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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 182 207 204
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 617 470 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.00% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 7.28% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 255 200
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 41 78
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.95 £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +18 224 £365 +5.79% 81
South East +11 122 £338 +22.72% 36
East of England +8 66 £350 +17.15% 14
West Midlands +21 46 £285 +90.00% 11
Yorkshire +18 46 £388 +42.20% 11
North West -9 46 £279 +23.88% 22
South West -20 37 £346 +97.85% 36
North East -21 17 £265 -12.69% 1
East Midlands +2 13 £245 -40.96% 9
Midlands - 1 - -
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1152 (93.58%) DNS
2 926 (75.22%) Windows
3 795 (64.58%) Active Directory
4 579 (47.03%) Microsoft
5 522 (42.40%) VMware
6 500 (40.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 381 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 358 (29.08%) TCP/IP
9 317 (25.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 315 (25.59%) MS Exchange
11 305 (24.78%) Citrix
12 303 (24.61%) Cisco
12 303 (24.61%) Firewall
13 294 (23.88%) ITIL
14 278 (22.58%) HP
15 246 (19.98%) Windows 7
16 236 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 236 (19.17%) SCCM
17 227 (18.44%) Linux
18 223 (18.12%) SAN
19 218 (17.71%) MS Excel
20 205 (16.65%) LAN
21 198 (16.08%) Security Cleared
22 191 (15.52%) WAN
23 186 (15.11%) Microsoft Certification
24 177 (14.38%) Windows XP
25 176 (14.30%) MS Office
26 172 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
27 166 (13.48%) SCOM
28 164 (13.32%) IIS

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 315 (25.59%) MS Exchange
2 172 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 164 (13.32%) IIS
4 113 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 106 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 92 (7.47%) SharePoint
7 61 (4.96%) Lync
8 55 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 42 (3.41%) Apache
10 38 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 36 (2.92%) Tomcat
12 21 (1.71%) IBM Notes
13 17 (1.38%) nginx
14 14 (1.14%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.97%) Jetty
16 8 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.57%) JBoss
17 7 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
17 7 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 218 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 176 (14.30%) MS Office
3 24 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.81%) MS Project
5 9 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.081%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.081%) RMDS
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.36%) Office 365
4 24 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.97%) Route 53
6 12 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.97%) Google App Engine
6 12 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.73%) SaaS
8 8 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.49%) PaaS
10 3 (0.24%) IaaS
11 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1152 (93.58%) DNS
2 358 (29.08%) TCP/IP
3 303 (24.61%) Firewall
4 223 (18.12%) SAN
5 205 (16.65%) LAN
6 191 (15.52%) WAN
7 156 (12.67%) VPN
8 114 (9.26%) Wireless
9 110 (8.94%) FTP
10 89 (7.23%) Internet
11 81 (6.58%) VLAN
12 75 (6.09%) Network Security
13 74 (6.01%) OSPF
14 73 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
15 68 (5.52%) LDAP
16 67 (5.44%) VoIP
17 63 (5.12%) MPLS
18 62 (5.04%) NAS
19 61 (4.96%) IPsec
19 61 (4.96%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (1.71%) MySQL
5 14 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.57%) Big Data
9 7 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.32%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 7
13 3 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (1.95%) MSI
2 18 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.89%) Maven
4 9 (0.73%) Subversion
5 8 (0.65%) Hudson
5 8 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.49%) Selenium
7 5 (0.41%) JIRA
8 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.32%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.32%) JUnit
8 4 (0.32%) GitLab
9 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.24%) Ant
10 2 (0.16%) Redmine
10 2 (0.16%) Trac
10 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 127 (10.32%) Finance
2 95 (7.72%) Telecoms
3 36 (2.92%) Banking
4 23 (1.87%) Law
5 21 (1.71%) Legal
6 19 (1.54%) Marketing
7 17 (1.38%) Retail
7 17 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.30%) Advertising
9 12 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.81%) Local Government
10 10 (0.81%) Publishing
11 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.65%) German Language
12 8 (0.65%) Electronics
13 7 (0.57%) Back Office
14 5 (0.41%) Games
14 5 (0.41%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.41%) French Language
15 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 185 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 180 (14.62%) Analyst
3 140 (11.37%) Support Engineer
4 109 (8.85%) Network Engineer
5 87 (7.07%) Administrator
6 84 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 78 (6.34%) Server Engineer
8 67 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
9 65 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
10 58 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
11 57 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
12 54 (4.39%) Consultant
13 47 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 45 (3.66%) Desktop Support
15 43 (3.49%) IT Support
16 36 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
17 31 (2.52%) Architect
17 31 (2.52%) Wintel Engineer
18 30 (2.44%) Network Specialist
18 30 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.74%) .NET
2 43 (3.49%) Web Services
3 17 (1.38%) XML
4 12 (0.97%) Middleware
4 12 (0.97%) Servlets
5 11 (0.89%) HTML
5 11 (0.89%) Application Packaging
6 10 (0.81%) J2EE
7 8 (0.65%) Software Packaging
8 6 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.41%) ADSI
10 4 (0.32%) LAMP
10 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.24%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.24%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.24%) Java EE
12 2 (0.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.16%) Ajax
12 2 (0.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 130 (10.56%) Clustering
2 97 (7.88%) Blackberry
3 63 (5.12%) Replication
4 59 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (3.98%) Fat Client
5 49 (3.98%) Thin Client
6 28 (2.27%) PKI
6 28 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.62%) Open Source
8 19 (1.54%) CESG
8 19 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
8 19 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.38%) PDA
10 14 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
12 11 (0.89%) Smartcard
12 11 (0.89%) Smartphone
13 9 (0.73%) SecurID
13 9 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 926 (75.22%) Windows
2 500 (40.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 381 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 246 (19.98%) Windows 7
5 236 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 227 (18.44%) Linux
7 177 (14.38%) Windows XP
8 97 (7.88%) UNIX
9 78 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 63 (5.12%) Windows 8
11 44 (3.57%) Solaris
12 30 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 28 (2.27%) Windows Vista
14 19 (1.54%) Windows 2000
14 19 (1.54%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.38%) Mac OS X
16 16 (1.30%) CentOS
17 14 (1.14%) AIX
18 11 (0.89%) Debian
19 9 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (23.88%) ITIL
2 86 (6.99%) Migration
3 78 (6.34%) Load Balancing
4 75 (6.09%) E-Commerce
5 62 (5.04%) Configuration Management
5 62 (5.04%) Project Management
5 62 (5.04%) Change Management
6 53 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 52 (4.22%) Service Delivery
8 50 (4.06%) Service Management
9 48 (3.90%) DevOps
10 38 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (2.92%) Incident Management
12 30 (2.44%) Network Management
13 29 (2.36%) Capacity Management
14 28 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (2.27%) Asset Management
15 27 (2.19%) Network Design
15 27 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
16 26 (2.11%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 147 (11.94%) SQL
2 140 (11.37%) PowerShell
3 54 (4.39%) Perl
4 42 (3.41%) C
5 39 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 37 (3.01%) VBScript
7 35 (2.84%) Java
8 28 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 28 (2.27%) Python
9 26 (2.11%) PHP
9 26 (2.11%) VB
10 20 (1.62%) Ruby
11 14 (1.14%) C++
12 13 (1.06%) JavaScript
13 11 (0.89%) Bourne shell
14 10 (0.81%) C#
15 9 (0.73%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.73%) Korn
16 3 (0.24%) Erlang
17 2 (0.16%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 198 (16.08%) Security Cleared
2 186 (15.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 136 (11.05%) SC Cleared
4 127 (10.32%) MCSE
5 126 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (5.93%) CCNA
7 72 (5.85%) CCNP
8 69 (5.61%) MCITP
9 61 (4.96%) DV Cleared
10 47 (3.82%) Degree
10 47 (3.82%) MCP
11 33 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
13 27 (2.19%) MCSA
14 25 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (1.79%) CCSE
15 22 (1.79%) CCA
16 19 (1.54%) CCIE
17 17 (1.38%) CISSP
18 13 (1.06%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.69%) SLA
2 19 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.06%) QA
4 11 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.24%) BS7799
7 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.081%) COBIT
System Software
1 795 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 317 (25.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (10.48%) Hyper-V
3 129 (10.48%) XenApp
4 124 (10.07%) vSphere
5 83 (6.74%) VMware ESX
6 55 (4.47%) XenDesktop
7 47 (3.82%) Terminal Services
8 43 (3.49%) XenServer
9 40 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (2.19%) NFS
12 24 (1.95%) DFS Replication
13 19 (1.54%) VMware Server
14 17 (1.38%) Xen
15 16 (1.30%) ISA Server
15 16 (1.30%) Firmware
16 13 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (0.97%) vCloud
17 12 (0.97%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 236 (19.17%) SCCM
2 166 (13.48%) SCOM
3 78 (6.34%) NetBackup
4 56 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 39 (3.17%) HP SIM
6 38 (3.09%) Puppet
7 37 (3.01%) WSUS
7 37 (3.01%) Nagios
8 35 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 33 (2.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 19 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 17 (1.38%) SCOrch
12 16 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 14 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
13 14 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 14 (1.14%) SCVMM
14 13 (1.06%) OpenView
15 11 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
16 10 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
16 10 (0.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 579 (47.03%) Microsoft
2 522 (42.40%) VMware
3 305 (24.78%) Citrix
4 303 (24.61%) Cisco
5 278 (22.58%) HP
6 119 (9.67%) Symantec
7 109 (8.85%) CheckPoint
8 86 (6.99%) Red Hat
9 85 (6.90%) Dell
10 80 (6.50%) Juniper
11 76 (6.17%) EMC
12 68 (5.52%) NetApp
13 53 (4.31%) F5
14 47 (3.82%) Oracle
15 46 (3.74%) McAfee
16 44 (3.57%) Infoblox
17 38 (3.09%) Apple
18 36 (2.92%) Sophos
18 36 (2.92%) Blue Coat
19 34 (2.76%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £21 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £12 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
ITF Solutions
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day + Circa £190 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Red Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
SFX
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Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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