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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 14 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 84 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 19.09% 9.28% 8.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.36% 21.95% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 7 9
Median daily rate £320 £348 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +31.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £451 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +56.25%
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
219 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 49.77% 42.27% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 27 20
Median daily rate £320 £347 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% +31.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £262 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +44.44%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +4 84 £320 -8.04%
DNS
Scotland

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 77 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 62 (62.63%) Windows
3 59 (59.60%) Windows Server
4 56 (56.57%) Security Cleared
5 52 (52.53%) PowerShell
5 52 (52.53%) SQL
6 50 (50.51%) ITIL
6 50 (50.51%) SC Cleared
7 48 (48.48%) DHCP
8 47 (47.47%) Microsoft
9 44 (44.44%) SAN
10 43 (43.43%) SQL Server
11 41 (41.41%) HP
12 40 (40.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (32.32%) VMware
14 31 (31.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
16 24 (24.24%) Kerberos
16 24 (24.24%) PKI
17 23 (23.23%) Citrix
17 23 (23.23%) Hyper-V
18 22 (22.22%) Replication
19 20 (20.20%) Linux
20 19 (19.19%) SharePoint
21 18 (18.18%) MS Exchange
21 18 (18.18%) LDAP
21 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
21 18 (18.18%) OpenStack

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 19 (19.19%) SharePoint
2 18 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 15 (15.15%) Apache
4 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (7.07%) IIS
7 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.04%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.03%) lighttpd
9 3 (3.03%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (3.03%) nginx
9 3 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Office 365
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.01%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (48.48%) DHCP
2 44 (44.44%) SAN
3 24 (24.24%) Kerberos
4 18 (18.18%) LDAP
4 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 16 (16.16%) Firewall
5 16 (16.16%) WAN
6 14 (14.14%) X.500
7 11 (11.11%) iSCSI
8 9 (9.09%) SMTP
8 9 (9.09%) SSL
9 4 (4.04%) FTP
9 4 (4.04%) HTTP
9 4 (4.04%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.04%) SNMP
9 4 (4.04%) SSH
10 3 (3.03%) IPv4
10 3 (3.03%) IPv6
10 3 (3.03%) Network Security
11 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.04%) MySQL
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.01%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.01%) MSI
2 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Active Directory Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) SharePoint Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Wintel Specialist
6 5 (5.05%) Administrator
6 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.04%) Build Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.03%) Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Server Specialist
9 2 (2.02%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.02%) Unix Consultant
9 2 (2.02%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) XML
2 7 (7.07%) CSS
2 7 (7.07%) HTML
3 6 (6.06%) .NET
4 4 (4.04%) LAMP
4 4 (4.04%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.03%) Django
5 3 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.03%) Laravel
5 3 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.24%) PKI
2 22 (22.22%) Replication
3 8 (8.08%) Clustering
4 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (62.63%) Windows
2 59 (59.60%) Windows Server
3 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (20.20%) Linux
5 16 (16.16%) Unix
6 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.04%) Debian
7 4 (4.04%) SUSE
8 1 (1.01%) Solaris
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.51%) ITIL
2 17 (17.17%) Migration
3 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
4 10 (10.10%) Conflict Management
4 10 (10.10%) High Availability
4 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.10%) Risk Management
5 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.06%) Content Management
7 5 (5.05%) Validation
8 4 (4.04%) Server Building
9 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.03%) Network Design
9 3 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (2.02%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.02%) Service Management
10 2 (2.02%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.01%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.01%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (52.53%) PowerShell
1 52 (52.53%) SQL
2 16 (16.16%) Bash Shell
2 16 (16.16%) Perl
3 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.13%) VBScript
4 12 (12.12%) C-shell
4 12 (12.12%) Korn
5 11 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.06%) C#
7 4 (4.04%) PHP
7 4 (4.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (56.57%) Security Cleared
2 50 (50.51%) SC Cleared
3 40 (40.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (16.16%) MCSA
4 16 (16.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (14.14%) MCP
5 14 (14.14%) MCTS
6 9 (9.09%) MCSE
7 7 (7.07%) Degree
8 6 (6.06%) MCITP
8 6 (6.06%) MCSD
9 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 77 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 31 (31.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (23.23%) Hyper-V
4 16 (16.16%) vSphere
5 15 (15.15%) Terminal Services
6 14 (14.14%) XenApp
7 12 (12.12%) Samba
8 7 (7.07%) DFS Replication
9 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.01%) UAG
10 1 (1.01%) vCloud
10 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) SCCM
1 6 (6.06%) SCOM
1 6 (6.06%) SCVMM
2 5 (5.05%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (5.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (5.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (5.05%) WSUS
3 4 (4.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.03%) Cacti
4 3 (3.03%) Munin
4 3 (3.03%) Nagios
5 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.02%) OpenView
6 1 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.01%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.01%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 47 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.41%) HP
3 32 (32.32%) VMware
4 23 (23.23%) Citrix
5 10 (10.10%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.07%) Symantec
7 6 (6.06%) CA
8 5 (5.05%) arcserve
8 5 (5.05%) Lumension
9 4 (4.04%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.04%) Altiris
9 4 (4.04%) AppSense
9 4 (4.04%) Brocade
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle
11 1 (1.01%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.01%) Lotus
11 1 (1.01%) Opsware