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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 53 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 2.89% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 12.28% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +86.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £306 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £403 £196
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
80 114 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.53% 23.55% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 17
Average daily rate £275 £325 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (63.64%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) Linux
5 13 (59.09%) ITIL
6 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 10 (45.45%) Debian
7 10 (45.45%) VMware
8 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
8 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
8 9 (40.91%) LDAP
8 9 (40.91%) IIS
8 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
9 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (31.82%) Terminal Server
10 7 (31.82%) Project Management
10 7 (31.82%) Firewall
11 6 (27.27%) SAN
11 6 (27.27%) Tridion
11 6 (27.27%) Cisco
11 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (22.73%) F5
12 5 (22.73%) 3PAR
12 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (40.91%) IIS
1 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
1 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (40.91%) LDAP
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) IPv4
8 1 (4.55%) LAN
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
8 1 (4.55%) WAN
8 1 (4.55%) FTP
8 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Debian
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) SIEM
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Terminal Server
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) 3PAR
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (4.55%) Splunk
7 1 (4.55%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix