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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 188 223 183
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -40
Contract jobs citing DHCP 572 473 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% 7.06% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 239 216
Average daily rate
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£329 £335 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.86% +17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £191 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £281 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 86
Average hourly rate £22.17 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.65% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £28.75 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +11.29%
DHCP
UK

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
7533 6700 6609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.08% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 3588 3396
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 395 529
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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
London +21 207 £350 -2.77% 64
South East +35 122 £375 +36.36% 42
North West -19 75 £288 +2.68% 22
East of England +21 49 £325 -13.33% 21
Yorkshire +13 48 £295 -26.25% 17
West Midlands +3 25 £200 -5.88% 8
South West -4 20 £353 +5.22% 17
North East +1 18 £288 +29.63% 1
East Midlands +4 17 £263 -30.92% 14
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1053 (92.94%) DNS
2 757 (66.81%) Windows
3 598 (52.78%) Active Directory
4 506 (44.66%) VMware
5 472 (41.66%) Microsoft
6 400 (35.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 357 (31.51%) TCP/IP
8 341 (30.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 326 (28.77%) Cisco
10 317 (27.98%) Firewall
11 292 (25.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 269 (23.74%) Citrix
13 262 (23.12%) ITIL
14 235 (20.74%) MS Exchange
15 224 (19.77%) HP
16 223 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
17 219 (19.33%) Linux
18 207 (18.27%) LAN
19 204 (18.01%) WAN
20 182 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
21 175 (15.45%) Windows 7
22 174 (15.36%) SCCM
23 172 (15.18%) SAN
24 158 (13.95%) IIS
24 158 (13.95%) Security Cleared
25 143 (12.62%) CheckPoint
25 143 (12.62%) MS Excel
26 139 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
26 139 (12.27%) PowerShell
27 135 (11.92%) VPN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
1 235 (20.74%) MS Exchange
2 158 (13.95%) IIS
3 113 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (6.71%) SharePoint
5 71 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 58 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 52 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 47 (4.15%) Tomcat
8 47 (4.15%) Lync
9 42 (3.71%) Apache
10 33 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (2.21%) nginx
12 23 (2.03%) Jetty
12 23 (2.03%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.79%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 143 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 124 (10.94%) MS Office
3 20 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.32%) RMDS
2 7 (0.62%) Tridion
3 6 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.088%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 77 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.15%) Office 365
4 33 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.85%) Google App Engine
6 21 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.24%) IaaS
8 6 (0.53%) SaaS
8 6 (0.53%) PaaS
9 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.44%) Route 53
10 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.35%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.26%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.088%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1053 (92.94%) DNS
2 357 (31.51%) TCP/IP
3 317 (27.98%) Firewall
4 207 (18.27%) LAN
5 204 (18.01%) WAN
6 172 (15.18%) SAN
7 135 (11.92%) VPN
8 111 (9.80%) Wireless
9 108 (9.53%) OSPF
10 107 (9.44%) Cisco ASA
11 102 (9.00%) FTP
12 100 (8.83%) Network Security
13 85 (7.50%) Internet
14 84 (7.41%) VLAN
15 82 (7.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 80 (7.06%) BGP
17 77 (6.80%) Cisco IOS
18 76 (6.71%) SSL
18 76 (6.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 71 (6.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.27%) MySQL
3 32 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 28 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 26 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 21 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.71%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.62%) Big Data
13 5 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.18%) DTS
15 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (3.97%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.24%) JIRA
3 13 (1.15%) Subversion
3 13 (1.15%) Maven
4 9 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.79%) Ant
5 8 (0.71%) MSI
6 5 (0.44%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.44%) Fiddler
6 5 (0.44%) Trac
6 5 (0.44%) Hudson
7 4 (0.35%) Redmine
7 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.35%) GitLab
8 3 (0.26%) Selenium
8 3 (0.26%) JUnit
9 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.18%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 117 (10.33%) Finance
2 48 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.29%) Banking
4 18 (1.59%) Local Government
5 17 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.41%) Retail
7 15 (1.32%) Legal
8 13 (1.15%) Law
9 9 (0.79%) Back Office
10 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.71%) Marketing
11 7 (0.62%) Online Betting
11 7 (0.62%) Electronics
12 5 (0.44%) Advertising
12 5 (0.44%) Games
13 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.26%) Publishing
13 3 (0.26%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.18%) Front Office
14 2 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 148 (13.06%) Analyst
2 147 (12.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 127 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 122 (10.77%) Network Engineer
5 78 (6.88%) Server Engineer
6 64 (5.65%) Support Analyst
7 62 (5.47%) Consultant
8 57 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 53 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 49 (4.32%) Desktop Support
11 48 (4.24%) Administrator
12 47 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
12 47 (4.15%) IT Support
13 42 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
13 42 (3.71%) Security Specialist
14 39 (3.44%) Network Specialist
14 39 (3.44%) Network Security Specialist
15 36 (3.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 35 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
17 34 (3.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.85%) .NET
2 30 (2.65%) Web Services
3 29 (2.56%) J2EE
4 22 (1.94%) Servlets
5 20 (1.77%) XML
6 17 (1.50%) Application Packaging
7 15 (1.32%) HTML
7 15 (1.32%) Rendezvous
8 5 (0.44%) LAMP
9 4 (0.35%) Java EE
9 4 (0.35%) Middleware
9 4 (0.35%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.26%) MAPI
10 3 (0.26%) CGI
11 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.18%) ODBC
11 2 (0.18%) Flash
12 1 (0.088%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.088%) EDI
12 1 (0.088%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.53%) Clustering
2 69 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 58 (5.12%) Thin Client
4 58 (5.12%) Fat Client
5 41 (3.62%) Open Source
6 35 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 33 (2.91%) Replication
8 30 (2.65%) PKI
9 16 (1.41%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.06%) FlexPod
10 12 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 11 (0.97%) iPhone
12 10 (0.88%) PDA
12 10 (0.88%) NHS
13 9 (0.79%) SecurID
14 8 (0.71%) iPad
14 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 757 (66.81%) Windows
2 400 (35.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 292 (25.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 223 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 219 (19.33%) Linux
6 175 (15.45%) Windows 7
7 100 (8.83%) Windows XP
8 57 (5.03%) Windows 8
9 56 (4.94%) UNIX
10 53 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 21 (1.85%) Windows 2000
13 19 (1.68%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.41%) Android
15 14 (1.24%) Windows Vista
16 12 (1.06%) Debian
16 12 (1.06%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.88%) CentOS
17 10 (0.88%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (23.12%) ITIL
2 90 (7.94%) Migration
3 81 (7.15%) Load Balancing
4 76 (6.71%) E-Commerce
5 75 (6.62%) Configuration Management
6 71 (6.27%) DevOps
7 53 (4.68%) Project Management
8 49 (4.32%) Change Management
9 48 (4.24%) Service Management
10 43 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (3.53%) Network Management
12 39 (3.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 38 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 35 (3.09%) Service Delivery
16 34 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
17 30 (2.65%) Change Control
17 30 (2.65%) Problem Management
18 26 (2.29%) Automated Testing
19 25 (2.21%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 139 (12.27%) PowerShell
2 132 (11.65%) SQL
3 65 (5.74%) Java
4 48 (4.24%) C
5 34 (3.00%) VBScript
6 31 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 24 (2.12%) Perl
8 23 (2.03%) Python
9 19 (1.68%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.32%) Ruby
11 14 (1.24%) VB
12 13 (1.15%) PHP
13 9 (0.79%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.44%) C#
15 4 (0.35%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.18%) Korn
16 2 (0.18%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.18%) C++
16 2 (0.18%) R
16 2 (0.18%) Golang
Qualifications
1 182 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
2 158 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 139 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 107 (9.44%) CCNP
5 103 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 102 (9.00%) MCSE
7 80 (7.06%) CCNA
8 60 (5.30%) CCSE
9 53 (4.68%) MCITP
10 45 (3.97%) Degree
11 37 (3.27%) DV Cleared
12 34 (3.00%) MCSA
12 34 (3.00%) MCP
13 24 (2.12%) CISSP
14 23 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
15 21 (1.85%) CCIE
15 21 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (1.24%) MCTS
18 13 (1.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.94%) SLA
2 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.53%) QA
5 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.088%) COBIT
7 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 598 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 341 (30.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (10.94%) vSphere
4 115 (10.15%) Hyper-V
5 111 (9.80%) XenApp
6 63 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 53 (4.68%) VMware ESX
8 48 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (3.09%) XenServer
10 28 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (2.47%) Xen
11 24 (2.12%) Terminal Services
11 24 (2.12%) ISA Server
12 19 (1.68%) DFS Replication
12 19 (1.68%) vCloud
13 18 (1.59%) VMware Server
14 16 (1.41%) Terminal Server
15 15 (1.32%) Firmware
16 11 (0.97%) NFS
17 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 174 (15.36%) SCCM
2 122 (10.77%) SCOM
3 63 (5.56%) Puppet
4 42 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (3.18%) WSUS
6 24 (2.12%) NetBackup
7 21 (1.85%) Backup Exec
7 21 (1.85%) Nagios
8 16 (1.41%) OpenView
8 16 (1.41%) WMI
9 15 (1.32%) SCSM
10 14 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
10 14 (1.24%) MOM
10 14 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (1.15%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.15%) AirWatch
12 12 (1.06%) vMotion
13 11 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 11 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 506 (44.66%) VMware
2 472 (41.66%) Microsoft
3 326 (28.77%) Cisco
4 269 (23.74%) Citrix
5 224 (19.77%) HP
6 143 (12.62%) CheckPoint
7 99 (8.74%) F5
8 89 (7.86%) Juniper
9 88 (7.77%) Blue Coat
10 74 (6.53%) Infoblox
11 65 (5.74%) NetApp
12 61 (5.38%) Red Hat
13 53 (4.68%) Dell
14 50 (4.41%) SolarWinds
15 46 (4.06%) Oracle
15 46 (4.06%) McAfee
16 42 (3.71%) Symantec
17 35 (3.09%) Imperva
18 29 (2.56%) Sophos
19 25 (2.21%) Google
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