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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 38 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 10 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.35% 5.53% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 34.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 1
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£275 £248 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £273 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +10.00%
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
45 83 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.56% 15.84% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 59 9
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £493 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £19.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £33.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
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 29 May 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
(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 -12 8 £275 +12.24%
Burnley - 5 £275 -
Lytham St Annes +5 1 - -
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (100.00%) DNS
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (53.33%) XenServer
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (46.67%) McAfee
6 7 (46.67%) vSphere
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) Google
8 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 5 (33.33%) Xen
8 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (33.33%) Jetty
8 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 5 (33.33%) nginx
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (33.33%) Google App Engine
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (33.33%) IPsec
8 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (33.33%) Linux

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (33.33%) Jetty
1 5 (33.33%) nginx
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) IPsec
2 5 (33.33%) SSL
2 5 (33.33%) FTP
2 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
1 5 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Server Building
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) XenServer
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) Xen
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (20.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) McAfee
5 5 (33.33%) Google
6 4 (26.67%) Compaq
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) Lumension
8 2 (13.33%) Stellent
9 1 (6.67%) AppSense