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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 144 169 146
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing DHCP 113 71 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 0.79% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 4.40% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 39
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£325 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £193 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £277 £278
% change year-on-year
+3.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £14.48 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.19 £20.61 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+24.24% +6.45%
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
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Surrey +42 42 £275 -24.13% 17
Berkshire -17 24 £417 +23.61% 14
Hampshire +12 17 £491 +14.24% 15
West Sussex -14 11 £310 +40.90% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £200 -20.00% 10
Oxfordshire -22 5 £294 +83.59% 3
East Sussex -12 3 - - 2
Kent 0 2 £218 +6.09% 3
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 229 (95.42%) DNS
2 172 (71.67%) Windows
3 136 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 108 (45.00%) VMware
5 105 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 83 (34.58%) ITIL
7 82 (34.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 81 (33.75%) Firewall
9 79 (32.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (31.67%) TCP/IP
11 72 (30.00%) MS Exchange
12 71 (29.58%) Cisco
13 69 (28.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 55 (22.92%) LAN
15 52 (21.67%) Security Cleared
16 51 (21.25%) WAN
17 48 (20.00%) SCCM
18 47 (19.58%) Windows 7
18 47 (19.58%) SQL
19 46 (19.17%) Citrix
20 44 (18.33%) HP
20 44 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
21 43 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 42 (17.50%) SQL Server
23 40 (16.67%) SAN
24 37 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
24 37 (15.42%) VPN
24 37 (15.42%) SC Cleared
25 35 (14.58%) vSphere
25 35 (14.58%) Hyper-V

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 72 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (11.67%) IIS
4 27 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 13 (5.42%) Lync
8 11 (4.58%) Apache
9 10 (4.17%) Tomcat
9 10 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.67%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.25%) SAS
13 2 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.42%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.42%) Site Server
Applications
1 29 (12.08%) MS Office
2 21 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.83%) RMDS
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.08%) IaaS
2 17 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.25%) Office 365
4 8 (3.33%) PaaS
5 6 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.83%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 229 (95.42%) DNS
2 81 (33.75%) Firewall
3 76 (31.67%) TCP/IP
4 55 (22.92%) LAN
5 51 (21.25%) WAN
6 40 (16.67%) SAN
7 37 (15.42%) VPN
8 24 (10.00%) Network Security
8 24 (10.00%) Wireshark
9 21 (8.75%) Internet
10 18 (7.50%) VLAN
10 18 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (7.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (7.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 15 (6.25%) Multicast
13 14 (5.83%) MPLS
13 14 (5.83%) SSL
14 13 (5.42%) Wireless
15 12 (5.00%) NAS
16 11 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.67%) Maven
2 4 (1.67%) Ant
2 4 (1.67%) JIRA
2 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.25%) Subversion
4 2 (0.83%) MSI
4 2 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.42%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.42%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.42%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.42%) JMeter
5 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
General
1 32 (13.33%) Finance
2 14 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.67%) Billing
4 4 (1.67%) Back Office
4 4 (1.67%) Online Betting
5 3 (1.25%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.25%) Electronics
5 3 (1.25%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (17.92%) Analyst
2 30 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (11.67%) Consultant
4 25 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.75%) Support Analyst
6 20 (8.33%) Architect
7 17 (7.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 17 (7.08%) Server Engineer
8 16 (6.67%) Network Consultant
8 16 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 16 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (6.67%) IT Support
9 14 (5.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (3.33%) Systems Manager
11 8 (3.33%) Field Engineer
11 8 (3.33%) Security Consultant
11 8 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.83%) Rendezvous
2 11 (4.58%) XML
3 6 (2.50%) Application Packaging
4 5 (2.08%) HTML
5 4 (1.67%) Web Services
6 3 (1.25%) boto
6 3 (1.25%) .NET
7 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.83%) Flash
7 2 (0.83%) ODBC
7 2 (0.83%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.42%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.33%) Clustering
2 18 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (5.42%) PKI
6 10 (4.17%) Replication
6 10 (4.17%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.33%) FlexPod
8 5 (2.08%) SecurID
8 5 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.67%) Open Source
10 3 (1.25%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.25%) NHS
11 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.83%) DTV
11 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.83%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 172 (71.67%) Windows
2 82 (34.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (28.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (19.58%) Windows 7
5 44 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (11.25%) Windows XP
6 27 (11.25%) Linux
7 11 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.17%) UNIX
9 8 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.08%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.67%) Android
12 3 (1.25%) VMS
13 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.42%) CentOS
14 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.42%) HPUX
14 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.58%) ITIL
2 35 (14.58%) Service Management
3 20 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 20 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (7.92%) Migration
5 16 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 16 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 15 (6.25%) Change Management
7 14 (5.83%) Network Architecture
8 11 (4.58%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (3.75%) Time Management
10 9 (3.75%) Software Deployment
10 9 (3.75%) Network Design
11 8 (3.33%) Validation
11 8 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (2.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.58%) SQL
2 31 (12.92%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.42%) VBScript
4 12 (5.00%) Python
5 9 (3.75%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.33%) VB
7 7 (2.92%) Ruby
8 6 (2.50%) Perl
9 4 (1.67%) C#
10 3 (1.25%) PHP
10 3 (1.25%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.83%) C
11 2 (0.83%) Java
12 1 (0.42%) Korn
12 1 (0.42%) Go
12 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 43 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (15.42%) SC Cleared
4 31 (12.92%) MCSE
5 25 (10.42%) CCNA
6 20 (8.33%) Degree
7 18 (7.50%) CISSP
8 17 (7.08%) MCITP
9 15 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 15 (6.25%) CCNP
10 12 (5.00%) MCSA
11 10 (4.17%) MCP
11 10 (4.17%) MCTS
12 7 (2.92%) CCIE
13 5 (2.08%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.67%) HND
15 3 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (0.83%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 136 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 79 (32.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.58%) vSphere
3 35 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 26 (10.83%) XenDesktop
5 24 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (9.58%) XenApp
7 10 (4.17%) vCloud
8 7 (2.92%) UAG
9 6 (2.50%) DFS Replication
10 5 (2.08%) HDFS
11 4 (1.67%) Samba
11 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.25%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.83%) XenServer
14 1 (0.42%) Squid
14 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 48 (20.00%) SCCM
2 35 (14.58%) SCOM
3 12 (5.00%) Nagios
3 12 (5.00%) WSUS
4 11 (4.58%) WMI
5 10 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (3.75%) SCVMM
6 9 (3.75%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.33%) SCSM
8 7 (2.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (2.92%) Puppet
9 6 (2.50%) MOM
9 6 (2.50%) vMotion
9 6 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.08%) Zenoss
11 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (1.67%) TrustSec
11 4 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (1.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 108 (45.00%) VMware
2 105 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 71 (29.58%) Cisco
4 46 (19.17%) Citrix
5 44 (18.33%) HP
6 30 (12.50%) Juniper
7 27 (11.25%) SolarWinds
8 24 (10.00%) F5
9 23 (9.58%) NetApp
10 20 (8.33%) Oracle
10 20 (8.33%) CheckPoint
11 18 (7.50%) NetScout
11 18 (7.50%) Tufin
11 18 (7.50%) Lancope
12 16 (6.67%) Blue Coat
12 16 (6.67%) IBM
12 16 (6.67%) Red Hat
13 14 (5.83%) TIBCO
13 14 (5.83%) Bloomberg
13 14 (5.83%) Radianz
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