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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 100 111 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing DHCP 43 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 0.79% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 6.69% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 6
Median daily rate £325 £358 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +43.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £131 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £456 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £298 £277
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +24.24%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
510 359 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.14% 11.86% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 203 217
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £475 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Gloucestershire +8 16 £325 -23.52% 4
Bristol +8 12 £325 +130.08% 9
Somerset +13 3 £318 - 2
Devon +1 2 - - 4
Wiltshire -9 2 £363 +3.57% 3
Cornwall - 2 £163 - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 63 (88.73%) DNS
2 55 (77.46%) Active Directory
3 51 (71.83%) Windows
4 43 (60.56%) VMware
5 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
5 36 (50.70%) Windows Server
6 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (33.80%) PowerShell
9 23 (32.39%) vSphere
10 22 (30.99%) Cisco
11 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
13 19 (26.76%) SQL
14 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
14 18 (25.35%) Firewall
15 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
16 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
16 16 (22.54%) Linux
16 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
17 15 (21.13%) ITIL
18 14 (19.72%) Migration
19 13 (18.31%) VMware ESX
19 13 (18.31%) VPN
19 13 (18.31%) Office 365
19 13 (18.31%) Windows 10
20 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
21 11 (15.49%) Citrix
21 11 (15.49%) MS Office

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (8.45%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) IIS
9 1 (1.41%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.41%) JBoss
9 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Office
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 63 (88.73%) DNS
2 18 (25.35%) Firewall
2 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
3 13 (18.31%) VPN
4 9 (12.68%) LAN
4 9 (12.68%) WAN
5 7 (9.86%) VLAN
5 7 (9.86%) Wireless
6 6 (8.45%) Internet
7 4 (5.63%) LDAP
7 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.23%) NAS
8 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.23%) SAN
8 3 (4.23%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (2.82%) HSRP
9 2 (2.82%) HTTP
9 2 (2.82%) IPv4
9 2 (2.82%) Network Security
9 2 (2.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.08%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Analyst
2 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.04%) IT Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) IT Support
6 3 (4.23%) Network Support
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Fat Client
2 8 (11.27%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.04%) Clustering
4 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) Handset
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Windows Server
3 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
7 16 (22.54%) Linux
8 13 (18.31%) Windows 10
9 10 (14.08%) Windows 8
10 9 (12.68%) Unix
11 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (5.63%) Solaris
12 3 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Migration
3 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.27%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.45%) Service Management
6 5 (7.04%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (4.23%) Change Management
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.82%) ITSM
8 2 (2.82%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.82%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Time Management
9 1 (1.41%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.41%) Kanban
9 1 (1.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.41%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) PowerShell
2 19 (26.76%) SQL
3 5 (7.04%) VBScript
4 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.23%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) MCSE
4 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.45%) CCNP
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.45%) MCSA
5 6 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.82%) MCTS
6 2 (2.82%) RHCE
7 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
7 1 (1.41%) MCDST
7 1 (1.41%) MCITP
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (77.46%) Active Directory
2 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (32.39%) vSphere
4 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
5 13 (18.31%) VMware ESX
6 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (9.86%) XenApp
8 5 (7.04%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.23%) ProxySG
10 2 (2.82%) Firmware
11 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) SCCM
2 8 (11.27%) SCOM
3 5 (7.04%) WSUS
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.82%) yum
6 1 (1.41%) Hyperic
6 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) VMware
2 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.99%) Cisco
4 11 (15.49%) Citrix
5 9 (12.68%) Juniper
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle
5 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
6 8 (11.27%) NetApp
6 8 (11.27%) Sophos
7 7 (9.86%) Forcepoint
7 7 (9.86%) HP
8 6 (8.45%) Dell
8 6 (8.45%) Intel Security
9 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.63%) F5
9 4 (5.63%) Wyse
10 3 (4.23%) Avaya
10 3 (4.23%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.23%) TippingPoint
11 2 (2.82%) Veritas
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