The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank - 26 25
Contract jobs citing DHCP 0 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 4.99% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 47.50% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 4
Average daily rate - £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.07 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.16%
DHCP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.43% 10.50% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 15
Average daily rate £418 £419 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +39.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £17.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VRRP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel