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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 130 147 153
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 141 97 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.06% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.97% 5.69% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 46 34
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£334 £250 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £204 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £358 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £34.10 £23.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.85%
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
1770 1706 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.53% 18.59% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 745 671
Average daily rate £360 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 95 132
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £12.95 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 July 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 29 July 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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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
Surrey +13 31 £330 +15.28% 12
Hampshire +8 28 £414 +55.11% 11
West Sussex -8 21 £363 +64.77% 8
East Sussex +11 19 £330 +35.38% 1
Berkshire +2 18 £208 -41.13% 12
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £413 +50.00% 7
Oxfordshire -16 10 £300 -7.69% 2
Kent -12 1 £255 -27.14% 4
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 259 (98.11%) DNS
2 179 (67.80%) Windows
3 154 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 132 (50.00%) VMware
5 114 (43.18%) TCP/IP
6 104 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 98 (37.12%) Microsoft
8 97 (36.74%) MS Exchange
9 89 (33.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 87 (32.95%) Firewall
11 74 (28.03%) LAN
12 73 (27.65%) Cisco
13 69 (26.14%) ITIL
14 64 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 57 (21.59%) SQL
16 55 (20.83%) SQL Server
17 54 (20.45%) WAN
17 54 (20.45%) Finance
18 52 (19.70%) Windows 7
18 52 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 51 (19.32%) SAN
20 49 (18.56%) Citrix
21 48 (18.18%) VPN
22 47 (17.80%) HP
23 46 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2010
24 45 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2007
25 44 (16.67%) vSphere
26 43 (16.29%) VLAN
27 40 (15.15%) SCCM
28 38 (14.39%) Security Cleared

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 97 (36.74%) MS Exchange
2 46 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (5.68%) IIS
6 13 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (4.17%) Lync
8 9 (3.41%) Apache
9 8 (3.03%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.52%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.61%) MS Office
3 6 (2.27%) MS Project
4 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.92%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.12%) IaaS
2 30 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.71%) SaaS
3 23 (8.71%) PaaS
4 16 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.06%) Office 365
5 6 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 259 (98.11%) DNS
2 114 (43.18%) TCP/IP
3 87 (32.95%) Firewall
4 74 (28.03%) LAN
5 54 (20.45%) WAN
6 51 (19.32%) SAN
7 48 (18.18%) VPN
8 43 (16.29%) VLAN
9 30 (11.36%) Wireshark
10 26 (9.85%) MPLS
11 25 (9.47%) NAS
12 23 (8.71%) Fibre Channel
12 23 (8.71%) OSPF
12 23 (8.71%) BGP
13 21 (7.95%) Internet
14 19 (7.20%) Ethernet
14 19 (7.20%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (6.82%) SNMP
16 17 (6.44%) Network Security
17 16 (6.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.52%) Ant
3 4 (1.52%) Maven
3 4 (1.52%) JIRA
4 3 (1.14%) Subversion
5 2 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.76%) MSI
6 1 (0.38%) JMeter
6 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.38%) RSpec
6 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (20.45%) Finance
2 17 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.03%) Online Betting
3 8 (3.03%) Back Office
4 6 (2.27%) Legal
4 6 (2.27%) Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Billing
6 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.76%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 63 (23.86%) Analyst
2 31 (11.74%) Support Engineer
3 27 (10.23%) Architect
4 25 (9.47%) Network Engineer
4 25 (9.47%) Support Analyst
4 25 (9.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 24 (9.09%) Consultant
6 23 (8.71%) IT Support
7 22 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
9 19 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (6.06%) Server Engineer
11 15 (5.68%) IT Support Analyst
11 15 (5.68%) Network Consultant
12 11 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.79%) Senior Network Engineer
14 9 (3.41%) Administrator
14 9 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
15 8 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.92%) Rendezvous
2 11 (4.17%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.52%) Web Services
4 3 (1.14%) ODBC
4 3 (1.14%) CSS
4 3 (1.14%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.14%) boto
5 2 (0.76%) Flash
6 1 (0.38%) CGI
6 1 (0.38%) .NET
6 1 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.71%) Clustering
3 20 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (4.17%) PKI
7 9 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.03%) FlexPod
8 8 (3.03%) Replication
9 6 (2.27%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.52%) Informatics
10 4 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.52%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.14%) BYOD
11 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.14%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 179 (67.80%) Windows
2 89 (33.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (19.70%) Windows 7
4 52 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (13.26%) Linux
6 26 (9.85%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.55%) UNIX
9 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.41%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.14%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.76%) VMS
12 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.38%) Android
13 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.14%) ITIL
2 29 (10.98%) Service Management
3 26 (9.85%) Migration
4 19 (7.20%) Problem Management
5 17 (6.44%) Load Balancing
6 16 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.06%) Change Management
7 14 (5.30%) Capacity Management
8 13 (4.92%) Network Architecture
9 12 (4.55%) Network Design
10 11 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.17%) Time Management
10 11 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (4.17%) Server Building
11 10 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (3.79%) Software Deployment
12 9 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (2.65%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.59%) SQL
2 34 (12.88%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.17%) Python
4 8 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.65%) Ruby
5 7 (2.65%) VB
6 6 (2.27%) Perl
6 6 (2.27%) VBScript
7 2 (0.76%) C#
7 2 (0.76%) Java
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) Korn
8 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 38 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 37 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 21 (7.95%) CCNP
5 21 (7.95%) CCNA
6 18 (6.82%) MCSE
7 13 (4.92%) MCSA
7 13 (4.92%) CISSP
7 13 (4.92%) DV Cleared
8 12 (4.55%) Degree
9 10 (3.79%) MCITP
10 9 (3.41%) CCIE
11 7 (2.65%) MCP
12 5 (1.89%) CCSE
12 5 (1.89%) CCENT
13 4 (1.52%) CCDE
13 4 (1.52%) MCTS
13 4 (1.52%) HND
14 3 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.89%) SLA
2 2 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 154 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 104 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (16.67%) vSphere
4 37 (14.02%) Hyper-V
5 33 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (12.12%) XenApp
7 25 (9.47%) XenDesktop
8 23 (8.71%) vCloud
9 11 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.89%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.89%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.89%) HDFS
11 4 (1.52%) Samba
11 4 (1.52%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.52%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.14%) UAG
13 2 (0.76%) XenServer
13 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (15.15%) SCCM
2 21 (7.95%) SCOM
3 17 (6.44%) WSUS
4 16 (6.06%) vMotion
5 13 (4.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 11 (4.17%) SCVMM
7 8 (3.03%) Puppet
8 7 (2.65%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.65%) Backup Exec
8 7 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.27%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.89%) Nagios
10 5 (1.89%) Cacti
10 5 (1.89%) Zenoss
11 3 (1.14%) OpenView
11 3 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 132 (50.00%) VMware
2 98 (37.12%) Microsoft
3 73 (27.65%) Cisco
4 49 (18.56%) Citrix
5 47 (17.80%) HP
6 30 (11.36%) Juniper
7 25 (9.47%) CheckPoint
8 24 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 22 (8.33%) F5
9 22 (8.33%) Oracle
9 22 (8.33%) NetApp
10 17 (6.44%) NetScout
10 17 (6.44%) Lancope
11 16 (6.06%) IBM
11 16 (6.06%) Blue Coat
12 15 (5.68%) Red Hat
13 14 (5.30%) Symantec
14 13 (4.92%) TIBCO
14 13 (4.92%) Bloomberg
14 13 (4.92%) Radianz
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