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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 95 74 100
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing DHCP 74 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 2.01% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.78% 13.48% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 18
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£310 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.33 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.25 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £87.60 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
537 460 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.42% 14.91% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 239 182
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £205 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £439 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 43
Average hourly rate £17.33 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Manchester 0 31 £310 +77.14% 13
Cheshire -12 12 £250 -41.17% 4
Merseyside 0 11 £275 - 2
Lancashire -26 11 £375 +36.36%
Cumbria -16 2 £413 -
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England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (87.67%) DNS
2 98 (67.12%) Windows
3 74 (50.68%) VMware
4 68 (46.58%) Active Directory
5 64 (43.84%) Microsoft
6 52 (35.62%) TCP/IP
6 52 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (31.51%) Citrix
8 40 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (26.03%) Firewall
10 33 (22.60%) WAN
10 33 (22.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (21.92%) Cisco
12 31 (21.23%) LAN
12 31 (21.23%) ITIL
12 31 (21.23%) MS Office
13 28 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (17.81%) Wireless
16 25 (17.12%) XenApp
16 25 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (15.75%) IIS
17 23 (15.75%) Linux
18 22 (15.07%) SAN
18 22 (15.07%) XenDesktop
19 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
19 21 (14.38%) VPN
20 20 (13.70%) MS Exchange
20 20 (13.70%) Java

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (15.75%) IIS
2 20 (13.70%) MS Exchange
3 14 (9.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.59%) WebSphere
3 14 (9.59%) Jetty
3 14 (9.59%) nginx
4 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (6.16%) Lync
6 8 (5.48%) Apache
7 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.05%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (21.23%) MS Office
2 16 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.01%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (11.64%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (8.90%) Google App Engine
4 13 (8.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.74%) Route 53
5 4 (2.74%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.74%) SaaS
6 3 (2.05%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.68%) PaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Office 365
8 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (87.67%) DNS
2 52 (35.62%) TCP/IP
3 38 (26.03%) Firewall
4 33 (22.60%) WAN
5 31 (21.23%) LAN
6 26 (17.81%) Wireless
7 22 (15.07%) SAN
8 21 (14.38%) VPN
9 19 (13.01%) VoIP
10 17 (11.64%) HTTP
10 17 (11.64%) Network Security
11 16 (10.96%) FTP
11 16 (10.96%) IPsec
12 14 (9.59%) BGP
13 13 (8.90%) OSPF
14 12 (8.22%) VLAN
14 12 (8.22%) SSL
15 11 (7.53%) Internet
16 10 (6.85%) EIGRP
17 8 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.68%) Big Data
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.74%) Hudson
2 4 (2.74%) Maven
3 2 (1.37%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.37%) MSI
4 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (6.16%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.74%) Marketing
3 4 (2.74%) Electronics
3 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Law
4 2 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (16.44%) Consultant
2 21 (14.38%) Analyst
3 12 (8.22%) Network Consultant
3 12 (8.22%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (7.53%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.53%) Service Analyst
4 11 (7.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) DevOps Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) Senior Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) Administrator
9 6 (4.11%) Architect
9 6 (4.11%) Desktop Administrator
9 6 (4.11%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.42%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) Servlets
2 13 (8.90%) .NET
2 13 (8.90%) J2EE
3 10 (6.85%) HTML
4 5 (3.42%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.37%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.53%) Device Driver
3 10 (6.85%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.11%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.11%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.42%) Clustering
6 4 (2.74%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.74%) iPhone
6 4 (2.74%) iPad
6 4 (2.74%) DTV
7 3 (2.05%) Statistics
8 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.37%) GIS
8 2 (1.37%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (67.12%) Windows
2 52 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (22.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (15.75%) Linux
6 18 (12.33%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.85%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.74%) CentOS
8 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.05%) UNIX
10 2 (1.37%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) ITIL
2 18 (12.33%) Configuration Management
3 17 (11.64%) DevOps
4 13 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.90%) Incident Management
5 12 (8.22%) Server Building
6 11 (7.53%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (7.53%) Project Management
6 11 (7.53%) Migration
7 10 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.85%) Automated Testing
7 10 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.85%) Unit Testing
7 10 (6.85%) Open Source
8 9 (6.16%) Network Management
9 8 (5.48%) Information Security
10 7 (4.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (4.11%) Software Delivery
11 6 (4.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.70%) Java
2 17 (11.64%) SQL
2 17 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.11%) VBScript
3 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.05%) C
4 3 (2.05%) Python
4 3 (2.05%) Perl
5 2 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
4 20 (13.70%) CCNA
5 16 (10.96%) MCSE
5 16 (10.96%) SC Cleared
6 14 (9.59%) MCITP
6 14 (9.59%) CCNP
7 9 (6.16%) MCP
7 9 (6.16%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.48%) MCSA
9 6 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.74%) CISSP
10 4 (2.74%) CEH
10 4 (2.74%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.05%) CCEA
11 3 (2.05%) CCIE
11 3 (2.05%) VCP4
11 3 (2.05%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.33%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (2.05%) QA
3 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 52 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (17.12%) XenApp
4 22 (15.07%) XenDesktop
5 19 (13.01%) XenServer
6 18 (12.33%) vSphere
7 10 (6.85%) Xen
8 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
8 9 (6.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (5.48%) VMware ESX
10 7 (4.79%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (4.11%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.05%) NFS
12 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (1.37%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.68%) Firmware
14 1 (0.68%) vCloud
14 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) Puppet
2 12 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.79%) SCCM
4 6 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.42%) WSUS
6 4 (2.74%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.05%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.05%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.05%) EdgeSight
7 3 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.05%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.37%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.68%) WMI
9 1 (0.68%) SCOM
9 1 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (50.68%) VMware
2 64 (43.84%) Microsoft
3 46 (31.51%) Citrix
4 32 (21.92%) Cisco
5 14 (9.59%) Symantec
6 13 (8.90%) Google
6 13 (8.90%) HP
7 12 (8.22%) AppSense
8 5 (3.42%) McAfee
8 5 (3.42%) Sophos
8 5 (3.42%) SAP
8 5 (3.42%) Lumension
8 5 (3.42%) Acronis
9 4 (2.74%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.74%) Avaya
9 4 (2.74%) Juniper
9 4 (2.74%) NetApp
9 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.74%) BT
10 3 (2.05%) Wyse
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