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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 101 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 18 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.80% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 3.11% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
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£208 £380 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.39% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £336 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £396 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -8.57%
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
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bracknell -4 6 £170 -51.77%
Reading -7 6 £170 -57.50% 5
Slough +3 3 £208 - 4
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (95.00%) DNS
2 32 (80.00%) Windows
3 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (47.50%) VMware
5 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (37.50%) HP
6 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.00%) SCCM
8 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
8 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
9 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 11 (27.50%) Cisco
9 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.00%) Firewall
11 9 (22.50%) VPN
11 9 (22.50%) WAN
11 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
12 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) LAN
13 7 (17.50%) SNMP
13 7 (17.50%) MPLS
13 7 (17.50%) OSPF
13 7 (17.50%) BGP
13 7 (17.50%) vSphere
14 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (15.00%) Internet

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.50%) Lync
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) DNS
2 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
4 9 (22.50%) WAN
5 8 (20.00%) LAN
6 7 (17.50%) MPLS
6 7 (17.50%) OSPF
6 7 (17.50%) BGP
6 7 (17.50%) SNMP
7 6 (15.00%) Internet
7 6 (15.00%) VLAN
8 5 (12.50%) 4G
8 5 (12.50%) SAN
8 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.00%) VRRP
9 4 (10.00%) HSRP
10 3 (7.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (27.50%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) System Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
6 1 (2.50%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.00%) MCTS
4 4 (10.00%) MCITP
4 4 (10.00%) CCNP
5 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) MCSA
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (2.50%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.50%) vSphere
5 5 (12.50%) XenApp
6 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.50%) Samba
8 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.00%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.50%) Squid
9 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) Cacti
3 3 (7.50%) OpenView
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) HP
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 5 (12.50%) Brocade
6 4 (10.00%) ProCurve
6 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) McAfee
8 2 (5.00%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.50%) Google
9 1 (2.50%) Radware
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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