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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 30 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.21% 4.42% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.33% 30.61% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
North West

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
60 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.49% 14.45% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 11
Median daily rate £400 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £475 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 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 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 4 £350 +7.69%
Wirral +4 3 £260 -
Birkenhead - 2 £500 - 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) Apache
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) RHCE
6 4 (26.67%) PMI
6 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Security Management
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) JSP
6 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) JBoss
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL

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 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (26.67%) IIS
3 4 (26.67%) JBoss
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP
4 3 (20.00%) SMTP
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) FTP
5 2 (13.33%) ISDN
5 2 (13.33%) SNMP
5 2 (13.33%) SSH
5 2 (13.33%) TACACS
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) Telnet
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Hosting Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (26.67%) JSP
1 4 (26.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PMI
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 1 (6.67%) Debian
7 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
5 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCITP
1 4 (26.67%) MCTS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (26.67%) RHCE
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) UAG
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) iptables
4 2 (13.33%) NFS
4 2 (13.33%) Samba
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) Dovecot
5 1 (6.67%) KVM
5 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Brocade
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Merseyside
Robert Walters UK
Rate: Competitive Market Day Rates
Posted: 17 days ago