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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 21 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.53% 2.36% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.43% 23.08% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+52.34% +3.22%
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
35 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.40% 10.24% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £325 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £51.67 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) DHCP
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) Clustering
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) MCP
8 5 (29.41%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) SMTP
9 4 (23.53%) SSL
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) FTP
9 4 (23.53%) HTTP
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) IIS
9 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) SMTP
4 4 (23.53%) FTP
4 4 (23.53%) HTTP
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) HSRP
6 2 (11.76%) GLBP
6 2 (11.76%) DMZ
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) MCP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) DFS Replication
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) AppSense
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
Liverpool and Manchester
Lewis Paige
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Posted: 24 days ago