The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 51 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 15 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.87% 1.21% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 8.04% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 112 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.04% 15.11% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 49 68
Average daily rate £325 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £13.14 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Cambridgeshire region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Cambridgeshire region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 11 £310 +65.33% 5
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 25 (100.00%) DNS
2 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) ITIL
5 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (48.00%) Citrix
7 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (44.00%) SCCM
8 10 (40.00%) XenApp
9 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (32.00%) SCOM
10 8 (32.00%) PKI
11 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (28.00%) SAN
11 7 (28.00%) LAN
11 7 (28.00%) WAN
11 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (24.00%) EMC
12 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.00%) Apache
5 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) LAN
2 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) NAS
4 3 (12.00%) SMS
5 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.00%) IPv6
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) 3G
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Server Support
4 4 (16.00%) Wintel Support
4 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Support
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Design Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) PKI
2 5 (20.00%) Clustering
3 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (8.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) CMDB
5 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (16.00%) UNIX
6 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (12.00%) CentOS
8 2 (8.00%) HPUX
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) E-business
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) OCP
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (12.00%) RHCE
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) XenApp
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (16.00%) vSphere
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) SCCM
2 8 (32.00%) SCOM
3 5 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (16.00%) WSUS
4 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Citrix
4 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) EMC
6 5 (20.00%) SAP
7 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 4 (16.00%) Symantec
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) Dell
8 3 (12.00%) Mercator
9 2 (8.00%) AppSense
10 1 (4.00%) Cisco