Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 49 44
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing DNS 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.85% 1.73% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 17.65% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Liverpool median daily rate £388 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.91% +10.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £239 £187 £200
90th Percentile £582 £340 £415
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £275 £305
% change year-on-year +40.91% -9.84% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.50 - -
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 - -

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 57 51 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 15.04% 9.81% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 34
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.49% -20.31% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £158 £302
90th Percentile £531 £428 £581
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 11
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.11 £37.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +188.46% -63.21%
10th Percentile £12.45 £36.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.33 £38.75 £17.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £16.18 £13.00
% change year-on-year -18.97% +24.46% -31.58%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Liverpool

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNS in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNS in Liverpool

DNS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Liverpool over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Liverpool

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNS in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Wyse
4 2 (28.57%) DameWare
4 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

DNS
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
1 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) DameWare
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Wyse
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat