The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 69 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing DHCP 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 1.10% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 8.86% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +162.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -40.38%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 79 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.71% 12.36% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 82
Average daily rate £375 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £196 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DHCP
South West

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco