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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 48 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing DHCP 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 2.27% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 10.53% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£255 £350 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +84.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.85%
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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
42 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.19% 21.59% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 23
Average daily rate £425 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £118 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Lancope
3 2 (50.00%) NetScout
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

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
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%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) NetScout
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (50.00%) Lancope
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat