The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 49 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.59% 2.13% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 12.50% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Average daily rate £400 £320 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +190.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -36.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.79% 17.02% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 14
Average daily rate £400 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £173 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.30 £45.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
DHCP
East of England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +4 8 £400 +110.52%
Rayleigh - - - -
Wickford - - - -
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) CCNP
6 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 6 (33.33%) MCSE
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) Network Security
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (27.78%) F5
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 5 (27.78%) EMC
8 5 (27.78%) BGP
9 4 (22.22%) OSPF
9 4 (22.22%) NetScreen
9 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
9 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) Network Security
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (27.78%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) NetScreen
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 4 (22.22%) DMVPN
5 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) SSL
7 2 (11.11%) FTP
7 2 (11.11%) HTTP
7 2 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Trac
2 1 (5.56%) Redmine
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Technician
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.56%) STB
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.56%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (33.33%) MCSE
4 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 4 (22.22%) CCSE
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.56%) MCSM
7 1 (5.56%) MCDST
7 1 (5.56%) MCTS
7 1 (5.56%) MCITP
7 1 (5.56%) MCP
7 1 (5.56%) MCSA
7 1 (5.56%) CCA
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (5.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) F5
5 5 (27.78%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
6 4 (22.22%) Imperva
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) Zeacom
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Altiris
8 1 (5.56%) Symantec