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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 15 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.47% 3.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 12.50% -
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 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.25 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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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
24 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.27% 26.29% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 15
Average daily rate £400 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +110.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 15 September 2014.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 39 (92.86%) DNS
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
4 21 (50.00%) Firewall
5 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (40.48%) VMware
5 17 (40.48%) Hyper-V
6 16 (38.10%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (38.10%) Amazon S3
6 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (38.10%) CentOS
6 16 (38.10%) Maven
6 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (38.10%) Open Source
6 16 (38.10%) Puppet
6 16 (38.10%) Hudson
6 16 (38.10%) RightScale
6 16 (38.10%) Route 53
6 16 (38.10%) Vagrant
6 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
6 16 (38.10%) Amazon ELB
6 16 (38.10%) DevOps
6 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
6 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
7 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (33.33%) SaaS
8 14 (33.33%) PaaS
8 14 (33.33%) SCCM
9 13 (30.95%) QA

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (19.05%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 4 (9.52%) Jetty
4 4 (9.52%) nginx
4 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (38.10%) Amazon S3
1 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (38.10%) Route 53
1 16 (38.10%) Amazon ELB
2 14 (33.33%) SaaS
2 14 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (92.86%) DNS
2 21 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 10 (23.81%) SAN
5 9 (21.43%) LAN
5 9 (21.43%) WAN
6 5 (11.90%) HTTP
6 5 (11.90%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
7 1 (2.38%) SMTP
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) DMZ
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Maven
1 16 (38.10%) Hudson
1 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.52%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.52%) Local Government
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Wintel Support
5 2 (4.76%) Server Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Open Source
2 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Firmware
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (38.10%) CentOS
4 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
1 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (38.10%) DevOps
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) High Availability
4 4 (9.52%) JVM Tuning
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Ruby
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (40.48%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (9.52%) XenApp
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.76%) vSphere
7 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Puppet
1 16 (38.10%) Vagrant
2 14 (33.33%) SCCM
3 12 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
5 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) VMware
2 16 (38.10%) RightScale
2 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
6 2 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat