The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 106 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing DHCP 44 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.28% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.54% 8.06% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 8
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£350 £255 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £150 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
461 521 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.86% 15.86% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 320 136
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 27
Average hourly rate £42.46 £26.25 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.75% +37.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.91 £120.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the South West region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the South West region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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
Wiltshire -3 22 £475 +5.55% 1
Gloucestershire -1 13 £225 +12.50% 2
Bristol 0 6 £600 +87.50% 7
Devon +9 2 £168 -33.00% 8
Cornwall - 1 - -
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 60 (88.24%) DNS
2 45 (66.18%) Windows
3 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
4 33 (48.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (44.12%) VMware
6 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
7 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
8 21 (30.88%) ITIL
8 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 20 (29.41%) Firewall
10 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (27.94%) DV Cleared
10 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (26.47%) LAN
11 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 17 (25.00%) Cisco
12 17 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (22.06%) Linux
14 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
15 14 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
15 14 (20.59%) Data Protection
16 12 (17.65%) OSPF
16 12 (17.65%) WAN
17 11 (16.18%) HP
17 11 (16.18%) McAfee
17 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
17 11 (16.18%) SSH
18 10 (14.71%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (11.76%) Lync
4 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.35%) nginx
5 5 (7.35%) Confluence
5 5 (7.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (88.24%) DNS
2 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
3 20 (29.41%) Firewall
4 18 (26.47%) LAN
5 12 (17.65%) WAN
5 12 (17.65%) OSPF
6 11 (16.18%) SSH
7 10 (14.71%) IPsec
8 8 (11.76%) MPLS
8 8 (11.76%) Wireless
9 7 (10.29%) BGP
9 7 (10.29%) Ethernet
9 7 (10.29%) VPN
9 7 (10.29%) RIP
10 6 (8.82%) SNMP
10 6 (8.82%) Network Security
10 6 (8.82%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (8.82%) HSRP
11 5 (7.35%) GLBP
11 5 (7.35%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.35%) MariaDB
2 5 (7.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.35%) RSpec
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) GitLab
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Military
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Analyst
1 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (8.82%) Architect
3 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
3 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (7.35%) Administrator
3 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.41%) Support Technician
5 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) IT Support
6 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) REST
2 5 (7.35%) MCollective
2 5 (7.35%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.41%) J2EE
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows
2 33 (48.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 15 (22.06%) Linux
7 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.35%) SmartOS
8 5 (7.35%) CoreOS
9 4 (5.88%) UNIX
10 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) ITIL
2 14 (20.59%) Data Protection
3 7 (10.29%) Open Source
3 7 (10.29%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.35%) Time Management
4 5 (7.35%) Information Security
4 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.35%) SOA
4 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.35%) DevOps
4 5 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 4 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
5 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.88%) Service Management
5 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.88%) Network Planning
6 3 (4.41%) Network Management
6 3 (4.41%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
1 5 (7.35%) Python
1 5 (7.35%) Ruby
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.41%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) C
4 2 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.94%) DV Cleared
3 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.88%) CCIE
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.41%) CISSP
6 3 (4.41%) JNCIE
6 3 (4.41%) MCTS
6 3 (4.41%) MCITP
7 2 (2.94%) CCNA
8 1 (1.47%) CCDP
8 1 (1.47%) CCNP
8 1 (1.47%) MCP
8 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (14.71%) vSphere
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (8.82%) DFS Replication
6 5 (7.35%) Snort
6 5 (7.35%) Squid
6 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.35%) Varnish
6 5 (7.35%) vCloud
6 5 (7.35%) KVM
6 5 (7.35%) Docker
6 5 (7.35%) LXC
6 5 (7.35%) iptables
6 5 (7.35%) Btrfs
7 3 (4.41%) Firmware
8 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.47%) NFS
9 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) WSUS
1 9 (13.24%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
2 6 (8.82%) SCVMM
2 6 (8.82%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (8.82%) SCOrch
2 6 (8.82%) SCSM
3 5 (7.35%) Ansible
3 5 (7.35%) systemd
3 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.35%) Puppet
3 5 (7.35%) CFEngine
3 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.35%) HAProxy
3 5 (7.35%) SCDPM
3 5 (7.35%) Nessus
4 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) VMware
2 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.00%) Cisco
4 11 (16.18%) HP
4 11 (16.18%) McAfee
5 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
5 9 (13.24%) Citrix
6 7 (10.29%) Juniper
7 6 (8.82%) CA
7 6 (8.82%) Dell
7 6 (8.82%) F5
7 6 (8.82%) ArcSight
8 5 (7.35%) SaltStack
8 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.35%) TOWER Software
8 5 (7.35%) IronPort
8 5 (7.35%) Intel
9 4 (5.88%) Infoblox
9 4 (5.88%) Remedy
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle
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