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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 21 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.92% 10.81% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 27.12% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Median daily rate £340 £420 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +214.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.66%

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
33 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 63.46% 39.86% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 24
Median daily rate £325 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £276 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +7 1 £340 -19.04%
DNS
Scotland

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 40 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 38 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 31 (70.45%) Security Cleared
4 27 (61.36%) SC Cleared
5 23 (52.27%) PowerShell
5 23 (52.27%) Windows
6 22 (50.00%) DHCP
7 19 (43.18%) Kerberos
8 18 (40.91%) LDAP
8 18 (40.91%) Replication
8 18 (40.91%) PKI
9 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
9 17 (38.64%) X.500
10 13 (29.55%) ITIL
10 13 (29.55%) VMware
10 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
11 12 (27.27%) SQL
11 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (25.00%) vRealize
12 11 (25.00%) PowerCLI
12 11 (25.00%) VSAN
12 11 (25.00%) vSphere
13 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (22.73%) Intranet
13 10 (22.73%) Internet
14 9 (20.45%) SAN
14 9 (20.45%) Management Information System

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 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) DHCP
2 19 (43.18%) Kerberos
3 18 (40.91%) LDAP
4 17 (38.64%) X.500
5 11 (25.00%) VSAN
6 10 (22.73%) Internet
6 10 (22.73%) Intranet
7 9 (20.45%) SAN
8 3 (6.82%) Firewall
9 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.27%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Server Support
7 1 (2.27%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) PKI
1 18 (40.91%) Replication
2 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Change Control
2 8 (18.18%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Server Building
4 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) PowerShell
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) C-shell
3 1 (2.27%) Korn
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) Security Cleared
2 27 (61.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (20.45%) MCP
5 9 (20.45%) MCTS
6 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 3 (6.82%) MCSE
8 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 40 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) DFS Replication
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) PowerCLI
1 11 (25.00%) vRealize
2 1 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat