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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 49 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 21 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.72% 1.64% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.03% 14.71% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £225 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £206 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £225 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+56.94% +16.12%
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
131 102 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.95% 11.12% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 54 62
Median daily rate £400 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 13
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Warrington +12 14 £475 -
Chester -13 2 £310 +37.77% 1
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 21 (70.00%) Citrix
4 18 (60.00%) Linux
5 17 (56.67%) AIX
5 17 (56.67%) Solaris
5 17 (56.67%) EMC
5 17 (56.67%) Migration
5 17 (56.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (53.33%) SQL
6 16 (53.33%) Oracle
6 16 (53.33%) DB2
6 16 (53.33%) Mainframe
7 15 (50.00%) HPUX
7 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (43.33%) DNS
9 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (30.00%) VMware
11 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 6 (20.00%) ITIL
12 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 6 (20.00%) SCCM
13 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
13 5 (16.67%) Unix
13 5 (16.67%) IBM
14 4 (13.33%) LAN

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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) VoIP
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) WLAN
4 2 (6.67%) ISDN
4 2 (6.67%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) Skype
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (13.33%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) AIX Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Designer
2 5 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 17 (56.67%) AIX
3 17 (56.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (56.67%) Solaris
4 15 (50.00%) HPUX
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) Unix
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (13.33%) MCITP
3 4 (13.33%) MCSA
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Legato
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Citrix
2 17 (56.67%) EMC
3 16 (53.33%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) IBM
8 3 (10.00%) HP
9 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.33%) AppSense
10 1 (3.33%) Dell
10 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
10 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.33%) Sun
10 1 (3.33%) Veritas