Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 50 54
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +31
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.36% 3.19% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.54% 18.89% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 20
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.12% +7.27% +24.15%
10th Percentile £144 £144 £109
90th Percentile £570 £399 £376
Scotland median daily rate £294 £340 £330
% change year-on-year -13.60% +3.03% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 - £16.00
10th Percentile £18.60 - £15.00
90th Percentile £20.90 - £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +31.03% -12.12% -25.00%

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 151 180 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.73% 16.87% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 98 109
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £171 £163 £148
90th Percentile £500 £450 £452
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £363
% change year-on-year +10.29% -6.21% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.70% +8.25% -68.00%
10th Percentile £10.74 £17.32 £12.88
90th Percentile £31.80 £47.80 £17.20
Scotland median hourly rate £17.18 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -18.19% -1.18% -29.17%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) DHCP
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (32.14%) SDLC
5 9 (32.14%) SCCM
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) JIRA
5 9 (32.14%) Perl
5 9 (32.14%) Python
5 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) Apache Spark
6 8 (28.57%) Kafka
6 8 (28.57%) Ansible
6 8 (28.57%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Symantec
7 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (21.43%) QA
8 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Migration
8 6 (21.43%) Process Management
8 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (21.43%) CEH
8 6 (21.43%) CISSP

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 8 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.71%) Confluence
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.71%) GitHub
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DHCP
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) SSL
4 4 (14.29%) HTTP
4 4 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
5 2 (7.14%) SMTP
5 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) 3G
6 1 (3.57%) ADSL
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Big Data
1 6 (21.43%) Parquet
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Bower
4 1 (3.57%) Grunt
4 1 (3.57%) gulp
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Splunk Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Kafka
2 6 (21.43%) Grok
2 6 (21.43%) Regular Expression
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) LESS
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) AS400
3 2 (7.14%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
2 9 (32.14%) SDLC
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (21.43%) Analytics
5 6 (21.43%) Anomaly Detection
5 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Migration
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Process Management
5 6 (21.43%) SIEM
5 6 (21.43%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) Content Management
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Perl
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) VBScript
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CEH
1 6 (21.43%) CISSP
1 6 (21.43%) SANS
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) HND
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) Ansible
3 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) Puppet
4 3 (10.71%) EnCase
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Symantec
3 6 (21.43%) Splunk
4 3 (10.71%) Avaya
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) McAfee
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus
5 2 (7.14%) Nuix
6 1 (3.57%) Capita
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.57%) ThinPrint
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas