The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 96 86 97
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.26% 2.00% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 10.80% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 29
Median daily rate £323 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.78% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £161 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £302 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.88% +7.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+56.94% +12.50%
DHCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 574 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.23% 18.47% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 311 233
Median daily rate £375 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 65 51
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £52.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 15 £315 -10.00% 6
Bedfordshire +4 8 £425 +44.68%
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £625 +108.33% 7
Essex 0 2 £363 +113.23% 6
Suffolk +1 1 £190 -
Norfolk -7 1 £190 +8.57%
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 46 (93.88%) DNS
2 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
3 31 (63.27%) Windows
4 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.86%) Cisco
6 19 (38.78%) VMware
6 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (36.73%) Firewall
8 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 14 (28.57%) SCCM
9 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
10 13 (26.53%) Citrix
11 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (22.45%) ITIL
13 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (20.41%) LAN
13 10 (20.41%) Linux
13 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
13 10 (20.41%) IIS
14 9 (18.37%) CCNA
15 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
15 8 (16.33%) SAN
15 8 (16.33%) Office 365
15 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
16 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
16 7 (14.29%) SharePoint

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (12.24%) nginx
4 6 (12.24%) Skype for Business
4 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
5 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.16%) Apache
7 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (6.12%) Jetty
7 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (93.88%) DNS
2 18 (36.73%) Firewall
3 10 (20.41%) LAN
4 8 (16.33%) SAN
4 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.24%) FTP
5 6 (12.24%) SMTP
5 6 (12.24%) WAN
6 5 (10.20%) Internet
6 5 (10.20%) IPsec
6 5 (10.20%) VLAN
7 4 (8.16%) Network Security
7 4 (8.16%) OSPF
7 4 (8.16%) VPN
7 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.12%) HTTP
8 3 (6.12%) VoIP
9 2 (4.08%) BGP
9 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 6 (12.24%) Local Government
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Server Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support
7 2 (4.08%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) LAMP
2 3 (6.12%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (6.12%) Servlets
3 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.08%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) CCTV
2 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.04%) FMCG
2 1 (2.04%) iPad
2 1 (2.04%) iPhone
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
2 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (20.41%) Linux
7 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.04%) Android
11 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (10.20%) Web Filtering
3 4 (8.16%) Change Management
3 4 (8.16%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.12%) CRM
4 3 (6.12%) DevOps
4 3 (6.12%) High Availability
5 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) Network Management
5 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Server Hardening
5 2 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) VBScript
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.12%) C
4 3 (6.12%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.37%) CCNA
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.29%) MCSA
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) MCITP
8 2 (4.08%) CCNP
9 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.04%) MCSE
9 1 (2.04%) VCP5
9 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) XenApp
4 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.16%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) Firmware
5 3 (6.12%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (6.12%) NFS
6 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.04%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Graphite
3 3 (6.12%) logstash
3 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 3 (6.12%) Puppet
3 3 (6.12%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) WSUS
4 2 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Casper Suite
5 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) Cisco
3 19 (38.78%) VMware
4 13 (26.53%) Citrix
5 5 (10.20%) Dell
5 5 (10.20%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) NetApp
6 4 (8.16%) IronPort
6 4 (8.16%) Juniper
7 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.12%) Cognos
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle
8 2 (4.08%) Apple
8 2 (4.08%) Mitel
8 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.08%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.04%) AppSense
9 1 (2.04%) Google
9 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL