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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 197 225 193
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Contract jobs citing DHCP 545 446 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.92% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.45% 7.04% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 225 184
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 85
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.50 £26.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +11.29%
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
7318 6331 6345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.04% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4047 3336 3170
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 391 540
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +25 216 £388 +3.33% 72
South East +10 121 £395 +43.63% 60
North West -33 52 £325 - 27
East of England +21 43 £325 -18.75% 15
Yorkshire +7 34 £401 +0.12% 14
West Midlands +12 28 £200 -5.88% 7
South West -8 24 £350 +6.06% 24
East Midlands +3 15 £275 -35.67% 14
North East +5 11 £288 +17.34% 3
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1050 (93.33%) DNS
2 774 (68.80%) Windows
3 624 (55.47%) Active Directory
4 497 (44.18%) VMware
5 481 (42.76%) Microsoft
6 422 (37.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 348 (30.93%) TCP/IP
8 323 (28.71%) Cisco
8 323 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 308 (27.38%) Firewall
10 307 (27.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 281 (24.98%) Citrix
12 258 (22.93%) ITIL
13 243 (21.60%) MS Exchange
14 233 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 211 (18.76%) HP
16 207 (18.40%) LAN
17 204 (18.13%) WAN
18 200 (17.78%) Linux
19 186 (16.53%) SCCM
20 184 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
21 182 (16.18%) Windows 7
22 171 (15.20%) SAN
23 159 (14.13%) Security Cleared
24 155 (13.78%) IIS
25 148 (13.16%) MS Excel
26 142 (12.62%) MS Office
26 142 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
27 138 (12.27%) CheckPoint
27 138 (12.27%) SQL

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 243 (21.60%) MS Exchange
2 155 (13.78%) IIS
3 112 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (7.64%) SharePoint
5 82 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 60 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 48 (4.27%) Lync
9 36 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (2.93%) Apache
11 31 (2.76%) Tomcat
12 15 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.98%) nginx
15 8 (0.71%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.62%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.62%) Jetty
16 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 148 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 142 (12.62%) MS Office
3 19 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.18%) MS Project
7 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.089%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.33%) RMDS
2 7 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.53%) Tridion
3 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.089%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (3.91%) Office 365
3 32 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.07%) IaaS
6 8 (0.71%) Route 53
6 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.44%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.36%) PaaS
9 4 (0.36%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.27%) SaaS
11 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1050 (93.33%) DNS
2 348 (30.93%) TCP/IP
3 308 (27.38%) Firewall
4 207 (18.40%) LAN
5 204 (18.13%) WAN
6 171 (15.20%) SAN
7 128 (11.38%) VPN
8 102 (9.07%) Wireless
9 99 (8.80%) OSPF
10 98 (8.71%) FTP
11 97 (8.62%) Network Security
12 93 (8.27%) Cisco ASA
13 91 (8.09%) Internet
14 86 (7.64%) VLAN
15 83 (7.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 76 (6.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 76 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
17 73 (6.49%) VoIP
18 70 (6.22%) BGP
19 62 (5.51%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.47%) MySQL
3 33 (2.93%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.58%) RDBMS
5 27 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.62%) Big Data
11 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.62%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.44%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.27%) DTS
15 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.42%) MSI
3 12 (1.07%) Subversion
3 12 (1.07%) Maven
4 9 (0.80%) JIRA
5 7 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.62%) Ant
6 6 (0.53%) Hudson
7 5 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.44%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.36%) Selenium
8 4 (0.36%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.36%) GitLab
9 3 (0.27%) Redmine
9 3 (0.27%) Trac
9 3 (0.27%) JUnit
9 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 116 (10.31%) Finance
2 48 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.22%) Banking
4 17 (1.51%) Retail
5 16 (1.42%) Law
5 16 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.42%) Local Government
6 13 (1.16%) Legal
7 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.80%) Marketing
8 8 (0.71%) Back Office
9 6 (0.53%) Electronics
9 6 (0.53%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.44%) Advertising
10 5 (0.44%) Games
11 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.27%) Publishing
11 3 (0.27%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.18%) Front Office
12 2 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 159 (14.13%) Analyst
2 155 (13.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 124 (11.02%) Support Engineer
4 117 (10.40%) Network Engineer
5 84 (7.47%) Server Engineer
6 74 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 60 (5.33%) Consultant
7 60 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 59 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 49 (4.36%) Administrator
10 46 (4.09%) IT Support
11 45 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 45 (4.00%) Desktop Support
12 42 (3.73%) Security Specialist
13 41 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 40 (3.56%) Network Specialist
15 39 (3.47%) Network Security Specialist
16 38 (3.38%) Wintel Engineer
17 36 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
18 35 (3.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.82%) .NET
2 35 (3.11%) Web Services
3 21 (1.87%) XML
4 17 (1.51%) Application Packaging
5 15 (1.33%) Rendezvous
6 13 (1.16%) HTML
6 13 (1.16%) J2EE
7 7 (0.62%) Middleware
8 6 (0.53%) Servlets
9 5 (0.44%) LAMP
10 4 (0.36%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.36%) Java EE
11 3 (0.27%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.27%) MAPI
12 2 (0.18%) ODBC
12 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.18%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.089%) boto
13 1 (0.089%) COM
13 1 (0.089%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.64%) Clustering
2 71 (6.31%) Blackberry
2 71 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (5.69%) Thin Client
3 64 (5.69%) Fat Client
4 37 (3.29%) Replication
5 34 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.67%) Open Source
7 29 (2.58%) PKI
8 16 (1.42%) Private Cloud
9 15 (1.33%) Smartphone
10 13 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.07%) FlexPod
12 11 (0.98%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.89%) PDA
13 10 (0.89%) Smartcard
13 10 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.80%) SecurID
15 8 (0.71%) iPhone
16 7 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 774 (68.80%) Windows
2 422 (37.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 307 (27.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 233 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 200 (17.78%) Linux
6 182 (16.18%) Windows 7
7 114 (10.13%) Windows XP
8 64 (5.69%) UNIX
9 59 (5.24%) Windows 8
10 55 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 25 (2.22%) Windows Vista
13 21 (1.87%) Windows 2000
14 19 (1.69%) Ubuntu
15 15 (1.33%) Android
16 13 (1.16%) CentOS
17 11 (0.98%) Debian
17 11 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.98%) Solaris
18 10 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (22.93%) ITIL
2 87 (7.73%) Migration
3 83 (7.38%) Load Balancing
4 82 (7.29%) E-Commerce
5 65 (5.78%) DevOps
6 59 (5.24%) Configuration Management
7 55 (4.89%) Project Management
8 52 (4.62%) Change Management
9 50 (4.44%) Service Management
10 38 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 38 (3.38%) Network Management
11 36 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
12 35 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (3.02%) Service Delivery
14 31 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (2.40%) Change Control
16 26 (2.31%) Mentoring
16 26 (2.31%) Problem Management
17 25 (2.22%) Network Architecture
18 21 (1.87%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (12.27%) SQL
2 132 (11.73%) PowerShell
3 46 (4.09%) Java
4 40 (3.56%) C
5 35 (3.11%) VBScript
6 26 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 23 (2.04%) Perl
8 22 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 22 (1.96%) Python
9 18 (1.60%) PHP
10 16 (1.42%) Ruby
11 15 (1.33%) VB
12 9 (0.80%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.44%) C#
13 5 (0.44%) C++
13 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.18%) Korn
14 2 (0.18%) R
14 2 (0.18%) Golang
14 2 (0.18%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 184 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (14.13%) Security Cleared
3 142 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 108 (9.60%) CCNP
5 106 (9.42%) SC Cleared
6 94 (8.36%) MCSE
7 83 (7.38%) CCNA
8 60 (5.33%) CCSE
9 59 (5.24%) MCITP
10 45 (4.00%) Degree
11 41 (3.64%) DV Cleared
12 40 (3.56%) MCP
13 32 (2.84%) MCSA
14 23 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
14 23 (2.04%) CISSP
15 21 (1.87%) CCIE
16 20 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (1.33%) A+ Certification
18 14 (1.24%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.78%) SLA
2 8 (0.71%) QA
3 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.089%) COBIT
5 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
System Software
1 624 (55.47%) Active Directory
2 323 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (10.93%) Hyper-V
4 121 (10.76%) vSphere
5 113 (10.04%) XenApp
6 64 (5.69%) XenDesktop
7 57 (5.07%) VMware ESX
8 46 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (3.02%) XenServer
9 34 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 31 (2.76%) Terminal Services
11 23 (2.04%) ISA Server
12 22 (1.96%) DFS Replication
12 22 (1.96%) VMware Server
13 21 (1.87%) vCloud
14 16 (1.42%) Firmware
15 14 (1.24%) Terminal Server
16 11 (0.98%) NFS
16 11 (0.98%) Xen
17 10 (0.89%) UAG
Systems Management
1 186 (16.53%) SCCM
2 125 (11.11%) SCOM
3 54 (4.80%) Puppet
4 35 (3.11%) WSUS
5 31 (2.76%) NetBackup
5 31 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.04%) Backup Exec
7 21 (1.87%) Nagios
8 19 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 17 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 16 (1.42%) WMI
10 16 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 15 (1.33%) SCSM
12 13 (1.16%) HP SIM
13 12 (1.07%) SCVMM
13 12 (1.07%) vMotion
14 11 (0.98%) SCOrch
14 11 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
15 10 (0.89%) Ansible
16 9 (0.80%) MOM
Vendors
1 497 (44.18%) VMware
2 481 (42.76%) Microsoft
3 323 (28.71%) Cisco
4 281 (24.98%) Citrix
5 211 (18.76%) HP
6 138 (12.27%) CheckPoint
7 101 (8.98%) F5
8 88 (7.82%) Juniper
9 87 (7.73%) Blue Coat
10 75 (6.67%) Infoblox
11 67 (5.96%) NetApp
12 62 (5.51%) Red Hat
13 59 (5.24%) Dell
14 55 (4.89%) Symantec
15 47 (4.18%) McAfee
16 43 (3.82%) Oracle
17 41 (3.64%) SolarWinds
18 35 (3.11%) Imperva
19 32 (2.84%) Bloomberg
20 31 (2.76%) Sophos
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Annapurna
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £150 - £170 Per Day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.50 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £245 to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MoneySuperMarket.com
Posted: 11 days ago
Ewloe, Cheshire
Moneysupermarket.com
Rate: Open/Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £13.00 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago