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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 38 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing DHCP 7 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.76% 5.23% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 36.17% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +11.29%
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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
30 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.54% 14.46% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 11
Average daily rate £363 £250 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £305 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.18% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £24.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £33.90 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
4 10 (71.43%) VMware
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (64.29%) XenApp
6 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 6 (42.86%) XenServer
8 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
9 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 5 (35.71%) ITIL
9 5 (35.71%) MCSE
9 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (28.57%) McAfee
10 4 (28.57%) HP
10 4 (28.57%) Compaq
10 4 (28.57%) Dell
10 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
10 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 4 (28.57%) SMS
10 4 (28.57%) AppSense
10 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 4 (28.57%) vSphere
11 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 3 (21.43%) MS Excel

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Jetty
4 1 (7.14%) nginx
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) SMS
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
4 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) FTP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Life Science
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) XenApp
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) XenServer
4 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Compaq
4 4 (28.57%) Dell
4 4 (28.57%) AppSense
4 4 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (14.29%) Stellent
6 1 (7.14%) Google
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