The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.12% 4.29% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 12.24% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
Average daily rate £410 £244 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.43% +46.09%
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
72 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 43.64% 35.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 6
Average daily rate £400 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £310 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +10 18 £410 +17.56% 1
Paisley +1 2 - -
DNS
Scotland

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 29 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (58.06%) Windows
4 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
4 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
5 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
6 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
6 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (45.16%) LDAP
6 14 (45.16%) HP
6 14 (45.16%) Kerberos
7 13 (41.94%) X.500
7 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
7 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (41.94%) PKI
7 13 (41.94%) Replication
7 13 (41.94%) VMware
8 12 (38.71%) DHCP
9 11 (35.48%) ITIL
10 10 (32.26%) SQL
10 10 (32.26%) SAN
11 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
11 9 (29.03%) MCSA
12 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
13 7 (22.58%) vSphere
13 7 (22.58%) MCTS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
2 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.90%) Live Communications Server
4 4 (12.90%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Kerberos
1 14 (45.16%) LDAP
2 13 (41.94%) X.500
3 12 (38.71%) DHCP
4 10 (32.26%) SAN
5 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.23%) Skype
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Server Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Lync Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) PKI
1 13 (41.94%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.90%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Server Building
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) C-shell
4 1 (3.23%) Korn
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) MCSA
4 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (22.58%) MCP
5 7 (22.58%) MCTS
6 3 (9.68%) MCSE
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.23%) OCP
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) HP
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle