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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 140 150 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing DHCP 109 93 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.05% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 5.81% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 35
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 10
Average hourly rate £19.46 £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £46.00 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
1835 1602 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.78% 18.03% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 737 599
Average daily rate £347 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 99 173
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Hampshire -9 34 £295 -5.60% 7
Berkshire +9 28 £300 +46.34% 16
Surrey -2 15 £286 -2.96% 13
West Sussex +13 13 £220 -20.00% 2
East Sussex - 8 £238 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 5 £325 - 11
Kent -10 5 £463 +143.42%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - - 2
Middlesex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 174 (93.55%) DNS
2 147 (79.03%) Windows
3 131 (70.43%) Active Directory
4 90 (48.39%) Microsoft
5 79 (42.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (40.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 73 (39.25%) VMware
8 60 (32.26%) MS Exchange
9 59 (31.72%) TCP/IP
10 52 (27.96%) Firewall
11 48 (25.81%) ITIL
12 46 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (24.19%) Citrix
14 43 (23.12%) Windows 7
15 42 (22.58%) SCCM
16 39 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (20.43%) Security Cleared
18 37 (19.89%) MCSE
18 37 (19.89%) Cisco
19 36 (19.35%) HP
20 35 (18.82%) Linux
21 34 (18.28%) LAN
22 33 (17.74%) MS Excel
23 32 (17.20%) WAN
23 32 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
24 30 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
24 30 (16.13%) MS Office
24 30 (16.13%) SAN
25 29 (15.59%) Cisco Certification
26 25 (13.44%) VPN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 60 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (11.29%) IIS
4 18 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 14 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.61%) CMS
11 3 (1.61%) SAS
11 3 (1.61%) Apache
11 3 (1.61%) Lync
12 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.54%) Site Server
13 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 33 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.13%) MS Office
3 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.22%) Office 365
3 17 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (93.55%) DNS
2 59 (31.72%) TCP/IP
3 52 (27.96%) Firewall
4 34 (18.28%) LAN
5 32 (17.20%) WAN
6 30 (16.13%) SAN
7 25 (13.44%) VPN
8 20 (10.75%) MPLS
9 19 (10.22%) VoIP
10 18 (9.68%) Wireless
11 16 (8.60%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (8.60%) Internet
12 14 (7.53%) WLAN
13 13 (6.99%) IPsec
14 10 (5.38%) LDAP
14 10 (5.38%) 3G
15 9 (4.84%) Network Security
15 9 (4.84%) iSCSI
15 9 (4.84%) VLAN
15 9 (4.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.60%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.69%) MySQL
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Ingres
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.54%) WebLOAD
General
1 16 (8.60%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.91%) Finance
3 2 (1.08%) Electronics
3 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.08%) Advertising
3 2 (1.08%) Banking
3 2 (1.08%) Marketing
3 2 (1.08%) German Language
4 1 (0.54%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
4 1 (0.54%) Games
4 1 (0.54%) Back Office
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (15.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (13.44%) Analyst
3 21 (11.29%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.75%) Network Engineer
5 12 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (6.45%) Administrator
6 10 (5.38%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.38%) Consultant
6 10 (5.38%) Desktop Support
6 10 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (5.38%) Server Engineer
7 9 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.30%) Network Analyst
8 8 (4.30%) IT Support
9 7 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Build Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Network Support
11 5 (2.69%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.69%) .NET
1 5 (2.69%) XML
2 3 (1.61%) WAP
3 2 (1.08%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.08%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.54%) HTML
4 1 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.54%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.54%) ODBC
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Clustering
2 15 (8.06%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.99%) PKI
4 10 (5.38%) Replication
5 8 (4.30%) Thin Client
5 8 (4.30%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.15%) Statistics
8 3 (1.61%) Firmware
9 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.08%) DTV
9 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) iPad
10 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.54%) Life Science
10 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 147 (79.03%) Windows
2 79 (42.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (40.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (23.12%) Windows 7
5 39 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (18.82%) Linux
7 22 (11.83%) Windows XP
8 21 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (5.91%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.38%) UNIX
11 7 (3.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (3.23%) Solaris
13 5 (2.69%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.54%) Android
15 1 (0.54%) CentOS
15 1 (0.54%) OS/400
15 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.81%) ITIL
2 20 (10.75%) Configuration Management
3 18 (9.68%) Migration
4 16 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (8.06%) Load Balancing
6 11 (5.91%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.91%) Change Management
6 11 (5.91%) Service Management
6 11 (5.91%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.84%) Project Management
9 8 (4.30%) Validation
9 8 (4.30%) Network Design
9 8 (4.30%) Capacity Management
10 7 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.76%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (3.76%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.76%) Time Management
11 6 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.75%) SQL
2 12 (6.45%) Perl
3 11 (5.91%) Java
4 10 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.30%) C#
5 8 (4.30%) C++
6 7 (3.76%) VBScript
7 6 (3.23%) VB
7 6 (3.23%) C
8 5 (2.69%) Bourne shell
8 5 (2.69%) Korn
9 3 (1.61%) Ruby
10 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (20.43%) Security Cleared
3 37 (19.89%) MCSE
4 29 (15.59%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (10.75%) SC Cleared
6 18 (9.68%) MCP
6 18 (9.68%) CCNA
7 16 (8.60%) CCNP
8 14 (7.53%) MCTS
8 14 (7.53%) MCITP
9 12 (6.45%) DV Cleared
9 12 (6.45%) MCSA
10 11 (5.91%) Degree
11 9 (4.84%) CCA
11 9 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.69%) CCVP
14 4 (2.15%) HNC
14 4 (2.15%) ISEB
14 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.14%) SLA
2 6 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.61%) BS7799
4 3 (1.61%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 131 (70.43%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.45%) XenApp
5 11 (5.91%) vSphere
6 10 (5.38%) UAG
7 9 (4.84%) VMware ESX
8 8 (4.30%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.23%) NFS
10 6 (3.23%) DFS Replication
11 5 (2.69%) vCloud
11 5 (2.69%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.15%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.61%) ProxySG
13 3 (1.61%) NLBS
14 2 (1.08%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.08%) XenServer
15 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 42 (22.58%) SCCM
2 15 (8.06%) NetBackup
3 14 (7.53%) SCOM
4 13 (6.99%) WSUS
5 10 (5.38%) Nagios
6 8 (4.30%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (2.69%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.61%) Sysprep
9 3 (1.61%) Puppet
9 3 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.08%) WMI
10 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 90 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 73 (39.25%) VMware
3 45 (24.19%) Citrix
4 37 (19.89%) Cisco
5 36 (19.35%) HP
6 24 (12.90%) Red Hat
7 13 (6.99%) Juniper
8 10 (5.38%) F5
9 9 (4.84%) Oracle
9 9 (4.84%) Symantec
10 8 (4.30%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.76%) Altiris
11 7 (3.76%) NetApp
12 6 (3.23%) Avaya
12 6 (3.23%) Veeam
12 6 (3.23%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.69%) Isilon
13 5 (2.69%) Dell
13 5 (2.69%) EMC
13 5 (2.69%) Veritas
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