The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 82 108 93
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Contract jobs citing DHCP 39 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.61% 0.94% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 3.66% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £198 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £24.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.49% +94.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £37.50 £13.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
DHCP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
645 655 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.62% 25.55% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 208 231
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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
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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 +27 23 £300 -9.09% 7
Bracknell - 6 £390 -
Maidenhead +1 3 £400 - 1
Slough -3 3 £285 +62.85% 3
Newbury - 2 £300 -
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 73 (93.59%) DNS
2 63 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 59 (75.64%) Windows
4 39 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.64%) HP
9 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
10 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 18 (23.08%) ITIL
10 18 (23.08%) VMware
11 16 (20.51%) MCSE
11 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
12 15 (19.23%) Linux
12 15 (19.23%) Cisco
12 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (17.95%) Citrix
13 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
13 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
13 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (17.95%) SCCM
14 13 (16.67%) MCTS
14 13 (16.67%) MCITP
14 13 (16.67%) IPsec
14 13 (16.67%) Firewall
14 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 12 (15.38%) LAN
15 12 (15.38%) VPN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.85%) IIS
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.10%) Office 365
3 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (93.59%) DNS
2 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.67%) Firewall
3 13 (16.67%) IPsec
4 12 (15.38%) VPN
4 12 (15.38%) LAN
5 11 (14.10%) WAN
5 11 (14.10%) Wireless
6 9 (11.54%) MPLS
6 9 (11.54%) WLAN
6 9 (11.54%) SAN
7 7 (8.97%) VoIP
8 6 (7.69%) Network Security
9 5 (6.41%) 3G
9 5 (6.41%) RTP
9 5 (6.41%) LDAP
9 5 (6.41%) ISDN
10 4 (5.13%) 2G
11 3 (3.85%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.56%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 7
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) German Language
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Field Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Network Support
8 4 (5.13%) IT Support
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Server Support
9 3 (3.85%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Support
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Support Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Linux Server Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.56%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Clustering
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Replication
3 8 (10.26%) Fat Client
3 8 (10.26%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Statistics
6 2 (2.56%) DTV
6 2 (2.56%) Firmware
6 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.28%) FMCG
7 1 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (75.64%) Windows
2 39 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 15 (19.23%) Linux
6 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (11.54%) UNIX
7 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.97%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Service Management
3 9 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.54%) Network Architecture
3 9 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.26%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.26%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (7.69%) Network Design
6 5 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.13%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Migration
7 4 (5.13%) Process Management
8 3 (3.85%) Validation
8 3 (3.85%) Time Management
9 2 (2.56%) Project Management
9 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.56%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) C
2 8 (10.26%) Perl
2 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) VB
2 8 (10.26%) Korn
2 8 (10.26%) Bourne shell
3 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.41%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) C++
4 5 (6.41%) Java
5 3 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (20.51%) MCSE
4 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
6 13 (16.67%) MCTS
6 13 (16.67%) MCITP
7 10 (12.82%) CCNP
8 9 (11.54%) Degree
9 6 (7.69%) CCA
9 6 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (6.41%) HNC
10 5 (6.41%) CCNA
10 5 (6.41%) CCVP
10 5 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (5.13%) ISEB
11 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.28%) MCSA
13 1 (1.28%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.54%) NFS
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.69%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.85%) XenApp
6 3 (3.85%) ProxySG
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) NLBS
7 2 (2.56%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.28%) XenServer
8 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) SCCM
2 11 (14.10%) NetBackup
3 8 (10.26%) Nagios
3 8 (10.26%) SCOM
4 6 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (6.41%) WSUS
6 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.56%) WMI
8 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) HP
3 18 (23.08%) VMware
4 15 (19.23%) Cisco
5 14 (17.95%) Citrix
5 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.82%) EMC
7 8 (10.26%) Isilon
8 7 (8.97%) F5
9 5 (6.41%) Oracle
10 4 (5.13%) Veritas
10 4 (5.13%) Altiris
11 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.85%) Juniper
12 2 (2.56%) CA
12 2 (2.56%) NetApp
12 2 (2.56%) SAP
12 2 (2.56%) IBM
12 2 (2.56%) Dell
12 2 (2.56%) Apple
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