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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 15 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.27% - 10.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.09% - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 3
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£336 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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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
57 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 34.97% 33.33% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 8
Average daily rate £333 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £370 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (84.85%) SC Cleared
1 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (78.79%) DHCP
3 25 (75.76%) HP
4 24 (72.73%) Windows
5 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
6 20 (60.61%) VMware
6 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (57.58%) SQL
8 17 (51.52%) Replication
9 13 (39.39%) SAN
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (39.39%) ITIL
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
11 11 (33.33%) MS Project
11 11 (33.33%) MS Office
11 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (30.30%) Altiris
12 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (30.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
13 9 (27.27%) Citrix
13 9 (27.27%) Thin Client
13 9 (27.27%) Fat Client
14 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
14 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Project
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) DHCP
2 13 (39.39%) SAN
3 7 (21.21%) LAN
3 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 5 (15.15%) X.500
4 5 (15.15%) LDAP
4 5 (15.15%) Kerberos
5 4 (12.12%) IPv4
5 4 (12.12%) VLAN
6 2 (6.06%) Firewall
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Middleware
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Replication
2 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (27.27%) Thin Client
3 9 (27.27%) Fat Client
4 6 (18.18%) PKI
5 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) HPUX
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) High Availability
4 3 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.15%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) SC Cleared
1 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) MCTS
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (24.24%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
1 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) RHEV
4 2 (6.06%) vCloud
4 2 (6.06%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (30.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.03%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) HP
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (60.61%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) Altiris
5 9 (27.27%) Citrix
6 7 (21.21%) AppSense
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
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