17% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Median daily rate £283 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.23%

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
107 127 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.62% 19.10% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 54
Median daily rate £350 £340 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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 (57.14%) DHCP
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) Java
6 11 (31.43%) Perl
6 11 (31.43%) Python
6 11 (31.43%) Splunk
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 9 (25.71%) Analytics
8 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) Dell
8 9 (25.71%) SIEM
9 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (17.14%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) Citrix
11 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
11 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (17.14%) vSphere
12 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
12 5 (14.29%) Apache Hive
12 5 (14.29%) ArcSight
12 5 (14.29%) Big Data

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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) DHCP
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.71%) VSAN
7 1 (2.86%) BGP
7 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.86%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) OSPF
7 1 (2.86%) SMTP
7 1 (2.86%) SSH
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 5 (14.29%) Big Data
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Splunk Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Email Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.86%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Linux
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Unix
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Analytics
1 9 (25.71%) SIEM
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
3 5 (14.29%) SDLC
3 5 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Email Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Use Case
6 2 (5.71%) Chat Support
6 2 (5.71%) Data Enrichment
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.86%) Process Management
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Perl
2 11 (31.43%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.86%) Korn
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
1 5 (14.29%) SANS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) HND
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.86%) Samba
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) ArcSight ESM
1 5 (14.29%) QRadar
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) WSUS
3 2 (5.71%) PowerCLI
3 2 (5.71%) SnapMirror
3 2 (5.71%) vRealize
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Splunk
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Dell
5 6 (17.14%) Citrix
6 5 (14.29%) ArcSight
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco
6 5 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 5 (14.29%) MapR
6 5 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (8.57%) NetApp
7 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.57%) Veeam
8 2 (5.71%) Avaya
8 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.71%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.86%) Google
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat