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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 124 79 61
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -18
Contract jobs citing DHCP 39 72 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.96% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 14.37% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 33
Median daily rate £375 £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £298 £277
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +24.24%
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
607 501 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.36% 13.62% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 235 182
Median daily rate £378 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 55 32
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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
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 May 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 -9 23 £350 +61.84% 10
Cheshire -33 8 £373 +19.20% 3
Merseyside -8 6 £450 +30.90% 1
Lancashire -7 2 - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 92 (91.09%) DNS
2 65 (64.36%) Windows
3 58 (57.43%) Active Directory
4 34 (33.66%) VMware
5 32 (31.68%) Cisco
5 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
6 30 (29.70%) Windows Server
7 29 (28.71%) TCP/IP
8 28 (27.72%) Firewall
9 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (25.74%) Citrix
11 25 (24.75%) MS Exchange
12 24 (23.76%) Kalman Filter
13 23 (22.77%) VPN
13 23 (22.77%) Network Security
13 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (21.78%) ITIL
15 21 (20.79%) Linux
16 19 (18.81%) LAN
16 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (17.82%) Migration
17 18 (17.82%) SSH
18 17 (16.83%) SSL
18 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (16.83%) HP
18 17 (16.83%) Palo Alto
18 17 (16.83%) Office 365
19 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
20 15 (14.85%) Cisco Certification

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 25 (24.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.92%) Apache
3 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.93%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.96%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.96%) SAS
6 3 (2.97%) nginx
7 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.98%) Jetty
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.83%) Office 365
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.97%) SoftLayer
6 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.98%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (91.09%) DNS
2 29 (28.71%) TCP/IP
3 28 (27.72%) Firewall
4 23 (22.77%) Network Security
4 23 (22.77%) VPN
5 19 (18.81%) LAN
6 18 (17.82%) SSH
7 17 (16.83%) SSL
8 14 (13.86%) VLAN
9 13 (12.87%) VoIP
10 12 (11.88%) IPsec
11 11 (10.89%) SMTP
12 10 (9.90%) HTTP
12 10 (9.90%) WAN
12 10 (9.90%) Wireless
13 9 (8.91%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (8.91%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (7.92%) BGP
15 7 (6.93%) FTP
15 7 (6.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) DB2
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (6.93%) Local Government
2 6 (5.94%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 2 (1.98%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.98%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Electronics
7 1 (0.99%) French Language
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
7 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Network Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Architect
2 13 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (7.92%) Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Consultant
5 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Designer
6 5 (4.95%) Messaging Support
6 5 (4.95%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Server Support
7 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
1 2 (1.98%) J2EE
1 2 (1.98%) Servlets
2 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.99%) CSS
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
2 1 (0.99%) HTML5
2 1 (0.99%) LESS
2 1 (0.99%) Sass
2 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) Clustering
3 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) PKI
5 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.97%) Statistics
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
7 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.99%) iPad
7 1 (0.99%) iPhone
7 1 (0.99%) Life Science
7 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (64.36%) Windows
2 30 (29.70%) Windows Server
3 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (20.79%) Linux
6 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.91%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.92%) Unix
9 5 (4.95%) AIX
9 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.95%) Solaris
10 4 (3.96%) CentOS
10 4 (3.96%) Debian
10 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.97%) HPUX
11 3 (2.97%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (21.78%) ITIL
3 18 (17.82%) Migration
4 9 (8.91%) Change Control
4 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (8.91%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (7.92%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.93%) Web Filtering
7 6 (5.94%) Information Security
8 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (3.96%) Email Filtering
9 4 (3.96%) Open Source
9 4 (3.96%) Project Management
9 4 (3.96%) SIEM
9 4 (3.96%) Time Management
10 3 (2.97%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) SQL
2 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.93%) C
3 7 (6.93%) Perl
4 6 (5.94%) Python
5 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.96%) C++
6 4 (3.96%) Korn
6 4 (3.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) Java
8 1 (0.99%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.85%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
2 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (13.86%) MCSA
4 10 (9.90%) CCNA
4 10 (9.90%) CCNP
4 10 (9.90%) MCSE
5 7 (6.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (6.93%) MCITP
6 3 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.97%) MCP
6 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.98%) Degree
8 1 (0.99%) CEH
8 1 (0.99%) CISSP
8 1 (0.99%) GIAC
8 1 (0.99%) HND
8 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 58 (57.43%) Active Directory
2 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.88%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.90%) vSphere
4 10 (9.90%) XenApp
5 4 (3.96%) Brightmail
5 4 (3.96%) Dovecot
5 4 (3.96%) iptables
5 4 (3.96%) KVM
5 4 (3.96%) Sendmail
5 4 (3.96%) Squid
5 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.96%) XenServer
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.97%) NFS
6 3 (2.97%) Xen
7 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) SCCM
2 6 (5.94%) Puppet
2 6 (5.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.96%) Cacti
3 4 (3.96%) HAProxy
3 4 (3.96%) Nagios
3 4 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.96%) OpenNebula
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.97%) SCOM
4 3 (2.97%) SmoothWall
5 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.98%) WSUS
6 1 (0.99%) Legato
6 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.99%) vMotion
Vendors
1 34 (33.66%) VMware
2 32 (31.68%) Cisco
2 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
3 26 (25.74%) Citrix
4 17 (16.83%) HP
4 17 (16.83%) Palo Alto
5 13 (12.87%) Dell
6 11 (10.89%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.92%) Symantec
8 6 (5.94%) EMC
8 6 (5.94%) F5
8 6 (5.94%) IBM
9 5 (4.95%) Aruba
9 5 (4.95%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.95%) NetApp
9 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.95%) Veritas
10 4 (3.96%) Compaq
10 4 (3.96%) IronPort
10 4 (3.96%) Oracle
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