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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 146 140 157
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing DHCP 93 95 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.14% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 6.25% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 20
Average daily rate
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£266 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £161 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.85 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1706 1521 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.03% 18.20% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 659 564
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 154 191
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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 14 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 14 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 14 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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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 +3 30 £338 +64.63% 4
West Sussex +7 16 £220 -37.14% 3
Hampshire -9 16 £231 -30.03% 8
Surrey -5 13 £286 +20.52% 9
Kent -5 8 £265 +23.25% 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 - - 11
East Sussex +2 3 £300 -17.80% 5
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £275 -15.38% 1
Middlesex - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 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.

1 161 (94.15%) DNS
2 137 (80.12%) Windows
3 120 (70.18%) Active Directory
4 81 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 65 (38.01%) TCP/IP
6 64 (37.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (37.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (35.67%) VMware
8 54 (31.58%) MS Exchange
9 43 (25.15%) Firewall
10 42 (24.56%) ITIL
11 41 (23.98%) SCCM
12 40 (23.39%) Windows 7
12 40 (23.39%) Citrix
13 39 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 37 (21.64%) Cisco
15 35 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 35 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (18.13%) LAN
16 31 (18.13%) WAN
16 31 (18.13%) MCSE
17 29 (16.96%) MS Excel
18 27 (15.79%) MS Office
18 27 (15.79%) Security Cleared
19 26 (15.20%) Windows XP
19 26 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (14.62%) SAN
21 24 (14.04%) VPN
21 24 (14.04%) Linux
21 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 54 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (12.87%) IIS
4 17 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.34%) Apache
10 4 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.75%) CMS
11 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.17%) Lync
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 29 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 27 (15.79%) MS Office
3 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 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (11.11%) Office 365
3 16 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (7.02%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (94.15%) DNS
2 65 (38.01%) TCP/IP
3 43 (25.15%) Firewall
4 31 (18.13%) LAN
4 31 (18.13%) WAN
5 25 (14.62%) SAN
6 24 (14.04%) VPN
7 19 (11.11%) MPLS
8 18 (10.53%) VoIP
9 17 (9.94%) Wireless
10 15 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (7.60%) WLAN
11 13 (7.60%) Internet
12 11 (6.43%) LDAP
12 11 (6.43%) IPsec
12 11 (6.43%) VLAN
12 11 (6.43%) NAS
13 7 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (4.09%) SNMP
13 7 (4.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.77%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.34%) MySQL
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.58%) Ingres
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.85%) Finance
3 2 (1.17%) Back Office
3 2 (1.17%) Local Government
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Games
4 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (16.96%) Support Engineer
2 23 (13.45%) Analyst
3 22 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) Desktop Support
6 13 (7.60%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) Consultant
7 10 (5.85%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) Administrator
8 9 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Network Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Network Support
11 6 (3.51%) Support Specialist
11 6 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) .NET
2 3 (1.75%) WAP
3 2 (1.17%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.17%) XML
3 2 (1.17%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) ODBC
4 1 (0.58%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Clustering
2 13 (7.60%) PKI
3 11 (6.43%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.92%) Statistics
5 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.34%) Replication
5 4 (2.34%) Firmware
6 3 (1.75%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.17%) iPad
7 2 (1.17%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
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
8 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 137 (80.12%) Windows
2 64 (37.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 64 (37.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (23.39%) Windows 7
4 35 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (15.20%) Windows XP
6 24 (14.04%) Linux
7 18 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (6.43%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.09%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (4.09%) Solaris
10 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.17%) Debian
11 2 (1.17%) CentOS
11 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.58%) UNIX
12 1 (0.58%) OS/400
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.56%) ITIL
2 19 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 15 (8.77%) Migration
4 14 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.60%) Load Balancing
6 11 (6.43%) Service Management
7 10 (5.85%) Project Management
7 10 (5.85%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.26%) Change Management
8 9 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.68%) Network Architecture
9 8 (4.68%) Capacity Management
10 7 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.09%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (4.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.09%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.09%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.51%) Validation
11 6 (3.51%) Time Management
11 6 (3.51%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.94%) SQL
2 10 (5.85%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.51%) VBScript
3 6 (3.51%) Java
4 5 (2.92%) C#
4 5 (2.92%) C++
5 4 (2.34%) Perl
6 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.17%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) Python
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (18.13%) MCSE
3 27 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 26 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (9.94%) CCNA
5 17 (9.94%) MCP
6 14 (8.19%) CCNP
6 14 (8.19%) SC Cleared
7 13 (7.60%) MCTS
7 13 (7.60%) MCSA
8 12 (7.02%) MCITP
9 10 (5.85%) DV Cleared
10 9 (5.26%) Degree
11 5 (2.92%) CCVP
12 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (1.75%) ISEB
13 3 (1.75%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.17%) CCSA
14 2 (1.17%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) SLA
2 7 (4.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.75%) QA
4 2 (1.17%) BS7799
4 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 120 (70.18%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.19%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.02%) XenApp
5 10 (5.85%) vSphere
5 10 (5.85%) UAG
6 6 (3.51%) NLBS
6 6 (3.51%) DFS Replication
7 5 (2.92%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.34%) ProxySG
8 4 (2.34%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.17%) Squid
10 2 (1.17%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.58%) vCloud
11 1 (0.58%) Varnish
11 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (23.98%) SCCM
2 14 (8.19%) SCOM
3 13 (7.60%) WSUS
4 5 (2.92%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.92%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.75%) Sysprep
5 3 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.75%) Nagios
5 3 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.17%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.17%) Puppet
6 2 (1.17%) WMI
6 2 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 81 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 61 (35.67%) VMware
3 40 (23.39%) Citrix
4 37 (21.64%) Cisco
5 22 (12.87%) HP
6 18 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.85%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.68%) Juniper
9 7 (4.09%) Oracle
9 7 (4.09%) F5
10 6 (3.51%) Veeam
10 6 (3.51%) Dell
10 6 (3.51%) Symantec
10 6 (3.51%) Apple
10 6 (3.51%) NetApp
11 5 (2.92%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.34%) McAfee
12 4 (2.34%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.34%) Avaya
12 4 (2.34%) Verint
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