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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 21 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing DNS 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.35% 4.41% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 14.29% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£128 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -8.57%
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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
42 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 33.33% 30.88% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 11
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £327 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) DHCP
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Replication
6 7 (36.84%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) Service Management
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) Symantec
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) MS Project
8 5 (26.32%) MS Office
9 4 (21.05%) MCP
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (21.05%) SAN
9 4 (21.05%) Altiris
9 4 (21.05%) MCTS
9 4 (21.05%) Clustering
9 4 (21.05%) NetBackup

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 3 (15.79%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) IPv4
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 2 (10.53%) X.500
5 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Build Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) XML
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
3 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) PKI
5 1 (5.26%) AS400
5 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
5 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) HPUX
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (21.05%) MCTS
3 4 (21.05%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (15.79%) KVM
3 3 (15.79%) RHEV
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Symantec
5 4 (21.05%) Altiris
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Dell