Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 42 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 10 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.74% 3.32% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.31% 17.89% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £428 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.00% -41.18% +44.68%
10th Percentile £287 £125 £369
90th Percentile £444 £390 £438
East of England median daily rate £425 £238 £325
% change year-on-year +78.95% -26.92% +10.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £21.28 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.97% -46.81% +85.94%

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 97 123 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.90% 18.58% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 80 53
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +5.17% -
10th Percentile £283 £125 £214
90th Percentile £475 £525 £578
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -63.16% +50.50%
10th Percentile £14.07 £14.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £21.58 £14.00 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% -33.33% +17.19%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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
Luton -3 5 £438 +75.00% 2
Bedford -6 1 £430 +230.77% 1
DHCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) Dell
5 6 (60.00%) Office 365
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (50.00%) Migration
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) VMware
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
8 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (30.00%) NAS
8 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (30.00%) Replication
8 3 (30.00%) SCCM
8 3 (30.00%) SCOM

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 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Migration Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Migration Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
2 1 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Dell
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) CommVault
4 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Apple