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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 19 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing DHCP 36 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.72% 1.47% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 56.25% 11.43% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 1
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£363 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
64 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.50% 12.87% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 29
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 29 £363 +20.83% 1
Bedford - 3 £245 -
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) DNS
2 52 (91.23%) Active Directory
3 51 (89.47%) Windows
4 50 (87.72%) Microsoft
5 48 (84.21%) IIS
6 45 (78.95%) SCOM
7 43 (75.44%) FTP
8 38 (66.67%) E-Commerce
9 36 (63.16%) SCCM
10 34 (59.65%) MS Excel
11 26 (45.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (36.84%) PowerShell
13 19 (33.33%) ITIL
14 16 (28.07%) SLA
15 15 (26.32%) Web Services
15 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (24.56%) .NET
17 13 (22.81%) Akamai
18 10 (17.54%) DevOps
19 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
20 8 (14.04%) VPN
21 7 (12.28%) Database Security
21 7 (12.28%) Legal
22 6 (10.53%) Publishing
22 6 (10.53%) Project Management
22 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
22 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
22 6 (10.53%) Cisco
23 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
23 5 (8.77%) Symantec

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 48 (84.21%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (59.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (100.00%) DNS
2 43 (75.44%) FTP
3 8 (14.04%) VPN
4 4 (7.02%) Wireless
4 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) VoIP
5 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) MPLS
6 2 (3.51%) Firewall
7 1 (1.75%) WAN
7 1 (1.75%) SMTP
7 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.75%) ATM
7 1 (1.75%) ISDN
7 1 (1.75%) BGP
7 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.75%) OSPF
7 1 (1.75%) xDSL
7 1 (1.75%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (12.28%) Legal
2 6 (10.53%) Publishing
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Web Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Web Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support
6 3 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) Web Services
2 14 (24.56%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) SecurID
1 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.75%) DTV
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) Linux
6 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 19 (33.33%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) DevOps
4 7 (12.28%) Database Security
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
9 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CCNA
2 1 (1.75%) MCSE
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (91.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) vSphere
2 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 45 (78.95%) SCOM
2 36 (63.16%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (87.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Akamai
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) Symantec
5 4 (7.02%) Lotus
5 4 (7.02%) CommVault
6 3 (5.26%) McAfee
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) Wyse
7 2 (3.51%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) Websense
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) Avaya
8 1 (1.75%) Juniper
8 1 (1.75%) Veritas
8 1 (1.75%) F5
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