The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 35 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing DHCP 13 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.38% 5.95% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.95% 36.25% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 3
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£275 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -19.73%
DHCP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 80 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.91% 16.43% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 60 10
Average daily rate £300 £255 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £514 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £20.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Blackpool -8 9 £275 +16.77%
Burnley - 5 £275 -
Lytham St Annes +4 2 £451 +71.99%
Chorley - 1 £375 -
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 20 (100.00%) DNS
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (75.00%) Windows
5 13 (65.00%) Citrix
6 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (55.00%) XenServer
7 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 8 (40.00%) XenApp
10 7 (35.00%) vSphere
10 7 (35.00%) McAfee
10 7 (35.00%) HP
10 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (30.00%) Symantec
11 6 (30.00%) AppSense
12 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 5 (25.00%) IPsec
12 5 (25.00%) Apache
12 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 5 (25.00%) Linux
12 5 (25.00%) MCSE
12 5 (25.00%) .NET
12 5 (25.00%) J2EE
12 5 (25.00%) IIS

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) Jetty
2 5 (25.00%) nginx
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.00%) Lync
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) SSL
2 5 (25.00%) FTP
2 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) Server Building
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (25.00%) MCSE
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) VCP4
4 2 (10.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (55.00%) XenServer
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) XenApp
5 7 (35.00%) vSphere
6 5 (25.00%) Xen
6 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (15.00%) EdgeSight
2 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) McAfee
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Symantec
5 6 (30.00%) AppSense
6 5 (25.00%) Google
7 4 (20.00%) Compaq
7 4 (20.00%) Dell
8 3 (15.00%) Lumension
9 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
9 2 (10.00%) Altiris
9 2 (10.00%) Stellent