The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 15 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing DNS 78 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 17.61% 7.02% 10.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.42% 19.51% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 5 13
Median daily rate £325 £343 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +22.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £348 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.76% +32.81%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
203 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 45.82% 35.96% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 22 33
Median daily rate £320 £337 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% +15.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £262 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Renfrewshire region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Renfrewshire region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +2 78 £325 -5.10%
DNS
Scotland

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 75 (72.12%) Active Directory
2 62 (59.62%) Windows
2 62 (59.62%) Security Cleared
3 59 (56.73%) Windows Server
3 59 (56.73%) ITIL
4 54 (51.92%) SQL
5 53 (50.96%) SAN
5 53 (50.96%) SC Cleared
6 52 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 50 (48.08%) DHCP
8 45 (43.27%) SQL Server
9 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
9 43 (41.35%) HP
10 40 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (29.81%) VMware
13 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
15 27 (25.96%) Linux
16 25 (24.04%) TCP/IP
17 23 (22.12%) Citrix
17 23 (22.12%) Unix
17 23 (22.12%) Perl
17 23 (22.12%) Unit Testing
17 23 (22.12%) Bash Shell
18 22 (21.15%) PKI
18 22 (21.15%) Apache
18 22 (21.15%) Kerberos
19 21 (20.19%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 22 (21.15%) Apache
2 18 (17.31%) OpenStack
3 17 (16.35%) SharePoint
4 16 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (6.73%) IIS
8 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.88%) lighttpd
10 3 (2.88%) nginx
11 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.96%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Office 365
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (50.96%) SAN
2 50 (48.08%) DHCP
3 25 (24.04%) TCP/IP
4 22 (21.15%) Kerberos
5 21 (20.19%) WAN
6 18 (17.31%) iSCSI
7 17 (16.35%) LDAP
8 16 (15.38%) Firewall
9 12 (11.54%) X.500
10 9 (8.65%) SMTP
10 9 (8.65%) SSL
11 4 (3.85%) FTP
11 4 (3.85%) HTTP
11 4 (3.85%) NetScaler
11 4 (3.85%) SNMP
11 4 (3.85%) SSH
12 3 (2.88%) IPv4
12 3 (2.88%) IPv6
12 3 (2.88%) Network Security
13 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (43.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.81%) MySQL
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.92%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.96%) MSI
Job Titles
1 21 (20.19%) Active Directory Engineer
2 16 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Wintel Specialist
6 6 (5.77%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.85%) Build Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (2.88%) Consultant
9 3 (2.88%) Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) Collaboration Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) Server Specialist
10 2 (1.92%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (1.92%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) XML
2 6 (5.77%) .NET
3 5 (4.81%) CSS
3 5 (4.81%) HTML
3 5 (4.81%) LAMP
4 4 (3.85%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.88%) Django
5 3 (2.88%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (2.88%) Laravel
5 3 (2.88%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (2.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) PKI
2 20 (19.23%) Replication
3 8 (7.69%) Clustering
4 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.62%) Windows
2 59 (56.73%) Windows Server
3 40 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (25.96%) Linux
5 23 (22.12%) Unix
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.85%) Debian
7 4 (3.85%) SUSE
8 2 (1.92%) Solaris
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.73%) ITIL
2 23 (22.12%) Unit Testing
3 15 (14.42%) Migration
4 10 (9.62%) Conflict Management
4 10 (9.62%) High Availability
4 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
5 8 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.77%) Content Management
7 5 (4.81%) Validation
8 4 (3.85%) Server Building
9 3 (2.88%) Network Design
9 3 (2.88%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (1.92%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.92%) Service Management
10 2 (1.92%) Software Engineering
11 1 (0.96%) Front End Development
11 1 (0.96%) ITIL V3
11 1 (0.96%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.92%) SQL
2 52 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 23 (22.12%) Bash Shell
3 23 (22.12%) Perl
4 19 (18.27%) C-shell
4 19 (18.27%) Korn
5 17 (16.35%) Shell Script
6 15 (14.42%) VBScript
7 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.77%) C#
9 4 (3.85%) PHP
9 4 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (59.62%) Security Cleared
2 53 (50.96%) SC Cleared
3 38 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (15.38%) MCSA
4 16 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (12.50%) MCP
5 13 (12.50%) MCTS
6 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 8 (7.69%) MCSE
7 7 (6.73%) Degree
8 6 (5.77%) MCITP
8 6 (5.77%) MCSD
9 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 75 (72.12%) Active Directory
2 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.19%) Hyper-V
4 19 (18.27%) Samba
5 17 (16.35%) Terminal Services
6 16 (15.38%) vSphere
6 16 (15.38%) XenApp
7 7 (6.73%) DFS Replication
8 5 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.96%) UAG
9 1 (0.96%) vCloud
9 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (5.77%) SCCM
2 6 (5.77%) SCOM
2 6 (5.77%) SCVMM
3 5 (4.81%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (4.81%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (4.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (4.81%) WSUS
4 4 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.88%) Cacti
5 3 (2.88%) Munin
5 3 (2.88%) Nagios
6 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.92%) OpenView
7 1 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.96%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 43 (41.35%) HP
1 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.81%) VMware
3 23 (22.12%) Citrix
4 11 (10.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.73%) Symantec
6 6 (5.77%) CA
7 5 (4.81%) arcserve
7 5 (4.81%) Lumension
8 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.85%) Altiris
8 4 (3.85%) AppSense
8 4 (3.85%) Brocade
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle
10 1 (0.96%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.96%) Lotus
10 1 (0.96%) Opsware