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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 116 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing DHCP 41 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.43% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 10.08% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 25
Median daily rate £333 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.92 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.85% -17.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £33.75 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -10.00%
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
471 595 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.79% 14.20% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 353 247
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +10 31 £320 -20.00% 10
Cheshire +11 5 £175 -28.57% 4
Merseyside +2 3 £548 +21.66% 1
Lancashire -19 1 £425 +33.33% 3
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 79 (79.00%) DNS
2 69 (69.00%) Active Directory
3 64 (64.00%) Windows
4 49 (49.00%) Firewall
5 41 (41.00%) VMware
6 39 (39.00%) Linux
7 33 (33.00%) Citrix
8 32 (32.00%) LAN
9 31 (31.00%) WAN
9 31 (31.00%) Migration
10 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
11 28 (28.00%) Oracle
12 26 (26.00%) SQL
13 25 (25.00%) VLAN
14 24 (24.00%) Cisco
14 24 (24.00%) TCP/IP
15 23 (23.00%) Solaris
16 22 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (22.00%) Windows Server
17 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
17 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (20.00%) AIX
18 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 18 (18.00%) DB2
19 18 (18.00%) HPUX
19 18 (18.00%) EMC
19 18 (18.00%) Mainframe
20 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
21 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.00%) Apache
3 7 (7.00%) SAS
3 7 (7.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.00%) Jetty
6 3 (3.00%) nginx
7 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.00%) IIS
7 2 (2.00%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.00%) Office 365
4 4 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.00%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 79 (79.00%) DNS
2 49 (49.00%) Firewall
3 32 (32.00%) LAN
4 31 (31.00%) WAN
5 25 (25.00%) VLAN
6 24 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 14 (14.00%) SMTP
8 13 (13.00%) Network Security
9 11 (11.00%) SAN
9 11 (11.00%) VPN
10 10 (10.00%) VoIP
11 9 (9.00%) iSCSI
12 8 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (8.00%) HTTP
13 7 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (6.00%) MRTG
14 6 (6.00%) Wireless
15 5 (5.00%) IMAP
15 5 (5.00%) MPLS
15 5 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.00%) DB2
3 9 (9.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) Redis
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (14.00%) Designer
2 12 (12.00%) Architect
2 12 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.00%) Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) AIX Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Active Directory Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.00%) J2EE
3 2 (2.00%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (2.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.00%) Servlets
3 2 (2.00%) WebKit
3 2 (2.00%) Yocto
4 1 (1.00%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (11.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) NHS
5 2 (2.00%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.00%) IVR
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (2.00%) STB
5 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.00%) BBC
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (64.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Linux
3 23 (23.00%) Solaris
4 22 (22.00%) Windows Server
5 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (20.00%) AIX
7 18 (18.00%) HPUX
8 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (13.00%) Unix
10 12 (12.00%) CentOS
11 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
12 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (6.00%) Debian
13 6 (6.00%) Ubuntu
14 5 (5.00%) Windows 10
15 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
16 2 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
16 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Migration
2 12 (12.00%) ITIL
3 10 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (9.00%) DevOps
4 9 (9.00%) Open Source
5 8 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.00%) Server Building
6 7 (7.00%) Network Design
7 6 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.00%) ERP
9 4 (4.00%) Service Management
9 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.00%) Patch Management
10 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.00%) Software Licensing
11 2 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.00%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (2.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) C
3 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.00%) C++
5 6 (6.00%) PHP
5 6 (6.00%) Python
6 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.00%) Java
6 5 (5.00%) Korn
6 5 (5.00%) Perl
6 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.00%) Ruby
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.00%) CCNP
5 8 (8.00%) MCSE
6 6 (6.00%) CCNA
7 4 (4.00%) CCIE
8 3 (3.00%) MCSA
9 2 (2.00%) CISSP
9 2 (2.00%) MCITP
10 1 (1.00%) CCDA
10 1 (1.00%) CCDP
10 1 (1.00%) CCSA
10 1 (1.00%) CCSE
10 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.00%) MCDST
10 1 (1.00%) MCTS
10 1 (1.00%) SSCP
10 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (69.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.00%) XenApp
6 5 (5.00%) Dovecot
6 5 (5.00%) iptables
6 5 (5.00%) KVM
6 5 (5.00%) Sendmail
6 5 (5.00%) Squid
7 4 (4.00%) vSphere
8 3 (3.00%) Xen
9 2 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.00%) Ceph
10 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.00%) NFS
10 1 (1.00%) vCloud
10 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) Puppet
2 8 (8.00%) SCCM
3 7 (7.00%) Nagios
4 5 (5.00%) Cacti
4 5 (5.00%) HAProxy
4 5 (5.00%) OpenNebula
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) WSUS
6 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.00%) vMotion
8 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.00%) QRadar
8 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (41.00%) VMware
2 33 (33.00%) Citrix
3 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (28.00%) Oracle
5 24 (24.00%) Cisco
6 18 (18.00%) EMC
7 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (9.00%) HP
9 8 (8.00%) IBM
10 5 (5.00%) RightScale
11 4 (4.00%) Dell
11 4 (4.00%) F5
11 4 (4.00%) Forcepoint
11 4 (4.00%) Lotus
11 4 (4.00%) Sun
11 4 (4.00%) Symantec
12 3 (3.00%) NetApp
12 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.00%) NETGEAR
13 2 (2.00%) Veeam