The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 28 June 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 43 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.19% 1.35% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 12.50% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 23
Median daily rate £250 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £475 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year -32.14% +44.51%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 48 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 35.61% 10.81% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 52 202
Median daily rate £425 £368 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.64% +22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -31.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £39.33 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Lancashire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Lancashire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Lancashire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Lancashire

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Lancashire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Preston -16 2 £388 - 1
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) CRM
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) DSL

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Licensing
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (28.57%) vMotion
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Kaseya
3 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
3 2 (28.57%) NETGEAR
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) BeyondTrust
4 1 (14.29%) Canon
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) ScanSafe