The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 197 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 252 215 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.04% 0.85% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.08% 6.96% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 124 123
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 22
Average hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £13.25 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £37.50 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.03 £15.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -8.14%
DHCP
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3117 3088 3519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.86% 12.24% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2026 2169
Average daily rate £400 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 85 168
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in London

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in London

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in London

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in London

DHCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
City of London +25 63 £363 -2.68% 24
Croydon -6 5 £355 +2.89% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 4 £310 - 1
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Romford - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Morden - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 422 (95.48%) DNS
2 317 (71.72%) Windows
3 292 (66.06%) Active Directory
4 195 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 179 (40.50%) VMware
6 169 (38.24%) Cisco
7 165 (37.33%) MS Exchange
8 151 (34.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 142 (32.13%) Firewall
10 121 (27.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 118 (26.70%) TCP/IP
12 117 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 110 (24.89%) HP
13 110 (24.89%) Citrix
14 109 (24.66%) Windows 7
15 106 (23.98%) SAN
16 104 (23.53%) LAN
17 100 (22.62%) ITIL
18 95 (21.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 92 (20.81%) WAN
20 90 (20.36%) MS Excel
21 82 (18.55%) VPN
22 78 (17.65%) SCCM
23 77 (17.42%) Windows XP
24 75 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
25 69 (15.61%) SQL Server
26 67 (15.16%) SQL
27 65 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
28 64 (14.48%) Linux
29 62 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2007

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 165 (37.33%) MS Exchange
2 121 (27.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 51 (11.54%) IIS
4 51 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 40 (9.05%) SharePoint
6 33 (7.47%) Lync
7 30 (6.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (3.62%) Apache
9 12 (2.71%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.49%) WebSphere
11 9 (2.04%) Jetty
11 9 (2.04%) nginx
12 8 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (1.58%) IBM Notes
13 7 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 90 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 60 (13.57%) MS Office
3 11 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.36%) MS Project
5 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.45%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (2.49%) Google App Engine
3 9 (2.04%) Office 365
4 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 422 (95.48%) DNS
2 142 (32.13%) Firewall
3 118 (26.70%) TCP/IP
4 106 (23.98%) SAN
5 104 (23.53%) LAN
6 92 (20.81%) WAN
7 82 (18.55%) VPN
8 49 (11.09%) Wireless
9 44 (9.95%) IPsec
10 33 (7.47%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (7.47%) Network Security
10 33 (7.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (7.24%) VoIP
12 30 (6.79%) MPLS
13 25 (5.66%) OSPF
13 25 (5.66%) BGP
13 25 (5.66%) Internet
13 25 (5.66%) LDAP
13 25 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (5.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.81%) MySQL
4 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.58%) MSI
3 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) JUnit
5 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.23%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (13.57%) Finance
2 33 (7.47%) Banking
3 20 (4.52%) Advertising
4 18 (4.07%) Marketing
5 16 (3.62%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.62%) French Language
5 16 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.17%) Mandarin Language
6 14 (3.17%) Spanish Language
6 14 (3.17%) Law
7 10 (2.26%) Legal
8 9 (2.04%) Back Office
9 8 (1.81%) Retail
10 6 (1.36%) German Language
10 6 (1.36%) Local Government
11 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.45%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (14.03%) Analyst
2 40 (9.05%) Systems Engineer
3 36 (8.14%) Network Engineer
3 36 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 34 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (7.01%) Administrator
6 28 (6.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 26 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 25 (5.66%) Architect
9 23 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (4.98%) Consultant
11 21 (4.75%) Support Analyst
12 17 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (3.85%) Server Engineer
13 16 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
13 16 (3.62%) Desktop Support
14 14 (3.17%) Wintel Engineer
15 11 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support
15 11 (2.49%) Network Specialist
16 10 (2.26%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.39%) .NET
2 9 (2.04%) Servlets
3 8 (1.81%) J2EE
4 7 (1.58%) Web Services
5 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.68%) HTML
6 3 (0.68%) Middleware
7 2 (0.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.45%) Ajax
7 2 (0.45%) WCF
7 2 (0.45%) ADO.NET
7 2 (0.45%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) COM
8 1 (0.23%) XML
8 1 (0.23%) VXML
8 1 (0.23%) LAMP
8 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.31%) Clustering
2 42 (9.50%) Blackberry
3 28 (6.33%) Replication
4 19 (4.30%) CESG
5 16 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.39%) Open Source
7 13 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (1.81%) RMADS
9 7 (1.58%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.58%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.58%) Statistics
9 7 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.13%) iPhone
11 5 (1.13%) iPad
12 4 (0.90%) PKI
12 4 (0.90%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 317 (71.72%) Windows
2 151 (34.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (24.66%) Windows 7
4 95 (21.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (17.42%) Windows XP
6 65 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (14.48%) Linux
8 21 (4.75%) Windows 8
9 19 (4.30%) UNIX
10 18 (4.07%) Solaris
11 15 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.49%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (1.81%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.81%) Windows 2000
13 8 (1.81%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.36%) Debian
15 5 (1.13%) SUSE
16 4 (0.90%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (22.62%) ITIL
2 44 (9.95%) Migration
2 44 (9.95%) Load Balancing
3 34 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 30 (6.79%) Service Management
4 30 (6.79%) Change Management
5 20 (4.52%) Incident Management
5 20 (4.52%) Project Management
6 17 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 17 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 17 (3.85%) Line Management
7 15 (3.39%) Risk Management
7 15 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (2.94%) Asset Management
8 13 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (2.94%) Capacity Management
9 12 (2.71%) Information Security
10 11 (2.49%) BCP
10 11 (2.49%) Network Design
10 11 (2.49%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.16%) SQL
2 49 (11.09%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.66%) VBScript
4 20 (4.52%) Perl
5 15 (3.39%) VB
6 13 (2.94%) C
7 12 (2.71%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.49%) Java
9 8 (1.81%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.36%) Python
11 4 (0.90%) PHP
12 3 (0.68%) C#
12 3 (0.68%) Korn
13 2 (0.45%) KiXtart
13 2 (0.45%) Erlang
13 2 (0.45%) C++
13 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.23%) Ruby
14 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 75 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (12.22%) MCSE
3 35 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 34 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (7.47%) SC Cleared
6 26 (5.88%) Degree
7 23 (5.20%) CCNA
8 21 (4.75%) MCITP
9 16 (3.62%) CCNP
10 14 (3.17%) CISSP
11 13 (2.94%) MCP
12 9 (2.04%) CCIE
13 8 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (1.36%) MCSA
15 5 (1.13%) CCEA
15 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.68%) RHCE
16 3 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.24%) SLA
2 15 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 292 (66.06%) Active Directory
2 117 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (11.31%) XenApp
4 49 (11.09%) Hyper-V
5 38 (8.60%) vSphere
6 35 (7.92%) VMware ESX
7 20 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.39%) ISA Server
9 14 (3.17%) NFS
10 13 (2.94%) Terminal Services
11 11 (2.49%) Xen
11 11 (2.49%) XenDesktop
12 8 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.58%) DFS Replication
13 7 (1.58%) XenServer
14 5 (1.13%) KVM
15 4 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.90%) Squid
16 3 (0.68%) NDS
16 3 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 78 (17.65%) SCCM
2 40 (9.05%) SCOM
3 38 (8.60%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.17%) WSUS
5 13 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 11 (2.49%) Puppet
6 11 (2.49%) CA Spectrum
7 10 (2.26%) SCOrch
7 10 (2.26%) Nagios
8 9 (2.04%) MIMEsweeper
8 9 (2.04%) MAILsweeper
9 7 (1.58%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.36%) SCDPM
10 6 (1.36%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.36%) OVSD
10 6 (1.36%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.36%) DameWare
10 6 (1.36%) OpenView
11 5 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 195 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 179 (40.50%) VMware
3 169 (38.24%) Cisco
4 110 (24.89%) HP
4 110 (24.89%) Citrix
5 55 (12.44%) CheckPoint
6 48 (10.86%) Symantec
7 35 (7.92%) Dell
8 33 (7.47%) Juniper
9 30 (6.79%) EMC
9 30 (6.79%) NetApp
10 29 (6.56%) SolarWinds
11 21 (4.75%) F5
12 18 (4.07%) AppSense
12 18 (4.07%) Red Hat
12 18 (4.07%) McAfee
13 16 (3.62%) Bloomberg
14 15 (3.39%) Oracle
14 15 (3.39%) Infoblox
15 14 (3.17%) Altiris
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