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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 15 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing DHCP 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.00% 2.65% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 20.00% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -13.15%
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
21 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.50% 13.23% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
Average daily rate £382 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.23% +49.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -9.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) VLAN
3 8 (44.44%) Local Government
4 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) Maven
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) CCNA
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) CentOS
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon S3
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) Puppet
4 7 (38.89%) Hudson
4 7 (38.89%) Route 53
4 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (38.89%) Vagrant
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) SaaS
5 5 (27.78%) PaaS
5 5 (27.78%) RightScale
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 2 (11.11%) nginx
1 2 (11.11%) Jetty
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon S3
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Route 53
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (27.78%) SaaS
2 5 (27.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) VLAN
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
1 7 (38.89%) Hudson
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 8 (44.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) CentOS
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Ruby
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (38.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
1 7 (38.89%) Vagrant
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) RightScale
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) VMware