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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 80 99 127
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +28
Contract jobs citing DHCP 58 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 1.14% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.18% 8.29% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 3
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£300 £311 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £17.60 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.60 £31.56 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
476 410 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.06% 13.80% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 207 190
Average daily rate £320 £305 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 57
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £19.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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
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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
Cheshire +6 15 £428 +90.00% 4
Manchester -10 11 £248 -23.84% 5
Merseyside +1 2 - - 1
Cumbria -7 1 - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 140 (96.55%) DNS
2 110 (75.86%) Windows
3 96 (66.21%) Active Directory
4 76 (52.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (51.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 72 (49.66%) VMware
7 61 (42.07%) Citrix
8 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
9 40 (27.59%) MS Exchange
9 40 (27.59%) XenApp
10 38 (26.21%) HP
11 36 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (24.14%) XenServer
13 33 (22.76%) SCCM
13 33 (22.76%) TCP/IP
14 32 (22.07%) ITIL
15 31 (21.38%) Hyper-V
16 30 (20.69%) Security Cleared
17 28 (19.31%) SC Cleared
18 27 (18.62%) Windows XP
18 27 (18.62%) Firewall
19 25 (17.24%) SAN
19 25 (17.24%) Configuration Management
19 25 (17.24%) SharePoint
19 25 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
20 24 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (16.55%) XenDesktop
20 24 (16.55%) SCOM
21 22 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (15.17%) Windows 7

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 40 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 25 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.72%) IIS
4 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (8.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (7.59%) Lync
7 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (6.21%) Tomcat
9 8 (5.52%) Apache
10 7 (4.83%) WebSphere
10 7 (4.83%) Jetty
10 7 (4.83%) nginx
10 7 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.17%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (11.72%) Amazon S3
2 17 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.72%) Route 53
2 17 (11.72%) Amazon ELB
3 16 (11.03%) SaaS
4 15 (10.34%) PaaS
5 5 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.45%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (96.55%) DNS
2 33 (22.76%) TCP/IP
3 27 (18.62%) Firewall
4 25 (17.24%) SAN
5 22 (15.17%) LAN
6 17 (11.72%) WAN
7 14 (9.66%) SMS
7 14 (9.66%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (8.97%) 3G
9 10 (6.90%) Wireless
9 10 (6.90%) HTTP
10 9 (6.21%) IPsec
11 7 (4.83%) VLAN
12 5 (3.45%) FTP
13 4 (2.76%) Wireshark
13 4 (2.76%) VPN
14 3 (2.07%) SSL
14 3 (2.07%) MPLS
15 2 (1.38%) Internet
15 2 (1.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.72%) Hudson
2 17 (11.72%) Maven
3 4 (2.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.76%) Local Government
3 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (16.55%) Support Engineer
2 16 (11.03%) Analyst
3 14 (9.66%) Server Engineer
3 14 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Desktop Support
6 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.90%) Wintel Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Architect
9 6 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.14%) Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) Servlets
2 5 (3.45%) Web Services
3 3 (2.07%) .NET
3 3 (2.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.17%) Open Source
2 20 (13.79%) Clustering
3 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.52%) Fat Client
4 8 (5.52%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.45%) Smartcard
5 5 (3.45%) Replication
6 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.38%) PKI
6 2 (1.38%) Firmware
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.69%) iPhone
7 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 110 (75.86%) Windows
2 76 (52.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (51.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (18.62%) Windows XP
5 24 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (15.17%) Windows 7
7 19 (13.10%) CentOS
8 17 (11.72%) Linux
9 5 (3.45%) Solaris
10 4 (2.76%) UNIX
11 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.38%) AIX
13 1 (0.69%) HPUX
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.07%) ITIL
2 25 (17.24%) Configuration Management
3 22 (15.17%) Migration
3 22 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (12.41%) DevOps
5 11 (7.59%) Project Management
6 9 (6.21%) High Availability
7 8 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.45%) CRM
9 4 (2.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.76%) Performance Testing
9 4 (2.76%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.76%) JVM Tuning
10 3 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.07%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.07%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.07%) Automated Testing
10 3 (2.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.38%) Network Design
11 2 (1.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.10%) SQL
2 7 (4.83%) Java
2 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.45%) C
4 4 (2.76%) Ruby
5 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.31%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (13.79%) MCSE
5 6 (4.14%) MCP
6 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.07%) MCITP
7 3 (2.07%) CCNA
7 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.38%) CCNP
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
9 1 (0.69%) CCIE
9 1 (0.69%) PMP
9 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.69%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (66.21%) Active Directory
2 40 (27.59%) XenApp
3 36 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (24.14%) XenServer
5 31 (21.38%) Hyper-V
6 24 (16.55%) XenDesktop
7 20 (13.79%) vSphere
8 8 (5.52%) VMware ESX
8 8 (5.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.83%) ISA Server
10 5 (3.45%) Xen
11 4 (2.76%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 33 (22.76%) SCCM
2 24 (16.55%) SCOM
3 22 (15.17%) Puppet
4 17 (11.72%) Vagrant
5 12 (8.28%) Backup Exec
6 8 (5.52%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.76%) SCSM
7 4 (2.76%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.38%) WSUS
8 2 (1.38%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.38%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.69%) PureDisk
9 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (49.66%) VMware
2 61 (42.07%) Citrix
3 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
4 38 (26.21%) HP
5 22 (15.17%) Dell
6 20 (13.79%) Cisco
6 20 (13.79%) Red Hat
7 17 (11.72%) RightScale
8 15 (10.34%) Compaq
9 9 (6.21%) AppSense
10 6 (4.14%) IBM
11 5 (3.45%) Google
11 5 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.76%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.76%) Symantec
12 4 (2.76%) McAfee
12 4 (2.76%) Avaya
12 4 (2.76%) Juniper
13 3 (2.07%) NetApp
13 3 (2.07%) F5
Warrington, Cheshire
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