The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 16 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.38% 2.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.00% 13.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.73% 21.51% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 15
Average daily rate £350 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £230 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.56 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.60% +110.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Chester region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Chester region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

DHCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 45 (93.75%) DNS
2 27 (56.25%) Firewall
3 24 (50.00%) Windows
4 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 20 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 20 (41.67%) Maven
5 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (41.67%) CentOS
5 20 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (41.67%) Amazon S3
5 20 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (41.67%) Open Source
5 20 (41.67%) Puppet
5 20 (41.67%) Hudson
5 20 (41.67%) Route 53
5 20 (41.67%) Vagrant
5 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 20 (41.67%) Amazon ELB
5 20 (41.67%) DevOps
6 19 (39.58%) RightScale
7 17 (35.42%) Hyper-V
7 17 (35.42%) VMware
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (29.17%) QA
10 14 (29.17%) SaaS
10 14 (29.17%) PaaS
11 13 (27.08%) SCCM
11 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 8 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (12.50%) Apache
2 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.50%) Jetty
2 6 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 6 (12.50%) nginx
3 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Lync
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (41.67%) Amazon S3
1 20 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (41.67%) Route 53
1 20 (41.67%) Amazon ELB
2 14 (29.17%) SaaS
2 14 (29.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (93.75%) DNS
2 27 (56.25%) Firewall
3 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
4 11 (22.92%) LAN
4 11 (22.92%) WAN
4 11 (22.92%) SAN
5 7 (14.58%) VLAN
5 7 (14.58%) HTTP
6 4 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (6.25%) DMZ
7 3 (6.25%) BGP
7 3 (6.25%) Internet
7 3 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Maven
1 20 (41.67%) Hudson
1 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) JUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.25%) Local Government
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Server Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Wintel Support
6 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Storage Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Open Source
2 12 (25.00%) Clustering
3 4 (8.33%) Firmware
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) CentOS
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps
2 10 (20.83%) Migration
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) High Availability
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 6 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.08%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
1 6 (12.50%) Ruby
1 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (2.08%) PMP
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (35.42%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.33%) XenApp
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (41.67%) Puppet
1 20 (41.67%) Vagrant
2 13 (27.08%) SCCM
3 11 (22.92%) SCOM
4 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.08%) WSUS
6 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 19 (39.58%) RightScale
3 17 (35.42%) VMware
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) Juniper
7 3 (6.25%) Dell
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) McAfee
8 2 (4.17%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) EMC