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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 108 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing DHCP 46 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 1.63% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.71% 12.46% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 36
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £197 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £12.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £21.00 £87.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -2.77%
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
528 578 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 13.07% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 326 269
Median daily rate £410 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £249 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 51
Median hourly rate £18.38 £17.33 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -4 31 £425 -10.52% 17
Merseyside +5 8 £425 +13.33% 1
Cheshire +1 5 £325 +30.00% 2
Cumbria +12 1 - -
Lancashire +11 1 - - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 73 (74.49%) DNS
1 73 (74.49%) Active Directory
2 71 (72.45%) Windows
3 41 (41.84%) Linux
4 39 (39.80%) Citrix
4 39 (39.80%) VMware
5 33 (33.67%) Firewall
6 32 (32.65%) SQL
7 30 (30.61%) Windows Server
8 29 (29.59%) Oracle
8 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
8 29 (29.59%) Migration
9 28 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 27 (27.55%) Solaris
11 26 (26.53%) LAN
12 24 (24.49%) WAN
12 24 (24.49%) AIX
12 24 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (23.47%) EMC
14 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (21.43%) Mainframe
15 21 (21.43%) HPUX
15 21 (21.43%) DB2
16 20 (20.41%) Cisco
16 20 (20.41%) VLAN
16 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
16 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
17 17 (17.35%) ITIL

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 14 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.18%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.14%) Apache
3 7 (7.14%) SAS
4 6 (6.12%) IBM Notes
5 5 (5.10%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.04%) IIS
8 2 (2.04%) Jetty
8 2 (2.04%) Mongrel
8 2 (2.04%) nginx
8 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.04%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.20%) Office 365
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.04%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) SoftLayer
6 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (74.49%) DNS
2 33 (33.67%) Firewall
3 28 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 26 (26.53%) LAN
5 24 (24.49%) WAN
6 20 (20.41%) VLAN
7 14 (14.29%) SAN
8 13 (13.27%) SMTP
9 11 (11.22%) VPN
10 10 (10.20%) iSCSI
11 9 (9.18%) HTTP
11 9 (9.18%) Network Security
12 8 (8.16%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (8.16%) VoIP
13 7 (7.14%) MPLS
13 7 (7.14%) WLAN
14 6 (6.12%) Internet
14 6 (6.12%) MRTG
15 5 (5.10%) IMAP
15 5 (5.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.43%) DB2
2 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) French Language
4 1 (1.02%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
4 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.22%) Designer
3 10 (10.20%) Architect
3 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.10%) Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) AIX Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Data Centre Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Lead Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) .NET
1 3 (3.06%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.04%) J2EE
2 2 (2.04%) OpenEmbedded
2 2 (2.04%) OpenGL
2 2 (2.04%) Servlets
2 2 (2.04%) WebKit
2 2 (2.04%) Yocto
3 1 (1.02%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 12 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.12%) Clustering
5 4 (4.08%) PKI
6 3 (3.06%) User Experience
7 2 (2.04%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.04%) IVR
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (2.04%) STB
8 1 (1.02%) BBC
8 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.02%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) NHS
8 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Replication
8 1 (1.02%) Statistics
8 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (72.45%) Windows
2 41 (41.84%) Linux
3 30 (30.61%) Windows Server
4 27 (27.55%) Solaris
5 24 (24.49%) AIX
5 24 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (21.43%) HPUX
8 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (14.29%) Unix
9 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (9.18%) CentOS
10 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
11 5 (5.10%) Debian
11 5 (5.10%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
13 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Migration
2 17 (17.35%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.16%) Open Source
5 6 (6.12%) DevOps
5 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.12%) ERP
5 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.10%) Server Building
7 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.08%) Network Design
7 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.06%) Change Management
8 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.06%) Software Licensing
9 2 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.04%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) SQL
2 13 (13.27%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.22%) C
4 6 (6.12%) C++
4 6 (6.12%) Perl
4 6 (6.12%) PHP
4 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.10%) Korn
5 5 (5.10%) Python
6 4 (4.08%) Java
7 2 (2.04%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.02%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.18%) MCSE
6 7 (7.14%) CCNA
7 6 (6.12%) CCNP
7 6 (6.12%) MCSA
8 4 (4.08%) MCITP
9 3 (3.06%) CCIE
10 2 (2.04%) CISSP
10 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.04%) MCP
10 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.02%) CCSA
11 1 (1.02%) CCSE
11 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.02%) MCTS
11 1 (1.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (74.49%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.27%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.20%) XenApp
5 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.12%) vSphere
7 5 (5.10%) Dovecot
7 5 (5.10%) iptables
7 5 (5.10%) KVM
7 5 (5.10%) Sendmail
7 5 (5.10%) Squid
8 4 (4.08%) Xen
9 2 (2.04%) Firmware
9 2 (2.04%) NFS
9 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.02%) Veritas File System
10 1 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Puppet
1 10 (10.20%) SCCM
2 6 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.12%) Nagios
3 5 (5.10%) Cacti
3 5 (5.10%) HAProxy
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (5.10%) OpenNebula
4 4 (4.08%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.08%) WSUS
5 3 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.04%) vMotion
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.02%) Legato
7 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.02%) QRadar
7 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) Citrix
1 39 (39.80%) VMware
2 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.59%) Oracle
3 23 (23.47%) EMC
4 20 (20.41%) Cisco
5 15 (15.31%) HP
6 12 (12.24%) Dell
7 11 (11.22%) IBM
8 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.12%) Lotus
9 6 (6.12%) Symantec
10 5 (5.10%) Intel Security
10 5 (5.10%) Sun
11 4 (4.08%) NetApp
12 3 (3.06%) Forcepoint
12 3 (3.06%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.06%) RightScale
12 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.06%) Veeam
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