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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 48 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 0.66% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 5.06% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £135 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -61.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £306
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.43%
DHCP
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
102 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.22% 12.99% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 22
Average daily rate £319 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £124 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (84.21%) VMware
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (63.16%) HP
6 11 (57.89%) ITIL
7 10 (52.63%) NetBackup
7 10 (52.63%) SCCM
7 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
8 9 (47.37%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
9 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
10 6 (31.58%) SAN
10 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 4 (21.05%) MCSE
12 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
13 3 (15.79%) SQL
13 3 (15.79%) EMC
13 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
13 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 3 (15.79%) Clustering
14 2 (10.53%) Symantec
14 2 (10.53%) Cisco
14 2 (10.53%) Citrix

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (47.37%) Server Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Server Support
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (5.26%) Fedora
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (21.05%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Postfix
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) NetBackup
1 10 (52.63%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks