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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 258 215 218
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 153 223 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 7.88% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 154 121
Average daily rate £385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £19.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.41% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.07 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.16%
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
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 27 £381 -1.61% 14
New Malden - 5 - -
Croydon -7 4 £350 -12.50% 2
Westminster - 3 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £431 -
Docklands, London +8 1 £525 +250.00%
Ilford +4 1 £200 -
Wimbledon - 1 £175 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 356 (92.71%) DNS
2 259 (67.45%) Windows
3 238 (61.98%) Active Directory
4 172 (44.79%) VMware
5 171 (44.53%) Cisco
6 161 (41.93%) Firewall
7 155 (40.36%) Microsoft
8 146 (38.02%) Windows Server
9 144 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 116 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 115 (29.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 115 (29.95%) LAN
12 110 (28.65%) VPN
13 102 (26.56%) WAN
14 92 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
15 85 (22.14%) Citrix
16 83 (21.61%) MS Exchange
17 82 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 74 (19.27%) Finance
19 70 (18.23%) Linux
19 70 (18.23%) Windows 7
20 65 (16.93%) CCNP
20 65 (16.93%) OSPF
21 64 (16.67%) CheckPoint
21 64 (16.67%) Data Centre
22 63 (16.41%) SAN
23 62 (16.15%) SQL
24 60 (15.63%) ITIL
24 60 (15.63%) SCCM
25 57 (14.84%) Office 365

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 83 (21.61%) MS Exchange
2 52 (13.54%) IIS
3 40 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (5.73%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.65%) Apache
6 14 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.39%) nginx
8 12 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.86%) Skype for Business
10 9 (2.34%) Jetty
10 9 (2.34%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.30%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.30%) SAS
13 4 (1.04%) Confluence
14 3 (0.78%) JBoss
14 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (14.58%) MS Office
2 45 (11.72%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.52%) Infor CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (14.84%) Office 365
2 20 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.08%) Google App Engine
6 8 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Route 53
9 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 356 (92.71%) DNS
2 161 (41.93%) Firewall
3 144 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 115 (29.95%) LAN
5 110 (28.65%) VPN
6 102 (26.56%) WAN
7 65 (16.93%) OSPF
8 63 (16.41%) SAN
9 55 (14.32%) BGP
10 48 (12.50%) EIGRP
11 47 (12.24%) Wireless
12 45 (11.72%) IPsec
12 45 (11.72%) SSL
13 42 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (10.42%) Internet
15 36 (9.38%) VoIP
16 35 (9.11%) MPLS
17 34 (8.85%) Network Security
17 34 (8.85%) VLAN
18 31 (8.07%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.04%) MySQL
7 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Ant
4 1 (0.26%) Gradle
4 1 (0.26%) JUnit
4 1 (0.26%) Maven
4 1 (0.26%) Selenium
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (19.27%) Finance
2 35 (9.11%) Banking
3 20 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.65%) Legal
6 11 (2.86%) Law
7 10 (2.60%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.08%) Front Office
9 6 (1.56%) Advertising
9 6 (1.56%) Back Office
9 6 (1.56%) Retail
10 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Electronics
11 2 (0.52%) Local Government
11 2 (0.52%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (21.35%) Network Engineer
2 39 (10.16%) Analyst
3 35 (9.11%) Support Engineer
4 34 (8.85%) Administrator
4 34 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (8.07%) 3rd Line Support
6 26 (6.77%) VMware Engineer
7 21 (5.47%) Consultant
8 20 (5.21%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (4.95%) Architect
9 19 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
11 17 (4.43%) Senior Network Engineer
12 15 (3.91%) Server Engineer
12 15 (3.91%) Support Analyst
13 14 (3.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 14 (3.65%) Desktop Support
13 14 (3.65%) Security Engineer
14 13 (3.39%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.13%) .NET
2 9 (2.34%) J2EE
2 9 (2.34%) Servlets
3 6 (1.56%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.56%) Middleware
4 5 (1.30%) Web Services
5 4 (1.04%) jQuery
6 3 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.78%) POSIX
6 3 (0.78%) XML
6 3 (0.78%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.52%) COM
7 2 (0.52%) Flash
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.26%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.26%) OpenID
8 1 (0.26%) RFC 2544
8 1 (0.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.47%) Clustering
3 21 (5.47%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.91%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.39%) Replication
7 9 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.82%) EMC VMAX
8 7 (1.82%) EMC VNX
8 7 (1.82%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.82%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.56%) NHS
9 6 (1.56%) User Experience
10 5 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.30%) iPhone
10 5 (1.30%) Statistics
11 4 (1.04%) CMDB
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.04%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 259 (67.45%) Windows
2 146 (38.02%) Windows Server
3 115 (29.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (18.23%) Linux
5 70 (18.23%) Windows 7
6 54 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (8.33%) Unix
8 21 (5.47%) Windows 8
9 17 (4.43%) Android
10 11 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 11 (2.86%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.60%) Solaris
12 8 (2.08%) CentOS
12 8 (2.08%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.82%) Debian
14 6 (1.56%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.56%) SUSE
14 6 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (15.63%) ITIL
2 37 (9.64%) Change Management
3 34 (8.85%) Migration
4 27 (7.03%) Problem Management
5 24 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 24 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 23 (5.99%) Configuration Management
7 22 (5.73%) Network Design
7 22 (5.73%) Service Delivery
8 20 (5.21%) Network Management
9 18 (4.69%) Performance Management
10 17 (4.43%) Information Security
11 16 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (3.91%) DevOps
12 15 (3.91%) Load Testing
12 15 (3.91%) Open Source
13 14 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (3.65%) Network Architecture
14 13 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (3.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.15%) SQL
2 41 (10.68%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.39%) Perl
4 12 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 12 (3.13%) Java
4 12 (3.13%) Python
5 10 (2.60%) VBScript
6 5 (1.30%) C
6 5 (1.30%) Korn
6 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.30%) VB
7 4 (1.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.04%) VBA
8 2 (0.52%) PHP
8 2 (0.52%) Ruby
8 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.26%) C++
9 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 92 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (16.93%) CCNP
3 37 (9.64%) CCNA
4 33 (8.59%) Degree
5 32 (8.33%) CCIE
6 26 (6.77%) Security Cleared
7 23 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (4.95%) SC Cleared
9 14 (3.65%) MCSA
9 14 (3.65%) MCSE
10 9 (2.34%) CCSE
10 9 (2.34%) JNCIP
10 9 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.08%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.82%) CCDA
12 7 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (1.82%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.82%) MCITP
13 6 (1.56%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.69%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.78%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.78%) ISO20022
3 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 238 (61.98%) Active Directory
2 116 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (11.72%) XenApp
4 33 (8.59%) Hyper-V
5 25 (6.51%) vSphere
6 22 (5.73%) VMware ESX
7 17 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 13 (3.39%) NFS
10 11 (2.86%) vCloud
11 10 (2.60%) ISA Server
11 10 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (2.34%) Firmware
12 9 (2.34%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.56%) BitLocker
13 6 (1.56%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.56%) iptables
13 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.30%) Sendmail
15 4 (1.04%) Squid
Systems Management
1 60 (15.63%) SCCM
2 25 (6.51%) Backup Exec
3 24 (6.25%) Puppet
3 24 (6.25%) SCOM
4 20 (5.21%) WSUS
5 15 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.65%) vMotion
7 13 (3.39%) FortiGate
8 9 (2.34%) Nagios
9 7 (1.82%) AppDNA
9 7 (1.82%) EMC VPLEX
9 7 (1.82%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.56%) MIMEsweeper
10 6 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.30%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.30%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.30%) Ionix
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
11 5 (1.30%) vRealize
12 4 (1.04%) EnCase
Vendors
1 172 (44.79%) VMware
2 171 (44.53%) Cisco
3 155 (40.36%) Microsoft
4 85 (22.14%) Citrix
5 64 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 52 (13.54%) Juniper
7 49 (12.76%) F5
8 44 (11.46%) HP
9 31 (8.07%) SolarWinds
10 26 (6.77%) Infoblox
10 26 (6.77%) NetApp
11 24 (6.25%) Dell
11 24 (6.25%) Symantec
12 22 (5.73%) Red Hat
13 18 (4.69%) Palo Alto
14 16 (4.17%) EMC
15 15 (3.91%) Oracle
15 15 (3.91%) Veeam
16 14 (3.65%) CA
17 13 (3.39%) AppSense
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