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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing DNS 4 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.50% 5.84% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 53.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £51.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +56.25%
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
37 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.86% 10.89% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 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 (75.00%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SMTP
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) ISDN
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script

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 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) ISDN
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (25.00%) TACACS
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Telnet
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) iptables
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Dovecot
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Samba
3 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
3 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) OpenNebula
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle