Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 85 78
Rank change year-on-year +40 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing DNS 17 23 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.54% 1.50% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.32% 12.64% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 25
Median daily rate £350 £250 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -8.26% +65.15%
10th Percentile £210 £170 £146
90th Percentile £453 £418 £445
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27% -20.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -30.77% +30.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -20.00%

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 88 182 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.17% 11.85% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 102 99
Median daily rate £394 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +17.24% +2.11%
10th Percentile £241 £170 £204
90th Percentile £544 £575 £490
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.77% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +70.37% -46.00%
10th Percentile £17.60 £16.08 £10.73
90th Percentile £26.00 £35.00 £36.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year +55.56% +46.34% -53.41%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Glasgow

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DNS in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for DNS in Glasgow

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DNS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DNS in Glasgow

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DNS in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for DNS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) IPsec
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) SNMP
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
4 5 (29.41%) TACACS
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) PPP
4 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 4 (23.53%) Communications Security
5 4 (23.53%) DSL
5 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared

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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
4 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) IPsec
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) PPP
4 5 (29.41%) SNMP
4 5 (29.41%) TACACS
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
5 4 (23.53%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Communications Security
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Process Management
3 4 (23.53%) Server Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Network Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (23.53%) CCDP
3 4 (23.53%) CCIP
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.88%) MCDST
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Salt
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Juniper
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (17.65%) CommVault
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) iManage
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter