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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 45 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing DHCP 2 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 4.71% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 23.29% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 2
Average daily rate - £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £296
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +91.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
DHCP
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
67 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.14% 20.22% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 24
Average daily rate £413 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 13
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.80 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VCP5
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) HP