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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 39 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.24% 0.93% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.36% 15.38% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Average daily rate £306 £269 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £274 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.07 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.16%
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
55 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.68% 6.05% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 9
Average daily rate £313 £388 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +61.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.15 - £20.00
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 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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 5 £265 -
Lancaster - 2 £319 -
Preston - 2 £375 -
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) DNS
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
4 26 (81.25%) VMware
5 17 (53.13%) XenApp
5 17 (53.13%) XenServer
5 17 (53.13%) Citrix
6 16 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 15 (46.88%) ITIL
7 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
8 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (40.63%) Skype for Business
10 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (37.50%) AppSense
11 11 (34.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (28.13%) HP
13 9 (28.13%) SMS
13 9 (28.13%) ThinPrint
13 9 (28.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 8 (25.00%) MS Office
14 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
14 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 8 (25.00%) vSphere
15 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
15 7 (21.88%) Compaq

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (40.63%) Skype for Business
4 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (6.25%) Apache
7 2 (6.25%) IIS
7 2 (6.25%) Jetty
7 2 (6.25%) nginx
7 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 4 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) SMS
3 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) Wireless
5 4 (12.50%) FTP
5 4 (12.50%) HTTP
5 4 (12.50%) IPsec
5 4 (12.50%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) SSL
5 4 (12.50%) VoIP
5 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Messaging Support
4 3 (9.38%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) Servlets
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) VMS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Content Management
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (6.25%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Server Building
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) MCSE
5 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.13%) MCITP
6 1 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) VCP4
6 1 (3.13%) VCP5
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) XenApp
2 17 (53.13%) XenServer
3 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (25.00%) vSphere
6 4 (12.50%) Brightmail
6 4 (12.50%) Xen
7 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Citrix
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) AppSense
5 9 (28.13%) HP
5 9 (28.13%) ThinPrint
6 7 (21.88%) Compaq
6 7 (21.88%) Dell
7 5 (15.63%) Symantec
8 4 (12.50%) Google
8 4 (12.50%) IronPort
9 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
9 3 (9.38%) Stellent
10 2 (6.25%) Veritas
11 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.13%) Altiris