The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 2.36% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 11.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £175 £230 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +109.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £18.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +93.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £18.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £18.32
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.20%

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
80 180 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.49% 20.22% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 110 82
Median daily rate £338 £473 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +38.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £226 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 14
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +44.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 2 - - 1
Warrington +4 1 - -
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) VLAN
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Network Design
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless Security
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) CentOS
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) RightScale
7 2 (15.38%) Puppet

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) VLAN
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) 802.11
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (15.38%) IPsec
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless Security
7 2 (15.38%) WLAN
8 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Check Point Support
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Support
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) CentOS
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CWNA
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) RightScale
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Lumension
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) VMware