Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 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 > Highlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 4
Contract jobs citing DNS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands - - 12.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Highlands median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £275 £338 £330
% change year-on-year -18.52% +2.27% +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Highlands median hourly rate - - £14.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% +27.27%

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 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 22.22% 21.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Highlands median daily rate - £138 £103
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.15% -
Scotland median daily rate £324 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -11.29% +4.36% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Highlands median hourly rate - £43.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +207.02% -38.97%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.13% -20.00% +71.31%

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