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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 34 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.08% 2.81% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 12.68% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 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 £325 £275 £306
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.43%
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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 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.86% 22.19% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 32
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £388 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 18 (100.00%) DNS
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 8 (44.44%) SAN
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) MS Office
5 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
5 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
6 6 (33.33%) SCCM
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) LDAP
8 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (16.67%) Internet
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) SAN
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) IPv6
6 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) Intranet
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Server Support
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Dovecot
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Infoblox
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) HP