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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 66 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.16% 1.15% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 5.00% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Average daily rate
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£417 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.45% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +11.29%
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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
211 240 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.43% 23.03% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 65
Average daily rate £338 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £188 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 27 (96.43%) Windows
1 27 (96.43%) DNS
2 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) SCOM
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (46.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (35.71%) ITIL
8 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) MCSE
9 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 7 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (25.00%) SCCM
10 7 (25.00%) Service Management
10 7 (25.00%) MCTS
10 7 (25.00%) MCITP
10 7 (25.00%) WMI
10 7 (25.00%) Degree
10 7 (25.00%) VBScript
10 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (21.43%) XML
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix
11 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) FTP
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) DMZ
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) SSH
4 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) ADSL
5 1 (3.57%) IPv6
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
General
1 1 (3.57%) Games
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Field Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Support
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Private Cloud
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
7 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Service Management
3 7 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) VBScript
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) MCSE
3 7 (25.00%) MCTS
3 7 (25.00%) MCITP
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) HNC
5 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.14%) PhD
6 2 (7.14%) RHCSA
7 1 (3.57%) MCP
7 1 (3.57%) CCA
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.57%) NFS
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) SCOM
2 7 (25.00%) WMI
2 7 (25.00%) SCCM
3 6 (21.43%) SCSM
4 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
4 5 (17.86%) MOM
5 3 (10.71%) Nagios
6 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) Isilon
6 2 (7.14%) Altiris
6 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco