The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 79 58 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -27
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 2.42% 5.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 17.27% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 14
Average daily rate £250 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £202 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £437 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
DHCP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 139 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.99% 14.04% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 75 40
Average daily rate £385 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 13
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester -6 5 £250 -27.27%
Warrington -13 2 £315 -25.00%
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 30 (100.00%) DNS
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) VPN
3 15 (50.00%) Firewall
4 14 (46.67%) SSH
4 14 (46.67%) SSL
4 14 (46.67%) Network Security
5 13 (43.33%) Palo Alto
5 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
6 12 (40.00%) LAN
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
8 10 (33.33%) VLAN
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (30.00%) Citrix
9 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (30.00%) IPsec
9 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (30.00%) SCCM
9 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (30.00%) Change Control
10 8 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
10 8 (26.67%) Windows
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (23.33%) CCNP
11 7 (23.33%) CCNA
11 7 (23.33%) MCSA

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) DNS
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) VPN
3 14 (46.67%) Network Security
3 14 (46.67%) SSH
3 14 (46.67%) SSL
4 12 (40.00%) LAN
5 10 (33.33%) VLAN
6 9 (30.00%) IPsec
7 8 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (10.00%) VoIP
8 3 (10.00%) WAN
9 2 (6.67%) ISDN
9 2 (6.67%) WLAN
10 1 (3.33%) Skype
10 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (23.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 4 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Change Control
1 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (23.33%) MCITP
3 7 (23.33%) MCSA
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Palo Alto
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) F5
6 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) AppSense