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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 116 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 26 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.12% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 8.04% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 21
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£245 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
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
397 398 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.52% 13.94% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 204 192
Average daily rate £385 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 30
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £9.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.18 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Bristol -1 7 £375 +15.38% 4
Devon - 7 £178 - 3
Wiltshire -3 6 £355 +5.97% 3
Somerset -5 3 £238 +48.43% 1
Gloucestershire -19 3 £450 +31.86%
Dorset - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 62 (93.94%) DNS
2 53 (80.30%) Windows
3 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 35 (53.03%) VMware
5 31 (46.97%) Microsoft
6 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (40.91%) Firewall
8 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (34.85%) Cisco
10 21 (31.82%) Linux
11 17 (25.76%) VPN
11 17 (25.76%) WAN
11 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
11 17 (25.76%) vSphere
12 16 (24.24%) LAN
13 15 (22.73%) ITIL
13 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
13 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
14 14 (21.21%) HP
14 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
15 13 (19.70%) SQL
15 13 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
16 12 (18.18%) Windows XP
17 11 (16.67%) Citrix
17 11 (16.67%) Symantec
17 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
17 11 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.64%) IIS
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.58%) Apache
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Office
2 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (93.94%) DNS
2 27 (40.91%) Firewall
3 17 (25.76%) WAN
3 17 (25.76%) VPN
4 16 (24.24%) LAN
5 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 9 (13.64%) Internet
7 7 (10.61%) VLAN
8 6 (9.09%) MPLS
8 6 (9.09%) Wireless
8 6 (9.09%) IPsec
9 5 (7.58%) VoIP
10 4 (6.06%) WLAN
10 4 (6.06%) IP Telephony
10 4 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.55%) Network Security
11 3 (4.55%) LDAP
11 3 (4.55%) FTP
11 3 (4.55%) SMTP
12 2 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MSI
2 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (15.15%) Administrator
4 9 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Storage Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.06%) NHS
3 2 (3.03%) Handset
3 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.52%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Windows
2 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (31.82%) Linux
5 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
6 13 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (12.12%) UNIX
10 7 (10.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (9.09%) Windows Vista
12 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
13 3 (4.55%) Windows NT
14 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
14 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
14 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (3.03%) Android
15 1 (1.52%) Debian
15 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Migration
2 8 (12.12%) Network Management
3 7 (10.61%) Data Migration
4 6 (9.09%) System Testing
5 5 (7.58%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.06%) Email Migration
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.03%) Scrum
7 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.03%) Project Management
7 2 (3.03%) Service Management
7 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.03%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (3.03%) Software Licensing
8 1 (1.52%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) Java
3 6 (9.09%) C
4 3 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) Erlang
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.61%) CCNA
6 6 (9.09%) MCSE
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
7 2 (3.03%) CCNP
8 1 (1.52%) CCIE
8 1 (1.52%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) vSphere
3 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.09%) XenApp
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.03%) Kerio MailServer
6 2 (3.03%) Firmware
6 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (12.12%) SCCM
3 6 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.58%) HP SIM
5 3 (4.55%) OpenView
5 3 (4.55%) Nagios
6 1 (1.52%) WSUS
6 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) VMware
2 31 (46.97%) Microsoft
3 23 (34.85%) Cisco
4 14 (21.21%) HP
5 11 (16.67%) Citrix
5 11 (16.67%) Symantec
6 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle
7 6 (9.09%) FalconStor
7 6 (9.09%) SonicWALL
8 5 (7.58%) 3PAR
8 5 (7.58%) Juniper
8 5 (7.58%) McAfee
8 5 (7.58%) Wyse
9 4 (6.06%) Avaya
9 4 (6.06%) Polycom
10 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.03%) Infor
10 2 (3.03%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.03%) Kerio
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