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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 51 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 1.60% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.13% 8.82% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £259 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.85 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
79 136 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.75% 18.18% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 84 47
Average daily rate £313 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Clustering
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) NetApp
8 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (14.29%) SCOM
8 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Lync
9 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Extranet
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) HP