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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 72 87 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing DHCP 60 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.18% 1.78% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 12.56% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 23
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£315 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £277 £278
% change year-on-year
+3.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.10 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+24.24% +6.45%
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
528 422 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.14% 14.20% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 200 138
Average daily rate £315 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £177 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 76
Average hourly rate £30.50 £23.86 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% +25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +8 22 £325 +20.37% 6
Hertfordshire +5 17 £350 +9.37% 8
Essex -4 14 £178 -54.19% 4
Bedfordshire +5 4 £288 -4.16% 4
Norfolk - 2 £153 -
Suffolk +11 1 - - 2
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 95 (96.94%) DNS
2 78 (79.59%) Active Directory
3 73 (74.49%) Windows
4 61 (62.24%) Microsoft
5 33 (33.67%) ITIL
5 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (32.65%) VMware
7 29 (29.59%) Linux
8 28 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 27 (27.55%) Citrix
10 26 (26.53%) Cisco
10 26 (26.53%) Firewall
11 25 (25.51%) Project Management
11 25 (25.51%) HP
11 25 (25.51%) IIS
12 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
12 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
14 19 (19.39%) TCP/IP
14 19 (19.39%) SCCM
15 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
16 17 (17.35%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (17.35%) SCOM
16 17 (17.35%) XenApp
17 15 (15.31%) Dell
18 14 (14.29%) CCNA
18 14 (14.29%) SAN
18 14 (14.29%) FTP
19 13 (13.27%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 25 (25.51%) IIS
2 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
3 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.08%) Lync
8 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Tridion
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.14%) Office 365
2 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (96.94%) DNS
2 26 (26.53%) Firewall
3 19 (19.39%) TCP/IP
4 14 (14.29%) SAN
4 14 (14.29%) FTP
5 13 (13.27%) LDAP
5 13 (13.27%) Wireless
6 11 (11.22%) VoIP
6 11 (11.22%) Internet
7 10 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (9.18%) WAN
9 8 (8.16%) VLAN
10 7 (7.14%) Network Security
11 6 (6.12%) BIG-IP
11 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.12%) LAN
11 6 (6.12%) NetScaler
12 5 (5.10%) HTTP
13 4 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (4.08%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) JIRA
1 4 (4.08%) Trac
2 3 (3.06%) Redmine
3 2 (2.04%) Selenium
3 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.04%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (1.02%) Ant
4 1 (1.02%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Local Government
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (10.20%) Analyst
3 9 (9.18%) Consultant
3 9 (9.18%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) Web Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) Desktop Support
5 7 (7.14%) Administrator
5 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (4.08%) Messaging Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) IT Support
7 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) Web Services
3 2 (2.04%) CGI
3 2 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.08%) CLARiiON
3 3 (3.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
4 2 (2.04%) SecurID
4 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) PMI
5 1 (1.02%) DTV
5 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.02%) Life Science
5 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (74.49%) Windows
2 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (29.59%) Linux
4 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.22%) Windows XP
5 11 (11.22%) Debian
6 10 (10.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (8.16%) Android
8 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.10%) UNIX
10 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) ITIL
2 25 (25.51%) Project Management
3 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
4 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.16%) Change Management
6 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.12%) Migration
7 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (4.08%) DevOps
8 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.06%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.06%) Use Case
8 3 (3.06%) Information Security
9 2 (2.04%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.04%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.24%) SQL
3 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.06%) Ruby
5 2 (2.04%) Perl
5 2 (2.04%) PHP
5 2 (2.04%) C
5 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.02%) Go
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (14.29%) CCNA
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.06%) CCNP
5 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.04%) Degree
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.04%) CCIE
5 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 2 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CCSE
6 1 (1.02%) MOS
6 1 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (79.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.35%) XenApp
3 11 (11.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.22%) vSphere
4 9 (9.18%) Terminal Server
5 6 (6.12%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.08%) Dovecot
7 3 (3.06%) Firmware
8 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.04%) XenServer
9 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (19.39%) SCCM
2 17 (17.35%) SCOM
3 5 (5.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.04%) WSUS
5 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 61 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.65%) VMware
3 27 (27.55%) Citrix
4 26 (26.53%) Cisco
5 25 (25.51%) HP
6 15 (15.31%) Dell
7 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
8 12 (12.24%) CheckPoint
9 10 (10.20%) 3PAR
9 10 (10.20%) F5
10 8 (8.16%) Apple
10 8 (8.16%) Symantec
11 7 (7.14%) Oracle
12 5 (5.10%) Infoblox
13 4 (4.08%) Akamai
13 4 (4.08%) EMC
14 3 (3.06%) NetApp
15 2 (2.04%) Mitel
15 2 (2.04%) Lotus
15 2 (2.04%) McAfee