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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 193 220 189
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -31
Contract jobs citing DHCP 566 457 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.71% 7.26% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 250 232
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £277 £278
% change year-on-year
+3.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 39 78
Average hourly rate £22.17 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.49 £33.00 £25.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+24.24% +6.45%
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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +25 209 £350 - 71
South East +25 113 £325 +18.18% 69
North West -21 71 £275 +4.76% 31
East of England +15 60 £315 +5.00% 23
Yorkshire 0 40 £288 -28.12% 19
North East +6 28 £269 +21.17% 1
South West +17 22 £350 +40.00% 28
West Midlands -7 19 £200 -5.88% 12
East Midlands -6 15 £284 -23.82% 6
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1045 (93.05%) DNS
2 749 (66.70%) Windows
3 572 (50.93%) Active Directory
4 513 (45.68%) VMware
5 467 (41.59%) Microsoft
6 375 (33.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 344 (30.63%) Cisco
8 343 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 336 (29.92%) Firewall
10 328 (29.21%) TCP/IP
11 290 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 277 (24.67%) Citrix
13 266 (23.69%) ITIL
14 250 (22.26%) MS Exchange
15 224 (19.95%) Linux
16 218 (19.41%) LAN
17 214 (19.06%) WAN
18 213 (18.97%) HP
19 209 (18.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 190 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
21 184 (16.38%) Windows 7
22 172 (15.32%) SAN
23 164 (14.60%) Security Cleared
24 155 (13.80%) SCCM
25 152 (13.54%) SQL
26 148 (13.18%) IIS
27 146 (13.00%) SQL Server
28 142 (12.64%) VPN
29 140 (12.47%) Finance
30 138 (12.29%) CheckPoint

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 250 (22.26%) MS Exchange
2 148 (13.18%) IIS
3 118 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 85 (7.57%) SharePoint
5 77 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 59 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 54 (4.81%) Lync
8 46 (4.10%) Tomcat
9 44 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 43 (3.83%) Apache
11 40 (3.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (2.32%) WebSphere
13 24 (2.14%) nginx
13 24 (2.14%) Jetty
14 19 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.80%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.71%) JBoss
19 7 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 132 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 115 (10.24%) MS Office
3 15 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.34%) RMDS
2 8 (0.71%) Tridion
3 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.089%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (4.27%) Office 365
3 43 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.96%) Google App Engine
6 22 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.60%) IaaS
8 10 (0.89%) PaaS
9 7 (0.62%) SaaS
9 7 (0.62%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.53%) Route 53
10 6 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.18%) Yammer
12 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1045 (93.05%) DNS
2 336 (29.92%) Firewall
3 328 (29.21%) TCP/IP
4 218 (19.41%) LAN
5 214 (19.06%) WAN
6 172 (15.32%) SAN
7 142 (12.64%) VPN
8 112 (9.97%) OSPF
9 109 (9.71%) Wireless
9 109 (9.71%) Cisco ASA
10 104 (9.26%) Network Security
11 92 (8.19%) BGP
12 90 (8.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 88 (7.84%) VLAN
14 82 (7.30%) Cisco IOS
15 80 (7.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 80 (7.12%) SSL
15 80 (7.12%) Internet
16 78 (6.95%) IPsec
17 72 (6.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.01%) MySQL
3 37 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (2.58%) RDBMS
5 28 (2.49%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 18 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (0.62%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.36%) Big Data
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.18%) DTS
14 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.42%) Maven
2 16 (1.42%) JIRA
3 11 (0.98%) Ant
4 8 (0.71%) Subversion
5 7 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.53%) MSI
6 6 (0.53%) Hudson
7 5 (0.45%) Trac
7 5 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.36%) JUnit
8 4 (0.36%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.36%) Redmine
8 4 (0.36%) Selenium
8 4 (0.36%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.18%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 140 (12.47%) Finance
2 40 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.76%) Banking
4 20 (1.78%) Retail
5 19 (1.69%) Local Government
6 18 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.34%) Legal
8 13 (1.16%) Back Office
9 10 (0.89%) Law
10 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.71%) Electronics
11 8 (0.71%) Marketing
12 5 (0.45%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 4 (0.36%) Advertising
13 4 (0.36%) Billing
14 3 (0.27%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.27%) Games
15 2 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 147 (13.09%) Analyst
2 135 (12.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 123 (10.95%) Support Engineer
4 114 (10.15%) Network Engineer
5 71 (6.32%) Server Engineer
6 67 (5.97%) Consultant
7 64 (5.70%) Support Analyst
8 62 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 51 (4.54%) Desktop Support
10 49 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 44 (3.92%) IT Support
12 43 (3.83%) Architect
12 43 (3.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 43 (3.83%) Administrator
13 42 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
13 42 (3.74%) Wintel Engineer
14 41 (3.65%) Security Specialist
15 39 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
16 37 (3.29%) Network Security Specialist
16 37 (3.29%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.81%) .NET
2 30 (2.67%) J2EE
3 26 (2.32%) Web Services
4 23 (2.05%) Servlets
5 18 (1.60%) HTML
5 18 (1.60%) Application Packaging
6 16 (1.42%) XML
7 15 (1.34%) Rendezvous
8 7 (0.62%) Middleware
9 6 (0.53%) Java EE
10 3 (0.27%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.27%) boto
10 3 (0.27%) XMPP
10 3 (0.27%) MAPI
10 3 (0.27%) CGI
11 2 (0.18%) SAML
11 2 (0.18%) Flash
11 2 (0.18%) ODBC
11 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.88%) Clustering
3 58 (5.16%) Blackberry
4 51 (4.54%) Thin Client
4 51 (4.54%) Fat Client
5 49 (4.36%) Open Source
6 36 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.76%) Replication
8 30 (2.67%) PKI
9 23 (2.05%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (1.34%) iPhone
12 14 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.16%) NHS
14 12 (1.07%) iPad
14 12 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.71%) FlexPod
16 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
17 7 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 749 (66.70%) Windows
2 375 (33.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 290 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 224 (19.95%) Linux
5 209 (18.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 184 (16.38%) Windows 7
7 88 (7.84%) Windows XP
8 65 (5.79%) UNIX
9 54 (4.81%) Windows 8
10 49 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 27 (2.40%) Android
12 15 (1.34%) Windows 2000
13 13 (1.16%) Solaris
14 12 (1.07%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.98%) Debian
16 10 (0.89%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.80%) CentOS
18 8 (0.71%) Windows Vista
19 7 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (23.69%) ITIL
2 100 (8.90%) Migration
3 84 (7.48%) Load Balancing
4 76 (6.77%) Configuration Management
5 66 (5.88%) DevOps
6 61 (5.43%) Project Management
7 58 (5.16%) E-Commerce
8 53 (4.72%) Service Management
9 51 (4.54%) Change Management
10 44 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (3.56%) Network Management
12 39 (3.47%) Change Control
13 35 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
14 34 (3.03%) Service Delivery
15 32 (2.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (2.85%) Problem Management
16 30 (2.67%) Network Architecture
17 27 (2.40%) Network Monitoring
17 27 (2.40%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (13.54%) SQL
2 137 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 66 (5.88%) Java
4 48 (4.27%) C
5 33 (2.94%) Python
6 29 (2.58%) VBScript
7 26 (2.32%) Shell Script
8 25 (2.23%) Perl
9 18 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.42%) PHP
11 15 (1.34%) Ruby
12 14 (1.25%) VB
13 8 (0.71%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.53%) C#
15 4 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.27%) R
17 2 (0.18%) C++
17 2 (0.18%) Go
18 1 (0.089%) Korn
18 1 (0.089%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 190 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (14.60%) Security Cleared
3 133 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 109 (9.71%) SC Cleared
5 102 (9.08%) CCNP
6 99 (8.82%) MCSE
7 85 (7.57%) CCNA
8 59 (5.25%) CCSE
9 53 (4.72%) Degree
10 48 (4.27%) MCITP
11 36 (3.21%) DV Cleared
12 30 (2.67%) MCSA
13 26 (2.32%) MCP
14 25 (2.23%) CISSP
15 23 (2.05%) CCIE
16 20 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
17 17 (1.51%) MCTS
18 16 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 14 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.63%) SLA
2 9 (0.80%) QA
3 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.089%) COBIT
6 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 572 (50.93%) Active Directory
2 343 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (11.67%) vSphere
4 129 (11.49%) XenApp
5 113 (10.06%) Hyper-V
6 70 (6.23%) XenDesktop
7 58 (5.16%) VMware ESX
8 51 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
9 42 (3.74%) XenServer
10 34 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (2.32%) Xen
12 25 (2.23%) ISA Server
13 20 (1.78%) Terminal Services
13 20 (1.78%) vCloud
14 19 (1.69%) VMware Server
15 17 (1.51%) Terminal Server
16 16 (1.42%) DFS Replication
17 15 (1.34%) NFS
18 12 (1.07%) Firmware
18 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 155 (13.80%) SCCM
2 101 (8.99%) SCOM
3 57 (5.08%) Puppet
4 45 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (3.29%) WSUS
6 23 (2.05%) AirWatch
7 19 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 19 (1.69%) Nagios
8 16 (1.42%) NetBackup
9 15 (1.34%) OpenView
9 15 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 14 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
10 14 (1.25%) vMotion
10 14 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (1.25%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.16%) WMI
11 13 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (1.07%) MOM
12 12 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 10 (0.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 513 (45.68%) VMware
2 467 (41.59%) Microsoft
3 344 (30.63%) Cisco
4 277 (24.67%) Citrix
5 213 (18.97%) HP
6 138 (12.29%) CheckPoint
7 109 (9.71%) F5
8 87 (7.75%) Juniper
9 85 (7.57%) Blue Coat
10 76 (6.77%) Oracle
11 74 (6.59%) Infoblox
12 60 (5.34%) Red Hat
13 59 (5.25%) NetApp
14 58 (5.16%) Dell
15 51 (4.54%) SolarWinds
16 46 (4.10%) McAfee
17 38 (3.38%) Symantec
18 34 (3.03%) Imperva
19 29 (2.58%) Google
20 28 (2.49%) Sophos
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £351 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30k - £35k plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago