Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 60 47
Rank change year-on-year -29 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing DNS 22 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.42% 2.69% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 20.13% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 14
Glasgow median daily rate £210 £400 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.50% +39.74% +9.05%
10th Percentile £120 £158 £144
90th Percentile £331 £600 £399
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -13.33% +10.29% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.58% +35.71% -15.15%

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 152 154 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.84% 13.37% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 105
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £131 £135 £190
90th Percentile £500 £550 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -3.29% +22.19%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -7.14% +23.53%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DNS.

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) DHCP
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
6 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
7 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (22.73%) Office 365
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (22.73%) vSphere
8 5 (22.73%) SCCM
8 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
8 5 (22.73%) Python
8 5 (22.73%) LDAP
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) Unix
8 5 (22.73%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) SLA
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Apple
9 4 (18.18%) Publishing

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 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) OneDrive
3 2 (9.09%) npm
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) DHCP
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) DKIM
6 1 (4.55%) DMARC
6 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (4.55%) SMTP
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 5 (22.73%) Unix
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps
1 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Server Management
4 3 (13.64%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) Storage Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Contact Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) CCA
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) NFS
5 1 (4.55%) Postfix
5 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) DatAdvantage
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) HAProxy
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.55%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) Splunk
5 3 (13.64%) Varonis
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.55%) Proofpoint
7 1 (4.55%) Sophos