The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing DNS 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.52% 2.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 23.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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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
19 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.84% 11.73% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
Average daily rate £350 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £125.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) VMware