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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 100 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 29 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 1.26% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 5.23% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 8
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£417 £304 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.28% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £186 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £325 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £308 £289
% change year-on-year
+13.00% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.65 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.31% -5.88%
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
774 669 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.87% 24.00% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 249 186
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 45 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 2015.

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
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 4 March 2015. 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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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 +8 10 £417 +55.88% 10
Bracknell -4 7 £283 -1.73%
Slough - 1 £375 -
Thatcham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 65 (91.55%) Windows
2 63 (88.73%) DNS
3 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
4 45 (63.38%) Microsoft
5 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (38.03%) VMware
8 26 (36.62%) ITIL
9 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
11 21 (29.58%) MCSE
11 21 (29.58%) SCOM
11 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
12 20 (28.17%) Performance Monitoring
13 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
13 19 (26.76%) SQL
14 18 (25.35%) MCITP
15 16 (22.54%) HP
16 15 (21.13%) WMI
16 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
17 14 (19.72%) Degree
18 13 (18.31%) Service Management
18 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
18 13 (18.31%) VBScript
18 13 (18.31%) Linux
19 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
19 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
20 11 (15.49%) SCCM
20 11 (15.49%) Customer Engagement

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (88.73%) DNS
2 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.49%) LAN
4 10 (14.08%) WAN
5 9 (12.68%) SAN
6 7 (9.86%) VPN
7 6 (8.45%) Internet
7 6 (8.45%) Wireless
8 5 (7.04%) Network Security
8 5 (7.04%) IPsec
8 5 (7.04%) Firewall
9 4 (5.63%) WLAN
9 4 (5.63%) RIP
9 4 (5.63%) SSL
9 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.63%) MPLS
9 4 (5.63%) OSPF
9 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.63%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (4.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 7
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Field Engineer
1 14 (19.72%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Consultant
3 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Operations Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Network Design Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Support
8 3 (4.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) XML
2 5 (7.04%) Software Packaging
3 3 (4.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Clustering
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Replication
3 4 (5.63%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.63%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.63%) SecurID
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 65 (91.55%) Windows
2 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
5 13 (18.31%) Linux
6 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.45%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.45%) UNIX
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) ITIL
2 20 (28.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (18.31%) Service Management
4 11 (15.49%) Customer Engagement
5 10 (14.08%) Validation
6 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.63%) Migration
8 4 (5.63%) eTOM
9 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.23%) Operations Management
10 2 (2.82%) Time Management
10 2 (2.82%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.82%) Server Monitoring
11 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.41%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.41%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.41%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) VBScript
3 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.04%) C
5 4 (5.63%) Perl
5 4 (5.63%) VB
5 4 (5.63%) Korn
5 4 (5.63%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (29.58%) MCSE
3 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
4 18 (25.35%) MCITP
5 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
6 14 (19.72%) Degree
7 11 (15.49%) MCTS
8 7 (9.86%) DV Cleared
8 7 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.63%) HNC
9 4 (5.63%) CCNP
9 4 (5.63%) CISSP
10 3 (4.23%) VCP4
10 3 (4.23%) CCNA
11 2 (2.82%) PhD
11 2 (2.82%) CCA
11 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.82%) RHCSA
12 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) vSphere
3 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.63%) NFS
4 4 (5.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.23%) XenApp
5 3 (4.23%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.41%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.41%) NLBS
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (29.58%) SCOM
2 15 (21.13%) WMI
3 11 (15.49%) SCCM
3 11 (15.49%) SCSM
3 11 (15.49%) NetBackup
4 8 (11.27%) MOM
5 6 (8.45%) Nagios
6 4 (5.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (4.23%) HP SIM
7 3 (4.23%) WSUS
7 3 (4.23%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.03%) VMware
3 16 (22.54%) HP
4 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
5 10 (14.08%) Citrix
6 7 (9.86%) CA
6 7 (9.86%) EMC
7 6 (8.45%) Dell
7 6 (8.45%) IBM
7 6 (8.45%) Isilon
8 5 (7.04%) F5
8 5 (7.04%) Symantec
8 5 (7.04%) Cisco
9 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.63%) Veritas
9 4 (5.63%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.63%) Altiris
9 4 (5.63%) Tufin
9 4 (5.63%) AlgoSec
10 3 (4.23%) NetApp
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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