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 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 33 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.56% 2.44% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 18.42% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +9.09%
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
51 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.84% 13.24% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 7
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) SMTP
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) SAS
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) vMotion
6 2 (22.22%) iptables
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA

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 3 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (33.33%) SMTP
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) DSL
5 2 (22.22%) FTP
5 2 (22.22%) ISDN
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) iptables
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) Dovecot
3 1 (11.11%) KVM
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) Samba
3 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
3 1 (11.11%) Squid
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) vMotion
2 1 (11.11%) Cacti
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) OpenNebula
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) NETGEAR
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle