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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England / North West
Rank 102 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 64 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 1.63% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.71% 10.92% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 12
Median daily rate £303 £338 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +25.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £216 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £475 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £21.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -

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
415 586 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.83% 14.93% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 320 193
Median daily rate £390 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +8 21 £303 -28.82% 8
Cheshire +15 9 £175 -23.91% 1
Merseyside 0 1 £350 - 3
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 71 (93.42%) DNS
2 45 (59.21%) Firewall
3 44 (57.89%) Windows
4 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
5 34 (44.74%) VMware
6 31 (40.79%) LAN
7 29 (38.16%) WAN
8 27 (35.53%) VLAN
9 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 21 (27.63%) TCP/IP
10 21 (27.63%) Linux
11 20 (26.32%) Cisco
12 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 15 (19.74%) SMTP
15 14 (18.42%) Puppet
15 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
16 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
16 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (17.11%) VPN
16 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (15.79%) CentOS
17 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
17 12 (15.79%) Migration
17 12 (15.79%) Citrix
17 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
18 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
18 11 (14.47%) ITIL
18 11 (14.47%) Oracle

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 8 (10.53%) Apache
2 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.58%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.58%) SAS
4 4 (5.26%) Jetty
4 4 (5.26%) nginx
4 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.95%) IIS
5 3 (3.95%) Mongrel
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.95%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.63%) Office 365
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (93.42%) DNS
2 45 (59.21%) Firewall
3 31 (40.79%) LAN
4 29 (38.16%) WAN
5 27 (35.53%) VLAN
6 21 (27.63%) TCP/IP
7 15 (19.74%) SMTP
8 13 (17.11%) VPN
9 11 (14.47%) Network Security
10 9 (11.84%) HTTP
10 9 (11.84%) VoIP
11 8 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (9.21%) iSCSI
12 7 (9.21%) SAN
13 5 (6.58%) IMAP
13 5 (6.58%) IPsec
13 5 (6.58%) MRTG
13 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (6.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.32%) Redis
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.95%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
2 1 (1.32%) Local Government
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Designer
3 8 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (6.58%) Administrator
4 5 (6.58%) Architect
4 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Network Designer
6 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.95%) J2EE
2 3 (3.95%) Servlets
3 1 (1.32%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.32%) OpenEmbedded
3 1 (1.32%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.32%) REST
3 1 (1.32%) WebKit
3 1 (1.32%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) IVR
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) BBC
5 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.32%) STB
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Windows
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
3 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.79%) CentOS
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.53%) Unix
7 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.89%) Debian
8 6 (7.89%) Ubuntu
9 5 (6.58%) Solaris
9 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.63%) AIX
12 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Migration
2 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
2 11 (14.47%) ITIL
3 10 (13.16%) DevOps
4 9 (11.84%) Open Source
4 9 (11.84%) Server Building
5 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.89%) Network Design
6 6 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.26%) Service Management
9 3 (3.95%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.63%) Change Control
10 2 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (2.63%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (2.63%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) C
2 6 (7.89%) C++
2 6 (7.89%) Python
2 6 (7.89%) SQL
3 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.58%) Java
3 5 (6.58%) Korn
3 5 (6.58%) Perl
3 5 (6.58%) PHP
3 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.32%) Ruby
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.53%) CCNP
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) MCSE
3 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) CCNA
5 3 (3.95%) CCIE
5 3 (3.95%) MCSA
6 2 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) CCDA
7 1 (1.32%) CCDP
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) CWNA
7 1 (1.32%) MCDST
7 1 (1.32%) MCTS
7 1 (1.32%) SANS
7 1 (1.32%) SSCP
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.89%) XenApp
5 5 (6.58%) Dovecot
5 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.58%) iptables
5 5 (6.58%) KVM
5 5 (6.58%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.58%) Squid
6 3 (3.95%) Xen
7 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.63%) vSphere
7 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.32%) Ceph
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.32%) NFS
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) Puppet
2 7 (9.21%) SCCM
3 6 (7.89%) Nagios
4 5 (6.58%) Cacti
4 5 (6.58%) HAProxy
4 5 (6.58%) OpenNebula
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.63%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.63%) WSUS
7 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.32%) QRadar
7 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) VMware
2 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Cisco
4 12 (15.79%) Citrix
4 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 11 (14.47%) Oracle
6 6 (7.89%) HP
7 5 (6.58%) F5
7 5 (6.58%) RightScale
8 4 (5.26%) Sun
9 3 (3.95%) Forcepoint
9 3 (3.95%) Google
9 3 (3.95%) IBM
9 3 (3.95%) NetApp
9 3 (3.95%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.63%) Aruba
10 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.63%) NetIQ
10 2 (2.63%) Symantec