Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 95 5 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 35.19% 4.67% 17.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 71.97% 8.77% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 5 74
Renfrewshire median daily rate £275 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +13.64% -2.06%
10th Percentile £215 £322 £300
90th Percentile £301 £442 £429
Scotland median daily rate £275 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -24.14% +6.62% +73.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -28.00% +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 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 132 57 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 48.89% 53.27% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 55 187
Renfrewshire median daily rate £278 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.85% +14.71% -1.45%
10th Percentile £220 £278 £263
90th Percentile £427 £445 £442
Scotland median daily rate £325 £372 £350
% change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 25
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £31.85 £40.00
% change year-on-year -51.33% -20.38% +10.65%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +15 94 £275 -26.67%
DNS
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 94 (98.95%) Active Directory
2 90 (94.74%) Windows
3 84 (88.42%) Security Cleared
4 81 (85.26%) SC Cleared
4 81 (85.26%) DHCP
5 77 (81.05%) Microsoft
5 77 (81.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (70.53%) Citrix
7 63 (66.32%) VMware
8 59 (62.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (62.11%) Windows Server
9 58 (61.05%) Windows 7
10 48 (50.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (50.53%) Ivanti
11 47 (49.47%) SQL
12 40 (42.11%) HP
13 38 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
14 34 (35.79%) Change Management
14 34 (35.79%) Office 365
15 33 (34.74%) McAfee
16 31 (32.63%) Hyper-V
17 29 (30.53%) XenApp
18 27 (28.42%) Test Scripting
18 27 (28.42%) Software Testing
18 27 (28.42%) PDA
18 27 (28.42%) HP ALM
19 26 (27.37%) Clustering
20 25 (26.32%) SCCM
20 25 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
20 25 (26.32%) MS Exchange

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 25 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (21.05%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.37%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 81 (85.26%) DHCP
2 16 (16.84%) 3G
2 16 (16.84%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (13.68%) LAN
3 13 (13.68%) WAN
4 7 (7.37%) Skype
5 6 (6.32%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (6.32%) SAN
5 6 (6.32%) VSAN
6 5 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.16%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.16%) SMS
7 3 (3.16%) X.500
8 1 (1.05%) IPv4
8 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) HP UFT
1 24 (25.26%) WinRunner
2 9 (9.47%) MSI
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 15 (15.79%) Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (13.68%) Messaging Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Test Leader
7 7 (7.37%) Mobility Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.26%) Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Support Consultant
11 3 (3.16%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) LDAP
2 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) PDA
2 26 (27.37%) Clustering
3 19 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 17 (17.89%) Fat Client
4 17 (17.89%) Thin Client
5 12 (12.63%) Blackberry
5 12 (12.63%) PKI
6 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
7 6 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (3.16%) Replication
9 1 (1.05%) AS400
9 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 90 (94.74%) Windows
2 77 (81.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (62.11%) Windows Server
3 59 (62.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (61.05%) Windows 7
5 24 (25.26%) AIX
6 14 (14.74%) Windows 10
6 14 (14.74%) Windows 8
7 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.37%) Android
8 7 (7.37%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Phone
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (2.11%) Linux
9 2 (2.11%) Unix
10 1 (1.05%) HPUX
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Change Management
2 27 (28.42%) Software Testing
2 27 (28.42%) Test Scripting
3 25 (26.32%) Software Delivery
4 24 (25.26%) Test Automation
5 20 (21.05%) ITIL
6 19 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
7 11 (11.58%) Incident Management
7 11 (11.58%) Workflow
8 9 (9.47%) Software Distribution
9 6 (6.32%) Content Management
10 5 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.21%) Personalization
11 4 (4.21%) Visualisation
12 3 (3.16%) Identity Management
13 2 (2.11%) Problem-Solving
14 1 (1.05%) Change Control
14 1 (1.05%) Proactive Monitoring
14 1 (1.05%) Process Improvement
14 1 (1.05%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 47 (49.47%) SQL
2 22 (23.16%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
3 9 (9.47%) VB
3 9 (9.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (88.42%) Security Cleared
2 81 (85.26%) SC Cleared
3 24 (25.26%) ISTQB
4 23 (24.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (20.00%) Degree
6 18 (18.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (8.42%) MCSE
9 6 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.05%) CCNA
11 1 (1.05%) CCNP
11 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.05%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (98.95%) Active Directory
2 48 (50.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (32.63%) Hyper-V
5 29 (30.53%) XenApp
6 25 (26.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (25.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (16.84%) XenDesktop
9 15 (15.79%) XenServer
10 6 (6.32%) VMware NSX
11 3 (3.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (2.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (28.42%) HP ALM
2 25 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
2 25 (26.32%) SCCM
3 22 (23.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (7.37%) AirWatch
4 7 (7.37%) XenMobile
5 6 (6.32%) PowerCLI
5 6 (6.32%) SafeCom
5 6 (6.32%) SAP Afaria
5 6 (6.32%) vRealize
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) OpenView
7 1 (1.05%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 77 (81.05%) Microsoft
2 67 (70.53%) Citrix
3 63 (66.32%) VMware
4 48 (50.53%) Ivanti
5 40 (42.11%) HP
6 33 (34.74%) McAfee
7 24 (25.26%) Veritas
8 20 (21.05%) ThinPrint
9 7 (7.37%) Apple
9 7 (7.37%) SAP
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle
10 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.05%) Symantec