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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing DNS 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 1.07% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.65% 20.00% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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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
104 35 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.19% 5.35% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 26
Average daily rate £307 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £360 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 19 September 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) UNIX
6 7 (30.43%) DHCP
6 7 (30.43%) IIS
7 6 (26.09%) LDAP
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (26.09%) IBM
7 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) X.500
8 5 (21.74%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
8 5 (21.74%) JSP
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
9 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
9 4 (17.39%) Kerberos

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
3 4 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) LDAP
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (21.74%) X.500
5 4 (17.39%) Kerberos
5 4 (17.39%) SAN
5 4 (17.39%) DMZ
5 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) H.323
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.35%) WAN
8 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Communications Manager
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) JSP
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) COM
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) DataPower
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) C-shell
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) MCP
5 2 (8.70%) MCTS
6 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Samba
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) IBM
4 5 (21.74%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Altiris
6 1 (4.35%) Meru Networks
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Apple
6 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec