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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 20 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 16 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.72% 1.47% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.88% 8.93% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.82 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +11.29%
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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
67 56 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.76% 16.42% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 21
Average daily rate £325 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 1 April 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 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
5 9 (40.91%) LDAP
5 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
5 9 (40.91%) Project Management
6 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
6 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
6 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (27.27%) IIS
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) Tridion
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 6 (27.27%) Terminal Server
7 6 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (27.27%) Debian
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) Network Security
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (18.18%) Infoblox
9 4 (18.18%) Dovecot
9 4 (18.18%) Lync
9 4 (18.18%) Office 365
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 6 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (18.18%) Lync
4 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Tridion
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (40.91%) LDAP
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Messaging Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Debian
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) CCIE
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Terminal Server
3 4 (18.18%) Dovecot
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Infoblox
4 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper