The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 145 157 152
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing DHCP 60 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.91% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.54% 7.56% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 49
Average daily rate
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£369 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £495 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.85 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+11.55% +8.99%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
796 873 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.54% 12.02% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 554 635
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £51.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 99 (99.00%) DNS
2 73 (73.00%) Active Directory
3 70 (70.00%) Windows
4 44 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 40 (40.00%) Cisco
6 36 (36.00%) VMware
7 35 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (33.00%) MS Exchange
9 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (26.00%) ITIL
11 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (25.00%) Firewall
12 24 (24.00%) Finance
12 24 (24.00%) Citrix
13 22 (22.00%) SAN
13 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
14 21 (21.00%) LAN
14 21 (21.00%) WAN
15 20 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 20 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
16 19 (19.00%) MS Office
17 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (16.00%) Linux
19 15 (15.00%) SQL
19 15 (15.00%) VPN
19 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
19 15 (15.00%) Clustering
19 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (14.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 33 (33.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (11.00%) IIS
4 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.00%) Lync
7 3 (3.00%) Apache
8 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.00%) nginx
9 1 (1.00%) Jetty
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
1 19 (19.00%) MS Office
2 4 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 99 (99.00%) DNS
2 25 (25.00%) Firewall
3 22 (22.00%) SAN
3 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
4 21 (21.00%) LAN
4 21 (21.00%) WAN
5 15 (15.00%) VPN
6 14 (14.00%) Wireless
7 11 (11.00%) VoIP
8 10 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (9.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (9.00%) LDAP
9 9 (9.00%) BGP
9 9 (9.00%) OSPF
10 8 (8.00%) SNMP
10 8 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (7.00%) Network Security
11 7 (7.00%) IPsec
11 7 (7.00%) FTP
12 6 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Law
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) German Language
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Analyst
2 10 (10.00%) Administrator
3 9 (9.00%) Architect
4 8 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Server Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Server Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Consultant
6 6 (6.00%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Network Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.00%) LAMP
2 1 (1.00%) J2EE
2 1 (1.00%) COM
2 1 (1.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 15 (15.00%) Clustering
2 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) Replication
4 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.00%) CESG
6 4 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (4.00%) iPhone
7 3 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.00%) RMADS
7 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.00%) PKI
8 2 (2.00%) Handset
8 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.00%) iPad
9 1 (1.00%) Open Source
9 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 70 (70.00%) Windows
2 35 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (16.00%) Linux
6 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.00%) UNIX
9 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.00%) Android
10 3 (3.00%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.00%) Solaris
11 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) ITIL
2 10 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (9.00%) Service Management
4 8 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (7.00%) Migration
6 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.00%) Project Management
8 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.00%) Information Security
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.00%) MCSE
4 8 (8.00%) CCNA
4 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.00%) MCITP
6 5 (5.00%) CCNP
6 5 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.00%) CISSP
8 3 (3.00%) CCSE
8 3 (3.00%) MCP
8 3 (3.00%) MCSA
8 3 (3.00%) CCA
9 2 (2.00%) CCEA
9 2 (2.00%) CCIE
9 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.00%) MCDST
9 2 (2.00%) CCSA
9 2 (2.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (73.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.00%) XenApp
5 8 (8.00%) DFS Replication
6 7 (7.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.00%) vSphere
8 5 (5.00%) VMware Server
9 4 (4.00%) ISA Server
10 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
11 2 (2.00%) Firmware
11 2 (2.00%) OpenSSH
11 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (1.00%) XenServer
12 1 (1.00%) Xen
12 1 (1.00%) NFS
12 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.00%) SCOM
3 4 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.00%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.00%) Nagios
5 2 (2.00%) WMI
5 2 (2.00%) WSUS
6 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.00%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.00%) RANCID
6 1 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.00%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 44 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (40.00%) Cisco
3 36 (36.00%) VMware
4 24 (24.00%) Citrix
5 14 (14.00%) HP
6 12 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.00%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.00%) Juniper
9 6 (6.00%) NetApp
9 6 (6.00%) Dell
9 6 (6.00%) McAfee
9 6 (6.00%) Mitel
10 5 (5.00%) F5
11 4 (4.00%) Lotus
11 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.00%) Reuters
11 4 (4.00%) Bloomberg
12 3 (3.00%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.00%) Sophos
12 3 (3.00%) Symantec
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