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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.25% 1.74% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 17.74% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Average daily rate
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£113 £250 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £170 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £330 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -8.57%
DNS
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
107 62 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.41% 9.78% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 20 53
Average daily rate £369 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £68.00 - £12.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 (75.00%) DHCP
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Clustering
5 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
5 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
5 6 (37.50%) SCOM
5 6 (37.50%) Nagios
5 6 (37.50%) Symantec
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Service Management
6 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) XenApp
8 3 (18.75%) Change Control
8 3 (18.75%) vSphere
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) Replication
9 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
9 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) Server Support
1 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
2 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C-shell
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) Samba
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nagios
1 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
1 6 (37.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Symantec
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.25%) AppSense
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago