The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Reading 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 57 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing DHCP 12 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 1.66% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 6.90% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £190 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.42%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 232 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.08% 24.07% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 82 96
Average daily rate £351 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +50.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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
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 25 July 2014, 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 25 (96.15%) DNS
2 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) VPN
5 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 8 (30.77%) CCNP
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (30.77%) WLAN
5 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 8 (30.77%) MPLS
5 8 (30.77%) Wireless
5 8 (30.77%) IPsec
5 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 8 (30.77%) Network Architecture
5 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Service Management
8 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (19.23%) Clustering
8 5 (19.23%) Network Design
8 5 (19.23%) MCTS
8 5 (19.23%) MCITP
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) Document Management

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) VPN
3 8 (30.77%) MPLS
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 8 (30.77%) WLAN
3 8 (30.77%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) Wireless
3 8 (30.77%) IPsec
4 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
5 4 (15.38%) Intranet
5 4 (15.38%) PABX
6 3 (11.54%) NAS
6 3 (11.54%) LDAP
7 1 (3.85%) Broadband
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) SMTP
7 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.85%) SNMP
7 1 (3.85%) 3G
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Support Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Server Support
3 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Build Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Statistics
2 4 (15.38%) Firmware
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
1 8 (30.77%) Network Architecture
1 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) Network Design
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (15.38%) Document Management
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CCNP
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (19.23%) MCTS
3 5 (19.23%) MCITP
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) NLBS
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
1 3 (11.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) WMI
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) BMC
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco