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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 103 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 41 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.68% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.95% 12.78% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £310 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £223 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.71 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.24 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -6.94%
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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
458 360 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.35% 13.17% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 153 147
Average daily rate £350 £305 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 61
Average hourly rate £18.13 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.56% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Merseyside 0 15 £350 -22.22% 3
Cheshire 0 12 £203 -29.56% 8
Manchester -18 9 £288 -14.81% 11
Lancashire -16 5 £288 +28.34% 1
Cumbria - - - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (80.90%) DNS
2 58 (65.17%) Windows
3 47 (52.81%) Active Directory
4 38 (42.70%) VMware
4 38 (42.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
6 28 (31.46%) Citrix
7 26 (29.21%) Hyper-V
7 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
9 22 (24.72%) SCCM
10 20 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (21.35%) ITIL
11 19 (21.35%) SAN
11 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
12 18 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (19.10%) Firewall
14 16 (17.98%) Migration
15 15 (16.85%) Clustering
15 15 (16.85%) CCNA
15 15 (16.85%) Cisco
15 15 (16.85%) XenApp
16 14 (15.73%) Puppet
17 13 (14.61%) VLAN
17 13 (14.61%) IIS
17 13 (14.61%) Disaster Recovery
18 12 (13.48%) Linux
18 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (13.48%) Windows 7

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (14.61%) IIS
2 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.99%) Apache
4 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.74%) Jetty
5 6 (6.74%) nginx
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.37%) Lync
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.74%) Google App Engine
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.74%) Route 53
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (6.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.49%) SaaS
6 3 (3.37%) PaaS
7 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (80.90%) DNS
2 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
3 19 (21.35%) SAN
4 17 (19.10%) Firewall
5 13 (14.61%) VLAN
6 10 (11.24%) LAN
6 10 (11.24%) WAN
7 9 (10.11%) HTTP
8 8 (8.99%) VPN
8 8 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (8.99%) IPsec
9 7 (7.87%) Wireless
9 7 (7.87%) SSL
9 7 (7.87%) FTP
9 7 (7.87%) SMS
10 6 (6.74%) VoIP
10 6 (6.74%) DMZ
10 6 (6.74%) EIGRP
10 6 (6.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.74%) Hudson
2 6 (6.74%) Maven
3 4 (4.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.25%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 7 (7.87%) Local Government
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (12.36%) Analyst
1 11 (12.36%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Wintel Analyst
3 6 (6.74%) Architect
3 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (6.74%) Consultant
3 6 (6.74%) Server Engineer
4 5 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.37%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.37%) IT Support
6 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.25%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 2 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
1 5 (5.62%) J2EE
1 5 (5.62%) Servlets
2 4 (4.49%) Middleware
3 2 (2.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.12%) HTML
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Clustering
2 12 (13.48%) Open Source
3 5 (5.62%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.62%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.62%) Replication
4 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.25%) iPhone
5 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.25%) Life Science
6 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (65.17%) Windows
2 38 (42.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.48%) Linux
5 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.74%) CentOS
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.49%) Solaris
9 3 (3.37%) UNIX
9 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.25%) HPUX
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) ITIL
1 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
2 16 (17.98%) Migration
3 13 (14.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.24%) High Availability
6 9 (10.11%) DevOps
7 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.87%) Project Management
8 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.49%) ERP
9 4 (4.49%) Network Management
9 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.25%) Load Testing
11 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.25%) Time Management
11 2 (2.25%) Software Deployment
11 2 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.74%) Java
3 2 (2.25%) Ruby
3 2 (2.25%) PHP
3 2 (2.25%) SQL
3 2 (2.25%) VBScript
4 1 (1.12%) Python
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) Perl
4 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.85%) CCNA
3 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.11%) MCSE
5 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) MCP
6 3 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.25%) CCEA
7 2 (2.25%) MCITP
7 2 (2.25%) CCEE
7 2 (2.25%) CCIA
8 1 (1.12%) Degree
8 1 (1.12%) VCP4
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
8 1 (1.12%) CCIE
8 1 (1.12%) CCNP
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.12%) PMP
8 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (52.81%) Active Directory
2 26 (29.21%) Hyper-V
3 20 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (16.85%) XenApp
5 9 (10.11%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.99%) Xen
7 6 (6.74%) DFS Replication
7 6 (6.74%) Firmware
7 6 (6.74%) VMware ESX
8 5 (5.62%) XenServer
9 4 (4.49%) vSphere
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.25%) NFS
10 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
10 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.12%) Samba
11 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (24.72%) SCCM
2 14 (15.73%) Puppet
3 6 (6.74%) Vagrant
3 6 (6.74%) SCOM
3 6 (6.74%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) Ansible
5 1 (1.12%) Opsview
5 1 (1.12%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.12%) MOM
5 1 (1.12%) Nagios
5 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) VMware
2 28 (31.46%) Citrix
3 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.85%) Cisco
5 11 (12.36%) HP
6 10 (11.24%) Dell
7 8 (8.99%) AppSense
8 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.74%) Google
10 5 (5.62%) McAfee
10 5 (5.62%) NetApp
10 5 (5.62%) EMC
10 5 (5.62%) Oracle
11 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.37%) RightScale
12 2 (2.25%) Wyse
12 2 (2.25%) Stellent
12 2 (2.25%) Sun
12 2 (2.25%) Compaq
12 2 (2.25%) StorageTek
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