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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 97 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 22 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.36% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 6.38% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 17
Median daily rate £343 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £208 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -2.77%
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
461 533 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.86% 21.29% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 279 239
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.70 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 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 +12 9 £313 -21.87% 1
Bracknell -2 5 £269 -15.93%
Maidenhead -5 5 £360 - 1
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 67 (90.54%) DNS
2 64 (86.49%) Windows
3 40 (54.05%) Windows Server
4 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
4 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
5 28 (37.84%) VPN
6 25 (33.78%) Linux
6 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
7 24 (32.43%) IPsec
7 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (29.73%) SQL
9 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
11 19 (25.68%) WAN
12 18 (24.32%) VMware
12 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
13 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
13 16 (21.62%) NetBackup
13 16 (21.62%) MS Exchange
14 15 (20.27%) HTTP
14 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
14 15 (20.27%) Degree
14 15 (20.27%) Load Balancing
15 14 (18.92%) Network Security
15 14 (18.92%) VLAN
15 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
15 14 (18.92%) Cisco
15 14 (18.92%) Firewall
15 14 (18.92%) Software-Defined Networking
15 14 (18.92%) Public Cloud

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 16 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.76%) IIS
6 4 (5.41%) Apache
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.35%) Confluence
8 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.35%) SAS
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) Office 365
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
3 3 (4.05%) PaaS
3 3 (4.05%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (90.54%) DNS
2 28 (37.84%) VPN
3 24 (32.43%) IPsec
4 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
5 19 (25.68%) WAN
6 15 (20.27%) HTTP
7 14 (18.92%) Firewall
7 14 (18.92%) Network Security
7 14 (18.92%) Software-Defined Networking
7 14 (18.92%) VLAN
8 13 (17.57%) IPv6
8 13 (17.57%) LAN
9 12 (16.22%) SMTP
10 11 (14.86%) MPLS
11 8 (10.81%) SAN
12 6 (8.11%) BGP
12 6 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (8.11%) SNMP
13 5 (6.76%) Skype
13 5 (6.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MS Access
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.51%) Marketing
2 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.11%) Electronics
4 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Support Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Network Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Network Support
4 10 (13.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) IT Security Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) VMware Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Active Directory Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) CSS
2 8 (10.81%) XML
3 5 (6.76%) .NET
4 3 (4.05%) LAMP
5 2 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Public Cloud
2 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.81%) Statistics
4 7 (9.46%) Clustering
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 40 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 25 (33.78%) Linux
4 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
7 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.11%) Android
8 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
9 5 (6.76%) Solaris
9 5 (6.76%) Unix
9 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
10 4 (5.41%) Debian
10 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
11 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.35%) CentOS
12 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Load Balancing
2 13 (17.57%) Problem Management
3 10 (13.51%) Presales
3 10 (13.51%) Workflow
4 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 9 (12.16%) Process Improvement
4 9 (12.16%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 6 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (8.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (6.76%) Change Management
6 5 (6.76%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (6.76%) Network Design
6 5 (6.76%) Open Source
6 5 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.41%) SIEM
7 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.05%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.86%) VB
4 8 (10.81%) VBScript
5 6 (8.11%) C
6 5 (6.76%) C#
6 5 (6.76%) C++
7 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.41%) Python
8 3 (4.05%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Java
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) Korn
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) Degree
3 13 (17.57%) CCNA
3 13 (17.57%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (10.81%) MCSA
5 8 (10.81%) MCSD
5 8 (10.81%) MCSE
5 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.76%) CCNP
8 4 (5.41%) CCIE
9 3 (4.05%) CCA
9 3 (4.05%) CCDA
9 3 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (4.05%) MCITP
9 3 (4.05%) MCTS
10 1 (1.35%) CCENT
10 1 (1.35%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) HIPAA
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
3 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.05%) XenApp
5 2 (2.70%) iptables
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.35%) Ceph
6 1 (1.35%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.35%) KVM
6 1 (1.35%) NFS
6 1 (1.35%) Postfix
6 1 (1.35%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.35%) Squid
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) NetBackup
2 9 (12.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (9.46%) Netcool
3 7 (9.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (9.46%) SCOM
3 7 (9.46%) WSUS
4 6 (8.11%) AirWatch
4 6 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (8.11%) SCCM
5 5 (6.76%) WMI
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (4.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (2.70%) Ansible
7 2 (2.70%) MOM
7 2 (2.70%) Puppet
7 2 (2.70%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.35%) Nagios
8 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco
4 13 (17.57%) HP
5 11 (14.86%) Veritas
6 8 (10.81%) Intel Security
6 8 (10.81%) Symantec
7 7 (9.46%) Citrix
8 6 (8.11%) EMC
8 6 (8.11%) MobileIron
8 6 (8.11%) Oracle
9 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.41%) Huawei
11 3 (4.05%) F5
12 2 (2.70%) Meridio
13 1 (1.35%) Aruba
13 1 (1.35%) Avaya
13 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.35%) NetApp
13 1 (1.35%) Percona