The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 37 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.51% 1.37% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 9.68% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£315 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 - £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +11.29%
DHCP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.72% 14.16% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 21
Average daily rate £450 £388 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +61.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
DHCP
South East

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) NetScout
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) NetScout
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat