Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 91 70
Rank change year-on-year +28 -21 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 38 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.92% 1.42% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.77% 14.55% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 13
Glasgow median daily rate £593 £210 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +182.14% -47.50% +41.59%
10th Percentile £313 £120 £187
90th Percentile £643 £331 £600
Scotland median daily rate £393 £310 £350
% change year-on-year +26.61% -11.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% +62.50% -
10th Percentile £16.25 £31.25 £18.60
90th Percentile £24.25 £33.75 £20.90
Scotland median hourly rate £22.00 £25.13 £19.50
% change year-on-year -12.44% +28.85% +39.29%

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 183 165 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.07% 9.78% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 81 67
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £311 £131 £135
90th Percentile £607 £500 £550
Scotland median daily rate £415 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +9.93% +0.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.29% +8.96% -61.05%
10th Percentile £15.85 £11.35 £10.73
90th Percentile £24.25 £41.13 £20.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% -16.67%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 19 (50.00%) DHCP
5 17 (44.74%) Windows
6 14 (36.84%) Public Sector
7 12 (31.58%) IIS
7 12 (31.58%) IPsec
8 11 (28.95%) VMware
8 11 (28.95%) SQL
8 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
8 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (28.95%) AWS
9 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
9 10 (26.32%) SCCM
9 10 (26.32%) DevOps
9 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
9 10 (26.32%) Servlets
9 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 10 (26.32%) Apache
9 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
9 10 (26.32%) VPN
9 10 (26.32%) HTTP
9 10 (26.32%) Migration
10 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
10 9 (23.68%) Java
10 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
11 8 (21.05%) Office 365
11 8 (21.05%) Google App Engine
11 8 (21.05%) Open Source

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 12 (31.58%) IIS
2 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (21.05%) Jetty
3 8 (21.05%) Mongrel
3 8 (21.05%) nginx
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) AWS
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (21.05%) GCP
2 8 (21.05%) Google App Engine
2 8 (21.05%) Office 365
3 6 (15.79%) Azure
3 6 (15.79%) SaaS
4 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.63%) GitHub
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 19 (50.00%) DHCP
3 12 (31.58%) IPsec
4 10 (26.32%) HTTP
4 10 (26.32%) VPN
5 8 (21.05%) FTP
6 7 (18.42%) SSL
7 5 (13.16%) Firewall
7 5 (13.16%) LAN
7 5 (13.16%) Network Security
7 5 (13.16%) WAN
8 4 (10.53%) BGP
8 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.53%) Internet
8 4 (10.53%) PPP
8 4 (10.53%) RIP
8 4 (10.53%) SNMP
8 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications
8 4 (10.53%) VoIP
8 4 (10.53%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) Ingres
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Travis CI
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (36.84%) Public Sector
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Compliance Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (5.26%) IP Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Servlets
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) J2EE
3 5 (13.16%) LDAP
3 5 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) JSP
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) Kafka
6 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) AS400
1 5 (13.16%) iSeries
2 3 (7.89%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) DevOps
1 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.05%) Open Source
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) Change Management
6 5 (13.16%) Kanban
6 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.16%) User Stories
7 4 (10.53%) Communications Security
7 4 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) OOP
7 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 4 (10.53%) Process Management
8 3 (7.89%) Microservices
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.53%) Java 8
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) Bourne shell
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) Korn
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.53%) BC Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) CCDP
5 4 (10.53%) CCIP
5 4 (10.53%) CCNP
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 2 (5.26%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Xen
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) NFS
5 2 (5.26%) Samba
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) Consul
5 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.63%) Netcool
5 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Google
4 6 (15.79%) Symantec
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (10.53%) Avaya
6 4 (10.53%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) CommVault
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) Sybase
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas