The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 24 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 City of London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 167 153 160
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 37 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.83% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.14% 5.79% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 36
Average daily rate £355 £300 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £67.50 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+297.05% -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -36.00%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
720 898 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.57% 14.31% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 608 730
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £52.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.09% +138.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.30 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
DHCP
London

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the City of London region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the City of London region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 71 (86.59%) DNS
2 66 (80.49%) Windows
3 57 (69.51%) Active Directory
4 34 (41.46%) VMware
5 31 (37.80%) Cisco
5 31 (37.80%) MS Exchange
6 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (32.93%) ITIL
8 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (28.05%) TCP/IP
10 20 (24.39%) Citrix
10 20 (24.39%) Firewall
11 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
11 19 (23.17%) WAN
11 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
12 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (21.95%) PowerShell
12 18 (21.95%) LAN
13 17 (20.73%) MS Office
13 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (20.73%) HP
14 16 (19.51%) Blackberry
14 16 (19.51%) Change Management
14 16 (19.51%) SCCM
15 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (18.29%) MCSE
16 13 (15.85%) SQL
16 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
16 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 31 (37.80%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
3 11 (13.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.32%) Lync
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.66%) IIS
6 3 (3.66%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (20.73%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (86.59%) DNS
2 23 (28.05%) TCP/IP
3 20 (24.39%) Firewall
4 19 (23.17%) WAN
5 18 (21.95%) LAN
6 11 (13.41%) SAN
6 11 (13.41%) Wireless
7 9 (10.98%) BGP
7 9 (10.98%) SMTP
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (8.54%) VLAN
9 7 (8.54%) WLAN
9 7 (8.54%) VPN
9 7 (8.54%) Internet
10 6 (7.32%) MPLS
10 6 (7.32%) EIGRP
11 5 (6.10%) OSPF
11 5 (6.10%) DMZ
11 5 (6.10%) Network Security
11 5 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.22%) MSI
2 1 (1.22%) Maven
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Back Office
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Analyst
1 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Consultant
3 9 (10.98%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Messaging Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
1 1 (1.22%) J2EE
1 1 (1.22%) COM+
1 1 (1.22%) DCOM
1 1 (1.22%) Web Services
1 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.32%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.66%) iPhone
4 3 (3.66%) GIS
4 3 (3.66%) iPad
5 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Open Source
5 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.22%) FMCG
6 1 (1.22%) e-Health
6 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 66 (80.49%) Windows
2 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
5 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
6 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.76%) Linux
8 7 (8.54%) UNIX
9 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.66%) Android
11 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.66%) Solaris
11 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.22%) Debian
12 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) Change Management
3 6 (7.32%) Migration
3 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.32%) Network Management
3 6 (7.32%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (4.88%) PRINCE
5 3 (3.66%) Change Control
5 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.44%) Business Transformation
6 2 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.44%) Service Management
6 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.85%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) VB
4 3 (3.66%) C
4 3 (3.66%) Perl
5 2 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.22%) Korn
6 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) VBScript
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.29%) MCSE
2 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.20%) CCNP
4 8 (9.76%) CCNA
5 7 (8.54%) MCSA
6 2 (2.44%) MCP
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
6 2 (2.44%) Degree
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) CCSP
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CISA
7 1 (1.22%) CISM
7 1 (1.22%) SCSA
7 1 (1.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (69.51%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.98%) XenApp
5 8 (9.76%) vSphere
6 7 (8.54%) ISA Server
6 7 (8.54%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.22%) Squid
9 1 (1.22%) Xen
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.22%) NFS
9 1 (1.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) SCCM
2 12 (14.63%) SCOM
3 7 (8.54%) MAILsweeper
3 7 (8.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.44%) OpenView
4 2 (2.44%) WSUS
4 2 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.22%) Cacti
5 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.22%) Ionix
5 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Netcool
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.22%) DameWare
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) VMware
2 31 (37.80%) Cisco
3 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 20 (24.39%) Citrix
5 17 (20.73%) HP
6 10 (12.20%) F5
7 9 (10.98%) Clearswift
7 9 (10.98%) Symantec
8 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.54%) Websense
8 7 (8.54%) Blue Coat
8 7 (8.54%) Juniper
8 7 (8.54%) RightFax
8 7 (8.54%) Open Text
9 6 (7.32%) Dell
9 6 (7.32%) Reuters
9 6 (7.32%) Bloomberg
10 5 (6.10%) Remedy
10 5 (6.10%) EMC
10 5 (6.10%) Oracle
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