Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for DHCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DHCP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 52 49
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing DHCP 24 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.54% 1.44% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 7.83% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £250 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.48% +40.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £125 £369 £180
90th Percentile £386 £438 £323
East of England median daily rate £238 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -26.92% +3.17% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.73 £35.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -55.06% +62.60% +13.29%

DHCP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 123 115 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.14% 18.46% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 58 44
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £208
90th Percentile £525 £589 £500
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £40.70 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Bedfordshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Bedfordshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Bedfordshire

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Bedfordshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 9 £130 -
Luton -4 6 £250 -41.18%
DHCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 20 (83.33%) DNS
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 17 (70.83%) VMware
4 16 (66.67%) ITIL
4 16 (66.67%) Windows
5 15 (62.50%) Citrix
6 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 9 (37.50%) VPN
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (33.33%) VoIP
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 7 (29.17%) XenApp
9 7 (29.17%) vSphere
9 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (29.17%) SCCM
9 7 (29.17%) RSA SecurID
9 7 (29.17%) Google
9 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (29.17%) MCSA
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (29.17%) VBScript
9 7 (29.17%) SAN
9 7 (29.17%) Symantec

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) G Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) DNS
2 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (37.50%) VPN
4 8 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (29.17%) SAN
6 6 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 6 (25.00%) NAS
7 3 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (8.33%) Wireless
9 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.17%) FTP
9 1 (4.17%) H.323
9 1 (4.17%) IPsec
9 1 (4.17%) IPv4
9 1 (4.17%) ISDN
9 1 (4.17%) LAN
9 1 (4.17%) VLAN
9 1 (4.17%) WAN
9 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Server Support
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) RSA SecurID
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) Replication
3 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
1 7 (29.17%) VBScript
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (29.17%) MCSA
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (20.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (8.33%) MCITP
8 1 (4.17%) CCIE
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.17%) VCAP
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (29.17%) vSphere
3 7 (29.17%) XenApp
4 6 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.17%) vCloud
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (20.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Google
3 7 (29.17%) McAfee
3 7 (29.17%) Symantec
4 6 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (25.00%) CommVault
4 6 (25.00%) Dell
4 6 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 6 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (25.00%) NetApp
4 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (25.00%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed