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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK / England
Rank 237 225 205
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing DHCP 397 491 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 1.04% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.34% 7.22% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 286 327
Median daily rate £365 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 60
Median hourly rate £23.69 £21.38 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +14.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.37 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £54.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +13.47%

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
6264 6804 7144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.45% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3950 4068 3948
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 296 423
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.74% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +19 152 £394 +4.12% 76
South East -45 83 £379 +14.77% 41
Yorkshire +35 34 £425 -6.84% 13
South West -3 26 £301 -8.93% 12
East of England -3 25 £325 -14.75% 13
North East -10 23 £290 -30.37% 6
North West -23 20 £450 +26.31% 18
West Midlands +13 17 £425 +6.25% 6
East Midlands -3 16 £265 -11.66% 7
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 842 (91.52%) DNS
2 626 (68.04%) Windows
3 568 (61.74%) Active Directory
4 397 (43.15%) Microsoft
5 346 (37.61%) Windows Server
6 335 (36.41%) VMware
7 307 (33.37%) TCP/IP
8 272 (29.57%) Cisco
9 265 (28.80%) Firewall
10 259 (28.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 234 (25.43%) LAN
12 222 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 216 (23.48%) Security Cleared
14 206 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 187 (20.33%) WAN
16 186 (20.22%) ITIL
17 184 (20.00%) Citrix
18 175 (19.02%) SCCM
19 169 (18.37%) Linux
20 159 (17.28%) SC Cleared
21 157 (17.07%) Windows 7
22 155 (16.85%) Windows Server 2003
23 150 (16.30%) Office 365
24 148 (16.09%) VPN
25 138 (15.00%) SQL Server
26 137 (14.89%) SQL
27 132 (14.35%) MS Exchange
28 130 (14.13%) IIS
28 130 (14.13%) Cisco Certification
29 128 (13.91%) PowerShell

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
1 132 (14.35%) MS Exchange
2 130 (14.13%) IIS
3 79 (8.59%) SharePoint
4 78 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 75 (8.15%) Skype for Business
6 61 (6.63%) Apache
7 43 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 41 (4.46%) nginx
9 40 (4.35%) Tomcat
10 26 (2.83%) WebSphere
11 25 (2.72%) Jetty
12 24 (2.61%) Mongrel
13 19 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (1.85%) JBoss
15 15 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
16 13 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (1.20%) IBM Notes
18 10 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
19 8 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
20 7 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 125 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 110 (11.96%) MS Office
3 14 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 150 (16.30%) Office 365
2 97 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (3.91%) IaaS
5 31 (3.37%) SaaS
6 28 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (2.83%) PaaS
8 25 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (2.61%) Google App Engine
10 16 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (1.41%) HP Helion
12 11 (1.20%) OneDrive
13 10 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.65%) Yammer
16 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.33%) G Suite
18 2 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
18 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 842 (91.52%) DNS
2 307 (33.37%) TCP/IP
3 265 (28.80%) Firewall
4 234 (25.43%) LAN
5 187 (20.33%) WAN
6 148 (16.09%) VPN
7 90 (9.78%) Wireless
8 87 (9.46%) Network Security
9 83 (9.02%) IPsec
10 80 (8.70%) SAN
11 74 (8.04%) Internet
11 74 (8.04%) SSL
11 74 (8.04%) VLAN
12 66 (7.17%) VoIP
13 65 (7.07%) HTTP
14 60 (6.52%) MPLS
15 58 (6.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 56 (6.09%) OSPF
17 55 (5.98%) Ethernet
18 52 (5.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (2.07%) MySQL
4 17 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 16 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.65%) MS Access
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 50 (5.43%) Jenkins
2 28 (3.04%) Travis CI
3 18 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (0.76%) Subversion
6 5 (0.54%) JIRA
6 5 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.54%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.43%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.43%) Toad
8 3 (0.33%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.33%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.33%) Gitweb
8 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.22%) MSI
10 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 93 (10.11%) Finance
2 33 (3.59%) Banking
3 30 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.50%) Back Office
5 22 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.85%) Retail
7 7 (0.76%) French Language
8 6 (0.65%) Front Office
8 6 (0.65%) Law
8 6 (0.65%) Marketing
8 6 (0.65%) Publishing
9 5 (0.54%) Advertising
9 5 (0.54%) Games
9 5 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.54%) Legal
10 3 (0.33%) Billing
10 3 (0.33%) Electronics
10 3 (0.33%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 127 (13.80%) Support Engineer
2 95 (10.33%) Network Engineer
3 92 (10.00%) Analyst
4 89 (9.67%) Architect
5 79 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 58 (6.30%) Administrator
7 57 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 53 (5.76%) Desktop Support
9 48 (5.22%) Consultant
10 44 (4.78%) Support Analyst
11 42 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support
12 41 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
13 37 (4.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 36 (3.91%) Server Engineer
15 33 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (3.59%) Technical Architect
16 32 (3.48%) Windows Engineer
17 30 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
18 29 (3.15%) Cisco Engineer
18 29 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.91%) .NET
2 24 (2.61%) 802.1X
2 24 (2.61%) Servlets
3 23 (2.50%) J2EE
4 20 (2.17%) Web Services
5 14 (1.52%) LAMP
6 7 (0.76%) Middleware
7 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (0.54%) ADSI
8 5 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (0.43%) HTML
9 4 (0.43%) JSON
10 3 (0.33%) OAuth
10 3 (0.33%) SAML
10 3 (0.33%) XML
10 3 (0.33%) XMPP
11 2 (0.22%) Spring
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 70 (7.61%) Clustering
3 65 (7.07%) PKI
4 60 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 48 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.72%) Replication
7 23 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 23 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 19 (2.07%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (1.96%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.20%) BYOD
12 11 (1.20%) NHS
13 10 (1.09%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (0.76%) EPoS
15 6 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 626 (68.04%) Windows
2 346 (37.61%) Windows Server
3 259 (28.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 206 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 169 (18.37%) Linux
6 157 (17.07%) Windows 7
7 155 (16.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 98 (10.65%) Windows 10
9 75 (8.15%) Unix
10 45 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (4.35%) Windows 8
12 35 (3.80%) Windows XP
13 32 (3.48%) Android
14 28 (3.04%) Mac OS X
14 28 (3.04%) Solaris
15 26 (2.83%) Apple iOS
16 15 (1.63%) CentOS
17 14 (1.52%) Ubuntu
18 10 (1.09%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.98%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (20.22%) ITIL
2 88 (9.57%) Migration
3 83 (9.02%) DevOps
4 75 (8.15%) Change Management
5 74 (8.04%) Configuration Management
6 59 (6.41%) Problem Management
7 52 (5.65%) Load Balancing
8 51 (5.54%) Open Source
9 46 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 45 (4.89%) TOGAF
11 44 (4.78%) Network Management
12 42 (4.57%) Project Management
13 40 (4.35%) Service Delivery
14 38 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (4.02%) Server Building
16 36 (3.91%) Incident Management
17 33 (3.59%) Information Security
18 32 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (3.48%) Network Design
19 30 (3.26%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (14.89%) SQL
2 128 (13.91%) PowerShell
3 43 (4.67%) Java
4 37 (4.02%) Python
5 34 (3.70%) C
6 33 (3.59%) Perl
7 22 (2.39%) Bash Shell
8 17 (1.85%) VBScript
9 16 (1.74%) VB
10 15 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.20%) PHP
12 10 (1.09%) C#
12 10 (1.09%) Ruby
13 8 (0.87%) C++
13 8 (0.87%) Korn
14 5 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.11%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 216 (23.48%) Security Cleared
2 159 (17.28%) SC Cleared
3 130 (14.13%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (7.93%) CCNP
6 63 (6.85%) MCSE
7 61 (6.63%) CCNA
8 39 (4.24%) CCIE
8 39 (4.24%) MCSA
9 27 (2.93%) Degree
9 27 (2.93%) DV Cleared
10 21 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (2.07%) DBS Check
12 15 (1.63%) MCITP
13 14 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
14 12 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.98%) CCDA
15 9 (0.98%) CISSP
15 9 (0.98%) GIAC
16 8 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.43%) SLA
2 25 (2.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (2.61%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.76%) QA
5 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) BS7799
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 568 (61.74%) Active Directory
2 222 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (12.61%) Hyper-V
4 87 (9.46%) XenApp
5 73 (7.93%) vSphere
6 55 (5.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 44 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
8 42 (4.57%) XenDesktop
9 38 (4.13%) VMware ESX
10 23 (2.50%) Xen
11 20 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
12 19 (2.07%) NFS
13 18 (1.96%) Firmware
13 18 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
13 18 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
14 17 (1.85%) Terminal Services
15 14 (1.52%) XenServer
16 12 (1.30%) ISA Server
17 11 (1.20%) FreeRADIUS
17 11 (1.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 175 (19.02%) SCCM
2 80 (8.70%) SCOM
3 77 (8.37%) Puppet
4 48 (5.22%) Nagios
5 37 (4.02%) Microsoft Intune
6 33 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (3.59%) WSUS
7 27 (2.93%) Cisco Prime
8 26 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 22 (2.39%) Ansible
10 20 (2.17%) Backup Exec
11 19 (2.07%) NetBackup
12 18 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 15 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 13 (1.41%) AirWatch
14 13 (1.41%) HP SiteScope
15 11 (1.20%) EdgeSight
16 10 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
17 9 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 7 (0.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 397 (43.15%) Microsoft
2 335 (36.41%) VMware
3 272 (29.57%) Cisco
4 184 (20.00%) Citrix
5 87 (9.46%) HP
6 83 (9.02%) CheckPoint
7 70 (7.61%) Juniper
8 63 (6.85%) F5
9 59 (6.41%) Oracle
10 54 (5.87%) Dell
11 52 (5.65%) Red Hat
12 49 (5.33%) Palo Alto
13 45 (4.89%) Symantec
14 44 (4.78%) Apple
15 34 (3.70%) Google
16 28 (3.04%) AppSense
17 27 (2.93%) IBM
17 27 (2.93%) Infoblox
18 26 (2.83%) SolarWinds
19 21 (2.28%) EMC
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