The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK / England
Rank 211 243 193
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -50
Contract jobs citing DHCP 483 425 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.16% 0.93% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.70% 6.45% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 243 318
Median daily rate £350 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £197 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 54
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.44 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.79% +15.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.75 £14.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.83 £50.00 £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%

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
6275 6592 6776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.13% 14.43% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3823 3882 3891
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 345 381
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.50 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +27.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 183 £384 -0.90% 51
South East -1 88 £356 +14.83% 39
North East +5 45 £275 -38.88% 6
East of England +13 38 £338 -8.47% 19
North West -11 33 £303 -10.37% 14
Yorkshire +29 30 £325 -2.98% 17
South West +10 23 £210 -35.38% 11
East Midlands +15 20 £330 -12.00% 8
West Midlands +2 20 £438 +22.80% 11
Midlands - 1 - -
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 934 (91.57%) DNS
2 713 (69.90%) Windows
3 659 (64.61%) Active Directory
4 494 (48.43%) Microsoft
5 434 (42.55%) Windows Server
6 405 (39.71%) VMware
7 327 (32.06%) TCP/IP
8 316 (30.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 302 (29.61%) Cisco
10 296 (29.02%) Firewall
11 260 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 256 (25.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 241 (23.63%) LAN
14 236 (23.14%) ITIL
15 226 (22.16%) Citrix
16 223 (21.86%) Security Cleared
17 198 (19.41%) Linux
18 197 (19.31%) SCCM
19 191 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
20 189 (18.53%) WAN
21 183 (17.94%) MS Exchange
22 170 (16.67%) SC Cleared
23 166 (16.27%) Windows 7
24 163 (15.98%) SQL Server
25 158 (15.49%) VPN
26 157 (15.39%) Office 365
27 153 (15.00%) PowerShell
28 146 (14.31%) MS Excel
29 143 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
30 140 (13.73%) SQL

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 183 (17.94%) MS Exchange
2 122 (11.96%) IIS
3 111 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 94 (9.22%) SharePoint
5 86 (8.43%) Skype for Business
6 59 (5.78%) Apache
7 55 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (3.53%) Tomcat
9 35 (3.43%) nginx
10 28 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (1.96%) WebSphere
13 19 (1.86%) Jetty
14 18 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (1.76%) Mongrel
15 15 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (1.18%) IBM Notes
16 12 (1.18%) JBoss
16 12 (1.18%) SAS
17 9 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 146 (14.31%) MS Excel
2 120 (11.76%) MS Office
3 18 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.098%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) Eikon
5 1 (0.098%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 157 (15.39%) Office 365
2 113 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (3.33%) IaaS
5 29 (2.84%) SaaS
6 25 (2.45%) PaaS
7 19 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (1.37%) Google App Engine
11 13 (1.27%) HP Helion
12 11 (1.08%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.59%) Yammer
14 5 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.29%) G Suite
15 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
16 1 (0.098%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 934 (91.57%) DNS
2 327 (32.06%) TCP/IP
3 296 (29.02%) Firewall
4 241 (23.63%) LAN
5 189 (18.53%) WAN
6 158 (15.49%) VPN
7 129 (12.65%) SAN
8 102 (10.00%) Wireless
9 93 (9.12%) VLAN
10 91 (8.92%) Internet
11 87 (8.53%) Network Security
12 76 (7.45%) IPsec
13 71 (6.96%) VoIP
14 66 (6.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 64 (6.27%) Ethernet
15 64 (6.27%) HTTP
16 60 (5.88%) SSL
17 59 (5.78%) Cisco ASA
17 59 (5.78%) MPLS
18 58 (5.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.24%) MySQL
3 30 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 16 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.49%) MS Access
12 4 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 46 (4.51%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.06%) Travis CI
3 18 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.18%) Subversion
5 5 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.49%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.39%) JIRA
6 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.39%) Toad
6 4 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.29%) Gitweb
7 3 (0.29%) Maven
7 3 (0.29%) MSI
7 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.20%) Ant
8 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.098%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.098%) Gradle
9 1 (0.098%) JUnit
9 1 (0.098%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (10.39%) Finance
2 36 (3.53%) Banking
3 35 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.84%) Back Office
5 20 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.67%) Retail
7 8 (0.78%) Electronics
7 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.78%) Games
8 7 (0.69%) Advertising
8 7 (0.69%) French Language
8 7 (0.69%) Legal
8 7 (0.69%) Publishing
9 6 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.59%) Law
9 6 (0.59%) Marketing
10 5 (0.49%) Local Government
11 4 (0.39%) Front Office
11 4 (0.39%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 153 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 112 (10.98%) Network Engineer
3 98 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 95 (9.31%) Analyst
5 82 (8.04%) Architect
6 74 (7.25%) Administrator
7 61 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 61 (5.98%) Desktop Support
8 60 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 59 (5.78%) Consultant
10 52 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 49 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
12 44 (4.31%) Server Engineer
13 41 (4.02%) Support Analyst
14 40 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
15 38 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
16 37 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
16 37 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
17 34 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
18 33 (3.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 28 (2.75%) .NET
3 27 (2.65%) Web Services
4 22 (2.16%) LAMP
5 18 (1.76%) Servlets
6 16 (1.57%) J2EE
7 14 (1.37%) Middleware
8 10 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
10 8 (0.78%) PostGIS
11 7 (0.69%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.49%) ADSI
12 5 (0.49%) XMPP
13 4 (0.39%) XML
14 3 (0.29%) ELK Stack
14 3 (0.29%) JSON
14 3 (0.29%) OAuth
14 3 (0.29%) SAML
15 2 (0.20%) RFC 2833
15 2 (0.20%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 138 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 74 (7.25%) Clustering
3 66 (6.47%) PKI
4 64 (6.27%) Management Information System
5 44 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.14%) Blackberry
7 24 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.25%) Fat Client
8 23 (2.25%) Thin Client
9 22 (2.16%) Replication
10 19 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (1.76%) BYOD
12 16 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.47%) Statistics
13 15 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.37%) Driving Licence
15 13 (1.27%) NHS
16 12 (1.18%) Cryptography
16 12 (1.18%) VCE vBlock
17 10 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 713 (69.90%) Windows
2 434 (42.55%) Windows Server
3 316 (30.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 256 (25.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 198 (19.41%) Linux
6 191 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 166 (16.27%) Windows 7
8 82 (8.04%) Windows 10
9 74 (7.25%) Unix
10 46 (4.51%) Windows 8
11 41 (4.02%) Android
12 37 (3.63%) Solaris
13 36 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (3.33%) Mac OS X
14 34 (3.33%) Windows XP
15 29 (2.84%) Apple iOS
16 21 (2.06%) CentOS
17 19 (1.86%) Ubuntu
18 15 (1.47%) Debian
19 12 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (23.14%) ITIL
2 98 (9.61%) Migration
3 88 (8.63%) Change Management
4 75 (7.35%) DevOps
5 67 (6.57%) Configuration Management
6 62 (6.08%) Problem Management
7 58 (5.69%) Project Management
8 54 (5.29%) Mobile Device Management
9 51 (5.00%) Server Building
10 49 (4.80%) Service Delivery
11 47 (4.61%) Open Source
12 46 (4.51%) Load Balancing
13 44 (4.31%) TOGAF
14 41 (4.02%) Patch Management
15 39 (3.82%) Service Management
16 37 (3.63%) Network Management
17 36 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (3.43%) Capacity Management
18 35 (3.43%) Incident Management
19 33 (3.24%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 153 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 140 (13.73%) SQL
3 48 (4.71%) Python
4 37 (3.63%) Java
5 36 (3.53%) C
6 34 (3.33%) Perl
7 29 (2.84%) VB
8 27 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 22 (2.16%) PHP
10 20 (1.96%) VBScript
11 19 (1.86%) Ruby
11 19 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.67%) C++
13 10 (0.98%) C#
14 9 (0.88%) Korn
15 8 (0.78%) JavaScript
16 6 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.49%) Go
17 5 (0.49%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.39%) Rust
Qualifications
1 223 (21.86%) Security Cleared
2 170 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 143 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
4 119 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (8.04%) MCSE
6 76 (7.45%) CCNA
7 74 (7.25%) CCNP
8 47 (4.61%) MCSA
9 36 (3.53%) CCIE
10 32 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (2.55%) Degree
12 26 (2.55%) DV Cleared
13 23 (2.25%) MCITP
14 20 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
14 20 (1.96%) DBS Check
15 13 (1.27%) MCP
16 11 (1.08%) CCDA
16 11 (1.08%) GIAC
17 10 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.35%) SLA
2 31 (3.04%) PCI DSS
3 29 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.18%) QA
6 8 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.098%) BS7799
7 1 (0.098%) GxP
7 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 659 (64.61%) Active Directory
2 260 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 120 (11.76%) XenApp
5 81 (7.94%) vSphere
6 58 (5.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 55 (5.39%) XenDesktop
8 53 (5.20%) VMware ESXi
9 52 (5.10%) VMware ESX
10 24 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
10 24 (2.35%) XenServer
11 22 (2.16%) Firmware
11 22 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 21 (2.06%) NFS
13 20 (1.96%) Terminal Services
14 15 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
15 14 (1.37%) Xen
16 13 (1.27%) ISA Server
17 11 (1.08%) FreeRADIUS
18 10 (0.98%) UAG
Systems Management
1 197 (19.31%) SCCM
2 92 (9.02%) SCOM
3 80 (7.84%) Puppet
4 50 (4.90%) Nagios
4 50 (4.90%) WSUS
5 35 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 32 (3.14%) NetBackup
7 31 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (2.84%) Microsoft Intune
9 24 (2.35%) AirWatch
10 22 (2.16%) Backup Exec
10 22 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
11 21 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 18 (1.76%) Ansible
13 17 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 17 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
14 14 (1.37%) EdgeSight
15 13 (1.27%) Cacti
16 11 (1.08%) HP SiteScope
16 11 (1.08%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 494 (48.43%) Microsoft
2 405 (39.71%) VMware
3 302 (29.61%) Cisco
4 226 (22.16%) Citrix
5 126 (12.35%) HP
6 92 (9.02%) CheckPoint
7 89 (8.73%) Juniper
8 66 (6.47%) Dell
8 66 (6.47%) Oracle
9 62 (6.08%) F5
10 57 (5.59%) Symantec
11 53 (5.20%) Red Hat
12 52 (5.10%) Palo Alto
13 41 (4.02%) Apple
14 37 (3.63%) SolarWinds
15 32 (3.14%) AppSense
15 32 (3.14%) Riverbed
16 31 (3.04%) EMC
17 30 (2.94%) NetApp
18 27 (2.65%) Intel Security
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