Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 98 60
Rank change year-on-year -13 -38 +37
Contract jobs citing DNS 20 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.79% 1.37% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 15.35% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £211 £177 £311
90th Percentile £523 £553 £470
Scotland median daily rate £375 £270 £340
% change year-on-year +38.89% -20.59% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £15.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.56% +14.29% -4.55%

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 264 254 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.41% 8.94% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 148 92
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.66% +6.00%
10th Percentile £175 £143 £198
90th Percentile £590 £591 £513
Scotland median daily rate £409 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +21.11% -3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.68 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -67.92% +94.39%
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.80 £14.32
90th Percentile £34.45 £17.41 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.81% -28.89% -41.56%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Edinburgh

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Edinburgh

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Edinburgh

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for DNS.

1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) HTTP
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) Office 365
9 4 (20.00%) Skype
9 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) PKI
9 4 (20.00%) SCCM
9 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (15.00%) JIRA
10 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (5.00%) Route 53
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) Skype
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) BGP
5 2 (10.00%) Intranet
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Architect
1 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Solaris
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Kanban
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) Packer
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) Spiceworks