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 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 54 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 17 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.97% 1.20% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.26% 6.29% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£425 £238 £191
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% +24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £355 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £299 £321
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £31.56 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +61.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £17.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +2.89%
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
151 159 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.48% 19.02% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 73
Average daily rate £310 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
Chester +11 10 £400 +77.77%
Warrington -13 1 £175 - 2
Knutsford - - - -
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 60 (93.75%) DNS
2 33 (51.56%) Firewall
3 30 (46.88%) Windows
4 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
5 25 (39.06%) Red Hat
5 25 (39.06%) Configuration Management
6 24 (37.50%) CentOS
7 22 (34.38%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (34.38%) Amazon S3
7 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (34.38%) Open Source
7 22 (34.38%) Puppet
7 22 (34.38%) Hudson
7 22 (34.38%) Route 53
7 22 (34.38%) Jenkins
7 22 (34.38%) Amazon ELB
7 22 (34.38%) Vagrant
7 22 (34.38%) DevOps
7 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (34.38%) Maven
7 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (32.81%) RightScale
8 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (32.81%) Hyper-V
9 20 (31.25%) VMware
10 16 (25.00%) LAN
10 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 15 (23.44%) WAN
11 15 (23.44%) SAN
11 15 (23.44%) QA

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (14.06%) IIS
1 9 (14.06%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.94%) Jetty
2 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Apache
2 7 (10.94%) OpenStack
2 7 (10.94%) nginx
3 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.13%) Lync
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon S3
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (34.38%) Route 53
1 22 (34.38%) Amazon ELB
2 15 (23.44%) SaaS
2 15 (23.44%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (93.75%) DNS
2 33 (51.56%) Firewall
3 16 (25.00%) LAN
3 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (23.44%) WAN
4 15 (23.44%) SAN
5 10 (15.63%) VLAN
6 8 (12.50%) HTTP
7 7 (10.94%) VPN
8 6 (9.38%) Internet
9 5 (7.81%) Wireless
9 5 (7.81%) BGP
9 5 (7.81%) DMZ
9 5 (7.81%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (6.25%) NetScaler
10 4 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.56%) Broadband
11 1 (1.56%) SMTP
11 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (10.94%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Hudson
1 22 (34.38%) Jenkins
1 22 (34.38%) Maven
2 7 (10.94%) JUnit
2 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Wintel Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Storage Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Wintel Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Wintel Support
7 2 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Open Source
2 13 (20.31%) Clustering
3 6 (9.38%) Firmware
4 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) CentOS
3 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.75%) Linux
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.25%) Solaris
8 3 (4.69%) UNIX
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.13%) AIX
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Configuration Management
2 22 (34.38%) DevOps
2 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.31%) Migration
4 11 (17.19%) ITIL
5 8 (12.50%) High Availability
6 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
6 7 (10.94%) JVM Tuning
6 7 (10.94%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.69%) Project Management
9 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Ruby
1 7 (10.94%) Java
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.81%) CCNP
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.38%) XenApp
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.13%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) Puppet
1 22 (34.38%) Vagrant
2 14 (21.88%) SCCM
3 11 (17.19%) SCOM
4 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.56%) WSUS
7 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Red Hat
2 21 (32.81%) RightScale
3 20 (31.25%) VMware
4 11 (17.19%) Citrix
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco
5 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.81%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Juniper
7 4 (6.25%) F5
7 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 4 (6.25%) IBM
7 4 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.69%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) McAfee
10 1 (1.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle