The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 23 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 East Midlands 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 86 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing DHCP 12 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.84% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 5.85% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 9
Average daily rate £380 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £153 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -36.00%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 188 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.15% 14.35% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 87 87
Average daily rate £325 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £263 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -58.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.45 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.51 £31.60 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
DHCP
England

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £163 - 1
Derbyshire -16 5 £555 +404.54%
Leicestershire - 2 £225 - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (93.75%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Wireless
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) VB
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Siemens
6 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Android

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
1 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Siemens
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky