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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 43 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.11% 3.00% 5.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 28.89% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 17
Average daily rate £375 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +12.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £296
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
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
62 45 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.81% 10.37% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 57
Average daily rate £365 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £31.30 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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
Preston - 3 £375 -
Blackpool -11 2 £250 -13.04%
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Skype for Business
4 8 (53.33%) XenApp
4 8 (53.33%) XenServer
4 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) vSphere
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Clustering
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (26.67%) ThinPrint
8 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (26.67%) AppSense
8 4 (26.67%) Veritas
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) SMS
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Messaging Support
3 3 (20.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) XenApp
2 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
2 8 (53.33%) XenServer
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (26.67%) Brightmail
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) AppSense
4 4 (26.67%) Compaq
4 4 (26.67%) Dell
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) IronPort
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
4 4 (26.67%) ThinPrint
4 4 (26.67%) Veritas