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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 33 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.26% 1.72% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 12.50% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £210 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £240 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.66%

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
32 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.39% 13.73% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 10
Median daily rate £350 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (33.33%) BYOD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) G Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) BYOD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) VMware