The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 182 235 238
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 614 428 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.89% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 6.50% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 218 193
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £166 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
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
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
London +49 265 £350 +7.69% 79
South East +35 110 £290 -7.93% 57
East of England +10 63 £350 +55.55% 13
North West +21 57 £300 +9.09% 14
South West -17 48 £268 -18.93% 17
Yorkshire +4 27 £335 -13.54% 17
West Midlands -4 25 £288 -17.85% 12
East Midlands +4 11 £350 +69.69% 10
North East -27 11 £230 -16.36% 5
DHCP
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1048 (93.91%) DNS
2 835 (74.82%) Windows
3 726 (65.05%) Active Directory
4 509 (45.61%) Microsoft
5 484 (43.37%) VMware
6 451 (40.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 376 (33.69%) MS Exchange
8 357 (31.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 308 (27.60%) TCP/IP
10 303 (27.15%) Firewall
11 295 (26.43%) Cisco
12 294 (26.34%) Citrix
12 294 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 274 (24.55%) HP
14 254 (22.76%) ITIL
15 252 (22.58%) Windows 7
16 235 (21.06%) SAN
17 229 (20.52%) SCCM
18 216 (19.35%) Linux
19 211 (18.91%) Exchange Server 2010
20 209 (18.73%) MS Excel
21 201 (18.01%) LAN
22 193 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
23 188 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
24 182 (16.31%) Security Cleared
25 181 (16.22%) Windows XP
26 177 (15.86%) WAN
27 150 (13.44%) VPN
28 147 (13.17%) SQL
29 141 (12.63%) MS Office

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 376 (33.69%) MS Exchange
2 211 (18.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 130 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 119 (10.66%) IIS
5 115 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 91 (8.15%) SharePoint
7 47 (4.21%) Lync
8 39 (3.49%) Apache
9 38 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 35 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (2.78%) Tomcat
12 26 (2.33%) WebSphere
13 20 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (1.79%) nginx
14 19 (1.70%) Jetty
14 19 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (1.25%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.81%) CMS
17 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
18 4 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 209 (18.73%) MS Excel
2 141 (12.63%) MS Office
3 10 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.63%) MS Project
5 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.090%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.090%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.58%) Office 365
3 39 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (1.70%) Google App Engine
6 19 (1.70%) SaaS
7 18 (1.61%) Route 53
7 18 (1.61%) Amazon S3
8 16 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (1.25%) PaaS
10 12 (1.08%) IaaS
11 1 (0.090%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1048 (93.91%) DNS
2 308 (27.60%) TCP/IP
3 303 (27.15%) Firewall
4 235 (21.06%) SAN
5 201 (18.01%) LAN
6 177 (15.86%) WAN
7 150 (13.44%) VPN
8 111 (9.95%) Wireless
9 75 (6.72%) IPsec
10 66 (5.91%) Network Security
10 66 (5.91%) Internet
11 64 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
12 62 (5.56%) VLAN
13 61 (5.47%) FTP
13 61 (5.47%) MPLS
14 60 (5.38%) HTTP
15 59 (5.29%) VoIP
16 56 (5.02%) BGP
16 56 (5.02%) NAS
17 52 (4.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (1.79%) MySQL
5 18 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.54%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.54%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.36%) DTS
13 4 (0.36%) Big Data
14 3 (0.27%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.27%) DB2
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 31 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.43%) Maven
2 16 (1.43%) Hudson
3 11 (0.99%) JUnit
3 11 (0.99%) MSI
4 9 (0.81%) Selenium
5 7 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.54%) Bugzilla
6 6 (0.54%) Trac
6 6 (0.54%) Redmine
6 6 (0.54%) JIRA
7 4 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.36%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.090%) WebLOAD
10 1 (0.090%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 93 (8.33%) Finance
2 73 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 34 (3.05%) Banking
4 23 (2.06%) Marketing
5 22 (1.97%) Advertising
6 20 (1.79%) French Language
7 17 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.25%) Legal
9 14 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
9 14 (1.25%) Spanish Language
10 13 (1.16%) Law
11 12 (1.08%) Retail
11 12 (1.08%) Back Office
11 12 (1.08%) German Language
12 10 (0.90%) Local Government
13 7 (0.63%) Publishing
14 4 (0.36%) Electronics
15 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 139 (12.46%) Analyst
2 135 (12.10%) Support Engineer
3 123 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 93 (8.33%) Administrator
5 84 (7.53%) Network Engineer
6 68 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
6 68 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
7 59 (5.29%) Support Analyst
7 59 (5.29%) Server Engineer
8 58 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 47 (4.21%) Consultant
10 46 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
11 45 (4.03%) Desktop Support
12 39 (3.49%) Architect
12 39 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 34 (3.05%) Desktop Engineer
13 34 (3.05%) Network Specialist
13 34 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 33 (2.96%) IT Support
15 31 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.58%) .NET
2 26 (2.33%) Web Services
3 19 (1.70%) Servlets
4 14 (1.25%) J2EE
5 13 (1.16%) Middleware
6 6 (0.54%) XML
7 5 (0.45%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.45%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.45%) HTML
7 5 (0.45%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.36%) ADSI
9 3 (0.27%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.27%) WAP
9 3 (0.27%) LAMP
10 2 (0.18%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.18%) CSS
10 2 (0.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.13%) Clustering
2 93 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 74 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (5.47%) Replication
5 53 (4.75%) Thin Client
5 53 (4.75%) Fat Client
6 43 (3.85%) Open Source
7 30 (2.69%) PKI
7 30 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.52%) PDA
10 16 (1.43%) Firmware
11 15 (1.34%) CESG
12 12 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (0.99%) Statistics
13 11 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
14 10 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.72%) NHS
15 8 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 835 (74.82%) Windows
2 451 (40.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 357 (31.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 252 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 216 (19.35%) Linux
6 188 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 181 (16.22%) Windows XP
8 68 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (5.82%) UNIX
10 53 (4.75%) Windows 8
11 48 (4.30%) Solaris
12 24 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
13 23 (2.06%) CentOS
14 22 (1.97%) Windows 2000
15 18 (1.61%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.99%) AIX
17 10 (0.90%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.72%) Debian
19 7 (0.63%) HPUX
19 7 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (22.76%) ITIL
2 105 (9.41%) Migration
3 84 (7.53%) Load Balancing
4 76 (6.81%) Configuration Management
5 64 (5.73%) Service Delivery
6 58 (5.20%) Project Management
7 56 (5.02%) Service Management
8 53 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (4.48%) Change Management
10 40 (3.58%) E-Commerce
11 38 (3.41%) Incident Management
12 36 (3.23%) Capacity Management
13 34 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (3.05%) DevOps
14 27 (2.42%) Network Architecture
15 24 (2.15%) Line Management
16 23 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
17 21 (1.88%) Mentoring
17 21 (1.88%) Network Design
18 20 (1.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 147 (13.17%) SQL
2 120 (10.75%) PowerShell
3 52 (4.66%) Perl
4 48 (4.30%) C
5 43 (3.85%) Java
6 32 (2.87%) VBScript
7 31 (2.78%) VB
8 25 (2.24%) Shell Script
9 21 (1.88%) Bash Shell
10 18 (1.61%) Ruby
11 16 (1.43%) PHP
12 14 (1.25%) C++
12 14 (1.25%) Python
13 11 (0.99%) Korn
13 11 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.99%) C#
13 11 (0.99%) JavaScript
14 10 (0.90%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.27%) Erlang
16 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 193 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 182 (16.31%) Security Cleared
3 137 (12.28%) MCSE
4 130 (11.65%) SC Cleared
5 100 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (5.56%) MCITP
7 57 (5.11%) CCNP
7 57 (5.11%) CCNA
8 51 (4.57%) MCP
9 49 (4.39%) Degree
10 45 (4.03%) DV Cleared
11 28 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (2.06%) MCSA
13 19 (1.70%) CCSE
14 18 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
14 18 (1.61%) MCTS
15 15 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.25%) CISSP
17 12 (1.08%) CCA
18 11 (0.99%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.06%) SLA
2 22 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.88%) QA
4 10 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.27%) BS7799
6 1 (0.090%) COBIT
System Software
1 726 (65.05%) Active Directory
2 294 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (11.83%) XenApp
4 127 (11.38%) Hyper-V
5 109 (9.77%) vSphere
6 80 (7.17%) VMware ESX
7 55 (4.93%) XenServer
7 55 (4.93%) XenDesktop
8 37 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (3.14%) Terminal Services
10 33 (2.96%) ISA Server
11 30 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (2.42%) NFS
13 22 (1.97%) Xen
14 15 (1.34%) DFS Replication
15 13 (1.16%) VMware Server
16 12 (1.08%) UAG
17 10 (0.90%) KVM
17 10 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
18 9 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 229 (20.52%) SCCM
2 123 (11.02%) SCOM
3 84 (7.53%) Backup Exec
4 58 (5.20%) NetBackup
5 42 (3.76%) WSUS
6 40 (3.58%) Puppet
7 37 (3.32%) HP SIM
8 25 (2.24%) Nagios
9 22 (1.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 20 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 18 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
12 16 (1.43%) Vagrant
13 15 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 15 (1.34%) MAILsweeper
14 14 (1.25%) SCOrch
14 14 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 12 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.99%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.99%) MIMEsweeper
17 10 (0.90%) OpenView
Vendors
1 509 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 484 (43.37%) VMware
3 295 (26.43%) Cisco
4 294 (26.34%) Citrix
5 274 (24.55%) HP
6 107 (9.59%) Symantec
7 89 (7.97%) Dell
8 87 (7.80%) CheckPoint
9 81 (7.26%) Red Hat
10 73 (6.54%) EMC
11 64 (5.73%) Juniper
12 63 (5.65%) Oracle
13 56 (5.02%) F5
14 55 (4.93%) NetApp
15 42 (3.76%) SolarWinds
16 41 (3.67%) Infoblox
17 38 (3.41%) IBM
18 33 (2.96%) Apple
19 28 (2.51%) AppSense
20 26 (2.33%) Blue Coat
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
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Norwich, Norfolk
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
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