The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 64 99
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +35
Contract jobs citing DNS 98 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.03% 2.26% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.56% 15.35% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 17
Median daily rate £330 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £124 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
DNS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
369 417 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.92% 14.75% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 205 157
Median daily rate £340 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Scotland region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Scotland region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Renfrewshire +14 34 £330 +6.45% 1
Edinburgh +31 31 £394 +12.50% 1
Glasgow +15 28 £295 +7.27% 2
Highlands +7 1 - -
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DNS.

1 99 (71.22%) Active Directory
2 80 (57.55%) DHCP
3 78 (56.12%) Windows
4 74 (53.24%) Microsoft
5 49 (35.25%) PowerShell
6 46 (33.09%) Security Cleared
7 43 (30.94%) VMware
8 42 (30.22%) Windows Server
9 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (25.18%) SC Cleared
10 35 (25.18%) ITIL
11 34 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (23.74%) SQL
13 31 (22.30%) SQL Server
13 31 (22.30%) MS Excel
14 29 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (19.42%) Linux
16 24 (17.27%) TCP/IP
16 24 (17.27%) Replication
17 23 (16.55%) PKI
17 23 (16.55%) MS Exchange
17 23 (16.55%) Firewall
18 22 (15.83%) SAN
19 21 (15.11%) Kerberos
19 21 (15.11%) vSphere
19 21 (15.11%) Data Centre
20 20 (14.39%) Migration
21 19 (13.67%) LDAP
22 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
22 18 (12.95%) X.500

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 23 (16.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.91%) Apache
4 10 (7.19%) IIS
5 4 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.88%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.16%) JBoss
6 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (22.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.47%) Office 365
3 8 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) G Suite
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Route 53
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (57.55%) DHCP
2 24 (17.27%) TCP/IP
3 23 (16.55%) Firewall
4 22 (15.83%) SAN
5 21 (15.11%) Kerberos
6 19 (13.67%) LDAP
7 18 (12.95%) X.500
8 15 (10.79%) Internet
8 15 (10.79%) WAN
9 12 (8.63%) Intranet
10 10 (7.19%) BIG-IP
11 8 (5.76%) iSCSI
12 7 (5.04%) SSL
13 6 (4.32%) LAN
14 5 (3.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (3.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (3.60%) Network Security
15 4 (2.88%) VPN
16 3 (2.16%) HTTP
16 3 (2.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.60%) Apache Hive
3 5 (3.60%) Big Data
3 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.44%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (19.42%) Active Directory Engineer
2 17 (12.23%) Analyst
3 16 (11.51%) Consultant
4 14 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 7 (5.04%) Server Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Active Directory Consultant
7 6 (4.32%) Splunk Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) IT Support
8 5 (3.60%) Migration Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) IT Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) IT Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Security Consultant
9 4 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.16%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.72%) LAMP
3 1 (0.72%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.27%) Replication
2 23 (16.55%) PKI
3 21 (15.11%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.91%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.88%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.44%) Clustering
9 2 (1.44%) iPad
10 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.72%) DataPower
10 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 78 (56.12%) Windows
2 42 (30.22%) Windows Server
3 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (19.42%) Linux
6 16 (11.51%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.63%) Unix
8 8 (5.76%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.44%) Android
10 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.44%) CentOS
10 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.72%) AIX
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.72%) Solaris
11 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) ITIL
2 20 (14.39%) Migration
3 11 (7.91%) Project Management
4 10 (7.19%) Server Building
5 9 (6.47%) Analytics
5 9 (6.47%) Change Control
6 7 (5.04%) Unit Testing
7 6 (4.32%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.32%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.32%) SDLC
7 6 (4.32%) SIEM
8 5 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.60%) Anomaly Detection
8 5 (3.60%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.60%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (2.88%) Chat Support
9 4 (2.88%) DevOps
9 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.25%) PowerShell
2 33 (23.74%) SQL
3 17 (12.23%) Perl
4 13 (9.35%) Java
5 12 (8.63%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.76%) Korn
6 8 (5.76%) Python
6 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.04%) C-shell
8 5 (3.60%) VBScript
9 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (33.09%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.18%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (10.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.91%) MCP
6 10 (7.19%) MCTS
7 6 (4.32%) Degree
7 6 (4.32%) MCSE
8 5 (3.60%) CISSP
8 5 (3.60%) SANS
9 3 (2.16%) CCNP
9 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.44%) CCNA
10 2 (1.44%) MCSA
11 1 (0.72%) HND
11 1 (0.72%) IISP
11 1 (0.72%) ISEB
11 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.44%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (71.22%) Active Directory
2 34 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.11%) vSphere
4 15 (10.79%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.47%) XenApp
5 9 (6.47%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.76%) Samba
7 5 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.88%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.72%) NFS
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.72%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) SCCM
2 14 (10.07%) PowerCLI
2 14 (10.07%) vRealize
3 5 (3.60%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (3.60%) Puppet
3 5 (3.60%) QRadar
4 4 (2.88%) SCOM
4 4 (2.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.88%) WSUS
5 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.44%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 74 (53.24%) Microsoft
2 43 (30.94%) VMware
3 17 (12.23%) Citrix
4 16 (11.51%) Cisco
5 13 (9.35%) HP
6 12 (8.63%) Dell
7 11 (7.91%) Symantec
8 10 (7.19%) F5
9 8 (5.76%) Splunk
10 6 (4.32%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.32%) IBM
11 5 (3.60%) ArcSight
11 5 (3.60%) MapR
12 4 (2.88%) CA
12 4 (2.88%) Oracle
13 3 (2.16%) Avaya
13 3 (2.16%) NetApp
13 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.16%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.16%) Veeam
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
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