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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 231 195 220
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Contract jobs citing DHCP 468 561 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.19% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 7.94% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 338 230
Average daily rate £350 £378 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +15.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 43
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +2.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.07 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.16%
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -43 153 £385 -3.75% 61
South East +18 130 £325 -7.14% 61
North West +7 59 £353 +28.18% 22
South West +4 36 £328 +14.91% 26
East of England -12 27 £375 -9.09% 17
North East -11 17 £433 +50.69% 1
East Midlands -7 16 £275 -21.42% 4
Yorkshire -47 16 £293 -26.96% 26
West Midlands -35 13 £400 +53.84% 17
DHCP
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 968 (92.45%) DNS
2 680 (64.95%) Windows
3 634 (60.55%) Active Directory
4 468 (44.70%) VMware
5 462 (44.13%) Microsoft
6 409 (39.06%) TCP/IP
7 383 (36.58%) Windows Server
8 354 (33.81%) Firewall
9 351 (33.52%) Cisco
10 328 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 304 (29.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 254 (24.26%) LAN
13 245 (23.40%) MS Exchange
14 229 (21.87%) Linux
15 228 (21.78%) Citrix
16 218 (20.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 217 (20.73%) ITIL
18 213 (20.34%) WAN
19 207 (19.77%) VPN
20 196 (18.72%) Cisco Certification
21 187 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
22 167 (15.95%) Data Centre
23 162 (15.47%) IPsec
24 160 (15.28%) IIS
25 158 (15.09%) SSL
26 157 (15.00%) MS Office
27 151 (14.42%) Windows 7
28 144 (13.75%) Finance
29 143 (13.66%) SQL
29 143 (13.66%) FTP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 245 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 160 (15.28%) IIS
3 120 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 87 (8.31%) Tomcat
5 82 (7.83%) Apache
6 77 (7.35%) nginx
7 70 (6.69%) Jetty
7 70 (6.69%) WebSphere
8 51 (4.87%) SharePoint
9 48 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 44 (4.20%) Skype for Business
11 39 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 34 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (1.05%) OpenStack
14 11 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
14 11 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
14 11 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 157 (15.00%) MS Office
2 125 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 12 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.19%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.096%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.096%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.096%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (12.80%) Office 365
2 96 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
4 62 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
5 61 (5.83%) Google App Engine
5 61 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (1.43%) SaaS
8 8 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.48%) IaaS
11 4 (0.38%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.29%) PaaS
13 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.096%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.096%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.096%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.096%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.096%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 968 (92.45%) DNS
2 409 (39.06%) TCP/IP
3 354 (33.81%) Firewall
4 254 (24.26%) LAN
5 213 (20.34%) WAN
6 207 (19.77%) VPN
7 162 (15.47%) IPsec
8 158 (15.09%) SSL
9 143 (13.66%) FTP
10 124 (11.84%) SAN
11 120 (11.46%) HTTP
12 116 (11.08%) OSPF
13 115 (10.98%) Wireless
14 98 (9.36%) BGP
15 95 (9.07%) Cisco ASA
16 94 (8.98%) VLAN
17 90 (8.60%) MPLS
18 89 (8.50%) VoIP
19 88 (8.40%) Internet
19 88 (8.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (2.77%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.24%) MySQL
7 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (0.96%) PowerCenter
10 9 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.67%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.48%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.29%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 98 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 20 (1.91%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.24%) JIRA
3 13 (1.24%) RSpec
4 11 (1.05%) Log4j
5 4 (0.38%) MSI
6 3 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.29%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.29%) GitLab
7 2 (0.19%) Ant
7 2 (0.19%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.19%) JUnit
7 2 (0.19%) Maven
7 2 (0.19%) Selenium
7 2 (0.19%) Subversion
8 1 (0.096%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.096%) Gradle
8 1 (0.096%) Redmine
8 1 (0.096%) Trac
8 1 (0.096%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 144 (13.75%) Finance
2 56 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.30%) Banking
4 25 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.53%) Marketing
6 14 (1.34%) Legal
7 13 (1.24%) Back Office
7 13 (1.24%) Law
7 13 (1.24%) Local Government
8 12 (1.15%) Electronics
9 10 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.86%) Advertising
10 9 (0.86%) Retail
11 8 (0.76%) Front Office
12 7 (0.67%) Billing
13 4 (0.38%) Publishing
14 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 196 (18.72%) Network Engineer
2 139 (13.28%) Support Engineer
3 100 (9.55%) Analyst
4 93 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 79 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 70 (6.69%) Administrator
7 63 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
8 54 (5.16%) Consultant
9 49 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 48 (4.58%) VMware Engineer
11 46 (4.39%) Senior Network Engineer
12 45 (4.30%) Architect
12 45 (4.30%) Desktop Support
13 44 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
13 44 (4.20%) Desktop Engineer
14 42 (4.01%) Network Support
14 42 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
15 39 (3.72%) IT Engineer
16 38 (3.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 38 (3.63%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (7.74%) .NET
2 70 (6.69%) J2EE
2 70 (6.69%) Servlets
3 29 (2.77%) 802.1X
4 27 (2.58%) Web Services
5 16 (1.53%) Middleware
6 11 (1.05%) XML
7 9 (0.86%) REST
8 6 (0.57%) HTML
8 6 (0.57%) SOAP
9 4 (0.38%) jQuery
9 4 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (0.38%) WAP
10 3 (0.29%) CSS
10 3 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.29%) MCollective
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.29%) POSIX
10 3 (0.29%) XML Messaging
11 2 (0.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 167 (15.95%) Data Centre
2 61 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.83%) Clustering
3 45 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 34 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 24 (2.29%) Replication
7 19 (1.81%) Driving Licence
8 18 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.62%) Fat Client
9 17 (1.62%) Thin Client
10 14 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.24%) PKI
12 11 (1.05%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.05%) Statistics
12 11 (1.05%) User Experience
13 9 (0.86%) NHS
14 8 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.76%) EMC VNX
15 7 (0.67%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 680 (64.95%) Windows
2 383 (36.58%) Windows Server
3 304 (29.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 229 (21.87%) Linux
5 218 (20.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 187 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 151 (14.42%) Windows 7
8 76 (7.26%) Unix
9 69 (6.59%) Windows 8
10 65 (6.21%) Windows XP
11 39 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (2.29%) Solaris
13 23 (2.20%) Android
14 18 (1.72%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.34%) AIX
15 14 (1.34%) CentOS
15 14 (1.34%) Mac OS X
15 14 (1.34%) Windows Vista
16 13 (1.24%) Windows 10
17 12 (1.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (20.73%) ITIL
2 113 (10.79%) Configuration Management
3 101 (9.65%) Migration
4 78 (7.45%) DevOps
5 77 (7.35%) Change Management
6 70 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (6.11%) Load Balancing
8 62 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 56 (5.35%) Problem Management
11 53 (5.06%) Open Source
12 43 (4.11%) Automated Testing
12 43 (4.11%) Information Security
12 43 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
13 40 (3.82%) Unit Testing
14 38 (3.63%) Network Design
15 36 (3.44%) Service Delivery
16 34 (3.25%) Network Management
17 32 (3.06%) Patch Management
17 32 (3.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (13.66%) SQL
2 104 (9.93%) PowerShell
3 81 (7.74%) Java
4 41 (3.92%) Python
5 39 (3.72%) Perl
6 26 (2.48%) C
7 24 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 23 (2.20%) VBScript
9 18 (1.72%) Ruby
10 11 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.86%) C++
11 9 (0.86%) VB
12 8 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 8 (0.76%) Korn
12 8 (0.76%) PHP
13 6 (0.57%) Tcl
14 4 (0.38%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.38%) VBA
15 2 (0.19%) C#
16 1 (0.096%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 196 (18.72%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (10.79%) Security Cleared
3 111 (10.60%) CCNA
4 109 (10.41%) CCNP
5 107 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 83 (7.93%) SC Cleared
7 69 (6.59%) MCSE
8 65 (6.21%) Degree
9 53 (5.06%) CCIE
10 49 (4.68%) MCSA
11 38 (3.63%) MCITP
12 29 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (2.20%) MCP
14 21 (2.01%) DBS Check
15 17 (1.62%) DV Cleared
16 16 (1.53%) CCSE
17 14 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
18 13 (1.24%) JNCIA
18 13 (1.24%) JNCIP
19 11 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.64%) SLA
2 20 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.67%) QA
6 3 (0.29%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.29%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.096%) COBIT
7 1 (0.096%) HIPAA
System Software
1 634 (60.55%) Active Directory
2 328 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (11.08%) XenApp
4 85 (8.12%) Hyper-V
5 81 (7.74%) vSphere
6 63 (6.02%) Xen
7 60 (5.73%) VMware ESX
8 54 (5.16%) XenDesktop
9 34 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (3.06%) XenServer
11 31 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
12 24 (2.29%) Terminal Services
13 23 (2.20%) ISA Server
14 18 (1.72%) vCloud
15 17 (1.62%) NFS
16 15 (1.43%) Terminal Server
17 13 (1.24%) Firmware
17 13 (1.24%) Squid
18 12 (1.15%) iptables
19 11 (1.05%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 122 (11.65%) SCCM
2 77 (7.35%) Puppet
3 65 (6.21%) WSUS
4 50 (4.78%) SCOM
5 45 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.25%) Backup Exec
7 19 (1.81%) vMotion
8 15 (1.43%) Nagios
9 13 (1.24%) FortiGate
10 12 (1.15%) Cacti
10 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (0.96%) Ansible
11 10 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
11 10 (0.96%) HP SIM
11 10 (0.96%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.86%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.67%) AppDNA
14 7 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
14 7 (0.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 468 (44.70%) VMware
2 462 (44.13%) Microsoft
3 351 (33.52%) Cisco
4 228 (21.78%) Citrix
5 133 (12.70%) HP
6 105 (10.03%) CheckPoint
7 97 (9.26%) Juniper
8 91 (8.69%) F5
9 70 (6.69%) Red Hat
10 64 (6.11%) Google
11 57 (5.44%) Dell
12 50 (4.78%) Oracle
12 50 (4.78%) SolarWinds
13 47 (4.49%) NetApp
14 40 (3.82%) Symantec
15 38 (3.63%) Palo Alto
16 36 (3.44%) Infoblox
17 31 (2.96%) AppSense
17 31 (2.96%) Blue Coat
18 30 (2.87%) Aruba
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £255 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market rates - flexible
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £255 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £190 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Northallerton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.99 per hour + pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d contract
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago