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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 32 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 4.60% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 20.55% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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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 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.49% 22.39% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 29
Average daily rate £335 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) SAN
5 8 (42.11%) MS Office
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 8 (42.11%) SCCM
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
6 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
9 4 (21.05%) SCOM
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) EMC
9 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (15.79%) SCOrch
10 3 (15.79%) SAP
10 3 (15.79%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) LDAP
10 3 (15.79%) IPv6
10 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) SAN
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) LDAP
5 3 (15.79%) IPv6
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.26%) VoIP
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) Intranet
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Server Support
4 3 (15.79%) Support Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Server Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Server Support Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) MSMQ
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (5.26%) HPUX
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) E-business
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSD
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) OCP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) RHCE
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) SCOM
3 3 (15.79%) SCOrch
3 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
4 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.26%) F5