Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 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 21 January 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 > Highlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 9 6
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands - 3.57% 15.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Highlands median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -13.33% +10.29% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Highlands median hourly rate - £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% -3.45%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.58% +35.71% -15.15%

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 the Highlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Highlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 5.26% 14.29% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Highlands median daily rate £185 £138 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.55% +30.95% -
10th Percentile £178 £120 £103
90th Percentile £193 £156 £108
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Highlands median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.81% -28.67%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -7.14% +23.53%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Highlands.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the Highlands

DNS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS in the Highlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in the Highlands