The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 47 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 14 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.19% 2.63% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.72% 14.55% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate £217 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £244 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -36.00%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 55 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.13% 18.09% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 42
Average daily rate £273 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £329 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £10.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £10.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
DHCP
England

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 14 £217 -27.61% 2
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
3 34 (87.18%) Security Cleared
4 26 (66.67%) DNS
5 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (58.97%) CA
7 20 (51.28%) DV Cleared
8 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
9 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
10 16 (41.03%) SQL
10 16 (41.03%) ITIL
11 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
12 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
12 12 (30.77%) Change Management
12 12 (30.77%) Clustering
13 11 (28.21%) Unicenter
13 11 (28.21%) Incident Management
14 10 (25.64%) DTS
15 8 (20.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
16 7 (17.95%) Migration
16 7 (17.95%) VMware
17 6 (15.38%) Change Control
18 5 (12.82%) vSphere
18 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
18 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
18 5 (12.82%) Cisco

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.13%) LAN
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) DTS
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) IDOL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Support
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Change Management
3 11 (28.21%) Incident Management
4 7 (17.95%) Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) ERP
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (87.18%) Security Cleared
2 20 (51.28%) DV Cleared
3 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) MCSE
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.69%) MCITP
6 3 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
3 5 (12.82%) vSphere
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.26%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.56%) KVM
5 1 (2.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Unicenter
2 8 (20.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) CA
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Veritas
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat