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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 60 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 0.75% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 4.93% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£156 £325 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% +11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £223 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £425 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £286
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
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
156 142 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.34% 15.22% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 70
Average daily rate £343 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £226 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £565 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -22.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £31.56 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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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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 +16 6 £110 -74.11%
Macclesfield - 1 £203 -
Warrington - - - - 1
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 19 (65.52%) DNS
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
3 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) VLAN
4 10 (34.48%) CentOS
5 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
5 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (27.59%) Open Source
5 8 (27.59%) Local Government
5 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (27.59%) Puppet
5 8 (27.59%) Hudson
5 8 (27.59%) Route 53
5 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
5 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
5 8 (27.59%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (27.59%) DevOps
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (27.59%) Maven
6 7 (24.14%) CCNA
7 6 (20.69%) Solaris
7 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) RightScale
7 6 (20.69%) QA

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.90%) nginx
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Jetty
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (27.59%) Route 53
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (20.69%) SaaS
2 6 (20.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) DNS
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) VLAN
4 5 (17.24%) MPLS
4 5 (17.24%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) EIGRP
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.34%) NAS
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) WAN
7 2 (6.90%) HTTP
7 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Hudson
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
1 8 (27.59%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (27.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Network Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Servlets
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
1 10 (34.48%) CentOS
2 6 (20.69%) Solaris
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (27.59%) DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
1 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) RightScale
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp