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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 93 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing DHCP 62 59 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 1.54% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 12.63% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 29
Median daily rate £343 £300 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +12.50%
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
537 467 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.73% 12.17% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 234 192
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 46
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.92 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% -23.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
Manchester -8 25 £274 -8.75% 8
Cheshire +13 21 £400 +87.57% 6
Merseyside -5 7 £350 -3.44%
Lancashire -6 7 £500 +33.33% 2
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (78.50%) Windows
2 83 (77.57%) Active Directory
3 81 (75.70%) DNS
4 45 (42.06%) VMware
5 43 (40.19%) Citrix
6 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
7 38 (35.51%) Linux
7 38 (35.51%) Windows Server
8 33 (30.84%) SQL
9 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (28.97%) Migration
11 28 (26.17%) TCP/IP
12 26 (24.30%) Oracle
12 26 (24.30%) Firewall
12 26 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (22.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (22.43%) Cisco
13 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
14 23 (21.50%) AIX
14 23 (21.50%) Solaris
14 23 (21.50%) ITIL
14 23 (21.50%) EMC
15 22 (20.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (19.63%) Mainframe
16 21 (19.63%) HPUX
16 21 (19.63%) DB2
16 21 (19.63%) Security Cleared
17 20 (18.69%) PowerShell
17 20 (18.69%) 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 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.15%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.61%) IBM Notes
6 5 (4.67%) SAS
7 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.80%) Apache
8 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.80%) IIS
8 3 (2.80%) nginx
8 3 (2.80%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.87%) Jetty
9 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Office
2 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.87%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Office 365
2 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.74%) SoftLayer
6 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.87%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (75.70%) DNS
2 28 (26.17%) TCP/IP
3 26 (24.30%) Firewall
4 18 (16.82%) LAN
5 17 (15.89%) VLAN
6 16 (14.95%) WAN
7 11 (10.28%) SAN
8 10 (9.35%) iSCSI
9 9 (8.41%) SMTP
9 9 (8.41%) VPN
10 8 (7.48%) Network Security
10 8 (7.48%) VoIP
11 7 (6.54%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (6.54%) HTTP
11 7 (6.54%) MPLS
12 6 (5.61%) Internet
12 6 (5.61%) Wireless
12 6 (5.61%) WLAN
13 5 (4.67%) FTP
14 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) DB2
2 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.87%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
1 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.74%) Local Government
2 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (14.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.28%) Designer
4 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (8.41%) Architect
5 7 (6.54%) Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 5 (4.67%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) AIX Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Data Centre Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (4.67%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) J2EE
2 2 (1.87%) Servlets
3 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) HTML5
3 1 (0.93%) LESS
3 1 (0.93%) Node.js
3 1 (0.93%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.93%) Sass
3 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.93%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Mainframe
2 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.35%) Clustering
4 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) PKI
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Statistics
7 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (78.50%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) Linux
2 38 (35.51%) Windows Server
3 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (22.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (21.50%) AIX
6 23 (21.50%) Solaris
7 22 (20.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (19.63%) HPUX
9 12 (11.21%) Windows 7
10 9 (8.41%) Unix
11 4 (3.74%) CentOS
11 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.80%) Debian
12 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Migration
2 23 (21.50%) ITIL
3 9 (8.41%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.61%) ERP
6 6 (5.61%) Web Filtering
7 5 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.74%) Email Filtering
8 4 (3.74%) Open Source
8 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.74%) Project Management
8 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.80%) Application Packaging
9 3 (2.80%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.80%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.80%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.80%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) SQL
2 20 (18.69%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.35%) C
4 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.74%) C++
4 4 (3.74%) Perl
4 4 (3.74%) PHP
4 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.80%) Java
5 3 (2.80%) Korn
5 3 (2.80%) Python
6 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (15.89%) SC Cleared
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (13.08%) MCSE
5 13 (12.15%) MCSA
6 10 (9.35%) CCNA
7 7 (6.54%) CCNP
8 6 (5.61%) MCITP
9 4 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (3.74%) MCP
9 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.87%) CISSP
11 1 (0.93%) CCIE
11 1 (0.93%) CCSE
11 1 (0.93%) CEH
11 1 (0.93%) HND
11 1 (0.93%) MCDST
11 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 83 (77.57%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.95%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.21%) vSphere
5 11 (10.28%) XenApp
6 5 (4.67%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.74%) NFS
7 4 (3.74%) Xen
8 3 (2.80%) Dovecot
8 3 (2.80%) iptables
8 3 (2.80%) KVM
8 3 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.80%) Sendmail
8 3 (2.80%) Squid
9 2 (1.87%) Brightmail
9 2 (1.87%) Firmware
9 2 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) SCCM
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.61%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.67%) Puppet
5 4 (3.74%) Nagios
5 4 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.74%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (3.74%) WSUS
6 3 (2.80%) Cacti
6 3 (2.80%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.80%) OpenNebula
6 3 (2.80%) SCOM
6 3 (2.80%) SmoothWall
7 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.87%) vMotion
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.93%) Legato
8 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (42.06%) VMware
2 43 (40.19%) Citrix
3 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
4 26 (24.30%) Oracle
5 24 (22.43%) Cisco
6 23 (21.50%) EMC
7 20 (18.69%) HP
8 15 (14.02%) Dell
9 12 (11.21%) IBM
10 9 (8.41%) Symantec
11 6 (5.61%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.61%) Lotus
11 6 (5.61%) NetApp
12 4 (3.74%) Intel Security
12 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.74%) Veritas
13 3 (2.80%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.87%) arcserve
14 2 (1.87%) Google
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