The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 61 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 1.50% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 8.70% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£318 £320 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +56.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 115 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.49% 17.27% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 59 25
Average daily rate £325 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £174 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.49% -41.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Birmingham region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Birmingham region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (16.67%) SCOM
8 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) VoIP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco