The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 60 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing DHCP 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 1.29% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 5.33% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +153.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +8.33%
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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
187 244 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.87% 24.18% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 84 70
Average daily rate £375 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) SCOM
5 10 (52.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
8 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) SCCM
9 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) MCTS
10 5 (26.32%) MCITP
10 5 (26.32%) Service Management
10 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (21.05%) WMI
11 4 (21.05%) SQL
11 4 (21.05%) MOM
12 3 (15.79%) Internet
12 3 (15.79%) VBScript
12 3 (15.79%) MS Office

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) VRRP
5 1 (5.26%) IKE
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) FCAPS
5 1 (5.26%) LTE
5 1 (5.26%) 4G
5 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (5.26%) HSRP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) MCTS
3 5 (26.32%) MCITP
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) SCOM
2 6 (31.58%) SCCM
3 4 (21.05%) WMI
3 4 (21.05%) MOM
4 3 (15.79%) SCSM
5 2 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat