Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 19 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -14
Contract jobs citing DNS 6 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 6.82% 13.20% 7.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 35.53% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 68 14
Renfrewshire median daily rate £375 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -7.64%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £270
90th Percentile £442 £358 £444
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £293
% change year-on-year +6.62% +16.24% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +39.29% -11.11% +26.00%

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 26 152 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 29.55% 37.16% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 122 58
Renfrewshire median daily rate £340 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -1.95%
10th Percentile £278 £268 £263
90th Percentile £444 £445 £438
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £42.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +7 6 £375 +10.29%
DNS
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Terminal Services
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (16.67%) SAML
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (16.67%) X.509
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Terminal Services
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle