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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 143 167 122
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -45
Contract jobs citing DHCP 121 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.83% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 4.73% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 44
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £214 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £362 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 26
Average hourly rate £13.83 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.59% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £13.20 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.88 £23.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +11.29%
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
2018 1608 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 17.57% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 670 601
Average daily rate £343 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 142 152
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £13.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +31 41 £313 -5.66% 6
Berkshire -10 26 £417 +66.94% 12
Hampshire -19 20 £450 +42.85% 14
West Sussex -7 15 £385 +40.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £350 +40.00% 13
Oxfordshire -17 7 £320 - 9
Kent -9 4 £315 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Isle of Wight - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (94.24%) DNS
2 179 (73.66%) Windows
3 151 (62.14%) Active Directory
4 120 (49.38%) Microsoft
5 115 (47.33%) VMware
6 102 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (37.86%) ITIL
8 91 (37.45%) TCP/IP
9 84 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (32.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 73 (30.04%) Cisco
12 63 (25.93%) Firewall
13 62 (25.51%) MS Exchange
14 56 (23.05%) LAN
15 52 (21.40%) WAN
16 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 50 (20.58%) Security Cleared
17 48 (19.75%) SQL
18 45 (18.52%) Windows 7
19 44 (18.11%) Cisco Certification
19 44 (18.11%) HP
20 43 (17.70%) SCCM
21 42 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
22 38 (15.64%) Citrix
22 38 (15.64%) SC Cleared
23 37 (15.23%) SAN
24 36 (14.81%) MCSE
24 36 (14.81%) Hyper-V
25 35 (14.40%) SCOM
25 35 (14.40%) Juniper

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 62 (25.51%) MS Exchange
2 31 (12.76%) IIS
3 18 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.76%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.88%) Lync
6 6 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.65%) Apache
7 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.41%) Site Server
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.41%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.35%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.76%) RMDS
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.76%) Office 365
2 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.12%) IaaS
4 6 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 229 (94.24%) DNS
2 91 (37.45%) TCP/IP
3 63 (25.93%) Firewall
4 56 (23.05%) LAN
5 52 (21.40%) WAN
6 37 (15.23%) SAN
7 22 (9.05%) Network Security
8 21 (8.64%) VPN
8 21 (8.64%) Internet
9 19 (7.82%) Wireshark
10 18 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (7.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (6.17%) Multicast
13 13 (5.35%) Wireless
13 13 (5.35%) VLAN
14 11 (4.53%) NAS
15 10 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (4.12%) LDAP
15 10 (4.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.65%) MySQL
4 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (0.82%) Bugzilla
1 2 (0.82%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.41%) Ant
2 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
2 1 (0.41%) Maven
2 1 (0.41%) GitLab
2 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (10.70%) Finance
2 16 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.23%) Retail
4 3 (1.23%) Back Office
4 3 (1.23%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.23%) Japanese Language
5 2 (0.82%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (16.87%) Analyst
2 35 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (11.93%) Support Engineer
4 26 (10.70%) Consultant
5 21 (8.64%) Network Engineer
6 19 (7.82%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (7.82%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (5.76%) Network Consultant
8 14 (5.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (5.76%) Server Engineer
9 12 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.53%) Field Engineer
10 11 (4.53%) IT Support
11 10 (4.12%) Systems Manager
12 9 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (3.70%) Architect
12 9 (3.70%) Service Analyst
13 8 (3.29%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.00%) XML
2 14 (5.76%) Rendezvous
3 6 (2.47%) Application Packaging
3 6 (2.47%) HTML
4 4 (1.65%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.82%) .NET
5 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.82%) ODBC
6 1 (0.41%) JSP
6 1 (0.41%) Web Services
6 1 (0.41%) CGI
6 1 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.41%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.76%) Clustering
2 15 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.76%) PKI
3 14 (5.76%) Replication
4 8 (3.29%) FlexPod
5 5 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.06%) SecurID
6 2 (0.82%) iPhone
6 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.82%) User Experience
6 2 (0.82%) DTV
7 1 (0.41%) EPoS
7 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.41%) Open Source
7 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 179 (73.66%) Windows
2 102 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (32.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 42 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (9.88%) Windows XP
7 22 (9.05%) Linux
8 12 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (3.29%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.29%) UNIX
10 6 (2.47%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.65%) Android
12 2 (0.82%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.41%) Solaris
13 1 (0.41%) VMS
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Debian
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (37.86%) ITIL
2 34 (13.99%) Service Management
3 21 (8.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 20 (8.23%) Load Balancing
5 17 (7.00%) Migration
5 17 (7.00%) Change Management
6 14 (5.76%) Network Architecture
7 12 (4.94%) Problem Management
7 12 (4.94%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.94%) Validation
8 10 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.12%) Project Management
9 9 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (3.29%) Network Design
11 7 (2.88%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (2.47%) Time Management
12 6 (2.47%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.47%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.75%) SQL
2 25 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 18 (7.41%) VBScript
4 9 (3.70%) VB
5 5 (2.06%) C#
5 5 (2.06%) Perl
6 4 (1.65%) C
7 3 (1.23%) PHP
7 3 (1.23%) C++
7 3 (1.23%) Java
7 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.23%) Python
8 2 (0.82%) Ruby
8 2 (0.82%) Korn
8 2 (0.82%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.41%) Golang
Qualifications
1 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 50 (20.58%) Security Cleared
2 44 (18.11%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (15.64%) SC Cleared
4 36 (14.81%) MCSE
5 34 (13.99%) CCNA
6 20 (8.23%) Degree
7 19 (7.82%) MCITP
7 19 (7.82%) CCNP
8 18 (7.41%) CISSP
9 14 (5.76%) DV Cleared
10 13 (5.35%) MCSA
10 13 (5.35%) MCP
11 12 (4.94%) MCTS
12 7 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.47%) CCIE
14 5 (2.06%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.23%) HNC
15 3 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 151 (62.14%) Active Directory
2 84 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.47%) vSphere
5 14 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (4.53%) XenDesktop
7 10 (4.12%) UAG
7 10 (4.12%) vCloud
8 9 (3.70%) XenApp
9 7 (2.88%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.06%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.06%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.82%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.82%) Samba
13 1 (0.41%) NFS
13 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.41%) iptables
13 1 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 43 (17.70%) SCCM
2 35 (14.40%) SCOM
3 15 (6.17%) WMI
4 12 (4.94%) NetBackup
5 11 (4.53%) SCSM
6 10 (4.12%) WSUS
6 10 (4.12%) Nagios
7 8 (3.29%) MOM
8 6 (2.47%) vMotion
9 4 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.23%) OpenView
10 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.23%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.23%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 120 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 115 (47.33%) VMware
3 73 (30.04%) Cisco
4 44 (18.11%) HP
5 38 (15.64%) Citrix
6 35 (14.40%) Juniper
7 27 (11.11%) NetApp
7 27 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 25 (10.29%) F5
9 21 (8.64%) CheckPoint
10 18 (7.41%) NetScout
10 18 (7.41%) Tufin
11 16 (6.58%) Blue Coat
12 15 (6.17%) Red Hat
13 14 (5.76%) LogLogic
13 14 (5.76%) Tradeweb
13 14 (5.76%) TippingPoint
13 14 (5.76%) TIBCO
13 14 (5.76%) Bloomberg
13 14 (5.76%) Radianz
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