The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DHCP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.71% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -40.38%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.29% 14.29% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £193 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DHCP
Bedfordshire

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP.

1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (66.67%) Lotus
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) VMS
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) SecurID
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) Lotus
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Clearswift
5 1 (16.67%) LANDesk