Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 35 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +9
Contract jobs citing DNS 13 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.23% 2.55% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.03% 16.67% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Liverpool median daily rate £260 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -37.50% -
10th Percentile £152 £179 £340
90th Percentile £360 £326 £468
Merseyside median daily rate £293 £250 £425
% change year-on-year +17.00% -41.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 60 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.64% 15.31% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 50
Liverpool median daily rate £340 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -9.09% -14.88%
10th Percentile £165 £138 £131
90th Percentile £515 £526 £501
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.11 £11.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.84% -30.47% -8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £9.36 £15.50
90th Percentile £26.68 £13.99 £29.90
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £11.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.72% -26.66% -8.57%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) IPv4
7 2 (15.38%) IPv6
7 2 (15.38%) CCNP
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Nagios
7 2 (15.38%) OSPF

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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Anycast
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (15.38%) FCoE
6 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (15.38%) ISDN
6 2 (15.38%) MGCP
6 2 (15.38%) MRTG
6 2 (15.38%) NX-OS
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) VXLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNA
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Infoblox
3 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
3 2 (15.38%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Sony
4 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media
4 1 (7.69%) VMware