The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 100 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 20 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.98% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 3.64% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Average daily rate
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£380 £190 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -39.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £166 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
- -14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.42%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
638 660 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.46% 27.05% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 224 208
Average daily rate £325 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Berkshire region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 11 £400 +110.52% 2
Bracknell +8 4 £353 +113.63%
Slough +1 2 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP.

1 57 (95.00%) DNS
2 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 43 (71.67%) Windows
4 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
6 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (25.00%) Cisco
8 15 (25.00%) VMware
9 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (23.33%) ITIL
9 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (21.67%) SCCM
10 13 (21.67%) Clustering
11 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 12 (20.00%) LAN
11 12 (20.00%) WAN
11 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.00%) MCTS
12 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
12 11 (18.33%) VPN
12 11 (18.33%) IPsec
12 11 (18.33%) Firewall
13 10 (16.67%) MCSE
13 10 (16.67%) SQL
13 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.67%) MCITP
14 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Office 365
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (95.00%) DNS
2 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (20.00%) LAN
3 12 (20.00%) WAN
4 11 (18.33%) VPN
4 11 (18.33%) Firewall
4 11 (18.33%) IPsec
5 9 (15.00%) Wireless
6 8 (13.33%) SAN
6 8 (13.33%) MPLS
6 8 (13.33%) VoIP
6 8 (13.33%) WLAN
7 6 (10.00%) LDAP
8 5 (8.33%) NAS
8 5 (8.33%) ISDN
8 5 (8.33%) RTP
9 4 (6.67%) Network Security
9 4 (6.67%) Intranet
9 4 (6.67%) 3G
9 4 (6.67%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Network Support
4 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Server Support
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Clustering
2 5 (8.33%) Statistics
3 4 (6.67%) Firmware
4 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) DTV
6 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.67%) FMCG
6 1 (1.67%) iPhone
6 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (71.67%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (6.67%) Linux
9 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.33%) Solaris
11 1 (1.67%) Android
11 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 8 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (11.67%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (11.67%) Service Management
3 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.33%) Network Design
6 4 (6.67%) Document Management
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Validation
7 3 (5.00%) Process Management
7 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) C++
2 5 (8.33%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (20.00%) MCTS
3 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.67%) MCITP
4 10 (16.67%) MCSE
5 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (13.33%) CCNP
7 7 (11.67%) Degree
8 6 (10.00%) CCNA
9 5 (8.33%) CCVP
10 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (5.00%) ISEB
11 2 (3.33%) MCDBA
11 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.67%) CNE
12 1 (1.67%) Novell Certification
12 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (8.33%) NLBS
5 4 (6.67%) XenApp
6 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) SCCM
2 9 (15.00%) SCOM
3 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.00%) WSUS
3 3 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.33%) WMI
4 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) Cisco
2 15 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle
5 5 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (6.67%) F5
6 4 (6.67%) Apple
7 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 2 (3.33%) Juniper
8 2 (3.33%) McAfee
8 2 (3.33%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.67%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.67%) Mitel
9 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.67%) BMC
9 1 (1.67%) Nokia
9 1 (1.67%) Lotus
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