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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 96 80 114
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Contract jobs citing DHCP 50 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.58% 1.79% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 12.08% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £178 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £321
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.38 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £17.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +2.89%
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
467 356 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.80% 14.85% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 141 259
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 43 75
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -2 16 £375 +100.00% 6
Bedfordshire -8 12 £350 - 8
Essex -17 11 £190 -52.50% 1
Hertfordshire -17 8 £160 - 3
Norfolk -6 3 - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 93 (90.29%) DNS
2 77 (74.76%) Windows
3 62 (60.19%) Microsoft
4 58 (56.31%) Active Directory
5 39 (37.86%) Linux
5 39 (37.86%) VMware
6 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (32.04%) TCP/IP
8 29 (28.16%) Firewall
9 27 (26.21%) MS Excel
9 27 (26.21%) MS Exchange
10 26 (25.24%) Cisco
10 26 (25.24%) SCCM
10 26 (25.24%) PowerShell
11 24 (23.30%) ITIL
11 24 (23.30%) SAN
11 24 (23.30%) SCOM
11 24 (23.30%) Windows 7
12 23 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (21.36%) FTP
14 21 (20.39%) Citrix
15 19 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (17.48%) IIS
16 18 (17.48%) HP
17 16 (15.53%) HTTP
17 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
18 15 (14.56%) EMC
19 14 (13.59%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 27 (26.21%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (17.48%) IIS
4 12 (11.65%) Apache
4 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.83%) CMS
7 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (26.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 93 (90.29%) DNS
2 33 (32.04%) TCP/IP
3 29 (28.16%) Firewall
4 24 (23.30%) SAN
5 22 (21.36%) FTP
6 16 (15.53%) HTTP
7 14 (13.59%) Wireless
8 12 (11.65%) WAN
9 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (10.68%) NAS
10 10 (9.71%) Broadband
10 10 (9.71%) LAN
10 10 (9.71%) VPN
11 9 (8.74%) iSCSI
11 9 (8.74%) Telnet
11 9 (8.74%) Internet
12 8 (7.77%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (6.80%) Network Security
14 6 (5.83%) OSPF
14 6 (5.83%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) DB2
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Selenium
2 7 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (6.80%) JUnit
3 6 (5.83%) Bugzilla
3 6 (5.83%) JIRA
3 6 (5.83%) Redmine
3 6 (5.83%) Trac
4 2 (1.94%) MSI
5 1 (0.97%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.97%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.85%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.91%) Finance
5 2 (1.94%) Publishing
5 2 (1.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Support Engineer
2 15 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) Administrator
4 12 (11.65%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.65%) Network Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Consultant
6 7 (6.80%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Network Specialist
7 6 (5.83%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.83%) Server Support
8 5 (4.85%) Network Security Specialist
8 5 (4.85%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.85%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) IT Support
9 4 (3.88%) Wintel Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Network Support
9 4 (3.88%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) Flash
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.97%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.74%) Firmware
2 9 (8.74%) PKI
3 8 (7.77%) Clustering
4 7 (6.80%) Thin Client
4 7 (6.80%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.91%) STB
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) NHS
7 2 (1.94%) iPhone
7 2 (1.94%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.97%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 77 (74.76%) Windows
2 39 (37.86%) Linux
3 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (23.30%) Windows 7
5 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (13.59%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (9.71%) Windows XP
8 8 (7.77%) UNIX
9 4 (3.88%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.91%) CentOS
11 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.94%) HPUX
12 1 (0.97%) Solaris
12 1 (0.97%) AIX
12 1 (0.97%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) ITIL
2 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
3 11 (10.68%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.77%) Migration
4 8 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.80%) Use Case
6 5 (4.85%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.85%) ERP
7 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.88%) Project Management
8 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.91%) Validation
8 3 (2.91%) Data Analysis
8 3 (2.91%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.91%) Database Security
9 2 (1.94%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.94%) DevOps
9 2 (1.94%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.59%) Perl
3 12 (11.65%) SQL
4 8 (7.77%) PHP
4 8 (7.77%) Java
4 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.77%) VB.NET
4 8 (7.77%) Ruby
5 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.91%) VBScript
7 2 (1.94%) VB
7 2 (1.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.71%) CCNP
3 8 (7.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (7.77%) MCSE
4 7 (6.80%) CCNA
5 5 (4.85%) CCSE
5 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.91%) MCITP
7 3 (2.91%) Degree
7 3 (2.91%) MCP
7 3 (2.91%) OCP
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.91%) RHCE
8 1 (0.97%) MCSD
8 1 (0.97%) MCSA
8 1 (0.97%) CCIE
8 1 (0.97%) VCP5
8 1 (0.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (56.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.65%) vSphere
4 8 (7.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.77%) XenApp
4 8 (7.77%) Terminal Services
5 7 (6.80%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.94%) VMFS
8 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.94%) vCloud
8 2 (1.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.97%) NFS
9 1 (0.97%) KVM
9 1 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (25.24%) SCCM
2 24 (23.30%) SCOM
3 12 (11.65%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.83%) WSUS
5 5 (4.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (3.88%) HP SIM
6 4 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.91%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.91%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.97%) OpenView
9 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (60.19%) Microsoft
2 39 (37.86%) VMware
3 26 (25.24%) Cisco
4 21 (20.39%) Citrix
5 18 (17.48%) HP
6 15 (14.56%) EMC
7 13 (12.62%) Oracle
8 11 (10.68%) Symantec
9 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
10 8 (7.77%) F5
11 7 (6.80%) Dell
12 6 (5.83%) Infoblox
13 5 (4.85%) Imperva
13 5 (4.85%) Blue Coat
13 5 (4.85%) SAP
14 4 (3.88%) NetApp
15 3 (2.91%) Veritas
15 3 (2.91%) IBM
15 3 (2.91%) Akamai
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