Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 59 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 -20
Contract jobs citing DHCP 7 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.54% 0.92% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 8.45% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 19
Lancashire median daily rate £214 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.78% +37.04% +25.00%
10th Percentile £100 £419 £174
90th Percentile £375 £516 £388
North West median daily rate £265 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -29.33% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.86% -26.32% -30.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £11.75 £14.50 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £17.33
% change year-on-year -26.67% +29.83% -6.32%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 71 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.54% 10.94% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 79
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +25.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £219 £173 £168
90th Percentile £550 £600 £643
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.61 £16.00 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.44% -61.72% +97.96%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.00 £25.00 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Blackpool +15 2 £300 -29.41%
Preston -8 1 £525 -
Burnley - 1 £238 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £305 -
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) XenServer
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management

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%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) SMS
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) iptables
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Kaseya
4 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec