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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 48 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.18% 4.30% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £450 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £176
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.07 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.16%
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
98 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.45% 15.37% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 41
Average daily rate £375 £295 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +61.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.37 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 (73.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) L2TP
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
6 4 (26.67%) JNCIS
6 4 (26.67%) JNCIP
6 4 (26.67%) JNCIE
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) CCIE
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) VPLS
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) VLAN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) L2TP
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) VPLS
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) ATM
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) SDH
5 3 (20.00%) Skype
5 3 (20.00%) SONET
5 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
3 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
3 4 (26.67%) JNCIE
3 4 (26.67%) JNCIP
3 4 (26.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Juniper
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Brocade
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
3 2 (13.33%) Meru Networks
4 1 (6.67%) arcserve
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) HP