Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 57 81
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.15% 2.51% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.67% 16.67% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £295 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% +110.71% -49.09%
10th Percentile £183 £136 £115
90th Percentile £600 £413 £301
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £293
% change year-on-year +6.62% +16.24% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +39.29% -11.11% +26.00%

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 150 168 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.54% 15.05% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 92 90
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +3.08% -4.41%
10th Percentile £135 £210 £149
90th Percentile £550 £443 £463
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £46.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.98% +228.04% -58.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £43.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £22.75 £49.30 £17.75
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DNS.

1 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 16 (57.14%) Python
3 16 (57.14%) Perl
4 14 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 14 (50.00%) Kafka
4 14 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 13 (46.43%) Analytics
5 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
5 13 (46.43%) Splunk
5 13 (46.43%) SIEM
5 13 (46.43%) Java
5 13 (46.43%) Unix
5 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) CISSP
5 13 (46.43%) Finance
6 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 12 (42.86%) Windows
6 12 (42.86%) Regular Expression
6 12 (42.86%) Big Data
6 12 (42.86%) CEH
6 12 (42.86%) JIRA
6 12 (42.86%) QA
6 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (42.86%) Grok
6 12 (42.86%) Parquet
6 12 (42.86%) SANS
7 11 (39.29%) SDLC
7 11 (39.29%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (39.29%) Capacity Planning

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 14 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Big Data
1 12 (42.86%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (42.86%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Bower
3 1 (3.57%) Grunt
3 1 (3.57%) gulp
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Security Engineer
1 13 (46.43%) Splunk Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) IT Support
5 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Kafka
2 12 (42.86%) Grok
2 12 (42.86%) Regular Expression
3 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) LESS
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) Sass
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Unix
3 12 (42.86%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Analytics
1 13 (46.43%) SIEM
2 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Anomaly Detection
3 11 (39.29%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (39.29%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (39.29%) Data Modelling
3 11 (39.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (39.29%) Performance Analysis
3 11 (39.29%) Process Management
3 11 (39.29%) SDLC
3 11 (39.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 8 (28.57%) Content Management
4 8 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) Validation
7 4 (14.29%) BCP
7 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Perl
1 16 (57.14%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (46.43%) Java
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 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 12 (42.86%) CEH
2 12 (42.86%) SANS
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Ansible
1 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) EnCase
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Splunk
2 6 (21.43%) Symantec
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) McAfee
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Nuix
6 1 (3.57%) Altiris
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) VMware