Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing DNS 28 3 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 21.71% 3.41% 14.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 71.79% 13.04% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 67
Renfrewshire median daily rate £300 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -4.41% +7.77%
10th Percentile £261 £313 £305
90th Percentile £385 £338 £359
Scotland median daily rate £310 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -17.33% +10.29% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.13 £19.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +28.85% +39.29% -17.65%

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 39 23 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 30.23% 26.14% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 118
Renfrewshire median daily rate £308 £333 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.52% -0.15% +0.91%
10th Percentile £239 £278 £268
90th Percentile £433 £441 £445
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £42.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +16.28% +26.47%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 December 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 +9 26 £310 -4.62%
DNS
Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (75.00%) DHCP
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (71.43%) Citrix
4 19 (67.86%) HP
4 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (64.29%) SQL
6 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
7 14 (50.00%) ITIL
8 13 (46.43%) SAN
8 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (42.86%) Ivanti
10 11 (39.29%) VMware
10 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
10 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
10 11 (39.29%) Office 365
11 10 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
11 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (35.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (35.71%) HP ALM
11 10 (35.71%) Clustering
11 10 (35.71%) Change Management
11 10 (35.71%) McAfee
11 10 (35.71%) PDA
11 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
11 10 (35.71%) Software Testing

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 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) DHCP
2 13 (46.43%) SAN
3 7 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) HP UFT
1 10 (35.71%) WinRunner
2 2 (7.14%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
3 3 (10.71%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
1 10 (35.71%) PDA
2 6 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
5 10 (35.71%) AIX
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (25.00%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Unix
8 3 (10.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Change Management
2 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 8 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Server Management
4 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (10.71%) Decision-Making
5 3 (10.71%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) Personalization
7 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (28.57%) VBScript
4 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (25.00%) C-shell
4 7 (25.00%) Korn
4 7 (25.00%) Perl
4 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.14%) OCP
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 10 (35.71%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (28.57%) XenApp
5 7 (25.00%) Samba
6 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 2 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP ALM
1 10 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Citrix
2 19 (67.86%) HP
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) Ivanti
5 11 (39.29%) VMware
6 10 (35.71%) McAfee
6 10 (35.71%) Veritas
7 7 (25.00%) Centrify
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow