The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 174 189 205
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs citing DHCP 709 634 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.23% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 8.63% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 357 268
Median daily rate £320 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £302 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 56 38
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.90 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.21% +6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.25 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.25 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +12.50%
DHCP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8072 7344 6799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.21% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4974 4270 3669
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 452 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.63 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in England

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in England

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in England

DHCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London -44 188 £373 +4.92% 60
North East +27 162 £230 -8.18% 2
South East -23 118 £325 -1.51% 51
South West +25 59 £350 +12.00% 12
North West -5 58 £400 +33.33% 14
Yorkshire +19 40 £438 +43.44% 18
East of England -8 33 £323 +9.78% 16
West Midlands -20 33 £290 -14.07% 16
East Midlands +7 17 £400 +31.14% 6
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 1118 (88.31%) DNS
2 898 (70.93%) Windows
3 824 (65.09%) Active Directory
4 641 (50.63%) Microsoft
5 551 (43.52%) Windows Server
6 524 (41.39%) VMware
7 396 (31.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 389 (30.73%) Citrix
9 347 (27.41%) ITIL
10 346 (27.33%) TCP/IP
11 332 (26.22%) Cisco
12 317 (25.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 316 (24.96%) Firewall
14 315 (24.88%) Security Cleared
15 291 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 270 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 255 (20.14%) Linux
18 246 (19.43%) SC Cleared
19 244 (19.27%) MS Exchange
20 242 (19.12%) XenApp
21 240 (18.96%) SCCM
22 233 (18.40%) SQL
23 221 (17.46%) HP
24 219 (17.30%) WAN
25 212 (16.75%) VPN
25 212 (16.75%) MS Excel
26 210 (16.59%) LAN
27 204 (16.11%) PowerShell
28 194 (15.32%) Windows 7
29 183 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 244 (19.27%) MS Exchange
2 144 (11.37%) IIS
3 135 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 126 (9.95%) Skype for Business
5 107 (8.45%) SharePoint
6 64 (5.06%) Apache
7 60 (4.74%) Tomcat
8 59 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 38 (3.00%) nginx
10 36 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 35 (2.76%) WebSphere
12 32 (2.53%) IBM Notes
12 32 (2.53%) Jetty
13 31 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 26 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
14 26 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
16 15 (1.18%) OpenStack
17 14 (1.11%) JBoss
17 14 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 212 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 156 (12.32%) MS Office
3 24 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.71%) Eikon
3 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.32%) assyst
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 136 (10.74%) Office 365
2 68 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.82%) IaaS
6 20 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (1.58%) PaaS
7 18 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (1.34%) SaaS
9 14 (1.11%) Google App Engine
9 14 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.32%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.079%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1118 (88.31%) DNS
2 346 (27.33%) TCP/IP
3 316 (24.96%) Firewall
4 219 (17.30%) WAN
5 212 (16.75%) VPN
6 210 (16.59%) LAN
7 164 (12.95%) SAN
8 134 (10.58%) IPsec
9 128 (10.11%) Wireless
10 110 (8.69%) VLAN
11 105 (8.29%) Internet
12 99 (7.82%) MPLS
13 97 (7.66%) Network Security
14 93 (7.35%) HTTP
15 81 (6.40%) BGP
15 81 (6.40%) VoIP
16 77 (6.08%) FTP
17 72 (5.69%) SSL
18 68 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
18 68 (5.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.55%) MySQL
3 30 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 24 (1.90%) DB2
4 24 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 23 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.03%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.79%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.32%) MS Access
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 53 (4.19%) Jenkins
2 40 (3.16%) MSI
3 37 (2.92%) Travis CI
4 15 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.71%) JIRA
6 8 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.32%) Ant
7 4 (0.32%) Maven
8 3 (0.24%) git-flow
8 3 (0.24%) Gradle
8 3 (0.24%) JUnit
8 3 (0.24%) Selenium
8 3 (0.24%) Subversion
8 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.16%) GitLab
9 2 (0.16%) VisualVM
9 2 (0.16%) Xcode
10 1 (0.079%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.079%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.079%) ClearQuest
General
1 116 (9.16%) Finance
2 52 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.29%) Marketing
4 28 (2.21%) Banking
5 25 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.42%) Legal
7 16 (1.26%) Back Office
8 13 (1.03%) Retail
9 11 (0.87%) Local Government
10 9 (0.71%) Military
11 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 8 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.63%) Publishing
12 7 (0.55%) Games
12 7 (0.55%) Japanese Language
13 6 (0.47%) Electronics
13 6 (0.47%) French Language
14 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.32%) Law
16 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 202 (15.96%) Support Engineer
2 150 (11.85%) Network Engineer
3 140 (11.06%) Analyst
4 131 (10.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 87 (6.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 87 (6.87%) Administrator
6 81 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 70 (5.53%) Desktop Support
8 63 (4.98%) Architect
8 63 (4.98%) Server Engineer
8 63 (4.98%) Windows Engineer
9 56 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
10 54 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
11 53 (4.19%) Support Analyst
12 52 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
13 51 (4.03%) Consultant
14 48 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
15 45 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
15 45 (3.55%) VMware Engineer
16 41 (3.24%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.92%) Middleware
2 34 (2.69%) .NET
3 32 (2.53%) Servlets
4 27 (2.13%) LAMP
5 26 (2.05%) 802.1X
6 24 (1.90%) CSS
7 20 (1.58%) J2EE
8 17 (1.34%) LEMP Stack
8 17 (1.34%) XML
9 16 (1.26%) LAPP Stack
10 15 (1.18%) Web Services
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.32%) PostGIS
12 4 (0.32%) Regular Expression
12 4 (0.32%) REST
13 3 (0.24%) HTML
13 3 (0.24%) SOAP
13 3 (0.24%) WireMock
14 2 (0.16%) ELK Stack
14 2 (0.16%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 158 (12.48%) Data Centre
2 114 (9.00%) Computer Science
3 106 (8.37%) Management Information System
4 94 (7.42%) Clustering
5 53 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (3.16%) PKI
7 35 (2.76%) Replication
8 34 (2.69%) Fat Client
8 34 (2.69%) Thin Client
9 28 (2.21%) Blackberry
10 25 (1.97%) Public Cloud
11 22 (1.74%) Mainframe
12 21 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
13 16 (1.26%) Driving Licence
14 14 (1.11%) CESG
14 14 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (1.11%) NHS
15 13 (1.03%) Statistics
16 12 (0.95%) Visualisation
17 11 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 898 (70.93%) Windows
2 551 (43.52%) Windows Server
3 396 (31.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 291 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 270 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 255 (20.14%) Linux
7 194 (15.32%) Windows 7
8 75 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (5.61%) Unix
10 53 (4.19%) Solaris
11 51 (4.03%) Windows 8
11 51 (4.03%) Windows XP
12 48 (3.79%) Windows 10
13 35 (2.76%) Ubuntu
14 31 (2.45%) AIX
15 30 (2.37%) CentOS
16 29 (2.29%) Mac OS X
17 28 (2.21%) Android
18 26 (2.05%) Apple iOS
19 24 (1.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (27.41%) ITIL
2 124 (9.79%) Migration
3 107 (8.45%) Project Management
4 99 (7.82%) Change Management
5 92 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 79 (6.24%) Service Delivery
7 77 (6.08%) Software Delivery
8 71 (5.61%) Load Balancing
9 70 (5.53%) Incident Management
10 68 (5.37%) Problem Management
11 59 (4.66%) High Availability
12 57 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 50 (3.95%) DevOps
14 47 (3.71%) ITIL V3
15 46 (3.63%) Business Continuity
16 41 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
17 38 (3.00%) Change Control
17 38 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (2.92%) ITSM
18 37 (2.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 233 (18.40%) SQL
2 204 (16.11%) PowerShell
3 76 (6.00%) VBScript
4 59 (4.66%) Python
5 52 (4.11%) Java
6 41 (3.24%) Perl
7 39 (3.08%) VB
8 37 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 37 (2.92%) C
9 34 (2.69%) C++
10 27 (2.13%) Ruby
11 24 (1.90%) PHP
12 23 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.11%) C#
15 12 (0.95%) JavaScript
16 9 (0.71%) Bourne shell
17 7 (0.55%) Korn
18 4 (0.32%) AppleScript
19 3 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 315 (24.88%) Security Cleared
2 246 (19.43%) SC Cleared
3 183 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 155 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
5 141 (11.14%) Degree
6 101 (7.98%) MCSE
7 94 (7.42%) CCNA
8 91 (7.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 81 (6.40%) CCNP
10 71 (5.61%) MCSA
11 37 (2.92%) DV Cleared
12 34 (2.69%) MCP
13 32 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 26 (2.05%) MCITP
15 18 (1.42%) MCTS
16 17 (1.34%) CCIE
17 15 (1.18%) MCDST
18 14 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
19 13 (1.03%) MCSD
20 10 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 70 (5.53%) SLA
3 17 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.39%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.39%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.24%) QA
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.079%) GxP
System Software
1 824 (65.09%) Active Directory
2 317 (25.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 242 (19.12%) XenApp
4 173 (13.67%) Hyper-V
5 136 (10.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 125 (9.87%) XenDesktop
7 103 (8.14%) XenServer
8 100 (7.90%) vSphere
9 63 (4.98%) Terminal Services
10 60 (4.74%) VMware ESX
11 36 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
12 26 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
13 23 (1.82%) Firmware
14 18 (1.42%) NFS
15 17 (1.34%) VMware Server
16 16 (1.26%) Xen
17 15 (1.18%) ProxySG
17 15 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
18 12 (0.95%) iptables
19 11 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 240 (18.96%) SCCM
2 98 (7.74%) SCOM
3 79 (6.24%) Puppet
4 77 (6.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 55 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (4.19%) Microsoft Clustering
7 46 (3.63%) WSUS
8 43 (3.40%) XenMobile
9 40 (3.16%) NetBackup
9 40 (3.16%) SafeCom
10 34 (2.69%) EdgeSight
11 30 (2.37%) Backup Exec
11 30 (2.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 26 (2.05%) Nagios
13 25 (1.97%) HP SIM
14 24 (1.90%) OpenView
15 22 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
16 21 (1.66%) Ansible
16 21 (1.66%) Perfmon
17 18 (1.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 641 (50.63%) Microsoft
2 524 (41.39%) VMware
3 389 (30.73%) Citrix
4 332 (26.22%) Cisco
5 221 (17.46%) HP
6 117 (9.24%) AppSense
7 100 (7.90%) Dell
8 98 (7.74%) Oracle
9 95 (7.50%) CheckPoint
10 80 (6.32%) Juniper
11 78 (6.16%) F5
12 68 (5.37%) Symantec
13 66 (5.21%) Red Hat
14 64 (5.06%) EMC
14 64 (5.06%) ThinPrint
15 56 (4.42%) NetApp
16 52 (4.11%) SolarWinds
17 50 (3.95%) Intel Security
17 50 (3.95%) SAP
18 41 (3.24%) IBM
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