Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 80 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 -26 +42
Contract jobs citing DNS 32 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.86% 2.14% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.78% 17.96% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 14
Glasgow median daily rate £275 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +24.03% +171.01%
10th Percentile £131 £162 £154
90th Percentile £475 £600 £468
Scotland median daily rate £283 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -19.29% +6.06% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.13 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.85% -2.50% +21.21%

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 154 167 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.96% 11.93% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 93
Glasgow median daily rate £306 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.44% +17.65% +7.94%
10th Percentile £122 £140 £214
90th Percentile £502 £550 £436
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% -59.14% +276.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.13 £43.70
90th Percentile £29.48 £23.20 £49.30
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.55% -15.07% +130.77%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (81.25%) DHCP
3 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (68.75%) VMware
5 19 (59.38%) Citrix
5 19 (59.38%) Windows 7
6 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (43.75%) Ivanti
9 14 (43.75%) Office 365
10 13 (40.63%) SQL
10 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
11 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
11 12 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (34.38%) SCCM
13 10 (31.25%) Clustering
14 9 (28.13%) Veritas
14 9 (28.13%) Linux
15 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
16 7 (21.88%) XenApp
16 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
16 7 (21.88%) HP
16 7 (21.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (21.88%) Change Management
16 7 (21.88%) Software Delivery

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 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) MODX
3 2 (6.25%) nginx
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 2 (6.25%) WordPress
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Akamai
5 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Mailgun
5 2 (6.25%) npm
6 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) DHCP
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) 3G
5 3 (9.38%) Skype
5 3 (9.38%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) IPv4
6 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) HP UFT
1 5 (15.63%) WinRunner
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) MSI
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Designer
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
1 2 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) PDA
3 4 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 4 (12.50%) iPhone
3 4 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows 7
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (28.13%) Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Unix
8 5 (15.63%) AIX
8 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
9 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (9.38%) Solaris
9 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
10 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Change Management
1 7 (21.88%) Software Delivery
2 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Smoke Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.50%) Personalization
5 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.38%) Software Distribution
5 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (21.88%) XenApp
6 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 6 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (12.50%) vSphere
7 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
8 2 (6.25%) Postfix
8 2 (6.25%) XenServer
9 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (18.75%) HP ALM
3 6 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.38%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (9.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (9.38%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (9.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (9.38%) Puppet
5 2 (6.25%) Fail2ban
5 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (68.75%) VMware
3 19 (59.38%) Citrix
4 14 (43.75%) Ivanti
5 9 (28.13%) Veritas
6 7 (21.88%) HP
7 6 (18.75%) McAfee
8 5 (15.63%) Dell
9 4 (12.50%) Apple
9 4 (12.50%) Symantec
10 3 (9.38%) Avaya
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle
10 3 (9.38%) Palo Alto
10 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
10 3 (9.38%) Sophos
10 3 (9.38%) ThinPrint
11 2 (6.25%) Adobe
11 2 (6.25%) Google
11 2 (6.25%) Lets Encrypt