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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 100 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 27 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 1.60% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 10.93% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 14
Average daily rate £375 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £291 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £458 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £18.40 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.07 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.16%
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
345 375 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.48% 14.65% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 184 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 52
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 10 £438 +52.83% 2
Hertfordshire +7 7 £350 -6.66% 8
Suffolk - 6 £313 - 1
Norfolk -9 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - - 3
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 67 (98.53%) DNS
2 46 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 45 (66.18%) Windows
4 33 (48.53%) Firewall
4 33 (48.53%) VMware
5 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (41.18%) Citrix
6 28 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
8 21 (30.88%) Cisco
8 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
9 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
9 19 (27.94%) SQL
9 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (25.00%) Office 365
11 16 (23.53%) Windows XP
11 16 (23.53%) XenApp
12 15 (22.06%) LAN
12 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
12 15 (22.06%) SLA
12 15 (22.06%) IIS
12 15 (22.06%) ITIL
13 14 (20.59%) HP
13 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (17.65%) SAN
15 12 (17.65%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 28 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.06%) IIS
3 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.35%) IBM Notes
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.41%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.94%) Apache
7 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.94%) Jetty
7 2 (2.94%) nginx
7 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Office 365
2 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.41%) Google App Engine
3 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (98.53%) DNS
2 33 (48.53%) Firewall
3 17 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (22.06%) LAN
4 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
5 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (17.65%) FTP
6 12 (17.65%) SAN
7 11 (16.18%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (13.24%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (10.29%) iSCSI
9 7 (10.29%) NAS
9 7 (10.29%) NetScaler
9 7 (10.29%) VoIP
10 5 (7.35%) WAN
11 4 (5.88%) HTTP
11 4 (5.88%) VPN
12 3 (4.41%) OSPF
12 3 (4.41%) SSL
12 3 (4.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.41%) MSI
2 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) JUnit
2 1 (1.47%) Redmine
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.47%) Trac
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Local Government
2 3 (4.41%) Publishing
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.35%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Citrix Support
8 4 (5.88%) Network Support
9 3 (4.41%) Network Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) Servlets
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) Clustering
3 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.88%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) STB
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows
2 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
4 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (14.71%) Linux
8 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.94%) Unix
12 1 (1.47%) Android
12 1 (1.47%) CentOS
12 1 (1.47%) Solaris
12 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
3 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.82%) Software Licensing
4 4 (5.88%) High Availability
4 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.41%) Change Management
5 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.41%) DevOps
5 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.41%) Migration
6 2 (2.94%) Coaching
6 2 (2.94%) CRM
6 2 (2.94%) Information Security
6 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.94%) Project Management
6 2 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) C
5 3 (4.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.47%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) CCNA
3 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.35%) MCITP
6 5 (7.35%) MCSE
7 4 (5.88%) CCNP
7 4 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.41%) MCSA
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.47%) CCA
10 1 (1.47%) CCEA
10 1 (1.47%) CCEE
10 1 (1.47%) CCIE
10 1 (1.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.53%) XenApp
4 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.41%) Xen
7 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.94%) vSphere
7 2 (2.94%) XenServer
8 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) SCCM
2 4 (5.88%) Puppet
3 3 (4.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) VMware
2 28 (41.18%) Citrix
3 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
4 21 (30.88%) Cisco
5 14 (20.59%) HP
6 10 (14.71%) Blue Coat
7 9 (13.24%) Forcepoint
8 8 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (11.76%) Juniper
8 8 (11.76%) Remedy
9 7 (10.29%) 3PAR
9 7 (10.29%) IBM
10 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
10 5 (7.35%) Lotus
11 3 (4.41%) Google
11 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.41%) Sophos
12 2 (2.94%) F5
12 2 (2.94%) Imperva
12 2 (2.94%) Infoblox