The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Lancashire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 25 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing DHCP 24 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.30% 2.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.34% 22.22% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 27 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.47% 10.00% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 32
Average daily rate £260 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DHCP
North West

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 28 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) DNS
2 47 (94.00%) Windows
3 45 (90.00%) Active Directory
4 37 (74.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (72.00%) Citrix
6 33 (66.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (58.00%) VMware
8 27 (54.00%) XenApp
9 25 (50.00%) XenServer
9 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
10 23 (46.00%) SC Cleared
10 23 (46.00%) HP
11 21 (42.00%) XenDesktop
11 21 (42.00%) vSphere
12 20 (40.00%) ITIL
12 20 (40.00%) Windows XP
13 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
14 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (32.00%) Compaq
15 16 (32.00%) Dell
16 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (30.00%) MCSE
16 15 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (28.00%) 3G
18 12 (24.00%) SMS
19 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
19 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
19 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
19 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
20 10 (20.00%) Fat Client

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (12.00%) Lync
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) DNS
2 15 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (28.00%) 3G
4 12 (24.00%) SMS
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.00%) MPLS
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.00%) ADSL
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Desktop Support
3 8 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Server Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Data Migration Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Server Support
8 2 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Support Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 10 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (12.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 37 (74.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (66.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.00%) Information Security
4 1 (2.00%) Content Management
4 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.00%) CRM
4 1 (2.00%) Project Management
4 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (30.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (54.00%) XenApp
3 25 (50.00%) XenServer
4 21 (42.00%) XenDesktop
4 21 (42.00%) vSphere
5 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (10.00%) ISA Server
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (8.00%) PureDisk
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Citrix
2 29 (58.00%) VMware
3 23 (46.00%) HP
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.00%) Compaq
5 16 (32.00%) Dell
6 6 (12.00%) AppSense
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.00%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) McAfee
8 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.00%) Infor
8 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.00%) F5
8 1 (2.00%) MobileIron