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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 26 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.53% 12.17% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 62.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
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£463 £345 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% +43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.69% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.13 £21.52 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
DHCP
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
29 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.65% 19.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 3
Average daily rate £400 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% -42.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) VLAN
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Local Government
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (27.27%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) Hudson
4 3 (27.27%) Route 53

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Jetty
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
2 3 (27.27%) Route 53
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) VLAN
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
1 3 (27.27%) Hudson
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 5 (45.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) RightScale
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
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