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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 130 147 153
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 134 124 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 1.32% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.62% 6.32% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 41
Average daily rate £325 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.42 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.59 £22.63 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.32 £17.02
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +7.64%
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
1758 1963 1506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.48% 20.85% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 944 642
Average daily rate £352 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 117 126
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% +58.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +17 42 £325 -18.75% 8
Surrey +9 36 £330 +5.60% 8
Hampshire +14 26 £304 -24.06% 14
Kent 0 7 £438 -2.77% 6
West Sussex -3 7 - - 5
M4 Corridor - 6 £288 -
Oxfordshire +2 5 £244 -23.82% 10
East Sussex +3 3 £325 -23.52% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £235 -17.54% 2
Middlesex - 1 £160 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 217 (92.34%) DNS
2 148 (62.98%) Active Directory
3 143 (60.85%) Windows
4 90 (38.30%) Microsoft
5 89 (37.87%) TCP/IP
6 87 (37.02%) Windows Server
7 78 (33.19%) VMware
8 76 (32.34%) Firewall
9 67 (28.51%) ITIL
10 66 (28.09%) Cisco
11 61 (25.96%) WAN
11 61 (25.96%) LAN
12 59 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 54 (22.98%) Cisco Certification
14 52 (22.13%) Data Centre
15 50 (21.28%) Citrix
16 48 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 48 (20.43%) Linux
16 48 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 46 (19.57%) MS Exchange
17 46 (19.57%) VPN
18 43 (18.30%) Windows 7
19 40 (17.02%) CCNA
20 39 (16.60%) MPLS
21 38 (16.17%) Finance
22 37 (15.74%) MS Excel
23 35 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
23 35 (14.89%) SCCM
24 32 (13.62%) VLAN
24 32 (13.62%) MS Office

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 46 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.94%) IIS
3 19 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.98%) Apache
6 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.55%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.13%) JBoss
8 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.28%) Confluence
9 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) nginx
10 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.62%) MS Office
3 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.79%) Office 365
2 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (5.53%) SaaS
5 5 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.13%) IaaS
6 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) PaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 217 (92.34%) DNS
2 89 (37.87%) TCP/IP
3 76 (32.34%) Firewall
4 61 (25.96%) LAN
4 61 (25.96%) WAN
5 46 (19.57%) VPN
6 39 (16.60%) MPLS
7 32 (13.62%) IPsec
7 32 (13.62%) SSL
7 32 (13.62%) VLAN
8 31 (13.19%) FTP
9 30 (12.77%) Ethernet
10 28 (11.91%) Wireless
11 26 (11.06%) Internet
11 26 (11.06%) LDAP
12 25 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (10.21%) HSRP
13 24 (10.21%) OSPF
14 23 (9.79%) ICMP
15 22 (9.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.68%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.28%) MySQL
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.96%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.68%) RSpec
4 5 (2.13%) JIRA
5 2 (0.85%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.43%) Ant
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) GitLab
6 1 (0.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 38 (16.17%) Finance
2 25 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.83%) Marketing
5 7 (2.98%) Billing
5 7 (2.98%) Electronics
6 4 (1.70%) Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (25.96%) Network Engineer
2 47 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 31 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (11.49%) Administrator
5 25 (10.64%) Network Support
6 23 (9.79%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (9.36%) Desktop Support
8 20 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
9 19 (8.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 18 (7.66%) Analyst
11 16 (6.81%) Server Engineer
12 14 (5.96%) Cisco Engineer
12 14 (5.96%) Senior Network Engineer
12 14 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (5.53%) Active Directory Engineer
13 13 (5.53%) Consultant
13 13 (5.53%) Field Engineer
14 12 (5.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 12 (5.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.23%) 802.1X
2 10 (4.26%) Middleware
3 7 (2.98%) REST
4 6 (2.55%) .NET
4 6 (2.55%) SOAP
4 6 (2.55%) Web Services
4 6 (2.55%) XML
5 3 (1.28%) CSS
5 3 (1.28%) WAP
6 1 (0.43%) boto
6 1 (0.43%) Esper
6 1 (0.43%) LAMP
6 1 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.43%) MCollective
6 1 (0.43%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.13%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.09%) Clustering
3 18 (7.66%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.11%) Driving Licence
6 11 (4.68%) Cryptography
7 10 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.55%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.13%) PKI
10 5 (2.13%) Replication
11 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.28%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.28%) NHS
12 2 (0.85%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.85%) User Experience
12 2 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
12 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 143 (60.85%) Windows
2 87 (37.02%) Windows Server
3 59 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (20.43%) Linux
4 48 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (18.30%) Windows 7
6 35 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (11.06%) Windows 8
8 23 (9.79%) Unix
9 16 (6.81%) Windows XP
10 15 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (5.11%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.98%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.13%) Android
14 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.28%) AIX
15 3 (1.28%) CatOS
15 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.51%) ITIL
2 31 (13.19%) Change Management
3 23 (9.79%) Load Balancing
4 22 (9.36%) Problem Management
5 19 (8.09%) Project Management
6 18 (7.66%) Migration
7 14 (5.96%) Security Patching
8 13 (5.53%) Capacity Management
8 13 (5.53%) DevOps
8 13 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.53%) Information Security
8 13 (5.53%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (5.11%) Open Source
10 11 (4.68%) Computer Security
10 11 (4.68%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.68%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.26%) ITSM
11 10 (4.26%) Network Design
12 9 (3.83%) Network Management
13 7 (2.98%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.36%) SQL
2 21 (8.94%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.11%) Perl
3 12 (5.11%) Python
3 12 (5.11%) Ruby
4 6 (2.55%) C
4 6 (2.55%) Tcl
5 5 (2.13%) VBScript
6 4 (1.70%) Java
7 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) C#
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (22.98%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (17.02%) CCNA
3 30 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (11.06%) Degree
5 24 (10.21%) Security Cleared
6 22 (9.36%) CCNP
7 18 (7.66%) MCSE
8 17 (7.23%) SC Cleared
9 14 (5.96%) MCP
10 13 (5.53%) DBS Check
11 11 (4.68%) CCIE
12 9 (3.83%) CCENT
12 9 (3.83%) MCITP
12 9 (3.83%) MCSA
13 7 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.55%) MCTS
15 5 (2.13%) CCSE
15 5 (2.13%) DV Cleared
16 4 (1.70%) CCDE
16 4 (1.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.83%) SLA
3 8 (3.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.28%) QA
5 2 (0.85%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 148 (62.98%) Active Directory
2 48 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.21%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.79%) VMware ESX
5 22 (9.36%) XenApp
6 12 (5.11%) ISA Server
6 12 (5.11%) Terminal Services
6 12 (5.11%) vSphere
7 7 (2.98%) Terminal Server
7 7 (2.98%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.13%) BitLocker
8 5 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.13%) XenServer
9 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.28%) Squid
9 3 (1.28%) UAG
9 3 (1.28%) vCloud
10 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (14.89%) SCCM
2 31 (13.19%) WSUS
3 17 (7.23%) Puppet
3 17 (7.23%) SCOM
4 8 (3.40%) Sysprep
5 7 (2.98%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (2.55%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (2.13%) Ansible
7 5 (2.13%) Cacti
7 5 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (2.13%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.70%) vMotion
9 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.85%) BMC Marimba
10 2 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 90 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 78 (33.19%) VMware
3 66 (28.09%) Cisco
4 50 (21.28%) Citrix
5 30 (12.77%) CheckPoint
6 25 (10.64%) F5
6 25 (10.64%) Red Hat
7 23 (9.79%) HP
8 21 (8.94%) Juniper
9 16 (6.81%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.53%) Oracle
11 11 (4.68%) Acronis
11 11 (4.68%) Dell
12 10 (4.26%) Aruba
12 10 (4.26%) Cyberoam
12 10 (4.26%) Lumension
12 10 (4.26%) NetApp
13 8 (3.40%) SAP
14 7 (2.98%) Remedy
15 6 (2.55%) Symantec
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fox IT SM ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £255 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £255 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 25 days ago