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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 141 131 148
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing DHCP 112 143 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.45% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 8.35% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 92 48
Median daily rate £354 £330 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £170 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Median hourly rate £41.00 £17.50 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.28% -3.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £27.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+58.57% -
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
1494 1713 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.94% 17.35% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 942 872
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 98
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +13 33 £313 +15.20% 10
Oxfordshire +5 28 £413 +142.64% 12
Berkshire +1 22 £319 -8.92% 6
Surrey +6 8 £179 -48.46% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 7 £425 -5.55% 6
Kent +8 7 £252 -30.60% 4
Middlesex - 4 £340 - 2
East Sussex 0 2 £375 +14.50% 2
West Sussex -24 2 £370 +5.71% 1
Sussex - 2 £178 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 210 (91.70%) DNS
2 163 (71.18%) Windows
3 132 (57.64%) Active Directory
4 110 (48.03%) Windows Server
5 102 (44.54%) Microsoft
6 77 (33.62%) VMware
7 74 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (31.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (29.69%) ITIL
10 63 (27.51%) WAN
11 61 (26.64%) LAN
12 60 (26.20%) Linux
13 58 (25.33%) TCP/IP
14 57 (24.89%) SQL
14 57 (24.89%) PowerShell
15 55 (24.02%) Firewall
16 54 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (22.27%) Cisco
18 50 (21.83%) Security Cleared
19 49 (21.40%) SCCM
20 48 (20.96%) HP
20 48 (20.96%) MS Excel
21 43 (18.78%) MS Exchange
22 42 (18.34%) Citrix
22 42 (18.34%) VPN
23 41 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
23 41 (17.90%) SCOM
24 40 (17.47%) Data Centre
25 39 (17.03%) Hyper-V
25 39 (17.03%) SQL Server

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 43 (18.78%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 22 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (9.17%) Skype for Business
5 16 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (6.11%) IIS
8 8 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (3.06%) Apache
10 5 (2.18%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.87%) Live Communications Server
12 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.44%) Confluence
13 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.44%) JBoss
13 1 (0.44%) SAS
13 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (20.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.41%) Office 365
2 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.80%) IaaS
5 8 (3.49%) PaaS
6 6 (2.62%) SaaS
7 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 210 (91.70%) DNS
2 63 (27.51%) WAN
3 61 (26.64%) LAN
4 58 (25.33%) TCP/IP
5 55 (24.02%) Firewall
6 42 (18.34%) VPN
7 38 (16.59%) SAN
8 37 (16.16%) IPsec
9 36 (15.72%) MPLS
10 32 (13.97%) Network Security
11 29 (12.66%) Internet
12 23 (10.04%) VLAN
13 20 (8.73%) IPv6
14 19 (8.30%) LDAP
14 19 (8.30%) SNMP
15 18 (7.86%) HTTP
16 17 (7.42%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (6.99%) Unified Communications
18 15 (6.55%) VoIP
18 15 (6.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.49%) MySQL
4 8 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.62%) MS Access
7 3 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (3.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.06%) Subversion
3 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.75%) JIRA
3 4 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.87%) Ant
4 2 (0.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.44%) Gitweb
General
1 13 (5.68%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.80%) Finance
3 10 (4.37%) Marketing
4 6 (2.62%) Back Office
4 6 (2.62%) Electronics
5 5 (2.18%) Military
5 5 (2.18%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.87%) Billing
6 2 (0.87%) French Language
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (19.65%) Support Engineer
2 35 (15.28%) Network Engineer
3 25 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (8.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 18 (7.86%) Analyst
7 17 (7.42%) Administrator
7 17 (7.42%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.55%) Consultant
9 14 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.24%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.80%) Network Support
11 11 (4.80%) Network Support Engineer
12 10 (4.37%) Desktop Support
12 10 (4.37%) IT Engineer
13 9 (3.93%) Architect
13 9 (3.93%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (3.93%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.68%) CSS
2 8 (3.49%) PostGIS
2 8 (3.49%) XML
3 6 (2.62%) .NET
3 6 (2.62%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.75%) LAMP
4 4 (1.75%) Web Services
5 2 (0.87%) boto
5 2 (0.87%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.44%) REST
6 1 (0.44%) SOAP
6 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.47%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.48%) Management Information System
3 22 (9.61%) PKI
4 19 (8.30%) Clustering
5 18 (7.86%) Computer Science
6 14 (6.11%) Public Cloud
7 12 (5.24%) Statistics
8 11 (4.80%) BYOD
8 11 (4.80%) Replication
9 9 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (3.49%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.18%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.75%) ASIC
12 4 (1.75%) CESG
12 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.75%) NHS
13 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 163 (71.18%) Windows
2 110 (48.03%) Windows Server
3 74 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (31.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (26.20%) Linux
6 41 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (13.10%) Windows 7
8 21 (9.17%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (6.11%) Solaris
11 13 (5.68%) Unix
12 11 (4.80%) Mac OS X
13 9 (3.93%) Android
13 9 (3.93%) Ubuntu
14 8 (3.49%) Windows 10
14 8 (3.49%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.75%) CentOS
15 4 (1.75%) Debian
15 4 (1.75%) VMS
15 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.69%) ITIL
2 32 (13.97%) Problem Management
3 27 (11.79%) Load Balancing
4 24 (10.48%) Change Management
5 17 (7.42%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (5.68%) Incident Management
6 13 (5.68%) Project Management
7 12 (5.24%) Configuration Management
7 12 (5.24%) Security Patching
8 11 (4.80%) Capacity Management
8 11 (4.80%) Migration
8 11 (4.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 11 (4.80%) Network Design
8 11 (4.80%) Patch Management
8 11 (4.80%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 11 (4.80%) Workflow
9 10 (4.37%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 10 (4.37%) Process Improvement
9 10 (4.37%) Server Building
9 10 (4.37%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.89%) PowerShell
1 57 (24.89%) SQL
2 20 (8.73%) VBScript
3 15 (6.55%) Python
4 14 (6.11%) C++
5 13 (5.68%) VB
6 10 (4.37%) C
6 10 (4.37%) Perl
6 10 (4.37%) Ruby
7 8 (3.49%) PHP
8 6 (2.62%) C#
9 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.75%) Go
9 4 (1.75%) Java
9 4 (1.75%) Rust
9 4 (1.75%) Scala
9 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.31%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (21.83%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (13.97%) SC Cleared
5 30 (13.10%) CCNA
6 25 (10.92%) MCSE
7 20 (8.73%) MCSA
8 18 (7.86%) Degree
9 16 (6.99%) CCNP
10 15 (6.55%) MCP
11 12 (5.24%) DV Cleared
12 9 (3.93%) MCITP
13 8 (3.49%) MCSD
13 8 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (3.06%) MCDST
15 4 (1.75%) CCIE
15 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.75%) VCP4
15 4 (1.75%) VCP5
16 3 (1.31%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.99%) SLA
2 7 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.18%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.31%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 132 (57.64%) Active Directory
2 54 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (17.03%) Hyper-V
4 31 (13.54%) XenApp
5 19 (8.30%) vSphere
6 11 (4.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (3.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (3.49%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.62%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.75%) Firmware
11 3 (1.31%) Veritas File System
11 3 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.31%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.87%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.44%) iptables
13 1 (0.44%) NFS
13 1 (0.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 49 (21.40%) SCCM
2 41 (17.90%) SCOM
3 27 (11.79%) NetBackup
4 18 (7.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (7.86%) WSUS
5 17 (7.42%) Puppet
6 15 (6.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 12 (5.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (3.49%) AirWatch
8 8 (3.49%) Backup Exec
9 7 (3.06%) Ansible
9 7 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (3.06%) Netcool
9 7 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (3.06%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (2.18%) WhatsUp Gold
10 5 (2.18%) WMI
11 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (1.31%) Legato
Vendors
1 102 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 77 (33.62%) VMware
3 51 (22.27%) Cisco
4 48 (20.96%) HP
5 42 (18.34%) Citrix
6 21 (9.17%) Symantec
7 20 (8.73%) F5
7 20 (8.73%) Intel Security
8 15 (6.55%) EMC
8 15 (6.55%) Red Hat
8 15 (6.55%) Veritas
9 12 (5.24%) Dell
10 11 (4.80%) IBM
11 9 (3.93%) Oracle
12 8 (3.49%) MobileIron
13 7 (3.06%) Barracuda Networks
13 7 (3.06%) CheckPoint
13 7 (3.06%) Juniper
13 7 (3.06%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.62%) Sophos
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