Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 71 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 -23 +40
Contract jobs citing DNS 40 13 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.57% 1.12% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.60% 9.35% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 20
Glasgow median daily rate £270 £165 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -45.90% +171.11%
10th Percentile £113 £157 £109
90th Percentile £460 £295 £408
Scotland median daily rate £275 £395 £330
% change year-on-year -30.38% +19.70% +65.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.25% -
10th Percentile £19.00 £25.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £25.00 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% +21.95% +18.84%

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 177 139 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.38% 11.99% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 68 98
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £188 £161 £166
90th Percentile £485 £473 £432
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £17.32 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +8.25% -62.57%
10th Percentile £10.65 £17.32 £15.00
90th Percentile £40.20 £36.70 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -43.64% -28.57% +24.19%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 35 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 33 (82.50%) Windows
3 31 (77.50%) DHCP
4 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (62.50%) VMware
6 24 (60.00%) Citrix
7 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
8 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
8 17 (42.50%) SCCM
9 16 (40.00%) Ivanti
9 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 16 (40.00%) Office 365
10 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
10 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (30.00%) XenApp
11 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (27.50%) Clustering
12 11 (27.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (25.00%) Veritas
13 10 (25.00%) SQL
13 10 (25.00%) Software Delivery
13 10 (25.00%) Windows 10
14 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
14 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
15 8 (20.00%) Linux
15 8 (20.00%) XenDesktop

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 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (10.00%) Confluence
4 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (10.00%) GitHub
5 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (77.50%) DHCP
2 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (15.00%) 3G
5 5 (12.50%) HTTP
5 5 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (12.50%) Skype
5 5 (12.50%) SSL
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall
6 3 (7.50%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) ADSL
7 2 (5.00%) SAN
7 2 (5.00%) SMTP
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (2.50%) IPv4
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.50%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
1 4 (10.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (7.50%) MSI
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Designer
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) Fat Client
2 7 (17.50%) Thin Client
3 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (12.50%) PDA
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) AS400
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) iPhone
5 1 (2.50%) iSeries
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
3 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
4 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 8 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (10.00%) AIX
10 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.50%) Solaris
11 1 (2.50%) Unix
11 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
11 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) SDLC
5 4 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
6 3 (7.50%) Personalization
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) VB
5 3 (7.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) HND
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (30.00%) XenApp
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (10.00%) ISA Server
7 4 (10.00%) XenServer
8 2 (5.00%) vSphere
9 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) SCCM
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (12.50%) HP ALM
3 5 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (10.00%) Ansible
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.50%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.50%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.50%) SafeCom
6 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (62.50%) VMware
3 24 (60.00%) Citrix
4 16 (40.00%) Ivanti
5 10 (25.00%) Veritas
6 7 (17.50%) ThinPrint
7 6 (15.00%) HP
8 5 (12.50%) McAfee
9 4 (10.00%) Symantec
10 3 (7.50%) Avaya
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle
11 2 (5.00%) Dell
11 2 (5.00%) Lotus
11 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.50%) Apple
12 1 (2.50%) Capita
12 1 (2.50%) Cisco
12 1 (2.50%) F5
12 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
12 1 (2.50%) Sophos