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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 27 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing DHCP 12 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.80% 0.35% 4.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.34% 2.44% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £286
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +10.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.07 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.03%
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Cambridgeshire

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
59 41 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.67% 14.24% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 26
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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 17 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Network Security
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) LDAP
7 4 (23.53%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (23.53%) Infoblox
7 4 (23.53%) Dovecot
7 4 (23.53%) Lync
7 4 (23.53%) Office 365
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) Information Security
8 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
9 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (11.76%) SharePoint

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (23.53%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Tridion
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) LDAP
3 4 (23.53%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Messaging Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Dovecot
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Infoblox
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) F5