The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 46 26 48
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.66% 4.87% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 23.40% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
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£251 £388 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.16% +27.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £289 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £428 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
DHCP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 94 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.71% 20.80% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 52
Average daily rate £338 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.61% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.25 £33.38 £29.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Essex region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Essex region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Brentwood +2 6 £165 -
Colchester -9 1 - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Basildon - - - -
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 22 (68.75%) DNS
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Firewall
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) VMware
5 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (34.38%) Wireless
6 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
7 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 10 (31.25%) Broadband
7 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (28.13%) NAS
8 9 (28.13%) Selenium
8 9 (28.13%) EMC
8 9 (28.13%) SAN
8 9 (28.13%) Firmware
8 9 (28.13%) Telnet
8 9 (28.13%) FTP
8 9 (28.13%) HTTP
8 9 (28.13%) .NET
9 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.00%) Perl
9 8 (25.00%) PHP
9 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (25.00%) HP
9 8 (25.00%) CCNP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) DNS
2 20 (62.50%) Firewall
3 11 (34.38%) Wireless
3 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 10 (31.25%) Broadband
5 9 (28.13%) FTP
5 9 (28.13%) HTTP
5 9 (28.13%) SAN
5 9 (28.13%) Telnet
5 9 (28.13%) NAS
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (21.88%) Network Security
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (21.88%) VPN
8 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
9 5 (15.63%) DMVPN
9 5 (15.63%) BIG-IP
9 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (15.63%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (21.88%) JUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Bugzilla
3 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 6 (18.75%) Redmine
3 6 (18.75%) Trac
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Security Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) Network Security Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) Network Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Firmware
2 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
2 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.38%) STB
4 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Use Case
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) Perl
2 8 (25.00%) PHP
2 8 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNP
3 7 (21.88%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) CCSE
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.50%) MCSE
6 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.25%) MCP
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 14 (43.75%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) EMC
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) F5
5 6 (18.75%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 5 (15.63%) Symantec
6 5 (15.63%) Dell
6 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
6 5 (15.63%) Infoblox
6 5 (15.63%) Imperva
7 2 (6.25%) Altiris
7 2 (6.25%) Zeacom
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) IBM