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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 80 61 96
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +35
Contract jobs citing DHCP 75 85 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 2.68% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.31% 21.41% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £280 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% +27.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £215 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £409 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £281 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £29.75 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.89% +14.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £22.91 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £37.30 £26.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +11.29%
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
524 397 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.59% 12.54% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 163 125
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £50.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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
Cheshire -20 25 £400 +14.28% 9
Merseyside +5 21 £325 - 2
Manchester -9 14 £220 -42.10% 9
Lancashire -9 13 £275 +12.24%
Cumbria - - - -
DHCP
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 87 (79.82%) DNS
2 64 (58.72%) Windows
3 47 (43.12%) Active Directory
4 41 (37.61%) VMware
5 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
6 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (29.36%) Citrix
8 31 (28.44%) TCP/IP
9 28 (25.69%) Firewall
9 28 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (21.10%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (21.10%) ITIL
12 22 (20.18%) Cisco
12 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (19.27%) WAN
13 21 (19.27%) Hyper-V
14 20 (18.35%) LAN
14 20 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (18.35%) SAN
15 18 (16.51%) Configuration Management
15 18 (16.51%) SCCM
16 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
16 17 (15.60%) Linux
17 16 (14.68%) VPN
17 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
17 16 (14.68%) VLAN
18 15 (13.76%) CCNA
18 15 (13.76%) Java

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (11.93%) IIS
2 12 (11.01%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.26%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.26%) Apache
3 9 (8.26%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.26%) Jetty
3 9 (8.26%) nginx
4 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.92%) Lync
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.84%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (10.09%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.42%) Google App Engine
4 7 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.67%) SaaS
5 4 (3.67%) Route 53
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.83%) Office 365
7 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (79.82%) DNS
2 31 (28.44%) TCP/IP
3 28 (25.69%) Firewall
4 21 (19.27%) WAN
5 20 (18.35%) LAN
5 20 (18.35%) SAN
6 16 (14.68%) VPN
6 16 (14.68%) VLAN
7 14 (12.84%) VoIP
7 14 (12.84%) Wireless
8 13 (11.93%) Network Security
8 13 (11.93%) SSL
9 12 (11.01%) IPsec
10 11 (10.09%) EIGRP
11 10 (9.17%) HTTP
12 8 (7.34%) FTP
12 8 (7.34%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (7.34%) BGP
12 8 (7.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (5.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.92%) MySQL
2 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.92%) Big Data
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.67%) Hudson
2 4 (3.67%) Maven
3 3 (2.75%) Fiddler
3 3 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.92%) JUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (5.50%) Local Government
2 2 (1.83%) Finance
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (13.76%) Analyst
2 13 (11.93%) Support Engineer
3 12 (11.01%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Consultant
4 10 (9.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Wintel Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Network Consultant
5 7 (6.42%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) IT Support
8 4 (3.67%) Desktop Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.75%) Network Technician
9 3 (2.75%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) .NET
1 8 (7.34%) J2EE
1 8 (7.34%) Servlets
2 4 (3.67%) Middleware
2 4 (3.67%) HTML
3 3 (2.75%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Clustering
2 10 (9.17%) Open Source
3 5 (4.59%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.59%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.67%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.67%) Replication
4 4 (3.67%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.67%) iPhone
4 4 (3.67%) iPad
5 2 (1.83%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (58.72%) Windows
2 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.60%) Linux
5 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.50%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.67%) CentOS
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.92%) Solaris
10 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) ITIL
2 18 (16.51%) Configuration Management
3 14 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.01%) DevOps
5 11 (10.09%) Migration
5 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.17%) Network Management
7 8 (7.34%) High Availability
7 8 (7.34%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.50%) Project Management
10 5 (4.59%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.59%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.67%) Auto-Scaling
11 4 (3.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.76%) Java
2 13 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.67%) SQL
5 3 (2.75%) VBScript
6 2 (1.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.76%) CCNA
4 11 (10.09%) MCSE
5 10 (9.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.42%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.59%) MCP
8 4 (3.67%) MCITP
8 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.75%) Degree
9 3 (2.75%) CCNP
9 3 (2.75%) CCEA
9 3 (2.75%) CCEE
9 3 (2.75%) CCIA
10 2 (1.83%) MCSA
10 2 (1.83%) CCIE
11 1 (0.92%) HNC
11 1 (0.92%) CISSP
11 1 (0.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (43.12%) Active Directory
2 28 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (19.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (12.84%) XenApp
5 13 (11.93%) XenDesktop
6 9 (8.26%) Xen
7 8 (7.34%) vSphere
7 8 (7.34%) XenServer
8 6 (5.50%) DFS Replication
8 6 (5.50%) Firmware
9 5 (4.59%) Terminal Services
10 4 (3.67%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.67%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.75%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.83%) NFS
13 1 (0.92%) Samba
13 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.92%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (16.51%) SCCM
2 12 (11.01%) Puppet
3 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.50%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.67%) SCOM
5 4 (3.67%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.75%) EdgeSight
6 3 (2.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.83%) WSUS
7 2 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.92%) MOM
8 1 (0.92%) Nagios
8 1 (0.92%) Ansible
8 1 (0.92%) Opsview
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) VMware
2 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.36%) Citrix
4 22 (20.18%) Cisco
5 14 (12.84%) HP
6 10 (9.17%) Dell
7 9 (8.26%) McAfee
8 7 (6.42%) Google
9 6 (5.50%) AppSense
9 6 (5.50%) EMC
10 5 (4.59%) NetApp
10 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.59%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.59%) Lumension
11 4 (3.67%) Wyse
11 4 (3.67%) Symantec
11 4 (3.67%) Compaq
11 4 (3.67%) Oracle
12 3 (2.75%) Juniper
12 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
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