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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.99% 0.57% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% 6.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £225 £119 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.07% -56.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £119 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £174 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +23.00%
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
79 75 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.99% 8.60% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 59
Median daily rate £275 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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
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 25 August 2016, 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 16 (44.44%) DHCP
3 16 (44.44%) Firewall
4 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (25.00%) VMware
8 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (16.67%) HP
11 6 (16.67%) Java
11 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (13.89%) Linux
12 5 (13.89%) Cisco
12 5 (13.89%) SSL
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (11.11%) SAN
13 4 (11.11%) VPN

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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (11.11%) IIS
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.78%) Apache
8 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) DHCP
1 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) SSL
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) SNMP
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.56%) SSH
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) WLAN
7 1 (2.78%) BGP
7 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.78%) HTTP
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (19.44%) Server Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Splunk Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
1 2 (5.56%) Regular Expression
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Wiki
4 1 (2.78%) DataPower
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL
1 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 4 (11.11%) Server Building
1 4 (11.11%) SIEM
2 3 (8.33%) Analytics
2 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (8.33%) Migration
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (8.33%) Use Case
3 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.56%) DevOps
3 2 (5.56%) Network Management
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.78%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) Groovy
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) MCSA
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) MCSD
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) DFS Replication
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) Docker
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) KVM
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.78%) RHEV
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) Packer
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) QRadar
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (11.11%) Splunk
6 3 (8.33%) Altiris
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (2.78%) MapR
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat