The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 29 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing DHCP 17 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.59% 3.03% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.67% 13.58% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £218 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £334 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £277 £278
% change year-on-year
+3.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+24.24% +6.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 81 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.27% 22.31% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 20
Average daily rate £325 £293 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £394 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 28 (100.00%) DNS
2 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
3 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 18 (64.29%) Windows
5 17 (60.71%) Linux
6 16 (57.14%) ITIL
7 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 11 (39.29%) Project Management
9 10 (35.71%) Debian
9 10 (35.71%) LDAP
9 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
9 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
10 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (32.14%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (32.14%) IIS
10 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
11 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 8 (28.57%) Terminal Server
12 7 (25.00%) Tridion
12 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (21.43%) VMware
13 6 (21.43%) Firewall
13 6 (21.43%) SAN
13 6 (21.43%) Cisco
14 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
14 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (32.14%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (32.14%) IIS
1 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (14.29%) Lync
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) LDAP
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
4 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.14%) VLAN
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
7 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Ant
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) CLARiiON
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Debian
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) UNIX
8 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Terminal Server
3 4 (14.29%) Dovecot
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
4 5 (17.86%) F5
5 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 4 (14.29%) Infoblox
5 4 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk