The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 58 53 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing DHCP 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.36% 1.04% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 4.88% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £90.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.81% +6.09%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 123 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.07% 21.28% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 61
Average daily rate £355 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Watford +5 5 £400 +34.45% 1
St Albans - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hertford - 1 £160 -
Kings Langley - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (100.00%) DNS
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (61.11%) Citrix
5 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (50.00%) Symantec
6 9 (50.00%) VMware
7 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
7 8 (44.44%) IIS
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
9 6 (33.33%) Clustering
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) vSphere
9 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
9 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
10 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (27.78%) Sophos
10 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (27.78%) Veritas
10 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
10 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (44.44%) IIS
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) FTP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) People Management
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow Management
3 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
3 5 (27.78%) vCloud
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) VMFS
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
2 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOM
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) Symantec
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Sophos
4 5 (27.78%) Veritas
4 5 (27.78%) Acronis
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Akamai
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Epicor
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp