The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 1.47% 18.62% 7.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 30.34% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 5
Median daily rate £340 £335 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -20.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +17.12% -17.94%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 89 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 61.76% 61.38% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 14
Median daily rate £340 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Erskine

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Erskine region with a requirement for DNS.

1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) PowerShell
3 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
5 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) vSphere
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
6 9 (52.94%) vRealize
6 9 (52.94%) PowerCLI
6 9 (52.94%) VSAN
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (52.94%) SAN
6 9 (52.94%) DHCP
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (41.18%) LDAP
9 6 (35.29%) Kerberos
9 6 (35.29%) X.500
9 6 (35.29%) PKI
9 6 (35.29%) Replication
10 3 (17.65%) MCTS
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (17.65%) MCP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DHCP
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
1 9 (52.94%) VSAN
2 7 (41.18%) LDAP
3 6 (35.29%) Kerberos
3 6 (35.29%) X.500
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) PKI
1 6 (35.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C-shell
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (17.65%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) MCTS
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) PowerCLI
1 9 (52.94%) vRealize
2 1 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat