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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 195 202 205
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 537 460 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.01% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 7.59% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 234 158
Average daily rate
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£388 £343 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +15.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 79
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -6.94%
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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -3 209 £400 +6.66% 67
South East +1 125 £381 +27.08% 45
Yorkshire +19 42 £401 +33.50% 13
North West -18 41 £288 -7.25% 23
East of England +16 37 £419 +39.58% 15
West Midlands +24 35 £260 +56.39% 11
South West -24 27 £245 -24.61% 13
East Midlands +6 12 £325 -18.75% 10
North East -24 4 £275 +14.58% 2
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1080 (93.34%) DNS
2 811 (70.10%) Windows
3 679 (58.69%) Active Directory
4 525 (45.38%) VMware
5 515 (44.51%) Microsoft
6 437 (37.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 363 (31.37%) TCP/IP
8 337 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 325 (28.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 322 (27.83%) Cisco
11 300 (25.93%) Firewall
12 290 (25.06%) Citrix
13 279 (24.11%) ITIL
14 268 (23.16%) MS Exchange
15 240 (20.74%) HP
16 219 (18.93%) Linux
16 219 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 204 (17.63%) LAN
18 201 (17.37%) SCCM
19 199 (17.20%) WAN
20 192 (16.59%) SAN
21 191 (16.51%) Windows 7
22 174 (15.04%) Cisco Certification
23 160 (13.83%) IIS
24 159 (13.74%) MS Excel
25 158 (13.66%) Security Cleared
26 151 (13.05%) VPN
26 151 (13.05%) Microsoft Certification
27 150 (12.96%) SQL
28 139 (12.01%) MS Office

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 268 (23.16%) MS Exchange
2 160 (13.83%) IIS
3 132 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 81 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 75 (6.48%) SharePoint
6 68 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 62 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 44 (3.80%) Lync
9 42 (3.63%) Apache
10 33 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 32 (2.77%) Tomcat
12 18 (1.56%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.95%) nginx
14 8 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.69%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.69%) JBoss
15 7 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
15 7 (0.61%) Jetty
16 5 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 159 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 139 (12.01%) MS Office
3 21 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.69%) MS Project
4 8 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.086%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.78%) RMDS
2 7 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (3.54%) Office 365
3 38 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.86%) IaaS
7 9 (0.78%) Route 53
7 9 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.61%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.43%) SaaS
11 4 (0.35%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.26%) PaaS
13 1 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1080 (93.34%) DNS
2 363 (31.37%) TCP/IP
3 300 (25.93%) Firewall
4 204 (17.63%) LAN
5 199 (17.20%) WAN
6 192 (16.59%) SAN
7 151 (13.05%) VPN
8 107 (9.25%) FTP
9 101 (8.73%) OSPF
10 96 (8.30%) Wireless
11 94 (8.12%) Cisco ASA
12 90 (7.78%) Network Security
13 86 (7.43%) Internet
14 83 (7.17%) VLAN
15 74 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
15 74 (6.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 72 (6.22%) BGP
17 69 (5.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 67 (5.79%) VoIP
19 60 (5.19%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (3.28%) MySQL
4 29 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 21 (1.82%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.61%) Big Data
13 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.52%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 7
15 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 24 (2.07%) Jenkins
2 20 (1.73%) MSI
3 10 (0.86%) Subversion
3 10 (0.86%) Maven
4 8 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.52%) Hudson
6 5 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.43%) Ant
6 5 (0.43%) JIRA
7 4 (0.35%) GitLab
8 3 (0.26%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.17%) Selenium
9 2 (0.17%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.17%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.086%) JUnit
10 1 (0.086%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.086%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.086%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.086%) Redmine
General
1 114 (9.85%) Finance
2 65 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 30 (2.59%) Banking
4 18 (1.56%) Law
5 17 (1.47%) Legal
6 16 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.30%) Retail
8 13 (1.12%) Local Government
9 10 (0.86%) Marketing
9 10 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.78%) Publishing
11 8 (0.69%) Back Office
11 8 (0.69%) Electronics
11 8 (0.69%) Advertising
12 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.43%) Games
14 4 (0.35%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.26%) Front Office
16 2 (0.17%) Automotive
17 1 (0.086%) Billing
Job Titles
1 176 (15.21%) Analyst
2 168 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 115 (9.94%) Network Engineer
4 114 (9.85%) Support Engineer
5 78 (6.74%) Support Analyst
5 78 (6.74%) Server Engineer
6 60 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 58 (5.01%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (4.93%) Consultant
9 55 (4.75%) Administrator
10 49 (4.24%) IT Support
11 46 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
12 44 (3.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 42 (3.63%) Security Specialist
14 41 (3.54%) Desktop Support
15 40 (3.46%) Network Specialist
16 39 (3.37%) Network Security Specialist
17 38 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
18 33 (2.85%) Wintel Engineer
19 32 (2.77%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.89%) .NET
2 43 (3.72%) Web Services
3 18 (1.56%) XML
4 15 (1.30%) Application Packaging
5 12 (1.04%) HTML
6 10 (0.86%) Middleware
6 10 (0.86%) J2EE
7 9 (0.78%) Rendezvous
8 6 (0.52%) Servlets
8 6 (0.52%) Software Packaging
8 6 (0.52%) LAMP
9 4 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.35%) Java EE
10 3 (0.26%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.26%) MAPI
10 3 (0.26%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.17%) JSP
12 1 (0.086%) WSH
12 1 (0.086%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 108 (9.33%) Clustering
2 76 (6.57%) Blackberry
3 72 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (5.96%) Thin Client
4 69 (5.96%) Fat Client
5 49 (4.24%) Replication
6 32 (2.77%) Open Source
7 30 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.16%) PKI
9 14 (1.21%) FlexPod
10 13 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.12%) Smartphone
11 11 (0.95%) CESG
11 11 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.86%) Smartcard
12 10 (0.86%) SecurID
13 9 (0.78%) PDA
14 8 (0.69%) Computer Science
15 7 (0.61%) NHS
15 7 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 811 (70.10%) Windows
2 437 (37.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 325 (28.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 219 (18.93%) Linux
4 219 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 191 (16.51%) Windows 7
6 121 (10.46%) Windows XP
7 79 (6.83%) UNIX
8 67 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (5.10%) Windows 8
10 25 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 25 (2.16%) Windows Vista
11 21 (1.82%) Windows 2000
12 20 (1.73%) Ubuntu
13 19 (1.64%) Solaris
14 13 (1.12%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.04%) CentOS
16 11 (0.95%) AIX
17 10 (0.86%) Android
18 8 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (24.11%) ITIL
2 96 (8.30%) E-Commerce
3 87 (7.52%) Migration
4 77 (6.66%) Load Balancing
5 67 (5.79%) Configuration Management
6 64 (5.53%) DevOps
7 61 (5.27%) Change Management
8 53 (4.58%) Service Management
9 49 (4.24%) Project Management
10 41 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (3.28%) Service Delivery
12 36 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
14 33 (2.85%) Mentoring
14 33 (2.85%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (2.68%) Network Management
16 29 (2.51%) Line Management
17 28 (2.42%) Problem Management
18 25 (2.16%) Incident Management
19 22 (1.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 150 (12.96%) SQL
2 120 (10.37%) PowerShell
3 48 (4.15%) C
4 42 (3.63%) Java
4 42 (3.63%) VBScript
5 33 (2.85%) Shell Script
6 32 (2.77%) Perl
7 24 (2.07%) Python
8 22 (1.90%) VB
8 22 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 19 (1.64%) PHP
10 13 (1.12%) Ruby
11 8 (0.69%) C++
12 7 (0.61%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.43%) C#
13 5 (0.43%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.35%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.35%) Korn
15 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.086%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 174 (15.04%) Cisco Certification
2 158 (13.66%) Security Cleared
3 151 (13.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 110 (9.51%) SC Cleared
5 108 (9.33%) CCNP
6 103 (8.90%) MCSE
7 78 (6.74%) CCNA
8 59 (5.10%) CCSE
9 57 (4.93%) MCITP
10 46 (3.98%) DV Cleared
11 42 (3.63%) Degree
12 36 (3.11%) MCP
13 28 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 25 (2.16%) MCSA
15 24 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (1.99%) CCIE
16 23 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (1.73%) VCP4
18 18 (1.56%) CISSP
19 16 (1.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.91%) SLA
2 9 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.61%) QA
4 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.17%) COBIT
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 679 (58.69%) Active Directory
2 337 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (10.72%) vSphere
4 120 (10.37%) Hyper-V
5 107 (9.25%) XenApp
6 74 (6.40%) VMware ESX
7 51 (4.41%) XenDesktop
8 41 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 39 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (2.94%) Terminal Services
11 32 (2.77%) XenServer
12 27 (2.33%) DFS Replication
13 23 (1.99%) NFS
13 23 (1.99%) vCloud
14 19 (1.64%) VMware Server
15 15 (1.30%) ISA Server
16 14 (1.21%) Firmware
16 14 (1.21%) Xen
17 10 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 10 (0.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 201 (17.37%) SCCM
2 138 (11.93%) SCOM
3 54 (4.67%) Puppet
4 49 (4.24%) NetBackup
5 32 (2.77%) Backup Exec
6 30 (2.59%) WSUS
7 28 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 28 (2.42%) Nagios
8 26 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (2.07%) HP SIM
10 20 (1.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 19 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 16 (1.38%) WMI
13 15 (1.30%) SCSM
14 13 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 13 (1.12%) SCVMM
15 12 (1.04%) OpenView
15 12 (1.04%) SCOrch
16 10 (0.86%) Ansible
16 10 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 525 (45.38%) VMware
2 515 (44.51%) Microsoft
3 322 (27.83%) Cisco
4 290 (25.06%) Citrix
5 240 (20.74%) HP
6 137 (11.84%) CheckPoint
7 94 (8.12%) F5
8 87 (7.52%) Juniper
9 83 (7.17%) NetApp
10 79 (6.83%) Blue Coat
11 76 (6.57%) Infoblox
12 73 (6.31%) Red Hat
13 70 (6.05%) Symantec
14 56 (4.84%) Dell
15 52 (4.49%) EMC
15 52 (4.49%) McAfee
16 41 (3.54%) Oracle
17 39 (3.37%) SolarWinds
18 35 (3.03%) Imperva
19 32 (2.77%) CA
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