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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 52 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 16 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.78% 0.92% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 3.91% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 £306
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -4.23%
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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
189 256 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.07% 23.62% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 95
Average daily rate £350 £390 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) DNS
3 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
4 21 (52.50%) Windows 7
5 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (37.50%) Citrix
8 14 (35.00%) NetBackup
9 13 (32.50%) HP
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
10 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (30.00%) Linux
10 12 (30.00%) MCSE
10 12 (30.00%) UNIX
11 11 (27.50%) ITIL
11 11 (27.50%) Nagios
11 11 (27.50%) Isilon
12 10 (25.00%) NFS
13 9 (22.50%) C
13 9 (22.50%) Perl
13 9 (22.50%) VB
13 9 (22.50%) Thin Client
13 9 (22.50%) EMC
13 9 (22.50%) Korn
13 9 (22.50%) Fat Client
13 9 (22.50%) Bourne shell
14 8 (20.00%) Service Management
14 8 (20.00%) HNC
15 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
3 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 6 (15.00%) VPN
4 5 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (7.50%) IPsec
5 3 (7.50%) MPLS
5 3 (7.50%) DSL
5 3 (7.50%) VoIP
5 3 (7.50%) WLAN
5 3 (7.50%) ADSL
6 2 (5.00%) FTP
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (5.00%) DMZ
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) SSH
6 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
General
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Billing
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Field Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 5 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Server Support
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Thin Client
1 9 (22.50%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Replication
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows 7
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (30.00%) Linux
5 12 (30.00%) UNIX
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C
1 9 (22.50%) Perl
1 9 (22.50%) VB
1 9 (22.50%) Korn
1 9 (22.50%) Bourne shell
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) VBScript
3 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.00%) MCSE
3 8 (20.00%) HNC
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) Degree
5 6 (15.00%) CCA
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.50%) MCTS
6 5 (12.50%) MCITP
7 3 (7.50%) CCNP
7 3 (7.50%) CCNA
8 2 (5.00%) PhD
8 2 (5.00%) RHCSA
9 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) NFS
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) NetBackup
2 11 (27.50%) Nagios
3 6 (15.00%) SCOM
4 5 (12.50%) SCSM
4 5 (12.50%) WMI
5 3 (7.50%) MOM
5 3 (7.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Citrix
2 13 (32.50%) HP
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (27.50%) Isilon
5 9 (22.50%) EMC
6 6 (15.00%) Veritas
6 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 6 (15.00%) Altiris
7 3 (7.50%) NetApp
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) Symantec
8 2 (5.00%) Remedy
8 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper