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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 1.32% 17.45% 12.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 28.89% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 11
Median daily rate £340 £340 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +142.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £20.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year +28.45% -17.94%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 90 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 57.89% 60.40% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 64 20
Median daily rate £340 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £310 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing DNS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -8 1 £340 -
DNS
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 16 (72.73%) PowerShell
4 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
4 15 (68.18%) Windows
5 14 (63.64%) DHCP
6 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
6 13 (59.09%) ITIL
7 12 (54.55%) SQL
7 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
7 12 (54.55%) VMware
8 11 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (50.00%) vSphere
8 11 (50.00%) vRealize
8 11 (50.00%) PowerCLI
8 11 (50.00%) VSAN
9 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (40.91%) SAN
10 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
11 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
12 7 (31.82%) LDAP
13 6 (27.27%) PKI
13 6 (27.27%) Kerberos
13 6 (27.27%) X.500
13 6 (27.27%) Replication
14 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (13.64%) Intranet
14 3 (13.64%) Internet

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 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DHCP
2 11 (50.00%) VSAN
3 9 (40.91%) SAN
4 7 (31.82%) LDAP
5 6 (27.27%) Kerberos
5 6 (27.27%) X.500
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) Intranet
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PKI
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) Change Control
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C-shell
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (13.64%) MCP
4 3 (13.64%) MCTS
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) PowerCLI
1 11 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat