Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 25 February 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 > Renfrewshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 16 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 0
Contract jobs citing DNS 18 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 24.32% 15.60% 9.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 72.00% 30.34% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 58 21
Renfrewshire median daily rate £260 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +3.03% +2.33%
10th Percentile £218 £305 £285
90th Percentile £296 £346 £435
Scotland median daily rate £283 £340 £336
% change year-on-year -16.91% +1.12% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +31.03% -12.12% -25.00%

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 25 145 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 33.78% 51.42% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 118 81
Renfrewshire median daily rate £268 £333 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.67% -16.75% +15.11%
10th Percentile £218 £288 £263
90th Percentile £307 £445 £438
Scotland median daily rate £368 £340 £363
% change year-on-year +8.09% -6.21% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.18 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.91% -41.33% +25.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Renfrewshire

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Renfrewshire

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +13 18 £260 -23.53% 7
DNS
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
4 14 (77.78%) DHCP
5 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 9 (50.00%) VMware
7 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (44.44%) Citrix
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (38.89%) XenApp
9 7 (38.89%) SCCM
9 7 (38.89%) Software Delivery
10 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
10 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (33.33%) ThinPrint
10 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
10 6 (33.33%) Ivanti
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (33.33%) 3G
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
10 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
11 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
12 3 (16.67%) Change Management

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) 3G
2 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) Skype
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) SMS
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VSAN
4 1 (5.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
5 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAML
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.11%) XenServer
6 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCLI
3 1 (5.56%) SafeCom
3 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) Ivanti
4 6 (33.33%) ThinPrint
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle