The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 145 148 142
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 103 97 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 1.09% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 5.95% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £299 £321
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £46.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £17.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +2.89%
DHCP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1820 1630 2019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.61% 18.37% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 750 601
Average daily rate £348 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 180
Average hourly rate £18.25 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.34% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DHCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -10 32 £295 -1.66% 6
Berkshire +9 27 £300 +46.34% 12
Surrey +3 16 £286 -9.12% 13
West Sussex +12 12 £220 -20.00% 3
East Sussex - 6 £238 - 3
Kent -8 5 £463 +143.42% 2
Oxfordshire +5 4 £325 - 10
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - - 4
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 165 (93.75%) DNS
2 140 (79.55%) Windows
3 126 (71.59%) Active Directory
4 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
5 72 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (39.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (37.50%) VMware
8 56 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 55 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 46 (26.14%) Firewall
11 44 (25.00%) ITIL
11 44 (25.00%) Citrix
12 43 (24.43%) Windows 7
13 42 (23.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 41 (23.30%) SCCM
15 35 (19.89%) Cisco
16 34 (19.32%) Security Cleared
16 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (18.75%) Linux
17 33 (18.75%) MCSE
17 33 (18.75%) LAN
18 32 (18.18%) MS Excel
18 32 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
19 31 (17.61%) WAN
20 30 (17.05%) HP
21 29 (16.48%) MS Office
22 26 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
23 25 (14.20%) VPN
24 24 (13.64%) SAN
25 23 (13.07%) Red Hat

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 56 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (11.93%) IIS
4 18 (10.23%) SharePoint
5 13 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.70%) CMS
10 3 (1.70%) Apache
10 3 (1.70%) Lync
11 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.57%) SAS
12 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.57%) Site Server
12 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 32 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 29 (16.48%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.80%) Office 365
3 17 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (93.75%) DNS
2 55 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 46 (26.14%) Firewall
4 33 (18.75%) LAN
5 31 (17.61%) WAN
6 25 (14.20%) VPN
7 24 (13.64%) SAN
8 20 (11.36%) MPLS
9 18 (10.23%) Wireless
10 17 (9.66%) VoIP
11 16 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (8.52%) Internet
13 14 (7.95%) WLAN
14 12 (6.82%) IPsec
15 9 (5.11%) 3G
16 8 (4.55%) Network Security
16 8 (4.55%) LDAP
17 7 (3.98%) SNMP
17 7 (3.98%) VLAN
17 7 (3.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 16 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.41%) MySQL
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Ingres
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.57%) WebLOAD
General
1 13 (7.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.14%) German Language
3 2 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Legal
4 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.57%) Games
4 1 (0.57%) Electronics
4 1 (0.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Billing
4 1 (0.57%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (15.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (12.50%) Analyst
3 21 (11.93%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.36%) Network Engineer
5 12 (6.82%) Administrator
6 10 (5.68%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Consultant
6 10 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (5.68%) Desktop Support
6 10 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) IT Support
8 8 (4.55%) Network Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Network Support
10 5 (2.84%) Field Engineer
10 5 (2.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.84%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) .NET
1 5 (2.84%) XML
2 3 (1.70%) WAP
2 3 (1.70%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.14%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.57%) ODBC
4 1 (0.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Clustering
2 14 (7.95%) Blackberry
3 13 (7.39%) PKI
4 8 (4.55%) Replication
5 7 (3.98%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.98%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.27%) Statistics
8 3 (1.70%) Firmware
9 2 (1.14%) iPad
9 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
10 1 (0.57%) Wiki
10 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.57%) Life Science
10 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 140 (79.55%) Windows
2 72 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (39.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (24.43%) Windows 7
5 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (18.75%) Linux
7 23 (13.07%) Windows XP
8 22 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (6.82%) Windows 8
10 9 (5.11%) UNIX
11 7 (3.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.84%) Solaris
12 5 (2.84%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.57%) Debian
14 1 (0.57%) OS/400
14 1 (0.57%) Android
14 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.00%) ITIL
2 20 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 18 (10.23%) Migration
4 16 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 15 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (6.25%) Service Management
7 10 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (5.68%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.68%) Project Management
8 9 (5.11%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.55%) Change Management
9 8 (4.55%) Validation
10 7 (3.98%) Network Design
10 7 (3.98%) Time Management
10 7 (3.98%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.98%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (3.98%) Capacity Management
10 7 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.66%) SQL
2 11 (6.25%) Java
2 11 (6.25%) Perl
3 9 (5.11%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.55%) C#
4 8 (4.55%) C++
5 6 (3.41%) VBScript
6 5 (2.84%) C
6 5 (2.84%) VB
7 4 (2.27%) Bourne shell
7 4 (2.27%) Korn
8 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (23.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (19.32%) Security Cleared
3 33 (18.75%) MCSE
4 26 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (10.23%) SC Cleared
5 18 (10.23%) MCP
6 15 (8.52%) CCNP
6 15 (8.52%) CCNA
7 14 (7.95%) MCTS
7 14 (7.95%) MCITP
8 12 (6.82%) MCSA
9 11 (6.25%) Degree
9 11 (6.25%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.55%) CCA
10 8 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.84%) CCVP
11 5 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.70%) HNC
12 3 (1.70%) ISEB
12 3 (1.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) SLA
2 7 (3.98%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.70%) BS7799
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 126 (71.59%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.39%) XenApp
5 11 (6.25%) vSphere
6 10 (5.68%) UAG
7 9 (5.11%) XenDesktop
8 8 (4.55%) VMware ESX
9 7 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.41%) DFS Replication
10 6 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.84%) NFS
11 5 (2.84%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.27%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.70%) ProxySG
13 3 (1.70%) vCloud
13 3 (1.70%) NLBS
14 2 (1.14%) XenServer
14 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (23.30%) SCCM
2 14 (7.95%) SCOM
2 14 (7.95%) NetBackup
3 13 (7.39%) WSUS
4 7 (3.98%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.98%) Nagios
5 4 (2.27%) HP SIM
5 4 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.70%) Sysprep
6 3 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.14%) Puppet
7 2 (1.14%) WMI
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.57%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.57%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 66 (37.50%) VMware
3 44 (25.00%) Citrix
4 35 (19.89%) Cisco
5 30 (17.05%) HP
6 23 (13.07%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.11%) Oracle
7 9 (5.11%) Symantec
7 9 (5.11%) Juniper
8 8 (4.55%) F5
9 7 (3.98%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.41%) Veeam
10 6 (3.41%) Altiris
11 5 (2.84%) Dell
11 5 (2.84%) Apple
11 5 (2.84%) NetApp
11 5 (2.84%) Veritas
12 4 (2.27%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.27%) Isilon
12 4 (2.27%) Avaya
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