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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 107 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 51 72 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 1.94% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.11% 15.03% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 29
Median daily rate £388 £275 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £194 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £310 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +14.84%
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
560 479 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.95% 12.89% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 240 186
Median daily rate £385 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -6 22 £400 +77.77% 4
Manchester -3 19 £338 +43.61% 8
Lancashire -15 6 £500 +81.81% 4
Merseyside -9 3 £400 +10.34% 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 76 (75.25%) DNS
2 72 (71.29%) Windows
3 71 (70.30%) Active Directory
4 41 (40.59%) Citrix
5 37 (36.63%) Linux
6 34 (33.66%) VMware
7 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
8 31 (30.69%) SQL
8 31 (30.69%) Windows Server
9 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (26.73%) Migration
10 26 (25.74%) TCP/IP
11 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
12 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
12 23 (22.77%) EMC
12 23 (22.77%) Cisco
12 23 (22.77%) AIX
12 23 (22.77%) Solaris
12 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (22.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (21.78%) Oracle
13 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (20.79%) Mainframe
14 21 (20.79%) DB2
14 21 (20.79%) HPUX
14 21 (20.79%) ITIL
15 20 (19.80%) Firewall
16 19 (18.81%) SC Cleared
17 18 (17.82%) HP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.91%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.96%) Apache
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.96%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.96%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.96%) SAS
6 3 (2.97%) IIS
6 3 (2.97%) nginx
7 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.98%) Jetty
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.85%) Office 365
2 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.97%) SoftLayer
5 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.98%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (75.25%) DNS
2 26 (25.74%) TCP/IP
3 20 (19.80%) Firewall
4 18 (17.82%) LAN
5 14 (13.86%) VPN
6 12 (11.88%) VoIP
6 12 (11.88%) WAN
7 11 (10.89%) Network Security
7 11 (10.89%) VLAN
8 9 (8.91%) HTTP
9 8 (7.92%) SSH
10 7 (6.93%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (6.93%) IPsec
10 7 (6.93%) iSCSI
10 7 (6.93%) SMTP
11 6 (5.94%) FTP
11 6 (5.94%) Wireless
11 6 (5.94%) WLAN
12 5 (4.95%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (4.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) DB2
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Local Government
3 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.98%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) French Language
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (12.87%) Architect
1 13 (12.87%) Support Engineer
2 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Designer
5 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.93%) Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) AIX Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Data Centre Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Lead Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Messaging Support
8 4 (3.96%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
1 2 (1.98%) J2EE
1 2 (1.98%) Servlets
2 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.99%) CSS
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
2 1 (0.99%) HTML5
2 1 (0.99%) LESS
2 1 (0.99%) Node.js
2 1 (0.99%) OpenGL
2 1 (0.99%) Sass
2 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.99%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Mainframe
2 12 (11.88%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.90%) Clustering
4 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.96%) PKI
6 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.98%) Statistics
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.99%) iPad
8 1 (0.99%) iPhone
8 1 (0.99%) Life Science
8 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.99%) STB
Operating Systems
1 72 (71.29%) Windows
2 37 (36.63%) Linux
3 31 (30.69%) Windows Server
4 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (22.77%) AIX
5 23 (22.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (22.77%) Solaris
5 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (20.79%) HPUX
8 11 (10.89%) Unix
9 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.96%) CentOS
10 4 (3.96%) Debian
10 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.97%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.99%) Android
13 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) Migration
2 21 (20.79%) ITIL
3 15 (14.85%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (7.92%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.93%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.94%) Web Filtering
7 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.96%) Change Control
8 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.96%) Email Filtering
8 4 (3.96%) Open Source
8 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.96%) Project Management
8 4 (3.96%) Time Management
9 3 (2.97%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (2.97%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.69%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.91%) C
4 6 (5.94%) Perl
5 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.95%) C++
5 5 (4.95%) Python
5 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.96%) Korn
6 4 (3.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) Java
8 1 (0.99%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.81%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (12.87%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (11.88%) MCSA
5 12 (11.88%) MCSE
6 9 (8.91%) CCNA
7 7 (6.93%) CCNP
8 6 (5.94%) MCITP
9 5 (4.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (3.96%) MCP
11 3 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.99%) CCIE
12 1 (0.99%) CEH
12 1 (0.99%) CISSP
12 1 (0.99%) Degree
12 1 (0.99%) GIAC
12 1 (0.99%) HND
12 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 71 (70.30%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.87%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.88%) vSphere
5 10 (9.90%) XenApp
6 4 (3.96%) Brightmail
6 4 (3.96%) Dovecot
6 4 (3.96%) iptables
6 4 (3.96%) KVM
6 4 (3.96%) Sendmail
6 4 (3.96%) Squid
6 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.96%) XenServer
7 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.97%) NFS
7 3 (2.97%) Xen
8 2 (1.98%) Firmware
8 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) SCCM
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.94%) Puppet
3 6 (5.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.96%) Cacti
4 4 (3.96%) HAProxy
4 4 (3.96%) Nagios
4 4 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.96%) OpenNebula
4 4 (3.96%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.97%) SCOM
5 3 (2.97%) SmoothWall
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.98%) WSUS
7 1 (0.99%) Legato
7 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Citrix
2 34 (33.66%) VMware
3 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
4 23 (22.77%) Cisco
4 23 (22.77%) EMC
5 22 (21.78%) Oracle
6 18 (17.82%) HP
7 13 (12.87%) Dell
8 10 (9.90%) IBM
8 10 (9.90%) Symantec
9 8 (7.92%) Palo Alto
10 7 (6.93%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.95%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.95%) Veritas
12 4 (3.96%) Compaq
12 4 (3.96%) IronPort
12 4 (3.96%) Lotus
12 4 (3.96%) NetApp
12 4 (3.96%) ThinPrint