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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 144 145 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing DHCP 125 93 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.20% 5.90% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 41 54
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 26
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.63 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.88 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -6.94%
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
2015 1576 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.56% 17.80% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 651 613
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £192 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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
Berkshire -6 29 £417 +37.28% 12
Surrey +26 28 £313 - 9
Hampshire -25 21 £400 +26.98% 9
West Sussex -3 17 £320 +16.36%
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £319 -1.92% 4
Oxfordshire -13 7 £320 +212.19% 3
East Sussex - 5 £425 - 2
Kent -13 3 £450 +50.00% 1
Middlesex - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 224 (92.18%) DNS
2 186 (76.54%) Windows
3 155 (63.79%) Active Directory
4 132 (54.32%) Microsoft
5 122 (50.21%) VMware
6 115 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (38.68%) ITIL
8 92 (37.86%) TCP/IP
9 87 (35.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 85 (34.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (27.16%) MS Exchange
12 65 (26.75%) Cisco
13 56 (23.05%) Firewall
14 55 (22.63%) Security Cleared
15 53 (21.81%) LAN
16 52 (21.40%) HP
17 51 (20.99%) Windows 7
18 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 48 (19.75%) WAN
20 45 (18.52%) SQL
21 44 (18.11%) SC Cleared
22 43 (17.70%) SAN
23 42 (17.28%) SCCM
23 42 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
24 41 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
24 41 (16.87%) MCSE
25 39 (16.05%) Citrix
26 36 (14.81%) MS Excel
27 34 (13.99%) Clustering
28 33 (13.58%) IIS

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.58%) IIS
3 22 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (6.17%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.06%) Lync
9 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (1.23%) SAS
10 3 (1.23%) Apache
10 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.41%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.41%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.93%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.29%) RMDS
2 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.35%) Office 365
2 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.70%) IaaS
4 6 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 224 (92.18%) DNS
2 92 (37.86%) TCP/IP
3 56 (23.05%) Firewall
4 53 (21.81%) LAN
5 48 (19.75%) WAN
6 43 (17.70%) SAN
7 22 (9.05%) VPN
8 20 (8.23%) Network Security
9 19 (7.82%) Internet
10 17 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (6.17%) Wireshark
12 14 (5.76%) Wireless
13 13 (5.35%) VLAN
14 12 (4.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 11 (4.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 10 (4.12%) Multicast
16 10 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (4.12%) LDAP
17 9 (3.70%) SSL
17 9 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.65%) MySQL
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 7
7 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) TestDirector
1 2 (0.82%) Bugzilla
1 2 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.41%) GitLab
2 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (9.05%) Finance
2 18 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.23%) Electronics
4 3 (1.23%) Banking
4 3 (1.23%) Retail
4 3 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.41%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
5 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (17.28%) Analyst
2 39 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (10.70%) Support Engineer
4 24 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
5 22 (9.05%) Support Analyst
6 19 (7.82%) Network Engineer
6 19 (7.82%) Consultant
7 14 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (5.76%) Server Engineer
7 14 (5.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.35%) Field Engineer
8 13 (5.35%) IT Support
9 12 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.12%) Systems Manager
12 8 (3.29%) Network Consultant
13 7 (2.88%) Operations Manager
13 7 (2.88%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (2.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.00%) XML
2 8 (3.29%) Rendezvous
3 7 (2.88%) HTML
4 6 (2.47%) Application Packaging
5 5 (2.06%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.23%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.82%) .NET
7 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.82%) JSP
8 1 (0.41%) Web Services
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.99%) Clustering
2 16 (6.58%) Replication
3 13 (5.35%) PKI
3 13 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.29%) FlexPod
7 5 (2.06%) SecurID
8 4 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.23%) DTV
10 2 (0.82%) User Experience
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.41%) iPhone
11 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 186 (76.54%) Windows
2 115 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (35.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (20.99%) Windows 7
5 42 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (11.52%) Linux
7 25 (10.29%) Windows XP
8 17 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.53%) UNIX
10 10 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (3.29%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.88%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.23%) Android
14 2 (0.82%) CentOS
15 1 (0.41%) SUSE
15 1 (0.41%) Debian
15 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.41%) VMS
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (38.68%) ITIL
2 30 (12.35%) Service Management
3 20 (8.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (5.35%) Change Management
5 13 (5.35%) Validation
5 13 (5.35%) Load Balancing
6 12 (4.94%) Migration
6 12 (4.94%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.53%) Project Management
8 10 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (3.70%) Network Architecture
9 9 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.29%) Network Design
10 8 (3.29%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.47%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.47%) Business Continuity
12 5 (2.06%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.52%) SQL
2 24 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 19 (7.82%) VBScript
4 13 (5.35%) VB
5 8 (3.29%) C
5 8 (3.29%) Perl
6 5 (2.06%) Bourne shell
7 4 (1.65%) Korn
7 4 (1.65%) C#
8 3 (1.23%) C++
8 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.23%) PHP
8 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.82%) Java
9 2 (0.82%) Python
10 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (22.63%) Security Cleared
2 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (18.11%) SC Cleared
4 41 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (16.87%) MCSE
5 32 (13.17%) CCNA
6 19 (7.82%) Degree
7 18 (7.41%) MCITP
7 18 (7.41%) CCNP
8 14 (5.76%) MCP
8 14 (5.76%) DV Cleared
9 13 (5.35%) MCSA
10 12 (4.94%) CISSP
11 10 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.70%) MCTS
13 5 (2.06%) CCIE
14 4 (1.65%) HNC
14 4 (1.65%) VCP4
15 3 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.23%) SLA
2 5 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 155 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 85 (34.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (13.58%) Hyper-V
4 26 (10.70%) vSphere
5 13 (5.35%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.94%) vCloud
7 10 (4.12%) UAG
7 10 (4.12%) Terminal Services
8 9 (3.70%) VMware ESX
9 8 (3.29%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.88%) XenApp
11 5 (2.06%) DFS Replication
11 5 (2.06%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.65%) NFS
13 3 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.82%) Samba
15 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.41%) NLBS
15 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (17.28%) SCCM
2 31 (12.76%) SCOM
3 20 (8.23%) NetBackup
4 15 (6.17%) WMI
5 13 (5.35%) Nagios
6 11 (4.53%) WSUS
6 11 (4.53%) SCSM
7 8 (3.29%) MOM
8 5 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (1.65%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.65%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.23%) OpenView
10 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
12 1 (0.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 132 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 122 (50.21%) VMware
3 65 (26.75%) Cisco
4 52 (21.40%) HP
5 39 (16.05%) Citrix
6 30 (12.35%) Juniper
7 28 (11.52%) NetApp
8 21 (8.64%) Red Hat
8 21 (8.64%) SolarWinds
9 19 (7.82%) F5
10 15 (6.17%) CheckPoint
10 15 (6.17%) CA
11 12 (4.94%) Dell
11 12 (4.94%) IBM
11 12 (4.94%) Tufin
11 12 (4.94%) NetScout
12 10 (4.12%) EMC
12 10 (4.12%) Symantec
12 10 (4.12%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.29%) Radianz
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