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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 188 201 217
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing DHCP 628 517 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.05% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 7.56% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 274 211
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 50
Average hourly rate £17.65 £16.88 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% -11.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.97 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £33.55 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
7272 6840 6387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.07% 13.85% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4237 3708 3381
Average daily rate £375 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 393 451
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +28 258 £355 +1.42% 68
South East +19 139 £330 +32.00% 55
East of England +6 60 £300 - 15
North West -17 60 £300 +14.28% 31
South West +5 35 £313 +25.00% 9
North East -3 34 £251 -2.24% 1
Yorkshire -23 19 £305 -21.29% 16
West Midlands -14 17 £335 +4.68% 14
East Midlands -4 9 £305 -9.62% 6
DHCP
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1113 (93.37%) DNS
2 812 (68.12%) Windows
3 649 (54.45%) Active Directory
4 528 (44.30%) VMware
5 499 (41.86%) Microsoft
6 427 (35.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 377 (31.63%) TCP/IP
8 368 (30.87%) Firewall
9 352 (29.53%) Cisco
10 349 (29.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 308 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 298 (25.00%) Citrix
13 294 (24.66%) ITIL
14 280 (23.49%) MS Exchange
15 265 (22.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 263 (22.06%) LAN
17 243 (20.39%) WAN
18 213 (17.87%) Windows 7
19 209 (17.53%) SQL
20 203 (17.03%) HP
21 200 (16.78%) Linux
22 198 (16.61%) SAN
23 193 (16.19%) SQL Server
24 187 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
25 181 (15.18%) VPN
26 174 (14.60%) Finance
27 164 (13.76%) Security Cleared
28 159 (13.34%) MS Excel
29 158 (13.26%) PowerShell
30 155 (13.00%) SCCM

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 280 (23.49%) MS Exchange
2 132 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 127 (10.65%) IIS
4 109 (9.14%) SharePoint
5 94 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 75 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 67 (5.62%) Lync
8 58 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 45 (3.78%) Tomcat
10 36 (3.02%) Apache
11 29 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 28 (2.35%) WebSphere
13 27 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 27 (2.27%) nginx
14 26 (2.18%) Jetty
15 20 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.84%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
19 7 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 159 (13.34%) MS Excel
2 130 (10.91%) MS Office
3 19 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.76%) MS Project
6 6 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.084%) InDesign
8 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.17%) RMDS
2 8 (0.67%) Tridion
3 7 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.084%) Agresso
7 1 (0.084%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 81 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (5.12%) Office 365
3 35 (2.94%) IaaS
3 35 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (2.43%) SaaS
6 26 (2.18%) PaaS
7 25 (2.10%) Google App Engine
7 25 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.50%) Route 53
8 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.50%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.25%) Yammer
11 1 (0.084%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1113 (93.37%) DNS
2 377 (31.63%) TCP/IP
3 368 (30.87%) Firewall
4 263 (22.06%) LAN
5 243 (20.39%) WAN
6 198 (16.61%) SAN
7 181 (15.18%) VPN
8 133 (11.16%) VLAN
9 121 (10.15%) BGP
10 120 (10.07%) OSPF
11 115 (9.65%) Wireless
12 90 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
13 83 (6.96%) MPLS
14 79 (6.63%) Network Security
15 78 (6.54%) IPsec
16 76 (6.38%) VoIP
17 73 (6.12%) FTP
18 72 (6.04%) EIGRP
19 70 (5.87%) Internet
20 69 (5.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (2.94%) MySQL
4 29 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (2.18%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.92%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.42%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.34%) DTS
15 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (3.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.34%) JIRA
3 15 (1.26%) Maven
4 7 (0.59%) Ant
4 7 (0.59%) MSI
4 7 (0.59%) Subversion
4 7 (0.59%) Hudson
5 6 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.42%) Trac
7 4 (0.34%) Redmine
7 4 (0.34%) JUnit
7 4 (0.34%) Selenium
7 4 (0.34%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.25%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.17%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 174 (14.60%) Finance
2 61 (5.12%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.36%) Banking
4 32 (2.68%) Retail
5 18 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.43%) Legal
6 17 (1.43%) Local Government
7 14 (1.17%) Back Office
8 11 (0.92%) Electronics
8 11 (0.92%) Marketing
9 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.76%) Advertising
10 8 (0.67%) Law
10 8 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.59%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.42%) French Language
13 4 (0.34%) Billing
14 3 (0.25%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.25%) Publishing
14 3 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 177 (14.85%) Analyst
2 135 (11.33%) Network Engineer
3 133 (11.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 124 (10.40%) Support Engineer
5 73 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 69 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 66 (5.54%) Consultant
8 64 (5.37%) Server Engineer
9 60 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 57 (4.78%) Wintel Engineer
11 54 (4.53%) Desktop Support
12 51 (4.28%) Architect
13 50 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 48 (4.03%) Administrator
15 45 (3.78%) IT Support
16 39 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
17 32 (2.68%) 1st Line Support
18 31 (2.60%) Network Consultant
18 31 (2.60%) Senior Network Engineer
18 31 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.11%) .NET
2 39 (3.27%) 802.1X
3 33 (2.77%) J2EE
4 26 (2.18%) Servlets
5 20 (1.68%) Web Services
6 14 (1.17%) Rendezvous
6 14 (1.17%) Application Packaging
7 13 (1.09%) HTML
8 7 (0.59%) Middleware
9 5 (0.42%) XMPP
9 5 (0.42%) XML
10 4 (0.34%) ODBC
10 4 (0.34%) CSS
10 4 (0.34%) X-Windows
10 4 (0.34%) Java EE
11 3 (0.25%) boto
11 3 (0.25%) CGI
12 2 (0.17%) SAML
12 2 (0.17%) LAMP
12 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 76 (6.38%) Clustering
3 63 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (4.61%) Blackberry
5 42 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.02%) PKI
7 35 (2.94%) Replication
8 34 (2.85%) Thin Client
8 34 (2.85%) Fat Client
9 28 (2.35%) Computer Science
10 25 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 20 (1.68%) iPhone
12 17 (1.43%) iPad
13 14 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.17%) NHS
14 12 (1.01%) EqualLogic
15 11 (0.92%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.84%) IVR
16 10 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
17 9 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 812 (68.12%) Windows
2 427 (35.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 308 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 265 (22.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 213 (17.87%) Windows 7
6 200 (16.78%) Linux
7 102 (8.56%) Windows XP
8 73 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 62 (5.20%) UNIX
10 47 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (3.02%) Android
12 24 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
13 16 (1.34%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.26%) Solaris
15 14 (1.17%) Windows 2000
16 12 (1.01%) Debian
17 11 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
18 9 (0.76%) Apple iOS
19 8 (0.67%) CentOS
20 7 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (24.66%) ITIL
2 132 (11.07%) Migration
3 73 (6.12%) Configuration Management
4 69 (5.79%) Load Balancing
5 63 (5.29%) Project Management
5 63 (5.29%) Server Building
6 60 (5.03%) Service Management
6 60 (5.03%) Change Management
7 50 (4.19%) Service Delivery
8 48 (4.03%) DevOps
9 46 (3.86%) Open Source
9 46 (3.86%) Change Control
10 39 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (2.85%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (2.85%) Network Monitoring
12 33 (2.77%) Problem Management
12 33 (2.77%) Network Management
12 33 (2.77%) Incident Management
13 32 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (17.53%) SQL
2 158 (13.26%) PowerShell
3 60 (5.03%) Java
4 44 (3.69%) Python
5 36 (3.02%) C
6 35 (2.94%) Perl
7 34 (2.85%) VBScript
8 32 (2.68%) Shell Script
9 20 (1.68%) VB
10 18 (1.51%) Ruby
11 15 (1.26%) PHP
12 11 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.76%) C#
13 9 (0.76%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.42%) C++
14 5 (0.42%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.25%) R
17 2 (0.17%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 187 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (13.76%) Security Cleared
3 147 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 100 (8.39%) SC Cleared
5 97 (8.14%) MCSE
6 96 (8.05%) CCNA
7 94 (7.89%) CCNP
8 53 (4.45%) Degree
9 51 (4.28%) MCITP
10 44 (3.69%) DV Cleared
10 44 (3.69%) CCIE
11 37 (3.10%) MCSA
12 33 (2.77%) MCP
12 33 (2.77%) CCSE
13 21 (1.76%) CISSP
14 20 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 16 (1.34%) CCSA
16 14 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.20%) SLA
2 13 (1.09%) QA
3 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.084%) COBIT
System Software
1 649 (54.45%) Active Directory
2 349 (29.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (12.25%) XenApp
4 144 (12.08%) vSphere
5 114 (9.56%) Hyper-V
6 89 (7.47%) VMware ESXi
7 67 (5.62%) XenDesktop
8 56 (4.70%) VMware ESX
9 41 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 37 (3.10%) XenServer
11 33 (2.77%) vCloud
12 27 (2.27%) Terminal Services
13 25 (2.10%) Xen
13 25 (2.10%) DFS Replication
14 18 (1.51%) ISA Server
15 17 (1.43%) Terminal Server
16 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (1.17%) NFS
18 13 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
19 12 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 155 (13.00%) SCCM
2 82 (6.88%) SCOM
3 52 (4.36%) Puppet
4 37 (3.10%) WSUS
5 36 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (2.35%) Backup Exec
7 26 (2.18%) AirWatch
8 25 (2.10%) SCVMM
9 23 (1.93%) vMotion
10 19 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 19 (1.59%) NetBackup
11 17 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
12 16 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 14 (1.17%) SCOrch
13 14 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 14 (1.17%) OpenView
14 13 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
15 12 (1.01%) Nagios
16 11 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
17 10 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 528 (44.30%) VMware
2 499 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 352 (29.53%) Cisco
4 298 (25.00%) Citrix
5 203 (17.03%) HP
6 129 (10.82%) CheckPoint
7 89 (7.47%) Oracle
8 86 (7.21%) Juniper
9 78 (6.54%) Dell
10 75 (6.29%) F5
11 59 (4.95%) Red Hat
12 55 (4.61%) NetApp
12 55 (4.61%) Symantec
13 54 (4.53%) Blue Coat
14 51 (4.28%) McAfee
15 49 (4.11%) SolarWinds
16 39 (3.27%) Infoblox
16 39 (3.27%) Apple
17 34 (2.85%) AppSense
18 33 (2.77%) Google
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