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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 159 123 154
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +31
Contract jobs citing DHCP 108 162 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.65% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 9.03% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 111 45
Median daily rate £350 £334 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £172 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 19
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £27.75 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +2.94%
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
1548 1794 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.99% 18.30% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 970 862
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 129 100
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 30 £313 +13.63% 11
Oxfordshire +7 25 £400 +135.29% 9
Berkshire +6 25 £313 -10.71% 18
Surrey -18 10 £315 -8.69% 2
Kent +10 7 £252 -30.60% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £393 -10.28% 4
Middlesex - 4 £340 -
West Sussex -25 2 £370 +5.71% 1
Sussex - 2 £178 -
East Sussex -10 1 £375 +13.63% 2
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 240 (93.02%) DNS
2 185 (71.71%) Windows
3 146 (56.59%) Active Directory
4 121 (46.90%) Windows Server
5 114 (44.19%) Microsoft
6 85 (32.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (32.56%) VMware
8 82 (31.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (29.46%) WAN
10 75 (29.07%) PowerShell
11 74 (28.68%) ITIL
11 74 (28.68%) TCP/IP
12 72 (27.91%) Linux
13 71 (27.52%) LAN
14 69 (26.74%) SQL
15 65 (25.19%) Firewall
16 60 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 58 (22.48%) Security Cleared
18 56 (21.71%) Cisco
18 56 (21.71%) Citrix
19 55 (21.32%) HP
19 55 (21.32%) VPN
20 54 (20.93%) MS Excel
21 52 (20.16%) SQL Server
21 52 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
21 52 (20.16%) SAN
22 48 (18.60%) MS Exchange
23 47 (18.22%) SCCM
24 45 (17.44%) Hyper-V
25 44 (17.05%) XenApp

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.75%) SharePoint
4 19 (7.36%) Skype for Business
5 18 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (5.04%) IIS
8 8 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.94%) Apache
10 4 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.55%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.78%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.78%) SAS
12 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.63%) Office 365
2 28 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (5.43%) IaaS
5 10 (3.88%) PaaS
6 6 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.55%) SaaS
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 240 (93.02%) DNS
2 76 (29.46%) WAN
3 74 (28.68%) TCP/IP
4 71 (27.52%) LAN
5 65 (25.19%) Firewall
6 55 (21.32%) VPN
7 52 (20.16%) SAN
8 43 (16.67%) IPsec
9 38 (14.73%) MPLS
10 30 (11.63%) Network Security
11 28 (10.85%) Internet
12 27 (10.47%) HTTP
12 27 (10.47%) IPv6
13 26 (10.08%) VLAN
14 21 (8.14%) BGP
14 21 (8.14%) Software-Defined Networking
15 20 (7.75%) Wireless
16 19 (7.36%) VoIP
17 18 (6.98%) SNMP
18 17 (6.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.71%) MySQL
6 4 (1.55%) MS Access
7 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.71%) Subversion
3 4 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.16%) JIRA
5 2 (0.78%) Ant
5 2 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.39%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.39%) Gitweb
General
1 16 (6.20%) Marketing
2 14 (5.43%) Finance
3 13 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.33%) Back Office
4 6 (2.33%) Electronics
5 5 (1.94%) Banking
5 5 (1.94%) Military
5 5 (1.94%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.16%) Games
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Local Government
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (19.77%) Support Engineer
2 37 (14.34%) Network Engineer
3 32 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (9.69%) Administrator
5 24 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (8.91%) Analyst
7 22 (8.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (6.59%) Support Analyst
10 16 (6.20%) Consultant
11 15 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (5.04%) Network Support
13 12 (4.65%) Architect
13 12 (4.65%) Desktop Support
13 12 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
13 12 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
14 11 (4.26%) IT Engineer
15 10 (3.88%) Server Engineer
15 10 (3.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.75%) CSS
2 14 (5.43%) .NET
2 14 (5.43%) XML
3 8 (3.10%) PostGIS
4 5 (1.94%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.55%) LAMP
6 3 (1.16%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.16%) Web Services
7 2 (0.78%) boto
7 2 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.39%) MAPI
8 1 (0.39%) ODBC
8 1 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.39%) SOAP
8 1 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.50%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.91%) Clustering
2 23 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.53%) Computer Science
4 21 (8.14%) PKI
4 21 (8.14%) Public Cloud
5 14 (5.43%) Replication
6 9 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.49%) Statistics
7 8 (3.10%) BYOD
8 7 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.94%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.55%) ASIC
10 4 (1.55%) CESG
10 4 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.16%) NHS
12 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.78%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 185 (71.71%) Windows
2 121 (46.90%) Windows Server
3 85 (32.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (31.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (27.91%) Linux
6 39 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (13.18%) Windows 7
8 26 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (6.98%) Windows XP
10 16 (6.20%) Solaris
11 15 (5.81%) Unix
12 14 (5.43%) Ubuntu
13 9 (3.49%) Android
14 8 (3.10%) Mac OS X
14 8 (3.10%) Windows 10
14 8 (3.10%) Windows 8
15 6 (2.33%) AIX
15 6 (2.33%) VMS
16 5 (1.94%) CentOS
17 4 (1.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.68%) ITIL
2 39 (15.12%) Load Balancing
3 26 (10.08%) Problem Management
4 24 (9.30%) Change Management
5 16 (6.20%) Configuration Management
5 16 (6.20%) Presales
5 16 (6.20%) Process Improvement
5 16 (6.20%) Workflow
6 15 (5.81%) Mentoring
7 14 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (5.04%) Migration
9 12 (4.65%) Project Management
10 11 (4.26%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 11 (4.26%) Network Design
10 11 (4.26%) Open Source
10 11 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (4.26%) Security Patching
10 11 (4.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 10 (3.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.07%) PowerShell
2 69 (26.74%) SQL
3 38 (14.73%) VBScript
4 20 (7.75%) C++
5 19 (7.36%) VB
6 16 (6.20%) C
7 14 (5.43%) Python
8 13 (5.04%) Perl
9 12 (4.65%) C#
10 10 (3.88%) Ruby
11 8 (3.10%) PHP
12 7 (2.71%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.33%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.55%) Go
14 4 (1.55%) Java
14 4 (1.55%) Rust
14 4 (1.55%) Scala
15 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (22.48%) Security Cleared
2 52 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (14.73%) SC Cleared
4 35 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (13.57%) MCSE
5 29 (11.24%) CCNA
5 29 (11.24%) MCSA
6 24 (9.30%) Degree
7 19 (7.36%) DV Cleared
8 17 (6.59%) MCP
9 16 (6.20%) CCNP
10 13 (5.04%) MCSD
11 10 (3.88%) MCDST
12 9 (3.49%) MCITP
12 9 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.94%) VCP4
14 4 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.55%) CCIE
14 4 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.14%) SLA
2 5 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.94%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.16%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) GxP
System Software
1 146 (56.59%) Active Directory
2 60 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (17.44%) Hyper-V
4 44 (17.05%) XenApp
5 23 (8.91%) vSphere
6 16 (6.20%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.88%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.33%) Veritas File System
9 6 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.55%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.16%) Firmware
12 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (18.22%) SCCM
2 40 (15.50%) SCOM
3 30 (11.63%) NetBackup
4 21 (8.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 18 (6.98%) WSUS
6 17 (6.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (6.20%) Puppet
8 9 (3.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (3.10%) AirWatch
10 7 (2.71%) Backup Exec
10 7 (2.71%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (2.71%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (2.33%) Ansible
11 6 (2.33%) Legato
11 6 (2.33%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (1.94%) Netcool
12 5 (1.94%) WhatsUp Gold
12 5 (1.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 114 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 84 (32.56%) VMware
3 56 (21.71%) Cisco
3 56 (21.71%) Citrix
4 55 (21.32%) HP
5 25 (9.69%) Red Hat
6 20 (7.75%) Symantec
7 18 (6.98%) F5
8 17 (6.59%) Dell
8 17 (6.59%) Intel Security
9 15 (5.81%) EMC
9 15 (5.81%) Veritas
10 14 (5.43%) IBM
11 9 (3.49%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (3.10%) Juniper
12 8 (3.10%) MobileIron
12 8 (3.10%) NetApp
12 8 (3.10%) Oracle
12 8 (3.10%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.71%) CheckPoint
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