The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 38 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing DNS 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.97% 0.94% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 7.50% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £210 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £403 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £423 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £359
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.13% 12.50% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 11
Median daily rate £340 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £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 3
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 Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

DNS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNS across the Merseyside region.

DNS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

DNS
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

DNS Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

DNS
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNS across the Merseyside region.

DNS Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

DNS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -5 3 £210 -49.09% 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Xen
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Jetty
4 2 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (40.00%) Google App Engine
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Servlets
4 2 (40.00%) Java

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Jetty
1 2 (40.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) G Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) BYOD
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk