The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 South East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 152 144 151
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 97 81 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 5.15% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 23
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£250 £248 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £403 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £23.90 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1718 1572 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.67% 18.51% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 686 568
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DHCP
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +2 21 £380 +100.00% 7
Hampshire -14 21 £267 -24.32% 8
West Sussex +10 17 £220 -37.14% 3
Surrey -4 16 £286 +20.52% 8
East Sussex - 7 £244 - 3
Oxfordshire +4 6 £325 - 9
Kent -1 6 £350 +105.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £275 -15.38%
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 164 (94.80%) DNS
2 139 (80.35%) Windows
3 123 (71.10%) Active Directory
4 84 (48.55%) Microsoft
5 64 (36.99%) TCP/IP
5 64 (36.99%) VMware
6 62 (35.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (35.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (28.90%) MS Exchange
8 45 (26.01%) ITIL
9 42 (24.28%) Firewall
9 42 (24.28%) SCCM
10 41 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (23.12%) Citrix
12 37 (21.39%) Windows 7
13 36 (20.81%) Cisco
14 35 (20.23%) MS Excel
15 33 (19.08%) MCSE
16 32 (18.50%) LAN
16 32 (18.50%) WAN
16 32 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (17.34%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (16.76%) Security Cleared
19 27 (15.61%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (15.03%) MS Office
21 25 (14.45%) Linux
21 25 (14.45%) SAN
22 23 (13.29%) VPN
22 23 (13.29%) Windows XP
23 22 (12.72%) IIS

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (28.90%) MS Exchange
2 30 (17.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (12.72%) IIS
4 17 (9.83%) SharePoint
5 13 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (7.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.73%) CMS
11 3 (1.73%) Apache
11 3 (1.73%) Lync
12 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.58%) SAS
13 1 (0.58%) Site Server
Applications
1 35 (20.23%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.58%) Academy Housing
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.98%) Office 365
3 16 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (94.80%) DNS
2 64 (36.99%) TCP/IP
3 42 (24.28%) Firewall
4 32 (18.50%) WAN
4 32 (18.50%) LAN
5 25 (14.45%) SAN
6 23 (13.29%) VPN
7 21 (12.14%) MPLS
8 18 (10.40%) VoIP
9 17 (9.83%) Wireless
10 15 (8.67%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (8.09%) WLAN
12 13 (7.51%) Internet
12 13 (7.51%) NAS
13 11 (6.36%) VLAN
13 11 (6.36%) IPsec
13 11 (6.36%) LDAP
14 8 (4.62%) SNMP
15 7 (4.05%) 3G
15 7 (4.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.67%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.89%) MySQL
4 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.58%) Ingres
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.58%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (6.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.20%) Finance
3 3 (1.73%) Back Office
4 2 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.03%) Support Engineer
2 24 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (12.14%) Analyst
4 19 (10.98%) Network Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) Desktop Support
6 12 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Server Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Consultant
7 10 (5.78%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.78%) Administrator
8 8 (4.62%) Network Analyst
8 8 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.05%) Network Support
10 6 (3.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) IT Support
11 5 (2.89%) Exchange Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.89%) .NET
2 4 (2.31%) XML
3 3 (1.73%) WAP
3 3 (1.73%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.16%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.58%) ODBC
5 1 (0.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.25%) Clustering
2 13 (7.51%) PKI
3 12 (6.94%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.89%) Replication
4 5 (2.89%) Statistics
5 4 (2.31%) Firmware
6 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.16%) iPad
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.58%) FMCG
8 1 (0.58%) iPhone
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.58%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 139 (80.35%) Windows
2 62 (35.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 62 (35.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (21.39%) Windows 7
4 32 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (14.45%) Linux
6 23 (13.29%) Windows XP
7 18 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (6.36%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (3.47%) Solaris
11 3 (1.73%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.16%) UNIX
12 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.58%) Debian
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.58%) Android
13 1 (0.58%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.01%) ITIL
2 20 (11.56%) Configuration Management
3 15 (8.67%) Migration
3 15 (8.67%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.36%) Service Management
6 10 (5.78%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.20%) Project Management
7 9 (5.20%) Change Management
7 9 (5.20%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.62%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.62%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.62%) Validation
9 7 (4.05%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.05%) Time Management
9 7 (4.05%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.47%) Change Control
10 6 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.40%) SQL
2 10 (5.78%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.62%) Java
4 7 (4.05%) C#
4 7 (4.05%) C++
5 6 (3.47%) Perl
5 6 (3.47%) VBScript
6 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.16%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.58%) C
7 1 (0.58%) VB
7 1 (0.58%) Python
7 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (19.08%) MCSE
3 29 (16.76%) Security Cleared
4 27 (15.61%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (9.83%) MCP
5 17 (9.83%) CCNA
6 15 (8.67%) CCNP
6 15 (8.67%) SC Cleared
7 14 (8.09%) MCITP
8 13 (7.51%) MCTS
8 13 (7.51%) MCSA
9 11 (6.36%) DV Cleared
10 10 (5.78%) Degree
11 5 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.89%) CCVP
12 4 (2.31%) CCA
12 4 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.73%) ISEB
13 3 (1.73%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.83%) SLA
2 7 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.73%) QA
4 3 (1.73%) BS7799
4 3 (1.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 123 (71.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.51%) XenApp
5 10 (5.78%) UAG
6 8 (4.62%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.05%) vSphere
8 6 (3.47%) DFS Replication
8 6 (3.47%) NLBS
9 5 (2.89%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.31%) ISA Server
10 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.73%) ProxySG
12 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.58%) Varnish
13 1 (0.58%) vCloud
13 1 (0.58%) Squid
13 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (24.28%) SCCM
2 15 (8.67%) SCOM
3 13 (7.51%) WSUS
4 6 (3.47%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.31%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.73%) Nagios
6 3 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.73%) Sysprep
6 3 (1.73%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.16%) Puppet
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.16%) WMI
8 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 84 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 64 (36.99%) VMware
3 40 (23.12%) Citrix
4 36 (20.81%) Cisco
5 22 (12.72%) HP
6 17 (9.83%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.78%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.62%) Apple
8 8 (4.62%) Oracle
8 8 (4.62%) Juniper
8 8 (4.62%) F5
9 6 (3.47%) Veeam
9 6 (3.47%) Symantec
10 5 (2.89%) NetApp
10 5 (2.89%) Dell
11 4 (2.31%) Avaya
11 4 (2.31%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.73%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.73%) Verint
12 3 (1.73%) McAfee
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