The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 97 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing DHCP 63 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.66% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.52% 8.01% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 20
Average daily rate £338 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.13 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +11.56%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
599 437 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.78% 13.59% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 218 171
Average daily rate £400 £346 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.52% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.13 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DHCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 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
Manchester +1 29 £425 +47.82% 10
Cheshire +8 21 £250 +23.45% 9
Lancashire +4 12 £300 +11.62% 1
Merseyside -10 1 - - 3
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 128 (95.52%) DNS
2 94 (70.15%) Windows
3 76 (56.72%) Active Directory
4 60 (44.78%) VMware
5 52 (38.81%) TCP/IP
6 48 (35.82%) Microsoft
7 43 (32.09%) Windows Server
8 41 (30.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (27.61%) Citrix
9 37 (27.61%) Firewall
10 36 (26.87%) Cisco
11 35 (26.12%) ITIL
12 34 (25.37%) MS Exchange
12 34 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (21.64%) MS Office
13 29 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (20.90%) VPN
14 28 (20.90%) LAN
15 27 (20.15%) XenApp
16 26 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (19.40%) Linux
16 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (17.91%) XenDesktop
18 23 (17.16%) SSL
19 22 (16.42%) Security Cleared
19 22 (16.42%) Network Security
20 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
20 21 (15.67%) IPsec
21 20 (14.93%) Wireless
21 20 (14.93%) Kalman Filter

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.45%) Skype for Business
4 13 (9.70%) IIS
5 10 (7.46%) Apache
5 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.97%) Jetty
6 8 (5.97%) nginx
6 8 (5.97%) Tomcat
6 8 (5.97%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.24%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.24%) SAS
8 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (21.64%) MS Office
2 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.43%) Office 365
2 11 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.21%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (8.21%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (8.21%) Google App Engine
2 11 (8.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (95.52%) DNS
2 52 (38.81%) TCP/IP
3 37 (27.61%) Firewall
4 28 (20.90%) LAN
4 28 (20.90%) VPN
5 23 (17.16%) SSL
6 22 (16.42%) Network Security
7 21 (15.67%) IPsec
8 20 (14.93%) Wireless
9 19 (14.18%) HTTP
9 19 (14.18%) WAN
10 18 (13.43%) SSH
10 18 (13.43%) VoIP
11 16 (11.94%) FTP
12 14 (10.45%) VLAN
13 11 (8.21%) SMTP
14 10 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (7.46%) SAN
15 9 (6.72%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (6.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.24%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (5.22%) Local Government
2 4 (2.99%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Finance
3 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (17.16%) Support Engineer
2 21 (15.67%) Network Engineer
3 16 (11.94%) Architect
4 15 (11.19%) IT Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) IT Support
7 10 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) Consultant
9 8 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) .NET
1 8 (5.97%) J2EE
1 8 (5.97%) Servlets
2 6 (4.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.49%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.48%) Clustering
3 5 (3.73%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.73%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.99%) Statistics
5 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.49%) FMCG
6 2 (1.49%) IVR
6 2 (1.49%) Replication
6 2 (1.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) CCTV
7 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.75%) Informatics
7 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (70.15%) Windows
2 43 (32.09%) Windows Server
3 34 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (19.40%) Linux
5 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.72%) Unix
7 8 (5.97%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.22%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.24%) CentOS
10 3 (2.24%) Debian
10 3 (2.24%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.49%) Solaris
12 1 (0.75%) VMS
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) ITIL
2 20 (14.93%) Kalman Filter
3 17 (12.69%) Configuration Management
4 16 (11.94%) Migration
5 11 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.21%) Change Control
6 9 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (6.72%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (5.97%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.22%) Automated Testing
8 7 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (5.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.48%) DevOps
9 6 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.48%) Open Source
10 5 (3.73%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.73%) Information Security
10 5 (3.73%) Project Management
10 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.94%) SQL
2 15 (11.19%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.72%) Java
3 9 (6.72%) Python
4 7 (5.22%) Perl
5 5 (3.73%) C
5 5 (3.73%) C++
6 4 (2.99%) PHP
6 4 (2.99%) VBScript
7 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.24%) Korn
7 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (16.42%) Security Cleared
3 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
4 18 (13.43%) MCSE
5 16 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (11.94%) MCITP
6 14 (10.45%) CCNA
7 12 (8.96%) MCSA
8 8 (5.97%) CCNP
9 7 (5.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.99%) CCEA
10 4 (2.99%) CCEE
10 4 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.24%) CCIA
11 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.75%) Degree
12 1 (0.75%) VCP4
12 1 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) SLA
2 5 (3.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 76 (56.72%) Active Directory
2 41 (30.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (20.15%) XenApp
4 24 (17.91%) XenDesktop
5 19 (14.18%) XenServer
6 15 (11.19%) vSphere
7 11 (8.21%) Hyper-V
7 11 (8.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (5.97%) Xen
9 4 (2.99%) Brightmail
10 3 (2.24%) Dovecot
10 3 (2.24%) iptables
10 3 (2.24%) KVM
10 3 (2.24%) Sendmail
10 3 (2.24%) Squid
10 3 (2.24%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.49%) NFS
11 2 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) Puppet
2 8 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.22%) SCCM
4 4 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.99%) WSUS
5 3 (2.24%) Cacti
5 3 (2.24%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.24%) Nagios
5 3 (2.24%) OpenNebula
6 1 (0.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 60 (44.78%) VMware
2 48 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 37 (27.61%) Citrix
4 36 (26.87%) Cisco
5 17 (12.69%) Palo Alto
6 16 (11.94%) HP
7 15 (11.19%) AppSense
8 12 (8.96%) Fortinet
9 11 (8.21%) Google
10 9 (6.72%) ThinPrint
11 8 (5.97%) Dell
12 7 (5.22%) Compaq
13 6 (4.48%) Aruba
14 5 (3.73%) F5
14 5 (3.73%) IronPort
14 5 (3.73%) Symantec
15 4 (2.99%) NetApp
16 3 (2.24%) Intel Security
16 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
16 3 (2.24%) Wyse
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