The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 99 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.69% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 2.62% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate £278 £230 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.65% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £295 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £295 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -41.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £16.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £18.20 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -40.38%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
651 650 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.66% 26.52% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 203 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
DHCP
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 13 £275 +10.00% 4
Bracknell - 9 £280 - 4
Slough - 4 - - 2
Maidenhead -7 1 - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - -
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 63 (91.30%) Windows
2 56 (81.16%) DNS
3 54 (78.26%) Active Directory
4 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (44.93%) VMware
7 30 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
8 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
9 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
9 19 (27.54%) SQL
10 18 (26.09%) Cisco
11 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
11 16 (23.19%) Firewall
12 15 (21.74%) SAN
12 15 (21.74%) SCCM
13 13 (18.84%) Clustering
13 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
13 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (18.84%) Citrix
13 13 (18.84%) Oracle
13 13 (18.84%) MS Office
14 12 (17.39%) IIS
14 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
14 12 (17.39%) LAN
15 11 (15.94%) WAN
15 11 (15.94%) HP
15 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
15 11 (15.94%) ITIL
16 10 (14.49%) LDAP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.39%) IIS
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Office
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (81.16%) DNS
2 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
3 16 (23.19%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) SAN
5 12 (17.39%) LAN
6 11 (15.94%) WAN
7 10 (14.49%) LDAP
8 7 (10.14%) VPN
9 6 (8.70%) VoIP
10 5 (7.25%) NAS
11 4 (5.80%) Network Security
11 4 (5.80%) PABX
11 4 (5.80%) HTTP
11 4 (5.80%) Intranet
11 4 (5.80%) OSPF
12 3 (4.35%) BGP
12 3 (4.35%) RIP
12 3 (4.35%) SMTP
12 3 (4.35%) ISDN
12 3 (4.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.80%) Maven
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
1 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Japanese Language
4 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.90%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Server Support
3 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Support
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) J2EE
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) JTAPI
4 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Statistics
3 4 (5.80%) Firmware
4 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) FMCG
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (91.30%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.59%) UNIX
8 7 (10.14%) Linux
9 6 (8.70%) Solaris
10 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.45%) CentOS
12 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
5 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.25%) Change Management
5 5 (7.25%) Validation
6 4 (5.80%) Migration
6 4 (5.80%) Document Management
6 4 (5.80%) Data Security
6 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.90%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.90%) Project Management
7 2 (2.90%) Service Management
7 2 (2.90%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.80%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) Korn
5 3 (4.35%) C
5 3 (4.35%) C#
5 3 (4.35%) C++
5 3 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) Bourne shell
6 2 (2.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.14%) CCNA
5 6 (8.70%) MCSE
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.25%) MCTS
7 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) MCITP
8 3 (4.35%) Degree
8 3 (4.35%) CCSA
8 3 (4.35%) CCVP
9 2 (2.90%) MCDBA
9 2 (2.90%) CCA
9 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.45%) CNE
10 1 (1.45%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 30 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.49%) XenApp
4 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.25%) NLBS
5 5 (7.25%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.80%) vSphere
6 4 (5.80%) KVM
7 3 (4.35%) NFS
7 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) SCCM
2 10 (14.49%) SCOM
3 6 (8.70%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.80%) ARCserve
4 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.80%) BladeLogic
5 3 (4.35%) WSUS
6 2 (2.90%) WMI
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) VMware
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.09%) Cisco
4 13 (18.84%) Oracle
4 13 (18.84%) Citrix
5 11 (15.94%) HP
6 8 (11.59%) McAfee
7 6 (8.70%) NetApp
7 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.25%) Becrypt
9 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
9 4 (5.80%) F5
9 4 (5.80%) Websense
9 4 (5.80%) Remedy
9 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.80%) Nokia
9 4 (5.80%) Sybase
9 4 (5.80%) JBoss
10 3 (4.35%) Juniper
10 3 (4.35%) Veritas
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