The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.51% 1.08% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 6.25% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £450 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +61.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -15.55%
DNS
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.73% 17.27% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 13
Median daily rate £350 £450 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% +8.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Liverpool region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Liverpool region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (33.33%) Software Licensing
4 2 (33.33%) vMotion
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) DSL
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) VRRP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IVR
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
1 2 (33.33%) Software Licensing
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) vMotion
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) NETGEAR
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire