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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 66 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 1.05% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.03% 7.41% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £325 £250 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -41.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £211 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £290 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -2.77%
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
124 162 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.52% 14.22% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 102 61
Median daily rate £425 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.33 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -36.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +7 1 £450 -
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) Citrix
4 17 (65.38%) EMC
4 17 (65.38%) Solaris
4 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 17 (65.38%) AIX
4 17 (65.38%) Migration
4 17 (65.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (61.54%) Mainframe
5 16 (61.54%) SQL
5 16 (61.54%) Oracle
5 16 (61.54%) DB2
6 15 (57.69%) HPUX
7 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 9 (34.62%) DNS
10 7 (26.92%) Firewall
11 5 (19.23%) IBM
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL
11 5 (19.23%) Unix
12 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
12 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (15.38%) LAN
12 4 (15.38%) WAN
12 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
13 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
13 3 (11.54%) WLAN
13 3 (11.54%) SAN
13 3 (11.54%) VMware

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) WLAN
5 2 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Local Government
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) AIX Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Lead Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) AIX
2 17 (65.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Solaris
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) HPUX
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) CentOS
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Legato
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Citrix
2 17 (65.38%) EMC
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) RightScale
7 1 (3.85%) AppSense
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas