The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 96 75 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +48
Contract jobs citing DHCP 50 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 1.84% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 11.20% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £369 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £179 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
- -14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.42%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
425 393 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.02% 16.42% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 154 240
Average daily rate £313 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
DHCP
England

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 29 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -3 15 £375 +100.00% 7
Essex -11 15 £190 -53.93% 2
Bedfordshire -12 11 £350 - 5
Hertfordshire -6 8 £175 - 8
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 82 (91.11%) DNS
2 66 (73.33%) Windows
3 52 (57.78%) Microsoft
4 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 37 (41.11%) Linux
6 36 (40.00%) VMware
7 32 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (28.89%) ITIL
8 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
9 25 (27.78%) TCP/IP
10 24 (26.67%) Citrix
10 24 (26.67%) Firewall
11 23 (25.56%) Cisco
12 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
12 22 (24.44%) SCCM
13 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (22.22%) SAN
13 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (21.11%) Windows 7
14 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (21.11%) PowerShell
15 18 (20.00%) HP
16 17 (18.89%) SCOM
17 15 (16.67%) FTP
18 14 (15.56%) HTTP
18 14 (15.56%) EMC
19 13 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (14.44%) Oracle
19 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 12 (13.33%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.33%) Apache
4 11 (12.22%) IIS
5 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.67%) CMS
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (91.11%) DNS
2 25 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 24 (26.67%) Firewall
4 20 (22.22%) SAN
5 15 (16.67%) FTP
6 14 (15.56%) HTTP
7 12 (13.33%) NAS
8 11 (12.22%) WAN
9 10 (11.11%) LAN
9 10 (11.11%) Wireless
9 10 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (10.00%) iSCSI
10 9 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (10.00%) VPN
11 8 (8.89%) Network Security
12 7 (7.78%) OSPF
12 7 (7.78%) BGP
12 7 (7.78%) Telnet
12 7 (7.78%) Broadband
13 6 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) JUnit
1 7 (7.78%) Selenium
1 7 (7.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 6 (6.67%) JIRA
2 6 (6.67%) Redmine
2 6 (6.67%) Trac
3 2 (2.22%) MSI
4 1 (1.11%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (13.33%) Administrator
2 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Consultant
3 11 (12.22%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.78%) Test Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Network Specialist
6 6 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
7 5 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.56%) Server Support
7 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Network Support
8 4 (4.44%) Wintel Support
8 4 (4.44%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) Flash
3 2 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.00%) Clustering
2 9 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 8 (8.89%) PKI
4 7 (7.78%) Firmware
5 4 (4.44%) iPhone
6 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.22%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.22%) NHS
8 1 (1.11%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.11%) STB
8 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) Replication
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 66 (73.33%) Windows
2 37 (41.11%) Linux
3 32 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (21.11%) Windows 7
4 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 10 (11.11%) UNIX
8 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.78%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.33%) CentOS
11 3 (3.33%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.22%) HPUX
13 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) ITIL
2 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.89%) Use Case
5 7 (7.78%) Migration
6 6 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.56%) Software Deployment
7 5 (5.56%) ERP
8 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.44%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.33%) Validation
9 3 (3.33%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.33%) Project Management
10 2 (2.22%) E-business
10 2 (2.22%) Workflow
10 2 (2.22%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.33%) SQL
3 11 (12.22%) Perl
4 10 (11.11%) Java
5 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.67%) PHP
5 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.67%) Ruby
6 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.44%) VB
8 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.11%) MCSE
4 8 (8.89%) CCNP
5 7 (7.78%) CCNA
5 7 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.56%) CCSE
6 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.33%) OCP
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (3.33%) RHCE
7 3 (3.33%) Degree
8 2 (2.22%) MCITP
8 2 (2.22%) MCSA
8 2 (2.22%) MCP
8 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) VCP5
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) XenApp
4 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.78%) vSphere
6 6 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 6 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.11%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.11%) XenServer
11 1 (1.11%) VMFS
11 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (24.44%) SCCM
2 17 (18.89%) SCOM
3 10 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.44%) WSUS
5 4 (4.44%) HP SIM
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.11%) OpenView
7 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 36 (40.00%) VMware
3 24 (26.67%) Citrix
4 23 (25.56%) Cisco
5 18 (20.00%) HP
6 14 (15.56%) EMC
7 13 (14.44%) Oracle
8 10 (11.11%) Dell
8 10 (11.11%) Symantec
8 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 9 (10.00%) F5
10 8 (8.89%) CheckPoint
11 6 (6.67%) Infoblox
12 5 (5.56%) Imperva
12 5 (5.56%) Blue Coat
12 5 (5.56%) SAP
12 5 (5.56%) IBM
13 4 (4.44%) NetApp
14 2 (2.22%) Veritas
14 2 (2.22%) Lotus
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