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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 52 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.85% 2.26% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 12.64% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£338 £388 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +49.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £214 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £388 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
117 87 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.07% 17.86% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 27 40
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Average hourly rate £24.56 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.45% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £27.50 £36.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 - 7 £338 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) DNS
3 18 (60.00%) Firewall
4 16 (53.33%) Linux
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
7 12 (40.00%) Wireless
7 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 11 (36.67%) VMware
8 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
8 11 (36.67%) Broadband
9 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 9 (30.00%) Cisco
10 9 (30.00%) Telnet
10 9 (30.00%) .NET
11 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 8 (26.67%) Perl
11 8 (26.67%) PHP
11 8 (26.67%) VB.NET
11 8 (26.67%) FTP
11 8 (26.67%) HTTP
11 8 (26.67%) EMC
11 8 (26.67%) Firmware
11 8 (26.67%) NAS
11 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (26.67%) Selenium
11 8 (26.67%) Ruby
11 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) DNS
2 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (40.00%) Wireless
5 11 (36.67%) Broadband
6 9 (30.00%) Telnet
7 8 (26.67%) FTP
7 8 (26.67%) HTTP
7 8 (26.67%) NAS
8 6 (20.00%) SAN
9 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (13.33%) Network Security
10 4 (13.33%) iSCSI
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
11 3 (10.00%) DMVPN
11 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (10.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (20.00%) Redmine
2 6 (20.00%) Trac
2 6 (20.00%) JUnit
2 6 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Firmware
2 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.67%) STB
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) AIX
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
1 6 (20.00%) Use Case
1 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.00%) Line Management
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) Perl
2 8 (26.67%) PHP
2 8 (26.67%) VB.NET
2 8 (26.67%) Ruby
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) CCSE
4 3 (10.00%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) MetaFrame
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) EMC
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) Symantec
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 4 (13.33%) F5
8 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (10.00%) Infoblox
8 3 (10.00%) Imperva
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.67%) Dell
10 1 (3.33%) Altiris
10 1 (3.33%) Zeacom