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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 27 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.07% 1.13% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.21% 13.16% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Average daily rate £310 £113 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.55% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +59.37%
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
103 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.54% 8.59% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 36
Average daily rate £333 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £68.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (55.56%) Windows
3 24 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
5 16 (35.56%) DHCP
6 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
6 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
7 12 (26.67%) Firewall
8 11 (24.44%) VMware
8 11 (24.44%) SQL
8 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
10 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
11 7 (15.56%) SAN
11 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.33%) HP
12 6 (13.33%) Java
12 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
12 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.11%) Splunk
13 5 (11.11%) SIEM
13 5 (11.11%) Office 365
13 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
5 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.67%) IIS
7 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.22%) Apache
8 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.22%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) DHCP
2 12 (26.67%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
4 7 (15.56%) SAN
5 4 (8.89%) SSL
6 3 (6.67%) LDAP
6 3 (6.67%) Skype
7 2 (4.44%) Kerberos
7 2 (4.44%) SNMP
7 2 (4.44%) VPN
7 2 (4.44%) WAN
8 1 (2.22%) HTTP
8 1 (2.22%) IPv4
8 1 (2.22%) LAN
8 1 (2.22%) SSH
8 1 (2.22%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.44%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.22%) Back Office
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Splunk Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Trainer
6 2 (4.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Lync Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.11%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) PDA
5 1 (2.22%) DataPower
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.89%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Unix
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) AIX
8 1 (2.22%) HPUX
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
1 5 (11.11%) SIEM
2 4 (8.89%) Analytics
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Server Building
2 4 (8.89%) Use Case
3 3 (6.67%) High Availability
3 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.67%) Project Management
3 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.44%) Service Management
4 2 (4.44%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) MCP
4 5 (11.11%) MCTS
5 2 (4.44%) CISSP
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) MCSA
5 2 (4.44%) SANS
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSD
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) DFS Replication
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) Docker
6 1 (2.22%) KVM
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.22%) RHEV
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.67%) Nagios
2 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.44%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (4.44%) QRadar
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Packer
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) HP
4 5 (11.11%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Splunk
4 5 (11.11%) Symantec
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) Altiris
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) MapR
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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