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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 192 210 243
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +33
Contract jobs citing DHCP 285 240 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 0.99% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% 7.55% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 144 98
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 16
Average hourly rate £17.80 £21.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £83.00 £36.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
3032 3179 3089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.60% 13.07% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 1980 1997
Average daily rate £418 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 97 98
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
City of London +10 58 £363 -11.04% 15
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £338 +8.87% 1
Mayfair - 3 £320 -
Croydon -18 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £245 - 1
Chessington 0 1 - -
Docklands, London -6 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £255 -
South Croydon - 1 - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 462 (92.59%) DNS
2 345 (69.14%) Windows
3 265 (53.11%) Active Directory
4 207 (41.48%) Microsoft
5 206 (41.28%) VMware
6 194 (38.88%) Cisco
7 183 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 180 (36.07%) TCP/IP
9 169 (33.87%) Firewall
10 145 (29.06%) LAN
11 136 (27.25%) WAN
12 125 (25.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 119 (23.85%) Citrix
14 116 (23.25%) ITIL
15 110 (22.04%) MS Exchange
16 107 (21.44%) SQL
16 107 (21.44%) Windows Server 2012
17 105 (21.04%) VPN
18 99 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 96 (19.24%) Windows 7
20 93 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
21 92 (18.44%) Finance
22 87 (17.43%) SAN
23 84 (16.83%) BGP
24 83 (16.63%) PowerShell
25 82 (16.43%) Linux
26 80 (16.03%) HP
27 79 (15.83%) OSPF
27 79 (15.83%) CheckPoint
28 77 (15.43%) SQL Server

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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
1 110 (22.04%) MS Exchange
2 69 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (12.02%) IIS
4 54 (10.82%) SharePoint
5 30 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (5.61%) Lync
7 24 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.81%) Tomcat
10 12 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (2.20%) Apache
12 10 (2.00%) WebSphere
12 10 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.60%) nginx
13 8 (1.60%) Jetty
14 6 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (1.00%) JBoss
16 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (14.03%) MS Excel
2 66 (13.23%) MS Office
3 15 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.60%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.20%) Agresso
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.81%) Office 365
3 21 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.60%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.00%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.60%) Yammer
9 2 (0.40%) Route 53
9 2 (0.40%) IaaS
9 2 (0.40%) SaaS
9 2 (0.40%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 462 (92.59%) DNS
2 180 (36.07%) TCP/IP
3 169 (33.87%) Firewall
4 145 (29.06%) LAN
5 136 (27.25%) WAN
6 105 (21.04%) VPN
7 87 (17.43%) SAN
8 84 (16.83%) BGP
9 79 (15.83%) OSPF
10 70 (14.03%) Wireless
11 63 (12.63%) EIGRP
12 60 (12.02%) VLAN
13 59 (11.82%) MPLS
14 47 (9.42%) Cisco ASA
15 42 (8.42%) IPsec
16 38 (7.62%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (7.21%) Internet
17 36 (7.21%) VoIP
17 36 (7.21%) LDAP
18 34 (6.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.41%) MySQL
3 18 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.20%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.40%) MS Access
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.40%) Sybase ASA
12 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (2.40%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.00%) Maven
3 5 (1.00%) JIRA
4 4 (0.80%) Subversion
5 2 (0.40%) Ant
5 2 (0.40%) Hudson
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) MSI
6 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.20%) Redmine
6 1 (0.20%) Trac
6 1 (0.20%) JUnit
6 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 92 (18.44%) Finance
2 33 (6.61%) Banking
3 29 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.41%) Retail
5 13 (2.61%) Legal
6 12 (2.40%) Advertising
6 12 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.20%) Local Government
8 10 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.00%) Law
9 7 (1.40%) Back Office
10 4 (0.80%) Publishing
11 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.60%) Marketing
11 3 (0.60%) French Language
12 2 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (18.64%) Network Engineer
2 67 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (11.82%) Analyst
4 49 (9.82%) Support Engineer
5 34 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (6.01%) Support Analyst
7 24 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (4.61%) Administrator
8 23 (4.61%) Server Engineer
9 20 (4.01%) Desktop Support
10 19 (3.81%) Consultant
11 18 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (3.61%) Security Engineer
12 17 (3.41%) Network Security Engineer
12 17 (3.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 17 (3.41%) Senior Network Engineer
13 16 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (3.01%) Architect
15 14 (2.81%) Wintel Engineer
15 14 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.01%) .NET
1 20 (4.01%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.80%) J2EE
3 8 (1.60%) Servlets
3 8 (1.60%) Web Services
4 7 (1.40%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.00%) Middleware
5 5 (1.00%) XMPP
5 5 (1.00%) Flash
6 4 (0.80%) XML
6 4 (0.80%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.60%) Java EE
8 2 (0.40%) LAMP
8 2 (0.40%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.40%) OAuth
8 2 (0.40%) FFmpeg
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.40%) WSH
8 2 (0.40%) SAML
9 1 (0.20%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.22%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.21%) Blackberry
3 21 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.01%) Clustering
5 18 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (2.81%) PKI
6 14 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.40%) iPhone
9 11 (2.20%) iPad
10 9 (1.80%) IVR
11 8 (1.60%) Replication
11 8 (1.60%) NHS
11 8 (1.60%) EqualLogic
12 7 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.00%) User Experience
13 5 (1.00%) EPoS
14 4 (0.80%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 345 (69.14%) Windows
2 183 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (21.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 99 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 96 (19.24%) Windows 7
6 82 (16.43%) Linux
7 35 (7.01%) UNIX
8 32 (6.41%) Windows 8
9 29 (5.81%) Android
10 26 (5.21%) Windows XP
11 23 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.61%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.61%) Solaris
13 7 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.20%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.00%) CentOS
16 3 (0.60%) VMS
16 3 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (23.25%) ITIL
2 52 (10.42%) Migration
3 29 (5.81%) Change Management
4 27 (5.41%) Service Management
5 26 (5.21%) Configuration Management
6 25 (5.01%) Change Control
7 24 (4.81%) Service Delivery
8 22 (4.41%) Project Management
8 22 (4.41%) PRINCE2
8 22 (4.41%) Load Balancing
8 22 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (4.21%) DevOps
10 20 (4.01%) Performance Management
11 19 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (3.41%) Open Source
13 15 (3.01%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.01%) Network Management
14 14 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (2.61%) Information Security
15 13 (2.61%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 107 (21.44%) SQL
2 83 (16.63%) PowerShell
3 30 (6.01%) Python
4 28 (5.61%) VBScript
5 26 (5.21%) Perl
6 21 (4.21%) C
6 21 (4.21%) Java
7 12 (2.40%) VB
8 11 (2.20%) PHP
9 9 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.40%) Ruby
11 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.80%) C#
13 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.60%) Tcl
13 3 (0.60%) R
14 2 (0.40%) C++
14 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.20%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 93 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (10.62%) CCNP
4 42 (8.42%) MCSE
4 42 (8.42%) CCIE
5 41 (8.22%) CCNA
6 37 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 27 (5.41%) Degree
8 22 (4.41%) SC Cleared
9 21 (4.21%) CCSA
10 17 (3.41%) CCSE
10 17 (3.41%) MCSA
11 16 (3.21%) MCP
12 15 (3.01%) CCDA
12 15 (3.01%) MCITP
13 9 (1.80%) CCIP
14 8 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.40%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.40%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.01%) SLA
2 7 (1.40%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 265 (53.11%) Active Directory
2 125 (25.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (11.42%) XenApp
4 53 (10.62%) vSphere
5 40 (8.02%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 29 (5.81%) VMware ESX
8 17 (3.41%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.40%) vCloud
9 12 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (2.40%) ISA Server
10 11 (2.20%) NFS
10 11 (2.20%) DFS Replication
11 9 (1.80%) BitLocker
11 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.80%) XenServer
12 7 (1.40%) ProxySG
13 6 (1.20%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.00%) Firmware
15 4 (0.80%) Snort
Systems Management
1 72 (14.43%) SCCM
2 27 (5.41%) SCOM
3 20 (4.01%) Puppet
4 18 (3.61%) AirWatch
5 14 (2.81%) Backup Exec
6 13 (2.61%) vMotion
6 13 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.40%) CiscoWorks
8 11 (2.20%) OpenView
8 11 (2.20%) WSUS
9 9 (1.80%) Nagios
10 8 (1.60%) Tivoli
10 8 (1.60%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.40%) MOM
12 6 (1.20%) WMI
12 6 (1.20%) NetCrunch
12 6 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (1.00%) AppDNA
14 4 (0.80%) Cacti
Vendors
1 207 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 206 (41.28%) VMware
3 194 (38.88%) Cisco
4 119 (23.85%) Citrix
5 80 (16.03%) HP
6 79 (15.83%) CheckPoint
7 51 (10.22%) Juniper
8 44 (8.82%) Oracle
9 42 (8.42%) Dell
10 37 (7.41%) F5
11 28 (5.61%) Apple
11 28 (5.61%) NetApp
12 27 (5.41%) SolarWinds
13 20 (4.01%) Red Hat
14 19 (3.81%) Avaya
15 18 (3.61%) McAfee
15 18 (3.61%) Websense
15 18 (3.61%) Infoblox
15 18 (3.61%) Aruba
16 16 (3.21%) AppSense
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