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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 -  
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.64% 4.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.42% 25.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Median daily rate £164 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £28.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -28.92% +38.71%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 118 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.97% 16.62% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 19
Median daily rate £388 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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 28 June 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 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Splunk
2 6 (40.00%) SIEM
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (33.33%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (26.67%) SANS
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
4 4 (26.67%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Kafka
5 3 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (20.00%) Grok
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC

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 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Parquet
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) GitLab
3 1 (6.67%) GoCD
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Grok
1 3 (20.00%) Kafka
2 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SIEM
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) SANS
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (6.67%) Graphite
2 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (6.67%) Icinga
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) QRadar
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) MapR
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec