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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 84 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing DHCP 42 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 0.99% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.47% 3.76% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 21
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£313 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.20 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.29% +58.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £37.50 £13.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -15.71%
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
649 691 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.50% 26.29% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 219 241
Average daily rate £360 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +40 23 £300 -9.09% 6
Bracknell - 7 £400 - 2
Maidenhead +1 4 £400 - 1
Slough -10 3 £285 +62.85% 4
Newbury - 2 £300 -
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 71 (92.21%) DNS
2 62 (80.52%) Active Directory
3 61 (79.22%) Windows
4 42 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (46.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
7 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
8 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 20 (25.97%) HP
10 20 (25.97%) ITIL
11 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
11 19 (24.68%) VMware
12 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
13 16 (20.78%) Linux
13 16 (20.78%) MCSE
13 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
14 15 (19.48%) SCCM
14 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
15 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (18.18%) Citrix
15 14 (18.18%) Cisco
15 14 (18.18%) MCITP
15 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (16.88%) VPN
16 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
16 13 (16.88%) LAN
16 13 (16.88%) Firewall
16 13 (16.88%) IPsec
17 12 (15.58%) Wireless

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (15.58%) Office 365
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (92.21%) DNS
2 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.88%) VPN
3 13 (16.88%) LAN
3 13 (16.88%) Firewall
3 13 (16.88%) IPsec
4 12 (15.58%) Wireless
5 11 (14.29%) WAN
6 10 (12.99%) SAN
7 9 (11.69%) MPLS
7 9 (11.69%) WLAN
8 6 (7.79%) VoIP
8 6 (7.79%) Network Security
9 5 (6.49%) LDAP
9 5 (6.49%) 3G
10 4 (5.19%) ISDN
10 4 (5.19%) RTP
10 4 (5.19%) 2G
11 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.90%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.79%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 7
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) German Language
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Network Engineer
1 13 (16.88%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Field Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Support
7 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Server Support
7 4 (5.19%) IT Support
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Linux Support
8 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
1 4 (5.19%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.90%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Clustering
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.39%) Replication
3 8 (10.39%) Thin Client
3 8 (10.39%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) DTV
6 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Wiki
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.30%) FMCG
7 1 (1.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 61 (79.22%) Windows
2 42 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (46.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
5 16 (20.78%) Linux
6 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (11.69%) UNIX
9 7 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Service Management
3 9 (11.69%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.69%) Network Architecture
3 9 (11.69%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.39%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.79%) Network Design
7 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Validation
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Process Management
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.90%) Time Management
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.60%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) C
2 8 (10.39%) Perl
2 8 (10.39%) VB
2 8 (10.39%) Korn
2 8 (10.39%) Bourne shell
3 7 (9.09%) SQL
4 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.19%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) C++
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.78%) MCSE
4 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (18.18%) MCITP
5 12 (15.58%) MCTS
6 10 (12.99%) CCNP
7 8 (10.39%) Degree
8 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (7.79%) CCA
8 6 (7.79%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (6.49%) HNC
10 4 (5.19%) CCNA
10 4 (5.19%) ISEB
10 4 (5.19%) CCVP
10 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
10 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (80.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.69%) NFS
4 7 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.19%) vSphere
6 3 (3.90%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.90%) ProxySG
6 3 (3.90%) XenApp
7 2 (2.60%) NLBS
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.30%) XenServer
8 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) SCCM
2 12 (15.58%) NetBackup
3 8 (10.39%) Nagios
4 7 (9.09%) SCOM
5 6 (7.79%) WSUS
5 6 (7.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.30%) WMI
8 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.97%) HP
3 19 (24.68%) VMware
4 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
5 14 (18.18%) Cisco
5 14 (18.18%) Citrix
6 11 (14.29%) EMC
7 8 (10.39%) Isilon
8 7 (9.09%) F5
9 4 (5.19%) Altiris
9 4 (5.19%) Veritas
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle
10 3 (3.90%) IBM
10 3 (3.90%) Juniper
10 3 (3.90%) CA
10 3 (3.90%) Dell
10 3 (3.90%) Symantec
10 3 (3.90%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.60%) Apple
11 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
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