The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 79 106 86
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing DHCP 49 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.94% 0.82% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 3.05% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 15
Median daily rate £375 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £288 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 - £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 - £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.94% +11.42%
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
621 753 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.61% 26.94% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 320 235
Median daily rate £375 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 32
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.17% +98.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +17 30 £375 -10.15% 1
Bracknell 0 5 £328 +15.92% 2
Slough +5 3 £338 -15.62%
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 87 (95.60%) DNS
2 74 (81.32%) Windows
3 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 53 (58.24%) Active Directory
5 44 (48.35%) Windows Server
6 30 (32.97%) TCP/IP
7 28 (30.77%) VPN
7 28 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 26 (28.57%) Degree
9 25 (27.47%) Hyper-V
9 25 (27.47%) IPsec
10 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (25.27%) Citrix
11 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
11 23 (25.27%) VMware
12 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (21.98%) ITIL
14 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (20.88%) Office 365
15 18 (19.78%) MS Office
16 17 (18.68%) MS Exchange
16 17 (18.68%) XML
16 17 (18.68%) WSUS
16 17 (18.68%) Load Balancing
17 16 (17.58%) Linux
17 16 (17.58%) Public Cloud
18 15 (16.48%) Software-Defined Networking
18 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
18 15 (16.48%) CSS

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 17 (18.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.49%) IIS
5 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.20%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (19.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.88%) Office 365
3 5 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (95.60%) DNS
2 30 (32.97%) TCP/IP
3 28 (30.77%) VPN
4 25 (27.47%) IPsec
5 15 (16.48%) BGP
5 15 (16.48%) HTTP
5 15 (16.48%) IPv6
5 15 (16.48%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (12.09%) Wireless
7 10 (10.99%) Firewall
7 10 (10.99%) HSRP
7 10 (10.99%) LAN
8 9 (9.89%) OSPF
8 9 (9.89%) VLAN
8 9 (9.89%) VRRP
9 8 (8.79%) SAN
9 8 (8.79%) WAN
10 7 (7.69%) Network Security
11 6 (6.59%) Ethernet
11 6 (6.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) MS Access
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (16.48%) Marketing
2 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Electronics
3 4 (4.40%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Back Office
5 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Windows Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Server Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Consultant
5 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Network Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.49%) Architect
10 5 (5.49%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Transmission Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) XML
2 15 (16.48%) CSS
3 9 (9.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.10%) MAPI
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Public Cloud
2 13 (14.29%) Clustering
3 11 (12.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.49%) Replication
6 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.20%) BYOD
7 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.20%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.10%) Statistics
8 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 74 (81.32%) Windows
2 44 (48.35%) Windows Server
3 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (17.58%) Linux
6 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.89%) Ubuntu
9 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.30%) Unix
12 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
13 2 (2.20%) AIX
13 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.10%) CentOS
14 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) ITIL
2 17 (18.68%) Load Balancing
3 14 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
3 14 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.29%) Service Management
5 12 (13.19%) Presales
6 11 (12.09%) Problem Management
6 11 (12.09%) Workflow
7 9 (9.89%) Change Management
7 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
8 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
10 4 (4.40%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.40%) Network Planning
10 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.40%) Project Management
10 4 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.19%) VBScript
3 9 (9.89%) C
3 9 (9.89%) C#
3 9 (9.89%) C++
3 9 (9.89%) SQL
3 9 (9.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) Degree
2 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (15.38%) MCITP
3 14 (15.38%) MCTS
4 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.99%) MCSE
6 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (9.89%) MCSA
6 9 (9.89%) MCSD
7 7 (7.69%) CCNA
7 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.30%) CCNP
10 2 (2.20%) CCA
10 2 (2.20%) CCDA
10 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.20%) VCP5
10 2 (2.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.10%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.10%) GxP
System Software
1 53 (58.24%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.47%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.69%) BitLocker
4 7 (7.69%) Terminal Server
4 7 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.69%) XenApp
5 6 (6.59%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.49%) vSphere
7 4 (4.40%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.30%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.30%) UAG
9 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) WSUS
2 14 (15.38%) SCCM
3 12 (13.19%) SCOM
4 11 (12.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (5.49%) NetBackup
7 4 (4.40%) WMI
8 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Intune
9 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.20%) EdgeSight
9 2 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.20%) Netcool
9 2 (2.20%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (2.20%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.20%) Unicenter
9 2 (2.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (1.10%) cPanel
Vendors
1 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.27%) Citrix
2 23 (25.27%) VMware
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco
4 12 (13.19%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.89%) HP
6 5 (5.49%) NetApp
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle
7 4 (4.40%) SAP
7 4 (4.40%) Symantec
7 4 (4.40%) Veritas
8 3 (3.30%) Dell
8 3 (3.30%) F5
8 3 (3.30%) IBM
8 3 (3.30%) Juniper
9 2 (2.20%) AppSense
9 2 (2.20%) EMC
9 2 (2.20%) Meridio
9 2 (2.20%) Nokia
9 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow