The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 76 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs citing DHCP 6 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 2.22% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 12.41% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 10
Average daily rate £135 £250 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +2.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -40.38%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 137 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.08% 17.91% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 64
Average daily rate £325 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.29% +162.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £115.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DHCP
West Yorkshire

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Leeds region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Leeds region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) AdminStudio
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (27.27%) SCCM
8 2 (18.18%) WSUS
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) NetApp
8 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Analyst
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp