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 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 123 159 156
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 63 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.60% 6.02% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 20
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£388 £360 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £405 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £95.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -13.15%
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London

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
656 698 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.23% 11.67% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 449 519
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
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 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 January 2015.

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 January 2015, 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.

1 121 (98.37%) DNS
2 75 (60.98%) Windows
3 69 (56.10%) Active Directory
4 53 (43.09%) Cisco
5 51 (41.46%) VMware
6 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 41 (33.33%) Firewall
8 39 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (26.83%) Citrix
11 30 (24.39%) MS Exchange
12 29 (23.58%) Finance
13 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
13 28 (22.76%) Linux
14 27 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (21.95%) SAN
15 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
16 25 (20.33%) HP
16 25 (20.33%) LAN
16 25 (20.33%) WAN
17 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (18.70%) OSPF
17 23 (18.70%) BGP
18 22 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (16.26%) CCNP
19 20 (16.26%) MS Office
20 19 (15.45%) ITIL
20 19 (15.45%) Windows 7
21 18 (14.63%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 30 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 22 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (8.94%) IIS
4 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.25%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.44%) Apache
9 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.81%) Jetty
10 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.81%) Lync
10 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (16.26%) MS Office
2 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.69%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 121 (98.37%) DNS
2 41 (33.33%) Firewall
3 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
4 27 (21.95%) SAN
5 25 (20.33%) LAN
5 25 (20.33%) WAN
6 23 (18.70%) OSPF
6 23 (18.70%) BGP
7 22 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (14.63%) Network Security
9 17 (13.82%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (13.82%) Wireless
10 16 (13.01%) VPN
10 16 (13.01%) DMVPN
10 16 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (12.20%) SNMP
12 13 (10.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (10.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 13 (10.57%) VoIP
12 13 (10.57%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) MySQL
3 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) IDOL
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) MSI
2 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 29 (23.58%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Retail
3 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Law
4 4 (3.25%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.44%) Legal
6 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.63%) Electronics
6 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (15.45%) Analyst
2 14 (11.38%) Network Engineer
3 13 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.13%) Security Specialist
5 10 (8.13%) Network Specialist
5 10 (8.13%) Network Security Specialist
6 9 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Consultant
7 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Cisco Support
9 6 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Architect
10 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) .NET
2 3 (2.44%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) LAMP
4 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.81%) COM
4 1 (0.81%) Servlets
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.57%) Fat Client
2 13 (10.57%) Thin Client
3 11 (8.94%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.32%) Clustering
5 7 (5.69%) Replication
6 5 (4.07%) FlexPod
6 5 (4.07%) CESG
7 4 (3.25%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.44%) RMADS
8 3 (2.44%) Open Source
9 2 (1.63%) DTV
9 2 (1.63%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.81%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 75 (60.98%) Windows
2 35 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.76%) Linux
4 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (15.45%) Windows 7
6 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.13%) UNIX
8 8 (6.50%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.44%) Solaris
11 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) CentOS
12 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.45%) ITIL
2 15 (12.20%) E-Commerce
3 11 (8.94%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.13%) Service Management
5 9 (7.32%) Change Management
6 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.88%) Project Management
8 6 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.07%) DevOps
9 5 (4.07%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.07%) Migration
10 4 (3.25%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (3.25%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (3.25%) Information Security
10 4 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.38%) SQL
2 10 (8.13%) C
3 7 (5.69%) Perl
4 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.44%) Java
6 2 (1.63%) Python
6 2 (1.63%) VBScript
6 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.81%) Golang
7 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (16.26%) CCNP
3 13 (10.57%) CCSE
4 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.13%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.13%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.50%) CCNA
7 6 (4.88%) CCIE
8 5 (4.07%) MCSE
9 4 (3.25%) CISSP
9 4 (3.25%) MCITP
10 3 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CCSA
11 2 (1.63%) MCP
11 2 (1.63%) MCSA
11 2 (1.63%) CCEA
11 2 (1.63%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CCEE
11 2 (1.63%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 39 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.13%) DFS Replication
3 10 (8.13%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.13%) XenApp
4 8 (6.50%) XenDesktop
5 7 (5.69%) VMware Server
5 7 (5.69%) vSphere
5 7 (5.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.44%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.63%) NFS
8 2 (1.63%) Firmware
8 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.81%) Xen
9 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.81%) XenServer
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) SCCM
2 7 (5.69%) SCOM
3 6 (4.88%) WSUS
3 6 (4.88%) RANCID
4 5 (4.07%) OpenNMS
5 4 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.25%) Puppet
5 4 (3.25%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (2.44%) Nagios
7 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.81%) WMI
8 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 53 (43.09%) Cisco
2 51 (41.46%) VMware
3 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 33 (26.83%) Citrix
5 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
6 25 (20.33%) HP
7 15 (12.20%) F5
7 15 (12.20%) Blue Coat
8 12 (9.76%) Infoblox
9 11 (8.94%) Imperva
9 11 (8.94%) SolarWinds
9 11 (8.94%) NetApp
9 11 (8.94%) Juniper
10 9 (7.32%) McAfee
11 6 (4.88%) Dell
12 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.07%) Reuters
12 5 (4.07%) Bloomberg
12 5 (4.07%) Symantec
13 4 (3.25%) Mitel
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