Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -8
Contract jobs citing DNS 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.66% 1.14% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.64% 6.76% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Liverpool median daily rate £200 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.52% +10.00% +34.53%
10th Percentile £162 £363 £240
90th Percentile £303 £475 £475
Merseyside median daily rate £200 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -52.94% - +54.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 59 74 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.25% 16.89% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 39
Liverpool median daily rate £325 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.86% -3.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £138 £131 £146
90th Percentile £435 £504 £478
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Liverpool median hourly rate £11.13 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.47% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £9.36 £14.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.99 £28.06 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.47 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -34.56% +28.00% -39.76%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNS in Liverpool

DNS
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 21 November 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
7 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (27.27%) AppSense
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
7 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) SSL
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
7 3 (27.27%) AppDNA
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
8 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V

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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) IPv6
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
5 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) ICT Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Senior ICT Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) AppDNA
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Veeam
5 1 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) NETGEAR
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL