The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 110 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 28 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 6.35% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 12
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£320 £308 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -38.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.97%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
372 299 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.17% 14.28% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 159 186
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.97 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
DHCP
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 17 £376 +58.42% 6
Devon +1 4 £250 -41.17%
Bristol -18 4 £320 +11.30% 4
Gloucestershire -17 2 £229 -42.81% 1
Dorset +5 1 - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
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England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 51 (89.47%) DNS
2 44 (77.19%) Windows
2 44 (77.19%) Active Directory
3 34 (59.65%) VMware
4 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
5 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
7 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 19 (33.33%) Firewall
9 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
10 17 (29.82%) SCCM
11 16 (28.07%) HP
11 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
12 15 (26.32%) NetBackup
12 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
12 15 (26.32%) DV Cleared
13 14 (24.56%) vSphere
13 14 (24.56%) ITIL
13 14 (24.56%) Linux
13 14 (24.56%) Citrix
14 13 (22.81%) Symantec
15 12 (21.05%) SLA
15 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (19.30%) HP SIM
16 11 (19.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.51%) IIS
7 2 (3.51%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (89.47%) DNS
2 19 (33.33%) Firewall
3 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.28%) SAN
5 4 (7.02%) SMS
5 4 (7.02%) Internet
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (5.26%) FTP
6 3 (5.26%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) Broadband
7 2 (3.51%) HTTP
7 2 (3.51%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) NAS
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 2 (3.51%) IPsec
7 2 (3.51%) SSH
8 1 (1.75%) VLAN
8 1 (1.75%) 3G
8 1 (1.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MSI
1 2 (3.51%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 19 (33.33%) Administrator
2 8 (14.04%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Thin Client
1 5 (8.77%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.51%) Celerra
2 2 (3.51%) CLARiiON
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (77.19%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (24.56%) Linux
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.77%) UNIX
10 3 (5.26%) Solaris
11 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 4 (7.02%) Migration
2 4 (7.02%) Service Management
2 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (7.02%) ITSM
2 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (3.51%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
4 2 (3.51%) Network Design
4 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.75%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.75%) Change Control
5 1 (1.75%) Security Management
5 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.75%) Data Management
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) VB
4 2 (3.51%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) C
5 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 8 (14.04%) MCSE
6 5 (8.77%) MCP
7 3 (5.26%) MCSA
7 3 (5.26%) CCNA
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.26%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) MCITP
9 1 (1.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (77.19%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (24.56%) vSphere
4 7 (12.28%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.53%) XenApp
6 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.26%) vCloud
8 2 (3.51%) NFS
8 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.51%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) SCCM
2 15 (26.32%) NetBackup
3 11 (19.30%) HP SIM
3 11 (19.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (14.04%) SCOM
5 5 (8.77%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.26%) WSUS
7 1 (1.75%) MOM
7 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) VMware
2 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (28.07%) HP
4 14 (24.56%) Citrix
5 13 (22.81%) Symantec
6 5 (8.77%) AppSense
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.02%) EMC
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco
7 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.26%) Veritas
9 2 (3.51%) Sun
9 2 (3.51%) Apple
9 2 (3.51%) Remedy
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle
9 2 (3.51%) Juniper
9 2 (3.51%) Acronis
9 2 (3.51%) 3Com
9 2 (3.51%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.51%) Meru Networks
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fuel Recruitment
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Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £190 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago