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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 79 51 27
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 2.96% 5.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.37% 21.01% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 13
Median daily rate £373 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £213 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £441 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £288 £277
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.26% +24.24%
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
183 138 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.82% 14.07% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 72 51
Median daily rate £385 £420 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -60.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 May 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 May 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 -15 3 £250 +11.11% 1
Warrington -18 3 £440 +4.76%
DHCP
North West

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 29 (93.55%) DNS
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) VPN
4 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 14 (45.16%) SSL
4 14 (45.16%) SSH
4 14 (45.16%) Network Security
5 13 (41.94%) Palo Alto
6 12 (38.71%) LAN
7 11 (35.48%) VMware
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
8 10 (32.26%) Citrix
8 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
8 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
8 10 (32.26%) VLAN
9 9 (29.03%) SCCM
9 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (29.03%) Change Control
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
9 9 (29.03%) IPsec
10 8 (25.81%) ITIL
10 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (25.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (22.58%) Local Government
11 7 (22.58%) MCITP
11 7 (22.58%) Office 365
11 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) DNS
2 15 (48.39%) VPN
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) Network Security
3 14 (45.16%) SSH
3 14 (45.16%) SSL
4 12 (38.71%) LAN
5 10 (32.26%) VLAN
6 9 (29.03%) IPsec
7 8 (25.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (9.68%) VoIP
8 3 (9.68%) WAN
9 2 (6.45%) ISDN
9 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.45%) WLAN
10 1 (3.23%) SAN
10 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
General
1 7 (22.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Change Control
1 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.23%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (22.58%) CCNA
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (22.58%) MCITP
3 7 (22.58%) MCSA
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Legato
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Palo Alto
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Citrix
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) F5
6 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
7 3 (9.68%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.23%) AppSense
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.23%) Sun
9 1 (3.23%) Veritas