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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 31 36 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.50% 0.33% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 3.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £340 £339
% change year-on-year +1.10% +0.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.94 £21.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.72% +20.71%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 29 30 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.86% 9.80% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 27
Median daily rate £375 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £575 -
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Lotus
6 2 (22.22%) Apple
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP

DHCP
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) H.323
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) ISDN
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) VRRP
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Messaging Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds