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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 58 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing DHCP 15 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 1.64% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 8.13% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £9.25 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.38% +3.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
205 123 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.75% 20.16% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 50 27
Average daily rate £350 £263 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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
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 30 June 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City -5 5 £350 -22.22%
Watford -8 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 5
Stevenage - 1 - -
DHCP
East of England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) DNS
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
3 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
4 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (74.07%) Citrix
6 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
6 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (55.56%) HP
8 15 (55.56%) Dell
9 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
10 13 (48.15%) VMware
11 12 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (44.44%) XenApp
12 11 (40.74%) Android
12 11 (40.74%) ITIL
12 11 (40.74%) Cisco
12 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
13 10 (37.04%) Project Management
13 10 (37.04%) CCNA
13 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (37.04%) Apple
13 10 (37.04%) MS Office
14 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
15 8 (29.63%) SCCM
15 8 (29.63%) SCOM
16 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
16 6 (22.22%) Symantec
17 5 (18.52%) Terminal Services
17 5 (18.52%) SQL

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) DNS
2 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) VLAN
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) DWDM
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) OSPF
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.70%) ICMP
6 1 (3.70%) TACACS
6 1 (3.70%) Telnet
6 1 (3.70%) VRRP
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
6 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (29.63%) Desktop Support
3 7 (25.93%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
6 11 (40.74%) Android
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.41%) Linux
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Build Automation
4 4 (14.81%) Server Building
5 3 (11.11%) Office Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Information Management
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CCNA
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) XenApp
3 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) Terminal Services
5 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) vSphere
6 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
1 8 (29.63%) SCOM
2 5 (18.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Citrix
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) HP
3 15 (55.56%) Dell
4 13 (48.15%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco
6 10 (37.04%) Apple
7 6 (22.22%) Symantec
8 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
9 3 (11.11%) NetApp
10 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
10 2 (7.41%) IBM
10 2 (7.41%) EMC
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle
10 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.70%) Sophos