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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 14 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 19 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.67% - 66.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.85% - 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 8
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£333 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 - £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 35.33% 28.57% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 4 8
Average daily rate £325 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £327 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 24 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (82.14%) DHCP
3 22 (78.57%) HP
4 20 (71.43%) Windows
5 18 (64.29%) VMware
5 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (60.71%) SQL
7 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
9 14 (50.00%) SAN
10 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
11 12 (42.86%) ITIL
11 12 (42.86%) Replication
12 11 (39.29%) Thin Client
12 11 (39.29%) Citrix
12 11 (39.29%) Fat Client
13 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (32.14%) Middleware
14 9 (32.14%) Service Management
14 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
14 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
14 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
14 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
15 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (28.57%) MS Project
15 8 (28.57%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
1 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Project
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) DHCP
2 14 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) X.500
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
4 3 (10.71%) Kerberos
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) VLAN
5 2 (7.14%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Build Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) IT Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Replication
2 11 (39.29%) Thin Client
2 11 (39.29%) Fat Client
3 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (17.86%) PKI
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) HPUX
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Service Management
2 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCP
2 5 (17.86%) MCTS
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (10.71%) KVM
5 3 (10.71%) RHEV
6 1 (3.57%) vCloud
6 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (10.71%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (7.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) HP
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) Citrix
5 8 (28.57%) Altiris
6 7 (25.00%) AppSense
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp