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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 30 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.44% 1.86% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 14.04% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £250 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +30.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £340 £339
% change year-on-year +2.20% +0.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year +28.84% +26.86%  

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 46 57 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 22.12% 13.23% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 16
Median daily rate £501 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.06% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £447 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% +22.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Preston -4 1 £250 -33.33%
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Kaseya
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

DHCP
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Kaseya
2 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL