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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 26 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing DHCP 2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.35% 7.19% 3.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 40.00% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £18.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
13 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.78% 17.99% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 14
Average daily rate £431 £331 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £150 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.84 £38.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.97% +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (47.37%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 7 (36.84%) Network Security
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) CCNA
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) CISSP
6 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Symantec
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) CEH
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
6 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
7 3 (15.79%) Puppet
7 3 (15.79%) Hudson
7 3 (15.79%) Route 53
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Jetty
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.79%) Route 53
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
1 3 (15.79%) Hudson
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) CentOS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) CEH
4 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) MCP
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) PMP
6 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Symantec
2 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) RightScale