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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 199 232 251
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +19
Contract jobs citing DHCP 262 209 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.89% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 7.16% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 114 92
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
Average hourly rate £17.80 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.40 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.10 £84.40 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -8.57%
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
3046 2919 2835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 1810 1792
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +7 58 £375 +7.14% 14
Croydon - 2 - - 3
Hammersmith - 2 £245 -
Mayfair - 2 £329 -
Chessington -4 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £340 +9.67% 2
Docklands, London -7 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £255 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 429 (91.67%) DNS
2 317 (67.74%) Windows
3 237 (50.64%) Active Directory
4 196 (41.88%) VMware
5 189 (40.38%) Microsoft
6 172 (36.75%) Cisco
6 172 (36.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 155 (33.12%) Firewall
8 152 (32.48%) TCP/IP
9 125 (26.71%) LAN
10 124 (26.50%) Citrix
11 123 (26.28%) WAN
12 120 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 104 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 99 (21.15%) ITIL
14 99 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 96 (20.51%) MS Exchange
16 94 (20.09%) SQL
17 91 (19.44%) Finance
18 88 (18.80%) VPN
19 87 (18.59%) Windows 7
20 82 (17.52%) SAN
21 79 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
22 77 (16.45%) HP
23 76 (16.24%) Linux
24 74 (15.81%) SQL Server
25 71 (15.17%) BGP
25 71 (15.17%) PowerShell
26 67 (14.32%) CheckPoint
26 67 (14.32%) MS Excel

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 96 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 63 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (10.90%) IIS
4 45 (9.62%) SharePoint
5 31 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (6.20%) Lync
7 24 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (2.99%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.92%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (1.50%) Jetty
15 7 (1.50%) nginx
16 6 (1.28%) JBoss
17 5 (1.07%) Apache
17 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
18 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (14.32%) MS Excel
2 57 (12.18%) MS Office
3 15 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.13%) Office 365
3 18 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.50%) Google App Engine
5 7 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.07%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.64%) Yammer
8 2 (0.43%) IaaS
8 2 (0.43%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 429 (91.67%) DNS
2 155 (33.12%) Firewall
3 152 (32.48%) TCP/IP
4 125 (26.71%) LAN
5 123 (26.28%) WAN
6 88 (18.80%) VPN
7 82 (17.52%) SAN
8 71 (15.17%) BGP
9 66 (14.10%) Wireless
10 65 (13.89%) OSPF
11 51 (10.90%) VLAN
12 49 (10.47%) EIGRP
13 46 (9.83%) MPLS
14 40 (8.55%) Cisco IOS
14 40 (8.55%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (7.48%) IPsec
16 34 (7.26%) LDAP
16 34 (7.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (6.84%) FTP
17 32 (6.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.70%) MySQL
3 17 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.50%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.43%) Sybase ASA
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.43%) MS Access
12 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.28%) Maven
2 6 (1.28%) JIRA
3 3 (0.64%) Ant
3 3 (0.64%) Subversion
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.43%) MSI
4 2 (0.43%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) Redmine
5 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.21%) Trac
5 1 (0.21%) JUnit
5 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.21%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (19.44%) Finance
2 30 (6.41%) Banking
3 27 (5.77%) Retail
3 27 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.14%) Local Government
4 10 (2.14%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.14%) Advertising
5 9 (1.92%) Legal
6 8 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.50%) Back Office
8 5 (1.07%) Law
9 4 (0.85%) Publishing
10 3 (0.64%) Marketing
10 3 (0.64%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (17.09%) Network Engineer
2 65 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (12.61%) Analyst
4 48 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 32 (6.84%) Support Analyst
6 25 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (4.91%) Desktop Support
8 22 (4.70%) Server Engineer
9 18 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 16 (3.42%) Senior Network Engineer
11 15 (3.21%) Administrator
11 15 (3.21%) Architect
11 15 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (2.99%) Security Engineer
13 13 (2.78%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
13 13 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.91%) .NET
2 19 (4.06%) 802.1X
3 12 (2.56%) J2EE
4 11 (2.35%) Web Services
5 8 (1.71%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.50%) Servlets
7 5 (1.07%) XMPP
8 4 (0.85%) Java EE
8 4 (0.85%) Middleware
8 4 (0.85%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.85%) XML
9 3 (0.64%) HTML
10 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.43%) Flash
10 2 (0.43%) LAMP
10 2 (0.43%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.43%) OAuth
10 2 (0.43%) SAML
11 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.21%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.63%) Clustering
4 17 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.78%) PKI
5 13 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (2.56%) iPhone
7 11 (2.35%) iPad
8 9 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.92%) IVR
8 9 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.92%) NHS
8 9 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.71%) Replication
9 8 (1.71%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 317 (67.74%) Windows
2 172 (36.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 99 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (18.59%) Windows 7
6 76 (16.24%) Linux
7 37 (7.91%) UNIX
8 36 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 28 (5.98%) Windows XP
10 22 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (4.70%) Android
11 15 (3.21%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.35%) Solaris
13 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.28%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.28%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.07%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.64%) CentOS
16 2 (0.43%) VMS
16 2 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.15%) ITIL
2 53 (11.32%) Migration
3 27 (5.77%) Load Balancing
4 25 (5.34%) Change Control
5 24 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 24 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 24 (5.13%) Service Management
6 23 (4.91%) DevOps
7 22 (4.70%) Project Management
8 21 (4.49%) Performance Management
9 20 (4.27%) Change Management
10 19 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (3.85%) Open Source
12 16 (3.42%) Network Monitoring
12 16 (3.42%) Service Delivery
13 15 (3.21%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.21%) Network Management
14 13 (2.78%) Workflow
15 12 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (2.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 94 (20.09%) SQL
2 71 (15.17%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.98%) Python
4 23 (4.91%) C
5 22 (4.70%) Java
5 22 (4.70%) Perl
6 21 (4.49%) VBScript
7 12 (2.56%) VB
8 10 (2.14%) PHP
9 8 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.07%) Ruby
11 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.85%) C#
13 3 (0.64%) R
13 3 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.43%) Tcl
14 2 (0.43%) C++
14 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (9.19%) CCNP
4 38 (8.12%) MCSE
4 38 (8.12%) Security Cleared
5 37 (7.91%) CCNA
6 29 (6.20%) CCIE
7 26 (5.56%) Degree
8 23 (4.91%) SC Cleared
9 18 (3.85%) MCITP
10 17 (3.63%) CCSA
11 16 (3.42%) CCSE
12 13 (2.78%) CCDA
13 12 (2.56%) MCSA
14 11 (2.35%) MCP
15 8 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.71%) DV Cleared
16 7 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.50%) JNCIA
16 7 (1.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.77%) SLA
2 6 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 237 (50.64%) Active Directory
2 120 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (11.32%) XenApp
4 51 (10.90%) vSphere
5 33 (7.05%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (6.62%) Hyper-V
7 27 (5.77%) VMware ESX
8 18 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.78%) DFS Replication
10 11 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (2.35%) NFS
10 11 (2.35%) XenServer
11 10 (2.14%) vCloud
12 9 (1.92%) ISA Server
13 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.28%) ProxySG
15 5 (1.07%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.85%) Snort
16 4 (0.85%) Squid
16 4 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (11.97%) SCCM
2 28 (5.98%) SCOM
3 18 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 17 (3.63%) Puppet
5 12 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.35%) OpenView
6 11 (2.35%) CiscoWorks
7 10 (2.14%) vMotion
8 8 (1.71%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.71%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.50%) MOM
9 7 (1.50%) NetCrunch
9 7 (1.50%) CA Spectrum
9 7 (1.50%) Casper Suite
10 6 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.28%) Nagios
11 5 (1.07%) ARCserve
11 5 (1.07%) WSUS
11 5 (1.07%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.85%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 196 (41.88%) VMware
2 189 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 172 (36.75%) Cisco
4 124 (26.50%) Citrix
5 77 (16.45%) HP
6 67 (14.32%) CheckPoint
7 42 (8.97%) Oracle
8 39 (8.33%) Juniper
9 38 (8.12%) Dell
10 28 (5.98%) F5
11 26 (5.56%) NetApp
11 26 (5.56%) Apple
12 23 (4.91%) SolarWinds
13 21 (4.49%) Avaya
14 19 (4.06%) McAfee
14 19 (4.06%) Red Hat
14 19 (4.06%) Aruba
15 18 (3.85%) Blue Coat
16 17 (3.63%) Websense
17 15 (3.21%) Infoblox
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Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harris Global
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Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £289.25 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Neg
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 18 days ago