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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 33 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing DHCP 7 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.18% 1.14% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 4.92% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £190 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -13.15%
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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
60 61 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.69% 23.11% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 29
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £43.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Dovecot
7 4 (26.67%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) Information Security
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (20.00%) LDAP
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco
9 2 (13.33%) Shell Script

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) Intranet
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Messaging Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
1 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSD
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Dovecot
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Clearswift
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: From £30 to £45 per hour 3+ month initial contract - £'s neg DOE
Posted: 3 days ago