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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 41 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing DHCP 11 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.49% 2.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.73% 19.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £189 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
113 47 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.62% 12.67% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 29
Average daily rate £330 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 13 29
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.56 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) DNS
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (45.00%) SCCM
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (40.00%) MS Office
7 7 (35.00%) SCOM
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) WAN
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (25.00%) EMC
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (20.00%) XenApp
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) PKI
10 4 (20.00%) Shell Script

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) SAN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) IPv6
5 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.00%) SMS
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) Intranet
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Server Support
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) CentOS
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (5.00%) HPUX
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
8 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) E-business
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) OCP
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (10.00%) RHCE
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSD
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) SCOM
3 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (15.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) EMC
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) F5