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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 144 164 127
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Contract jobs citing DHCP 118 70 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 0.81% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 4.62% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 29 57
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £166 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 15
Average hourly rate £19.91 £18.20 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +45.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £141.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.96
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.63%
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
1887 1515 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.63% 17.52% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 697 634
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 99 164
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +23 44 £313 +78.57% 19
Hampshire -3 29 £346 +18.37% 7
Surrey +6 18 £320 -6.90% 16
Oxfordshire -5 7 £325 - 4
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £312 +73.47% 5
West Sussex +8 5 £338 +68.75% 2
East Sussex -8 5 £238 - 2
Isle of Wight - 2 £300 -
Kent -3 1 £525 +100.95% 2
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Home Counties - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 194 (91.94%) DNS
2 167 (79.15%) Windows
3 150 (71.09%) Active Directory
4 109 (51.66%) Microsoft
5 106 (50.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (42.65%) VMware
7 85 (40.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (31.75%) MS Exchange
9 65 (30.81%) TCP/IP
10 63 (29.86%) ITIL
11 56 (26.54%) Citrix
12 54 (25.59%) Windows 7
13 53 (25.12%) Firewall
14 51 (24.17%) Security Cleared
15 50 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
16 46 (21.80%) Linux
17 45 (21.33%) HP
18 44 (20.85%) MS Excel
18 44 (20.85%) LAN
18 44 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
19 42 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
20 41 (19.43%) WAN
21 39 (18.48%) MCSE
22 38 (18.01%) MS Office
23 37 (17.54%) Cisco
24 35 (16.59%) SC Cleared
24 35 (16.59%) SCCM
25 34 (16.11%) Red Hat
26 32 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2010
27 31 (14.69%) SAN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 67 (31.75%) MS Exchange
2 32 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.85%) IIS
4 20 (9.48%) SharePoint
5 15 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.37%) Lync
10 4 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.42%) CMS
11 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.42%) SAS
12 2 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.95%) Apache
12 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.47%) JBoss
13 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.47%) Site Server
Applications
1 44 (20.85%) MS Excel
2 38 (18.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.90%) Office 365
2 21 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (91.94%) DNS
2 65 (30.81%) TCP/IP
3 53 (25.12%) Firewall
4 44 (20.85%) LAN
5 41 (19.43%) WAN
6 31 (14.69%) SAN
7 29 (13.74%) VPN
8 21 (9.95%) Internet
9 20 (9.48%) Wireless
10 18 (8.53%) MPLS
11 15 (7.11%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (6.64%) VoIP
12 14 (6.64%) WLAN
13 13 (6.16%) IPsec
14 10 (4.74%) 3G
15 8 (3.79%) SNMP
15 8 (3.79%) Network Security
15 8 (3.79%) NAS
16 7 (3.32%) 2G
16 7 (3.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.16%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.84%) MySQL
6 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.47%) Ingres
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.47%) WebLOAD
General
1 14 (6.64%) Telecoms
1 14 (6.64%) Finance
2 3 (1.42%) Banking
3 2 (0.95%) Retail
3 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.95%) Advertising
3 2 (0.95%) Marketing
3 2 (0.95%) German Language
3 2 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.47%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.47%) Billing
4 1 (0.47%) Law
4 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (16.11%) Analyst
3 25 (11.85%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.43%) Network Engineer
5 16 (7.58%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.69%) IT Support
8 11 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Consultant
9 10 (4.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.27%) Administrator
11 8 (3.79%) Field Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.79%) Server Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) Network Analyst
11 8 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.84%) IT Support Analyst
13 6 (2.84%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.84%) XML
2 4 (1.90%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.42%) WAP
3 3 (1.42%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.42%) HTML
4 2 (0.95%) JSP
4 2 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.47%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.47%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.48%) Clustering
2 19 (9.00%) Blackberry
3 15 (7.11%) Replication
4 12 (5.69%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.69%) Thin Client
4 12 (5.69%) PKI
4 12 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.95%) DTV
8 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) Life Science
9 1 (0.47%) Wiki
9 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
9 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 167 (79.15%) Windows
2 106 (50.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (40.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (25.59%) Windows 7
5 46 (21.80%) Linux
6 44 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (12.32%) Windows XP
9 17 (8.06%) UNIX
10 12 (5.69%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.32%) Solaris
11 7 (3.32%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.95%) CentOS
13 2 (0.95%) SUSE
13 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.47%) OS/400
14 1 (0.47%) AIX
14 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.86%) ITIL
2 19 (9.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (6.64%) Load Balancing
4 13 (6.16%) Service Management
5 12 (5.69%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.69%) Change Management
5 12 (5.69%) Migration
5 12 (5.69%) Network Architecture
6 11 (5.21%) Project Management
7 10 (4.74%) Validation
7 10 (4.74%) Incident Management
7 10 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (3.79%) Network Design
10 7 (3.32%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (2.84%) Capacity Management
11 6 (2.84%) Time Management
12 5 (2.37%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.95%) SQL
2 18 (8.53%) Perl
3 12 (5.69%) C
4 10 (4.74%) VB
4 10 (4.74%) Bourne shell
5 9 (4.27%) Korn
6 8 (3.79%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.79%) Java
7 6 (2.84%) C++
7 6 (2.84%) VBScript
8 5 (2.37%) C#
9 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (24.17%) Security Cleared
2 50 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (18.48%) MCSE
4 35 (16.59%) SC Cleared
5 30 (14.22%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (9.48%) CCNP
7 19 (9.00%) CCNA
8 18 (8.53%) MCP
9 17 (8.06%) MCITP
10 14 (6.64%) MCSA
11 13 (6.16%) DV Cleared
12 12 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (5.21%) Degree
13 11 (5.21%) CCA
13 11 (5.21%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (4.74%) MCTS
15 7 (3.32%) HNC
16 3 (1.42%) ISEB
16 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 2 (0.95%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.32%) SLA
2 5 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.42%) BS7799
5 2 (0.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 150 (71.09%) Active Directory
2 42 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.00%) Hyper-V
3 19 (9.00%) vSphere
4 18 (8.53%) XenApp
5 16 (7.58%) VMware ESX
6 14 (6.64%) Terminal Services
7 13 (6.16%) UAG
8 10 (4.74%) NFS
9 8 (3.79%) XenDesktop
10 7 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (3.32%) vCloud
11 5 (2.37%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.90%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.42%) ProxySG
13 3 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.95%) XenServer
15 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 35 (16.59%) SCCM
2 28 (13.27%) NetBackup
3 15 (7.11%) Nagios
3 15 (7.11%) WSUS
4 10 (4.74%) Backup Exec
5 9 (4.27%) SCOM
6 7 (3.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (2.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.90%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.42%) Puppet
10 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.42%) Sysprep
11 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 109 (51.66%) Microsoft
2 90 (42.65%) VMware
3 56 (26.54%) Citrix
4 45 (21.33%) HP
5 37 (17.54%) Cisco
6 34 (16.11%) Red Hat
7 19 (9.00%) Symantec
8 14 (6.64%) Juniper
9 13 (6.16%) EMC
10 11 (5.21%) Veritas
11 10 (4.74%) Altiris
11 10 (4.74%) Isilon
11 10 (4.74%) F5
12 9 (4.27%) Dell
13 8 (3.79%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.79%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.32%) Oracle
14 7 (3.32%) NetApp
15 6 (2.84%) Avaya
16 5 (2.37%) IBM
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