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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 168 171 145
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs citing DHCP 82 98 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.04% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 5.56% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 69
Median daily rate £303 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Median hourly rate £55.65 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.79 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+48.81% -10.00%
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
1570 1764 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.27% 18.79% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 948 885
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 115 113
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +31 26 £250 -25.92% 10
Oxfordshire -3 16 £225 -40.00% 5
Berkshire -10 12 £290 -9.37% 9
Buckinghamshire - 8 £425 - 2
West Sussex +1 7 £365 +4.28% 1
Surrey +8 6 £338 +12.50% 7
East Sussex +11 2 - - 5
Kent +2 1 - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 173 (93.01%) DNS
2 132 (70.97%) Active Directory
3 127 (68.28%) Windows
4 91 (48.92%) Microsoft
4 91 (48.92%) Windows Server
5 75 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (38.71%) VMware
7 63 (33.87%) ITIL
8 50 (26.88%) TCP/IP
9 48 (25.81%) SCCM
10 46 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (24.73%) PowerShell
11 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 42 (22.58%) LAN
12 42 (22.58%) SCOM
13 41 (22.04%) SQL
14 39 (20.97%) Citrix
15 38 (20.43%) Firewall
15 38 (20.43%) Windows 7
16 37 (19.89%) Cisco
16 37 (19.89%) HP
16 37 (19.89%) MS Exchange
16 37 (19.89%) Data Centre
17 35 (18.82%) WAN
18 34 (18.28%) SQL Server
18 34 (18.28%) Linux
19 33 (17.74%) Hyper-V
19 33 (17.74%) Office 365
19 33 (17.74%) Problem Management

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 37 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 31 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 22 (11.83%) SharePoint
4 19 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (7.53%) IIS
7 11 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.84%) Apache
9 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.61%) JBoss
11 3 (1.61%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.54%) Confluence
13 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (15.59%) MS Office
2 28 (15.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.74%) Office 365
2 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.69%) IaaS
4 5 (2.69%) SaaS
5 3 (1.61%) PaaS
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 173 (93.01%) DNS
2 50 (26.88%) TCP/IP
3 42 (22.58%) LAN
4 38 (20.43%) Firewall
5 35 (18.82%) WAN
6 27 (14.52%) Internet
7 24 (12.90%) SAN
8 22 (11.83%) MPLS
9 20 (10.75%) LDAP
9 20 (10.75%) Network Security
10 18 (9.68%) Skype
10 18 (9.68%) SMTP
10 18 (9.68%) VPN
11 16 (8.60%) SNMP
12 13 (6.99%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (6.45%) Kerberos
13 12 (6.45%) SSL
14 11 (5.91%) Unified Communications
15 10 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.84%) MySQL
4 9 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.15%) MS Access
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.76%) Subversion
3 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.61%) JIRA
5 2 (1.08%) Ant
5 2 (1.08%) Maven
6 1 (0.54%) Gitweb
General
1 7 (3.76%) Finance
2 6 (3.23%) Back Office
3 5 (2.69%) Electronics
3 5 (2.69%) French Language
3 5 (2.69%) Military
3 5 (2.69%) Retail
4 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.61%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.08%) Billing
6 2 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 17 (9.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (8.60%) Network Engineer
3 16 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (8.06%) Administrator
5 14 (7.53%) Analyst
5 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (6.99%) Consultant
7 11 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (5.91%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Architect
9 8 (4.30%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.30%) Server Support
9 8 (4.30%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.30%) PostGIS
2 7 (3.76%) Web Services
3 6 (3.23%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.61%) LAMP
5 2 (1.08%) .NET
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.08%) boto
5 2 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.08%) XML
6 1 (0.54%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.54%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.89%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.60%) Clustering
4 15 (8.06%) BYOD
5 14 (7.53%) PKI
6 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.91%) Driving Licence
7 10 (5.38%) Replication
8 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.84%) Cryptography
9 8 (4.30%) Statistics
10 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.15%) ASIC
11 4 (2.15%) CESG
11 4 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
13 2 (1.08%) NHS
13 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (68.28%) Windows
2 91 (48.92%) Windows Server
3 75 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (20.43%) Windows 7
6 34 (18.28%) Linux
7 18 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 18 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 16 (8.60%) Mac OS X
9 12 (6.45%) Android
10 10 (5.38%) Unix
10 10 (5.38%) Windows 8
11 8 (4.30%) Solaris
12 6 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.69%) Debian
13 5 (2.69%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.69%) Windows Vista
14 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
14 4 (2.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.87%) ITIL
2 33 (17.74%) Problem Management
3 23 (12.37%) Mobile Device Management
4 19 (10.22%) Change Management
5 16 (8.60%) Capacity Management
5 16 (8.60%) Migration
6 14 (7.53%) Incident Management
7 13 (6.99%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 13 (6.99%) Service Design
8 12 (6.45%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.45%) Project Management
8 12 (6.45%) Security Patching
9 11 (5.91%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (5.38%) Data Centre Operations
10 10 (5.38%) Information Security
10 10 (5.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 10 (5.38%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 9 (4.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (24.73%) PowerShell
2 41 (22.04%) SQL
3 16 (8.60%) Python
4 11 (5.91%) Perl
4 11 (5.91%) VB
5 10 (5.38%) C++
6 9 (4.84%) Ruby
7 6 (3.23%) PHP
7 6 (3.23%) VBScript
8 5 (2.69%) C
9 4 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.15%) Go
9 4 (2.15%) Rust
9 4 (2.15%) Scala
10 3 (1.61%) C#
11 2 (1.08%) Java
12 1 (0.54%) Korn
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (9.14%) CCNA
6 15 (8.06%) CCNP
7 10 (5.38%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.30%) MCSE
8 8 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.23%) MCSA
10 5 (2.69%) MCITP
11 4 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.15%) MCP
11 4 (2.15%) VCP4
11 4 (2.15%) VCP5
12 3 (1.61%) Degree
12 3 (1.61%) GCIH
12 3 (1.61%) GIAC
12 3 (1.61%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.08%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.53%) SLA
2 11 (5.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) HIPAA
System Software
1 132 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 46 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (17.74%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.90%) XenApp
5 21 (11.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (10.22%) vSphere
7 12 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (4.84%) Firmware
9 8 (4.30%) Terminal Services
10 6 (3.23%) XenDesktop
11 4 (2.15%) VMware ESX
11 4 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.08%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.08%) iptables
13 1 (0.54%) Ceph
13 1 (0.54%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.54%) NFS
13 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (25.81%) SCCM
2 42 (22.58%) SCOM
3 25 (13.44%) NetBackup
4 18 (9.68%) Puppet
5 16 (8.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (8.06%) WSUS
7 11 (5.91%) AirWatch
8 9 (4.84%) EdgeSight
8 9 (4.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (3.76%) Ansible
10 5 (2.69%) AppDNA
10 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.69%) SafeCom
10 5 (2.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (2.15%) Backup Exec
11 4 (2.15%) Netcool
11 4 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (2.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 91 (48.92%) Microsoft
2 72 (38.71%) VMware
3 39 (20.97%) Citrix
4 37 (19.89%) Cisco
4 37 (19.89%) HP
5 18 (9.68%) Symantec
6 14 (7.53%) F5
7 11 (5.91%) Dell
7 11 (5.91%) MobileIron
7 11 (5.91%) Sophos
8 10 (5.38%) EMC
8 10 (5.38%) Veritas
9 9 (4.84%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.76%) Apple
10 7 (3.76%) Juniper
10 7 (3.76%) NetApp
10 7 (3.76%) Oracle
11 6 (3.23%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.23%) Sonus
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