The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Chester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 8 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 37 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.45% 3.97% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.66% 18.75% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -40.38%
Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.83% 21.19% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Average daily rate £340 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +292.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DHCP
Cheshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 42 (97.67%) DNS
2 29 (67.44%) Firewall
3 20 (46.51%) Configuration Management
3 20 (46.51%) Red Hat
3 20 (46.51%) Maven
3 20 (46.51%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (46.51%) CentOS
3 20 (46.51%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (46.51%) Amazon S3
3 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (46.51%) Open Source
3 20 (46.51%) Puppet
3 20 (46.51%) Hudson
3 20 (46.51%) Route 53
3 20 (46.51%) Jenkins
3 20 (46.51%) Amazon ELB
3 20 (46.51%) Vagrant
4 18 (41.86%) RightScale
4 18 (41.86%) LAN
4 18 (41.86%) WAN
5 14 (32.56%) VMware
6 13 (30.23%) Windows
7 12 (27.91%) ITIL
7 12 (27.91%) QA
8 11 (25.58%) VLAN
8 11 (25.58%) Cisco
8 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
9 10 (23.26%) VPN
9 10 (23.26%) Active Directory

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.28%) Jetty
2 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) nginx
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
2 7 (16.28%) OpenStack
3 5 (11.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon S3
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (46.51%) Route 53
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon ELB
2 9 (20.93%) SaaS
2 9 (20.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) DNS
2 29 (67.44%) Firewall
3 18 (41.86%) LAN
3 18 (41.86%) WAN
4 11 (25.58%) VLAN
5 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
5 10 (23.26%) VPN
6 8 (18.60%) HTTP
6 8 (18.60%) BGP
7 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
8 5 (11.63%) Wireless
8 5 (11.63%) DMZ
8 5 (11.63%) Internet
8 5 (11.63%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (9.30%) SAN
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (6.98%) Network Security
10 3 (6.98%) WAAS
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.98%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (16.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Maven
1 20 (46.51%) Hudson
1 20 (46.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
2 7 (16.28%) JUnit
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Local Government
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Storage Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Open Source
2 5 (11.63%) Firmware
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) e-Health
4 2 (4.65%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) CentOS
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.60%) Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Configuration Management
1 20 (46.51%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
5 7 (16.28%) JVM Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.98%) Network Management
8 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.65%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) Change Management
9 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Ruby
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (18.60%) CCNP
2 2 (4.65%) MCP
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) XenApp
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.98%) ProxySG
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (46.51%) Puppet
1 20 (46.51%) Vagrant
2 8 (18.60%) SCCM
3 6 (13.95%) SCOM
4 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.98%) Netcool
5 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Red Hat
2 18 (41.86%) RightScale
3 14 (32.56%) VMware
4 11 (25.58%) Cisco
5 9 (20.93%) HP
6 8 (18.60%) Citrix
6 8 (18.60%) Juniper
7 7 (16.28%) Blue Coat
7 7 (16.28%) F5
8 3 (6.98%) NetScout
8 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.98%) Nortel
8 3 (6.98%) Avaya
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) IBM
9 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.65%) Dell
9 2 (4.65%) EMC