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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing DNS 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.12% 1.28% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 15.52% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate
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£113 £135 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -54.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £307 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
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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
74 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.30% 8.23% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 43
Average daily rate £363 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £68.00 £18.00 £14.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.77% +21.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 (80.00%) DHCP
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Symantec
3 8 (53.33%) Clustering
3 8 (53.33%) NetBackup
3 8 (53.33%) Backup Exec
3 8 (53.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (46.67%) SCOM
4 7 (46.67%) Nagios
4 7 (46.67%) Service Management
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) PKI
8 2 (13.33%) IPsec
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) VBScript
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Middleware
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (13.33%) Replication
8 2 (13.33%) VMware

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) NetBackup
1 8 (53.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (46.67%) SCOM
2 7 (46.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Symantec
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) AppSense