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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 181 209 218
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 566 431 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 0.98% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 7.35% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 230 145
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £190 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 71
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -13.15%
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
6828 5865 6353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.34% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3879 3163 3097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 353 594
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +19 238 £390 +4.34% 98
South East +6 110 £338 +12.50% 46
East of England +17 44 £413 +37.50% 16
Yorkshire +20 41 £401 +57.83% 15
North West -6 39 £275 - 18
West Midlands +32 36 £275 +83.33% 13
South West -10 35 £285 +14.00% 14
East Midlands +19 10 £350 - 7
North East -27 10 £288 +19.79% 1
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1081 (93.03%) DNS
2 826 (71.08%) Windows
3 706 (60.76%) Active Directory
4 525 (45.18%) Microsoft
5 515 (44.32%) VMware
6 443 (38.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 348 (29.95%) TCP/IP
8 343 (29.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 321 (27.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 312 (26.85%) Cisco
11 298 (25.65%) Firewall
12 278 (23.92%) MS Exchange
13 275 (23.67%) Citrix
14 272 (23.41%) ITIL
15 258 (22.20%) HP
16 241 (20.74%) Linux
17 218 (18.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 208 (17.90%) SAN
19 204 (17.56%) SCCM
20 202 (17.38%) LAN
21 201 (17.30%) Windows 7
22 190 (16.35%) WAN
23 171 (14.72%) MS Excel
23 171 (14.72%) Security Cleared
24 166 (14.29%) IIS
25 165 (14.20%) SQL
26 164 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
27 158 (13.60%) Cisco Certification
28 156 (13.43%) MS Office
29 149 (12.82%) VPN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 278 (23.92%) MS Exchange
2 166 (14.29%) IIS
3 140 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 82 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 78 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 74 (6.37%) SharePoint
7 58 (4.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 46 (3.96%) Apache
9 41 (3.53%) Lync
10 36 (3.10%) Tomcat
11 31 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (1.64%) IBM Notes
13 16 (1.38%) nginx
14 13 (1.12%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.95%) Jetty
16 7 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
16 7 (0.60%) JBoss
17 5 (0.43%) SAS
18 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 171 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 156 (13.43%) MS Office
3 23 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.69%) MS Project
4 8 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.086%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.17%) RMDS
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.086%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.41%) Office 365
4 22 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.03%) Route 53
7 10 (0.86%) Google App Engine
7 10 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.69%) SaaS
8 8 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.52%) PaaS
10 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1081 (93.03%) DNS
2 348 (29.95%) TCP/IP
3 298 (25.65%) Firewall
4 208 (17.90%) SAN
5 202 (17.38%) LAN
6 190 (16.35%) WAN
7 149 (12.82%) VPN
8 116 (9.98%) FTP
9 104 (8.95%) Wireless
10 91 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
11 89 (7.66%) VLAN
11 89 (7.66%) OSPF
12 85 (7.31%) Internet
13 74 (6.37%) Network Security
14 67 (5.77%) BGP
15 65 (5.59%) VoIP
16 62 (5.34%) IPsec
16 62 (5.34%) LDAP
17 58 (4.99%) Cisco IOS
18 57 (4.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.44%) MySQL
4 27 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 20 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 18 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.60%) Big Data
11 7 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.26%) Redis
14 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 23 (1.98%) MSI
3 11 (0.95%) Maven
4 10 (0.86%) Subversion
5 9 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (0.69%) Hudson
7 5 (0.43%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.34%) Ant
8 4 (0.34%) Selenium
8 4 (0.34%) JIRA
8 4 (0.34%) GitLab
9 3 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.26%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.17%) JUnit
10 2 (0.17%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.086%) Redmine
11 1 (0.086%) Trac
General
1 106 (9.12%) Finance
2 78 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.67%) Banking
4 19 (1.64%) Law
4 19 (1.64%) Legal
5 16 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.38%) Retail
6 14 (1.20%) Local Government
7 13 (1.12%) Marketing
8 12 (1.03%) Advertising
9 10 (0.86%) Publishing
10 9 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.69%) Electronics
12 7 (0.60%) Back Office
13 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.43%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.43%) German Language
14 5 (0.43%) Games
15 4 (0.34%) Front Office
16 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 171 (14.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 170 (14.63%) Analyst
3 115 (9.90%) Network Engineer
4 112 (9.64%) Support Engineer
5 72 (6.20%) Support Analyst
6 69 (5.94%) Server Engineer
7 65 (5.59%) Administrator
8 59 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 56 (4.82%) Consultant
10 55 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 53 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
12 47 (4.04%) IT Support
13 41 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
14 39 (3.36%) Desktop Support
14 39 (3.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 38 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
16 33 (2.84%) Security Specialist
17 32 (2.75%) Network Specialist
18 31 (2.67%) Network Security Specialist
19 29 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.13%) .NET
2 45 (3.87%) Web Services
3 20 (1.72%) XML
4 13 (1.12%) Application Packaging
4 13 (1.12%) HTML
5 10 (0.86%) Servlets
6 9 (0.77%) Middleware
6 9 (0.77%) J2EE
7 6 (0.52%) LAMP
7 6 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.52%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.26%) Java EE
9 3 (0.26%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.26%) MAPI
9 3 (0.26%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.17%) CSS
10 2 (0.17%) JSP
10 2 (0.17%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.17%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.81%) Clustering
2 84 (7.23%) Blackberry
3 61 (5.25%) Thin Client
3 61 (5.25%) Fat Client
4 58 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (4.39%) Replication
6 34 (2.93%) Open Source
7 26 (2.24%) PKI
8 23 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.46%) CESG
10 16 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.29%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
13 12 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.03%) PDA
14 11 (0.95%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.86%) Smartcard
15 10 (0.86%) SecurID
16 9 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
17 8 (0.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 826 (71.08%) Windows
2 443 (38.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 343 (29.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 241 (20.74%) Linux
5 218 (18.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 201 (17.30%) Windows 7
7 135 (11.62%) Windows XP
8 91 (7.83%) UNIX
9 75 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (5.08%) Windows 8
11 29 (2.50%) Solaris
12 28 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 27 (2.32%) Windows Vista
14 20 (1.72%) Ubuntu
15 19 (1.64%) Windows 2000
16 16 (1.38%) CentOS
17 15 (1.29%) Mac OS X
18 14 (1.20%) AIX
19 10 (0.86%) Debian
20 9 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (23.41%) ITIL
2 89 (7.66%) E-Commerce
3 80 (6.88%) Migration
4 74 (6.37%) Load Balancing
5 72 (6.20%) Configuration Management
6 66 (5.68%) DevOps
7 56 (4.82%) Change Management
8 54 (4.65%) Project Management
9 47 (4.04%) Service Management
10 45 (3.87%) Service Delivery
10 45 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (3.18%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (2.93%) Incident Management
14 29 (2.50%) Network Management
15 28 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
15 28 (2.41%) Mentoring
16 26 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
16 26 (2.24%) Problem Management
17 24 (2.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (14.20%) SQL
2 132 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 50 (4.30%) C
4 47 (4.04%) Java
5 44 (3.79%) VBScript
6 43 (3.70%) Perl
7 37 (3.18%) Shell Script
8 29 (2.50%) VB
9 28 (2.41%) Python
9 28 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 25 (2.15%) PHP
11 18 (1.55%) Ruby
12 12 (1.03%) JavaScript
13 11 (0.95%) C++
14 10 (0.86%) Bourne shell
15 9 (0.77%) Korn
15 9 (0.77%) C#
16 8 (0.69%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.17%) Erlang
18 1 (0.086%) Golang
Qualifications
1 171 (14.72%) Security Cleared
2 164 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 158 (13.60%) Cisco Certification
4 119 (10.24%) MCSE
5 117 (10.07%) SC Cleared
6 94 (8.09%) CCNP
7 82 (7.06%) CCNA
8 56 (4.82%) MCITP
9 50 (4.30%) DV Cleared
10 44 (3.79%) CCSE
11 43 (3.70%) MCP
12 42 (3.61%) Degree
13 29 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
14 27 (2.32%) MCSA
15 25 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.64%) CISSP
16 19 (1.64%) CCA
17 18 (1.55%) CCIE
18 12 (1.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.83%) SLA
2 17 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.86%) QA
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.086%) COBIT
System Software
1 706 (60.76%) Active Directory
2 321 (27.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (10.67%) vSphere
4 104 (8.95%) XenApp
5 103 (8.86%) Hyper-V
6 77 (6.63%) VMware ESX
7 47 (4.04%) Terminal Services
8 45 (3.87%) XenDesktop
9 37 (3.18%) XenServer
10 36 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (2.41%) NFS
13 24 (2.07%) DFS Replication
14 19 (1.64%) vCloud
14 19 (1.64%) VMware Server
15 18 (1.55%) Xen
16 16 (1.38%) ISA Server
17 14 (1.20%) Firmware
18 12 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 11 (0.95%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 204 (17.56%) SCCM
2 148 (12.74%) SCOM
3 63 (5.42%) NetBackup
4 55 (4.73%) Puppet
5 42 (3.61%) Nagios
6 41 (3.53%) Backup Exec
7 36 (3.10%) WSUS
8 34 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 28 (2.41%) HP SIM
10 25 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 19 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 16 (1.38%) WMI
14 15 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 14 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
15 14 (1.20%) SCSM
16 13 (1.12%) SCOrch
16 13 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
16 13 (1.12%) SCVMM
17 12 (1.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 525 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 515 (44.32%) VMware
3 312 (26.85%) Cisco
4 275 (23.67%) Citrix
5 258 (22.20%) HP
6 124 (10.67%) CheckPoint
7 87 (7.49%) Red Hat
8 84 (7.23%) Symantec
9 83 (7.14%) Juniper
10 76 (6.54%) NetApp
11 72 (6.20%) Dell
11 72 (6.20%) F5
12 61 (5.25%) EMC
12 61 (5.25%) Infoblox
13 58 (4.99%) Blue Coat
14 52 (4.48%) McAfee
15 45 (3.87%) Oracle
16 35 (3.01%) IBM
17 34 (2.93%) Sophos
18 33 (2.84%) SolarWinds
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