The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 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)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -46 0  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.85% 1.00% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 2.78% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £250 - £121
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +4.51% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +33.33%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 36 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 11.86% 36.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 12
Median daily rate £350 £388 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +82.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Northern Ireland

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Northern Ireland

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Northern Ireland

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 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
County Antrim -40 3 £250 -
DHCP
UK

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

1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CCTV
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel