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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 140 177 142
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Contract jobs citing DHCP 63 53 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.41% 6.42% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 41
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £15.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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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
749 825 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.76% 11.67% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 531 593
Average daily rate £375 £425 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.33 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.11% -10.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 114 (98.28%) DNS
2 77 (66.38%) Active Directory
3 76 (65.52%) Windows
4 46 (39.66%) Cisco
5 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
6 37 (31.90%) VMware
7 33 (28.45%) MS Exchange
8 31 (26.72%) Firewall
8 31 (26.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (25.00%) ITIL
10 27 (23.28%) TCP/IP
10 27 (23.28%) Finance
11 26 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (21.55%) Citrix
12 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (19.83%) WAN
13 23 (19.83%) LAN
14 22 (18.97%) MS Office
14 22 (18.97%) SAN
15 21 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
16 20 (17.24%) VPN
17 19 (16.38%) Windows 7
18 18 (15.52%) HP
19 17 (14.66%) Wireless
20 16 (13.79%) Linux
21 15 (12.93%) SQL
21 15 (12.93%) Cisco Certification
21 15 (12.93%) Blackberry
21 15 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (28.45%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.07%) IIS
4 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.45%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.59%) Lync
9 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.59%) Apache
10 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.86%) nginx
11 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.86%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.86%) Jetty
Applications
1 22 (18.97%) MS Office
2 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 114 (98.28%) DNS
2 31 (26.72%) Firewall
3 27 (23.28%) TCP/IP
4 23 (19.83%) WAN
4 23 (19.83%) LAN
5 22 (18.97%) SAN
6 20 (17.24%) VPN
7 17 (14.66%) Wireless
8 15 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (11.21%) OSPF
9 13 (11.21%) BGP
10 12 (10.34%) SNMP
10 12 (10.34%) VoIP
10 12 (10.34%) FTP
11 11 (9.48%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (8.62%) LDAP
13 8 (6.90%) IPsec
13 8 (6.90%) Internet
13 8 (6.90%) EIGRP
13 8 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.72%) MySQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) Big Data
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.86%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 5 (4.31%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Law
5 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.59%) Online Betting
6 3 (2.59%) Legal
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.86%) Local Government
8 1 (0.86%) Front Office
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Analyst
2 11 (9.48%) Network Engineer
3 9 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (7.76%) Administrator
3 9 (7.76%) Support Analyst
3 9 (7.76%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (6.90%) Architect
5 7 (6.03%) Server Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.17%) Cisco Support
6 6 (5.17%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Network Administrator
8 4 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.86%) J2EE
2 1 (0.86%) COM
2 1 (0.86%) Servlets
2 1 (0.86%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Blackberry
2 13 (11.21%) Clustering
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Replication
5 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.31%) FlexPod
6 5 (4.31%) CESG
7 4 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.59%) iPhone
8 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.59%) RMADS
9 2 (1.72%) Handset
9 2 (1.72%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.72%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.72%) PKI
9 2 (1.72%) iPad
10 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (65.52%) Windows
2 31 (26.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (16.38%) Windows 7
5 16 (13.79%) Linux
6 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.48%) UNIX
8 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
9 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.45%) Solaris
10 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.72%) Android
13 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.86%) CentOS
13 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (8.62%) Service Management
2 10 (8.62%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
3 9 (7.76%) Change Management
4 8 (6.90%) Migration
5 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.17%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.17%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.31%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.31%) Project Management
7 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.45%) Information Security
8 4 (3.45%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.93%) SQL
2 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.86%) Python
5 1 (0.86%) VBScript
5 1 (0.86%) C
5 1 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.76%) CCNP
4 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.03%) CCNA
6 6 (5.17%) CCIE
6 6 (5.17%) MCSE
7 5 (4.31%) MCITP
8 4 (3.45%) CISSP
8 4 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.59%) MCDST
9 3 (2.59%) MCP
10 2 (1.72%) CCSA
10 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.72%) CCSE
10 2 (1.72%) CCA
10 2 (1.72%) CCEA
10 2 (1.72%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.21%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (66.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.34%) XenApp
4 10 (8.62%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.90%) DFS Replication
5 8 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.17%) vSphere
7 5 (4.31%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.59%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.72%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.86%) XenServer
11 1 (0.86%) Xen
11 1 (0.86%) NFS
11 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) SCCM
2 12 (10.34%) SCOM
3 6 (5.17%) RANCID
4 5 (4.31%) OpenNMS
5 4 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.59%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.59%) Nagios
7 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (1.72%) WMI
8 1 (0.86%) Puppet
8 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.86%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (39.66%) Cisco
2 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
3 37 (31.90%) VMware
4 25 (21.55%) Citrix
5 18 (15.52%) HP
6 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 10 (8.62%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.90%) Juniper
9 7 (6.03%) NetApp
10 6 (5.17%) Mitel
10 6 (5.17%) Dell
10 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.17%) McAfee
11 5 (4.31%) Reuters
11 5 (4.31%) Bloomberg
12 4 (3.45%) Symantec
12 4 (3.45%) Lotus
12 4 (3.45%) F5
13 3 (2.59%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.59%) EMC
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