The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 6 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 2.34% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 9.05% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 11
Median daily rate £170 £303 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% -24.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £111.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
195 243 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.16% 25.88% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 118 96
Median daily rate £325 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (43.75%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (37.50%) SCCM
9 4 (25.00%) SMTP
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) Apache
9 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (25.00%) Office 365
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (25.00%) SCOM
9 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (18.75%) Debian
10 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
10 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (18.75%) MySQL
10 3 (18.75%) Python

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) DDNS
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) IMAP
6 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) MRTG
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
1 2 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (18.75%) Debian
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (6.25%) Solaris
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) iptables
5 1 (6.25%) Ceph
5 1 (6.25%) Dovecot
5 1 (6.25%) KVM
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Postfix
5 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
5 1 (6.25%) Squid
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) Cacti
4 1 (6.25%) Capistrano
4 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (6.25%) RANCID
4 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Aruba
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Percona
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos