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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 129 144 172
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Contract jobs citing DHCP 154 123 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.24% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 6.08% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 38
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £22.75 £28.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.05 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £42.70 £24.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
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
2045 2024 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.34% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 987 758
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 119
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 48 £375 -10.07% 12
Hampshire +25 44 £340 -24.55% 6
Surrey -26 35 £263 -19.23% 8
Oxfordshire +13 12 £250 -21.87% 4
West Sussex -25 8 £343 -8.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £328 - 2
Kent -28 1 - - 4
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 262 (93.57%) DNS
2 176 (62.86%) Windows
3 164 (58.57%) Active Directory
4 109 (38.93%) TCP/IP
4 109 (38.93%) Microsoft
5 102 (36.43%) Windows Server
6 81 (28.93%) ITIL
7 78 (27.86%) Firewall
8 74 (26.43%) VMware
9 70 (25.00%) WAN
9 70 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (24.29%) LAN
11 66 (23.57%) VPN
12 64 (22.86%) Citrix
13 63 (22.50%) Cisco
13 63 (22.50%) Linux
14 57 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 55 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 51 (18.21%) PowerShell
16 51 (18.21%) Load Balancing
16 51 (18.21%) Data Centre
17 50 (17.86%) MS Excel
18 47 (16.79%) MS Exchange
18 47 (16.79%) SQL
19 45 (16.07%) Red Hat
20 44 (15.71%) Finance
20 44 (15.71%) Security Cleared
21 43 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
21 43 (15.36%) SQL Server
22 42 (15.00%) MS Office

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 47 (16.79%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.86%) IIS
4 12 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.21%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.50%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.14%) Apache
8 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.79%) JBoss
10 3 (1.07%) Confluence
10 3 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.71%) SAS
12 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.36%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.36%) nginx
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 42 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.57%) Office 365
2 32 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.93%) IaaS
5 10 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.79%) PaaS
7 5 (1.79%) SaaS
8 3 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 262 (93.57%) DNS
2 109 (38.93%) TCP/IP
3 78 (27.86%) Firewall
4 70 (25.00%) WAN
5 68 (24.29%) LAN
6 66 (23.57%) VPN
7 40 (14.29%) IPsec
8 39 (13.93%) MPLS
9 38 (13.57%) HTTP
9 38 (13.57%) SAN
9 38 (13.57%) SSL
10 31 (11.07%) BGP
10 31 (11.07%) Wireless
11 30 (10.71%) Internet
12 27 (9.64%) FTP
13 26 (9.29%) LDAP
13 26 (9.29%) Network Security
14 24 (8.57%) VLAN
15 20 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (7.14%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.71%) MySQL
6 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) MS Access
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.57%) RSpec
4 4 (1.43%) JIRA
5 2 (0.71%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.36%) GitLab
General
1 44 (15.71%) Finance
2 20 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.79%) Marketing
4 11 (3.93%) Banking
5 9 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.86%) Electronics
7 6 (2.14%) Billing
8 4 (1.43%) Games
8 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.07%) Back Office
9 3 (1.07%) Legal
10 2 (0.71%) Local Government
10 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.36%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 54 (19.29%) Support Engineer
2 53 (18.93%) Network Engineer
3 36 (12.86%) Administrator
4 32 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (10.00%) Analyst
6 23 (8.21%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (7.86%) Server Engineer
8 20 (7.14%) Desktop Support
9 19 (6.79%) Network Support
10 18 (6.43%) Field Engineer
10 18 (6.43%) Support Analyst
11 17 (6.07%) Network Support Engineer
11 17 (6.07%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (5.36%) Consultant
13 14 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 14 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
14 12 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (4.29%) Active Directory Engineer
14 12 (4.29%) Windows Server Engineer
15 11 (3.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.07%) .NET
1 17 (6.07%) XML
2 15 (5.36%) CSS
3 10 (3.57%) 802.1X
4 9 (3.21%) Middleware
4 9 (3.21%) REST
5 8 (2.86%) SOAP
6 3 (1.07%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.71%) Web Services
8 1 (0.36%) LAMP
8 1 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.36%) MAPI
8 1 (0.36%) MCollective
8 1 (0.36%) ODBC
8 1 (0.36%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.21%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.07%) Management Information System
3 26 (9.29%) Clustering
4 23 (8.21%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.71%) Public Cloud
6 14 (5.00%) PKI
7 12 (4.29%) Driving Licence
8 11 (3.93%) Cryptography
9 10 (3.57%) Replication
10 9 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (2.86%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.07%) BYOD
13 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (1.07%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.71%) User Experience
14 2 (0.71%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 176 (62.86%) Windows
2 102 (36.43%) Windows Server
3 70 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (22.50%) Linux
5 55 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (13.21%) Windows 7
8 36 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (10.36%) Unix
10 16 (5.71%) Windows XP
11 14 (5.00%) Windows 8
12 12 (4.29%) Ubuntu
13 9 (3.21%) Windows 10
14 8 (2.86%) AIX
15 7 (2.50%) Solaris
16 4 (1.43%) Android
16 4 (1.43%) VMS
16 4 (1.43%) Windows Vista
17 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
17 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.93%) ITIL
2 51 (18.21%) Load Balancing
3 41 (14.64%) Change Management
4 37 (13.21%) Problem Management
5 25 (8.93%) Project Management
6 21 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 18 (6.43%) Incident Management
8 17 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (6.07%) Service Management
9 16 (5.71%) ITSM
9 16 (5.71%) Migration
9 16 (5.71%) Security Patching
10 15 (5.36%) Process Improvement
11 14 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
11 14 (5.00%) Open Source
12 13 (4.64%) Capacity Management
12 13 (4.64%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (4.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.21%) PowerShell
2 47 (16.79%) SQL
3 28 (10.00%) VBScript
4 18 (6.43%) Perl
5 12 (4.29%) C
6 11 (3.93%) Python
6 11 (3.93%) Ruby
7 10 (3.57%) C++
8 9 (3.21%) C#
8 9 (3.21%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.21%) VB
9 8 (2.86%) Tcl
10 5 (1.79%) Bourne shell
11 4 (1.43%) Java
12 3 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.36%) PHP
14 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (15.71%) Security Cleared
3 40 (14.29%) Degree
4 39 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (12.86%) MCSE
6 30 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 29 (10.36%) CCNA
8 22 (7.86%) MCSA
9 20 (7.14%) MCP
10 15 (5.36%) DV Cleared
10 15 (5.36%) MCITP
11 14 (5.00%) CCNP
11 14 (5.00%) MCTS
12 9 (3.21%) MCSD
13 7 (2.50%) DBS Check
13 7 (2.50%) MCDST
14 5 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.43%) CCIE
15 4 (1.43%) RHCSA
16 3 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 15 (5.36%) SLA
3 7 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.71%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.71%) QA
6 1 (0.36%) GxP
System Software
1 164 (58.57%) Active Directory
2 43 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (12.14%) Hyper-V
4 33 (11.79%) XenApp
5 22 (7.86%) VMware ESX
6 17 (6.07%) vSphere
7 14 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 9 (3.21%) ISA Server
8 9 (3.21%) Terminal Server
9 7 (2.50%) BitLocker
9 7 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.50%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.14%) UAG
10 6 (2.14%) XenServer
11 5 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.79%) Veritas File System
11 5 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.71%) vCloud
12 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (14.64%) SCCM
2 27 (9.64%) WSUS
3 25 (8.93%) SCOM
4 18 (6.43%) Puppet
5 16 (5.71%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 11 (3.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (3.21%) CiscoWorks
8 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (2.14%) SCOrch
9 6 (2.14%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.79%) Legato
10 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (1.79%) Sysprep
11 4 (1.43%) Ansible
11 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (1.43%) vMotion
11 4 (1.43%) Windows Intune
11 4 (1.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 109 (38.93%) Microsoft
2 74 (26.43%) VMware
3 64 (22.86%) Citrix
4 63 (22.50%) Cisco
5 45 (16.07%) Red Hat
6 41 (14.64%) HP
7 28 (10.00%) F5
8 21 (7.50%) SolarWinds
9 19 (6.79%) Dell
9 19 (6.79%) Juniper
10 17 (6.07%) NetApp
11 16 (5.71%) CheckPoint
12 15 (5.36%) Oracle
13 9 (3.21%) IBM
13 9 (3.21%) Remedy
13 9 (3.21%) SAP
14 8 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
14 8 (2.86%) Cyberoam
14 8 (2.86%) Veritas
15 7 (2.50%) EMC
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