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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 47 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.53% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 4.48% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £286
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
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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
90 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.15% 11.82% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 26
Average daily rate £300 £160 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -53.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -10.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (64.29%) SCCM
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 9 (64.29%) HP
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) SAN
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) MCSE
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (14.29%) Clustering
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 2 (14.29%) EMC
11 1 (7.14%) Citrix
11 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (7.14%) CCNP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (57.14%) Server Support
2 8 (57.14%) Server Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Server Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Fedora
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
2 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) CommVault