The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 203 206 202
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing DHCP 498 460 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.99% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.57% 7.24% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 222 206
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £321
% change year-on-year
- -14.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 63
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £30.99 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.88% +4.86%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6579 6352 8213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.73% 13.71% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3560 3370 3691
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 458 625
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DHCP
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 +16 195 £350 -6.04% 67
South East +3 93 £250 -9.09% 38
North West +8 57 £263 -11.76% 11
East of England -21 47 £270 -16.92% 22
South West -16 31 £250 -22.48% 17
West Midlands +6 29 £320 +8.47% 17
Yorkshire -30 16 £388 +40.90% 15
North East -9 13 £250 -28.57% 2
East Midlands -11 11 £338 +19.46% 8
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 912 (93.44%) DNS
2 735 (75.31%) Windows
3 611 (62.60%) Active Directory
4 443 (45.39%) Microsoft
5 416 (42.62%) VMware
6 391 (40.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 316 (32.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 305 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 278 (28.48%) Citrix
10 266 (27.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 261 (26.74%) TCP/IP
12 252 (25.82%) Firewall
13 248 (25.41%) Cisco
14 231 (23.67%) HP
15 221 (22.64%) SCCM
16 220 (22.54%) Windows 7
17 215 (22.03%) ITIL
18 203 (20.80%) MS Excel
19 184 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
20 181 (18.55%) SAN
21 180 (18.44%) Linux
22 171 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
23 169 (17.32%) Windows XP
24 163 (16.70%) LAN
25 162 (16.60%) Security Cleared
26 150 (15.37%) WAN
27 144 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
28 136 (13.93%) MCSE
29 130 (13.32%) SQL
30 124 (12.70%) PowerShell

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 305 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 171 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 102 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 91 (9.32%) IIS
6 82 (8.40%) SharePoint
7 40 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 37 (3.79%) Apache
9 36 (3.69%) Lync
10 29 (2.97%) Tomcat
11 23 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 23 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 22 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (2.05%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.54%) nginx
14 15 (1.54%) Jetty
15 9 (0.92%) CMS
16 8 (0.82%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
17 6 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 203 (20.80%) MS Excel
2 116 (11.89%) MS Office
3 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.51%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.10%) assyst
3 1 (0.10%) BPCS
3 1 (0.10%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (3.07%) Office 365
4 26 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (2.36%) Route 53
5 23 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
5 23 (2.36%) Amazon S3
6 20 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.74%) SaaS
8 13 (1.33%) PaaS
9 12 (1.23%) IaaS
10 10 (1.02%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.10%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 912 (93.44%) DNS
2 261 (26.74%) TCP/IP
3 252 (25.82%) Firewall
4 181 (18.55%) SAN
5 163 (16.70%) LAN
6 150 (15.37%) WAN
7 111 (11.37%) VPN
8 97 (9.94%) Wireless
9 62 (6.35%) BGP
10 59 (6.05%) NAS
11 58 (5.94%) Internet
12 57 (5.84%) VLAN
12 57 (5.84%) Network Security
13 51 (5.23%) Cisco IOS
14 49 (5.02%) OSPF
15 48 (4.92%) MPLS
16 47 (4.82%) IPsec
16 47 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
17 46 (4.71%) VoIP
17 46 (4.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 19 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.84%) MySQL
5 15 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.72%) Big Data
11 6 (0.61%) DTS
11 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.20%) DataStage
13 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 24 (2.46%) Hudson
3 23 (2.36%) Maven
4 15 (1.54%) JUnit
5 8 (0.82%) Trac
5 8 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (0.82%) Selenium
5 8 (0.82%) JIRA
5 8 (0.82%) MSI
6 7 (0.72%) Bugzilla
6 7 (0.72%) Redmine
6 7 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.41%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.31%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.10%) Subversion
10 1 (0.10%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
General
1 74 (7.58%) Finance
2 46 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.97%) Banking
4 22 (2.25%) French Language
5 21 (2.15%) Marketing
6 18 (1.84%) Advertising
7 17 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.74%) Mandarin Language
7 17 (1.74%) Spanish Language
8 15 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.13%) Law
10 10 (1.02%) Retail
10 10 (1.02%) Back Office
11 8 (0.82%) Local Government
11 8 (0.82%) Legal
12 6 (0.61%) German Language
13 3 (0.31%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (12.30%) Analyst
2 113 (11.58%) Support Engineer
3 96 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 81 (8.30%) Administrator
5 71 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 64 (6.56%) Network Engineer
7 60 (6.15%) Server Engineer
8 57 (5.84%) Consultant
9 56 (5.74%) Support Analyst
10 49 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
10 49 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 47 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 46 (4.71%) Desktop Support
13 39 (4.00%) Architect
14 36 (3.69%) Wintel Engineer
15 35 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 33 (3.38%) Desktop Engineer
17 32 (3.28%) Network Specialist
18 30 (3.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 27 (2.77%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.87%) .NET
2 17 (1.74%) Web Services
3 15 (1.54%) Servlets
4 14 (1.43%) Middleware
5 7 (0.72%) J2EE
6 6 (0.61%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.51%) XML
7 5 (0.51%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.41%) DCOM
8 4 (0.41%) ADSI
9 3 (0.31%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.31%) WAP
9 3 (0.31%) Flash
10 2 (0.20%) HTML
10 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.20%) LAMP
11 1 (0.10%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.10%) JTA
11 1 (0.10%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.10%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.91%) Clustering
2 85 (8.71%) Blackberry
3 68 (6.97%) Thin Client
3 68 (6.97%) Fat Client
4 43 (4.41%) Open Source
5 36 (3.69%) Replication
6 28 (2.87%) PKI
7 23 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.05%) Firmware
9 14 (1.43%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.33%) Statistics
11 12 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.23%) PDA
12 11 (1.13%) Smartcard
13 10 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.02%) iPhone
14 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (0.82%) EqualLogic
16 7 (0.72%) NHS
16 7 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 735 (75.31%) Windows
2 391 (40.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 316 (32.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 220 (22.54%) Windows 7
5 180 (18.44%) Linux
6 169 (17.32%) Windows XP
7 144 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (5.02%) UNIX
9 49 (5.02%) Windows 8
10 35 (3.59%) Solaris
11 29 (2.97%) CentOS
12 20 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
13 19 (1.95%) Windows 2000
13 19 (1.95%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.72%) AIX
14 7 (0.72%) HPUX
15 6 (0.61%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.61%) Debian
16 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (22.03%) ITIL
2 106 (10.86%) Migration
3 66 (6.76%) Load Balancing
3 66 (6.76%) Configuration Management
4 55 (5.64%) Project Management
5 49 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 49 (5.02%) Service Delivery
6 48 (4.92%) Change Management
7 44 (4.51%) Service Management
8 34 (3.48%) E-Commerce
9 30 (3.07%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (3.07%) Incident Management
10 29 (2.97%) DevOps
11 28 (2.87%) Capacity Management
12 23 (2.36%) Change Control
12 23 (2.36%) Problem Management
13 19 (1.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (1.84%) Network Design
14 18 (1.84%) Workflow
15 17 (1.74%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 130 (13.32%) SQL
2 124 (12.70%) PowerShell
3 43 (4.41%) C
4 39 (4.00%) Java
5 37 (3.79%) Perl
6 28 (2.87%) VB
7 25 (2.56%) VBScript
8 24 (2.46%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.74%) Ruby
10 16 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.82%) PHP
11 8 (0.82%) C#
11 8 (0.82%) C++
12 7 (0.72%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.61%) Python
14 4 (0.41%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.31%) Korn
16 2 (0.20%) KiXtart
16 2 (0.20%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 184 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (16.60%) Security Cleared
3 136 (13.93%) MCSE
4 112 (11.48%) SC Cleared
5 100 (10.25%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (6.56%) MCITP
7 63 (6.45%) CCNP
8 58 (5.94%) Degree
9 56 (5.74%) MCP
10 44 (4.51%) CCNA
11 43 (4.41%) DV Cleared
12 26 (2.66%) CCSE
13 24 (2.46%) MCSA
14 20 (2.05%) MCTS
15 16 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
18 8 (0.82%) RHCE
18 8 (0.82%) A+ Certification
19 6 (0.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.94%) SLA
2 24 (2.46%) QA
3 8 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.20%) BS7799
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 611 (62.60%) Active Directory
2 266 (27.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (12.70%) XenApp
4 119 (12.19%) Hyper-V
5 100 (10.25%) vSphere
6 59 (6.05%) XenDesktop
7 57 (5.84%) VMware ESX
8 46 (4.71%) XenServer
9 35 (3.59%) ISA Server
10 32 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (2.15%) Terminal Services
13 15 (1.54%) NFS
14 13 (1.33%) UAG
15 12 (1.23%) Xen
15 12 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
15 12 (1.23%) DFS Replication
16 11 (1.13%) KVM
17 10 (1.02%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 221 (22.64%) SCCM
2 102 (10.45%) SCOM
3 63 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 47 (4.82%) WSUS
5 41 (4.20%) Puppet
6 36 (3.69%) NetBackup
7 31 (3.18%) HP SIM
8 26 (2.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 23 (2.36%) Vagrant
10 17 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 16 (1.64%) SCVMM
12 13 (1.33%) MAILsweeper
13 11 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 10 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 8 (0.82%) OpenView
15 8 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
16 7 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (0.72%) Nagios
16 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (0.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 443 (45.39%) Microsoft
2 416 (42.62%) VMware
3 278 (28.48%) Citrix
4 248 (25.41%) Cisco
5 231 (23.67%) HP
6 89 (9.12%) Symantec
7 71 (7.27%) Red Hat
8 69 (7.07%) Dell
9 65 (6.66%) CheckPoint
10 61 (6.25%) Oracle
10 61 (6.25%) F5
11 50 (5.12%) EMC
12 46 (4.71%) Infoblox
13 38 (3.89%) NetApp
14 36 (3.69%) Juniper
15 35 (3.59%) Blue Coat
16 28 (2.87%) SolarWinds
17 27 (2.77%) IBM
18 25 (2.56%) AppSense
18 25 (2.56%) Apple
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Telford
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