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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 104 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 39 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 0.88% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 6.76% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 18
Median daily rate £210 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £161 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -25.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £17.00 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.79 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+48.81% -10.00%
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
354 414 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.69% 12.97% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 233 267
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 61
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 12 £375 -9.09% 1
Bristol +8 9 £233 -28.46% 2
Dorset - 6 £210 - 1
Devon +3 5 £185 -46.18%
Wiltshire -1 5 £500 +81.81% 4
Somerset +23 1 - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 76 (81.72%) DNS
2 57 (61.29%) Windows
3 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 48 (51.61%) Windows Server
4 42 (45.16%) Firewall
5 40 (43.01%) Cisco
6 37 (39.78%) Active Directory
6 37 (39.78%) VPN
7 33 (35.48%) VMware
8 31 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 29 (31.18%) MS Office
10 27 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (26.88%) Windows 7
12 24 (25.81%) Juniper
13 23 (24.73%) CheckPoint
13 23 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (23.66%) LAN
14 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (19.35%) WAN
16 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
17 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
18 15 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (16.13%) Junos
18 15 (16.13%) Wireless
19 14 (15.05%) MS Visio
19 14 (15.05%) Citrix
19 14 (15.05%) tcpdump
19 14 (15.05%) Wireshark
20 12 (12.90%) DV Cleared

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 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.53%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (31.18%) MS Office
2 14 (15.05%) MS Visio
3 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (81.72%) DNS
2 42 (45.16%) Firewall
3 37 (39.78%) VPN
4 27 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 22 (23.66%) LAN
6 18 (19.35%) WAN
7 15 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (16.13%) Junos
7 15 (16.13%) Wireless
8 14 (15.05%) tcpdump
8 14 (15.05%) Wireshark
9 12 (12.90%) VoIP
10 11 (11.83%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (9.68%) SNMP
12 7 (7.53%) Internet
12 7 (7.53%) VLAN
13 5 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (4.30%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (4.30%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (4.30%) X.509
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Military
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Support Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) Network Engineer
3 18 (19.35%) Network Support
4 14 (15.05%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Support
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Administrator
11 4 (4.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.53%) CESG
3 5 (5.38%) Clustering
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) ASIC
4 4 (4.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.23%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 57 (61.29%) Windows
2 48 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (26.88%) Windows 7
5 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.68%) Linux
7 9 (9.68%) Unix
8 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.53%) Solaris
8 7 (7.53%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.30%) Android
10 4 (4.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.23%) AIX
12 2 (2.15%) VMS
13 1 (1.08%) Fedora
13 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) ITIL
2 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (7.53%) Kernel Tuning
4 7 (7.53%) Time Management
5 6 (6.45%) Migration
5 6 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.45%) Network Management
6 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.30%) ITSM
7 4 (4.30%) Requirements Management
7 4 (4.30%) Service Management
7 4 (4.30%) UML
7 4 (4.30%) Use Case
7 4 (4.30%) V-Model
7 4 (4.30%) Workflow
8 3 (3.23%) Innovation Management
8 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.30%) C++
3 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (8.60%) CCNP
6 8 (8.60%) MCSE
7 7 (7.53%) CCNA
8 4 (4.30%) DBS Check
8 4 (4.30%) MCSA
9 3 (3.23%) CCA
9 3 (3.23%) CCDP
9 3 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.23%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.23%) MCITP
10 2 (2.15%) CCDA
10 2 (2.15%) CNA
10 2 (2.15%) CNE
10 2 (2.15%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 37 (39.78%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.83%) vSphere
4 10 (10.75%) Firmware
5 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.53%) XenApp
6 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.30%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
8 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.08%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.08%) NFS
9 1 (1.08%) Samba
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) yum
3 4 (4.30%) WSUS
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.23%) Nagios
5 2 (2.15%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.15%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.15%) SCOM
6 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.08%) MOM
6 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.08%) SCSM
6 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.01%) Cisco
3 33 (35.48%) VMware
4 24 (25.81%) Juniper
5 23 (24.73%) CheckPoint
6 14 (15.05%) Citrix
7 11 (11.83%) HP
8 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.53%) Dell
10 5 (5.38%) Apple
10 5 (5.38%) IBM
10 5 (5.38%) TOWER Software
11 4 (4.30%) F5
12 3 (3.23%) Dell KACE
12 3 (3.23%) Oracle
12 3 (3.23%) Wyse
13 2 (2.15%) CA
13 2 (2.15%) Novell
13 2 (2.15%) Sophos
13 2 (2.15%) Veritas