The first table below looks at the demand for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 22 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.32% 8.47% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 41.18% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £160 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.26 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -40.38%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.79% 20.56% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 14
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £435 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.09 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.93% -3.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £10.43 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.00 £20.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DHCP
Oxfordshire

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the Oxford region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Oxford region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) MS Office
3 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Apple
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) SCOM
8 1 (8.33%) Time Management
8 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (8.33%) SalesLogix
8 1 (8.33%) MCITP
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (8.33%) Problem Management

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) IPv4
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (41.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Multimedia Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Time Management
1 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) HP