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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 77 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 12.90% 17.04% 6.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 38.12% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 52 4
Renfrewshire median daily rate £403 £323 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% -4.92%  
10th Percentile £328 £300 £310
90th Percentile £444 £415 £347
Scotland median daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -1.51% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.28% +72.72%  

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 13 202 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 41.94% 44.69% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 355 50
Renfrewshire median daily rate £415 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.68% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £278 £258 £261
90th Percentile £430 £434 £451
Scotland median daily rate £361 £330 £290
% change year-on-year +9.46% +13.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 88 3
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 +4 4 £403 +24.61%
DNS
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Samba
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris

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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 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C-shell
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware