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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 17 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing DNS 39 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 18.93% 8.72% 7.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.24% 23.08% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 9
Median daily rate £330 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £276 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -20.00%
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
102 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 49.51% 37.79% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 49 38
Median daily rate £340 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £422 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +10 36 £330 +6.45%
Renfrew - 2 - -
DNS
Scotland

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 43 (81.13%) Active Directory
2 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 39 (73.58%) Security Cleared
3 32 (60.38%) SC Cleared
4 26 (49.06%) Windows
5 25 (47.17%) DHCP
5 25 (47.17%) PowerShell
6 21 (39.62%) ITIL
7 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
8 19 (35.85%) Kerberos
9 18 (33.96%) LDAP
9 18 (33.96%) Replication
9 18 (33.96%) PKI
10 17 (32.08%) X.500
10 17 (32.08%) SAN
11 16 (30.19%) Windows Server
12 15 (28.30%) SQL
13 14 (26.42%) VMware
13 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
16 11 (20.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (20.75%) vSphere
16 11 (20.75%) vRealize
16 11 (20.75%) PowerCLI
17 10 (18.87%) Intranet
17 10 (18.87%) Internet
18 9 (16.98%) MCP

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 7 (13.21%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) DHCP
2 19 (35.85%) Kerberos
3 18 (33.96%) LDAP
4 17 (32.08%) SAN
4 17 (32.08%) X.500
5 10 (18.87%) Internet
5 10 (18.87%) Intranet
6 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.21%) iSCSI
7 7 (13.21%) WAN
8 3 (5.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.89%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 6 (11.32%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (1.89%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) PKI
1 18 (33.96%) Replication
2 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.21%) Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Unix
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Change Control
2 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) Project Management
3 7 (13.21%) Server Building
3 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Validation
6 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.89%) Disk Encryption
7 1 (1.89%) Manual Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.89%) Test Management
7 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) PowerShell
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.21%) C-shell
3 7 (13.21%) Korn
3 7 (13.21%) Perl
4 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.77%) VBScript
6 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (73.58%) Security Cleared
2 32 (60.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (20.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (16.98%) MCP
5 9 (16.98%) MCTS
6 5 (9.43%) Degree
7 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) MCSE
8 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 43 (81.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.75%) vSphere
4 7 (13.21%) Samba
5 3 (5.66%) DFS Replication
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) PowerCLI
1 11 (20.75%) vRealize
2 1 (1.89%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 6 (11.32%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) IronPort
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) ThinPrint
5 1 (1.89%) Xerox