The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 54 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 13 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.62% 1.80% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.92% 8.43% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£175 £250 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% +61.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 166 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.35% 21.31% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 66 72
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DHCP
North West

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
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 1 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 1 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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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 +12 10 £225 - 3
Warrington -13 1 £175 -
Knutsford - - - -
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (95.31%) DNS
2 35 (54.69%) Firewall
3 31 (48.44%) Windows
4 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (35.94%) Red Hat
6 23 (35.94%) Configuration Management
6 23 (35.94%) VMware
6 23 (35.94%) Maven
6 23 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (35.94%) CentOS
6 23 (35.94%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (35.94%) Amazon S3
6 23 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (35.94%) Open Source
6 23 (35.94%) Puppet
6 23 (35.94%) Hudson
6 23 (35.94%) Route 53
6 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
6 23 (35.94%) Amazon ELB
6 23 (35.94%) Vagrant
7 22 (34.38%) DevOps
7 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (32.81%) Hyper-V
8 21 (32.81%) RightScale
9 18 (28.13%) LAN
10 17 (26.56%) WAN
10 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
11 15 (23.44%) SAN
11 15 (23.44%) SCCM

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.06%) IIS
3 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.94%) Apache
4 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.94%) Jetty
4 7 (10.94%) OpenStack
4 7 (10.94%) nginx
5 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.69%) Lync
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 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 23 (35.94%) Amazon EC2
1 23 (35.94%) Amazon S3
1 23 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (35.94%) Route 53
1 23 (35.94%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (18.75%) SaaS
2 12 (18.75%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (95.31%) DNS
2 35 (54.69%) Firewall
3 18 (28.13%) LAN
4 17 (26.56%) WAN
4 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
5 15 (23.44%) SAN
6 12 (18.75%) VLAN
7 8 (12.50%) HTTP
8 7 (10.94%) VPN
9 6 (9.38%) Internet
10 5 (7.81%) BGP
10 5 (7.81%) DMZ
10 5 (7.81%) Wireless
10 5 (7.81%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (6.25%) NetScaler
11 4 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (1.56%) Broadband
12 1 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (10.94%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Maven
1 23 (35.94%) Hudson
1 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.94%) JUnit
2 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Wintel Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Storage Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Wintel Support
6 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Server Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Administrator
6 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Open Source
2 13 (20.31%) Clustering
3 6 (9.38%) Firmware
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (35.94%) CentOS
4 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.75%) Linux
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Configuration Management
1 23 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (34.38%) DevOps
3 14 (21.88%) Migration
4 13 (20.31%) ITIL
5 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
5 7 (10.94%) JVM Tuning
5 7 (10.94%) High Availability
5 7 (10.94%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.13%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.56%) Service Management
11 1 (1.56%) Process Management
11 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Java
1 7 (10.94%) Ruby
2 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) CCNP
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCSE
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
3 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.81%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.06%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.94%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 23 (35.94%) Puppet
1 23 (35.94%) Vagrant
2 15 (23.44%) SCCM
3 12 (18.75%) SCOM
4 6 (9.38%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.56%) WSUS
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Red Hat
1 23 (35.94%) VMware
2 21 (32.81%) RightScale
3 12 (18.75%) Citrix
4 11 (17.19%) Cisco
5 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.94%) HP
7 5 (7.81%) Juniper
7 5 (7.81%) Dell
8 4 (6.25%) F5
8 4 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.25%) NetApp
9 3 (4.69%) EMC
10 2 (3.13%) McAfee
10 2 (3.13%) IBM
10 2 (3.13%) SAP
11 1 (1.56%) Symantec
11 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
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