Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 17 November 2018 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 70 62
Rank change year-on-year -22 -8 +19
Contract jobs citing DNS 23 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.36% 2.14% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.23% 18.92% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 11
Glasgow median daily rate £195 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +33.33% +114.29%
10th Percentile £118 £183 £128
90th Percentile £327 £600 £420
Scotland median daily rate £310 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -14.48% +6.62% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.13 £19.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +28.85% +39.29% -17.65%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 151 148 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.94% 11.31% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 73 97
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +13.97% +4.62%
10th Percentile £125 £135 £210
90th Percentile £500 £550 £444
Scotland median daily rate £375 £358 £340
% change year-on-year +4.90% +5.15% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -63.98% +228.04%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.73 £43.70
90th Percentile £34.75 £22.75 £49.30
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -36.36% -32.10% +138.24%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Glasgow

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Glasgow

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Glasgow

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DNS.

1 18 (78.26%) Windows
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 16 (69.57%) DHCP
3 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) Office 365
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) Unix
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) SCCM
8 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) DevOps
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
9 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (21.74%) Dell
9 5 (21.74%) Citrix
9 5 (21.74%) Apple
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) Symantec
10 4 (17.39%) Avaya
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (17.39%) Solaris
10 4 (17.39%) SLA

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) MODX
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Akamai
3 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Mailgun
3 2 (8.70%) npm
3 2 (8.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) DHCP
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VLAN
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
4 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.35%) ADSL
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) MSI
3 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) iPhone
2 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (30.43%) Unix
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
8 4 (17.39%) Solaris
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
10 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
10 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (4.35%) AIX
11 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
5 3 (13.04%) Software Distribution
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Personalization
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.70%) Postfix
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) NFS
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (13.04%) Malwarebytes
2 3 (13.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (8.70%) Fail2ban
3 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.35%) HP ALM
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Apple
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 4 (17.39%) Avaya
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) Ivanti
5 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
5 3 (13.04%) Sophos
6 2 (8.70%) Adobe
6 2 (8.70%) Google
6 2 (8.70%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) Splunk
6 2 (8.70%) Varonis
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas