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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 110 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing DHCP 28 39 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 1.69% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 11.96% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 46
Average daily rate £335 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -36.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
453 326 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.23% 14.14% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 188 275
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 36
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £15.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -1 15 £395 -12.22%
Wiltshire -20 6 £335 -10.66%
Dorset 0 2 - - 1
Somerset -13 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 £250 - 1
Bristol -17 1 £325 +13.04% 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (89.83%) DNS
1 53 (89.83%) Active Directory
2 49 (83.05%) Windows
3 35 (59.32%) VMware
4 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (47.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
7 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
8 21 (35.59%) SCCM
9 20 (33.90%) Citrix
10 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
10 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
11 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
12 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
12 12 (20.34%) Firewall
13 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (16.95%) MCSE
14 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (15.25%) Symantec
15 9 (15.25%) Linux
15 9 (15.25%) NetBackup
15 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
15 9 (15.25%) XenApp
15 9 (15.25%) vSphere
16 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
16 8 (13.56%) SCOM
16 8 (13.56%) HP
17 7 (11.86%) FTP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.47%) IIS
6 3 (5.08%) Lync
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.69%) Site Server
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (89.83%) DNS
2 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
3 12 (20.34%) Firewall
4 7 (11.86%) FTP
5 6 (10.17%) SAN
6 5 (8.47%) VPN
7 4 (6.78%) SMS
7 4 (6.78%) Network Security
8 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.08%) Wireless
9 2 (3.39%) Internet
9 2 (3.39%) NAS
9 2 (3.39%) SSH
10 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.69%) 3G
10 1 (1.69%) X.400
10 1 (1.69%) IPsec
10 1 (1.69%) DMZ
10 1 (1.69%) SSL
10 1 (1.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MSI
1 2 (3.39%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Server Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Thin Client
1 5 (8.47%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.39%) Celerra
3 2 (3.39%) CLARiiON
3 2 (3.39%) PDA
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (47.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.25%) Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.39%) Solaris
8 2 (3.39%) UNIX
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) ITIL
2 4 (6.78%) Service Management
2 4 (6.78%) ITSM
2 4 (6.78%) Migration
3 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.39%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.39%) Network Design
4 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.69%) Project Management
5 1 (1.69%) Information Security
5 1 (1.69%) Data Security
5 1 (1.69%) Security Management
5 1 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.69%) Time Management
5 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.69%) Network Management
5 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.69%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.39%) C
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) VB
2 2 (3.39%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) MCSE
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.08%) MCP
6 3 (5.08%) MCSA
6 3 (5.08%) CCNA
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.39%) MCITP
7 2 (3.39%) Degree
8 1 (1.69%) CISSP
8 1 (1.69%) CCNP
8 1 (1.69%) RHCE
8 1 (1.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (89.83%) Active Directory
2 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) XenApp
3 9 (15.25%) vSphere
4 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.08%) vCloud
7 2 (3.39%) NFS
7 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.69%) Xen
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (35.59%) SCCM
2 9 (15.25%) NetBackup
3 8 (13.56%) SCOM
4 5 (8.47%) HP SIM
4 5 (8.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (6.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) VMware
2 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.90%) Citrix
4 9 (15.25%) Symantec
5 8 (13.56%) HP
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco
7 5 (8.47%) McAfee
7 5 (8.47%) AppSense
8 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.08%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) Sun
10 2 (3.39%) Dell
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle
10 2 (3.39%) Avaya
10 2 (3.39%) Veritas
10 2 (3.39%) Sophos
10 2 (3.39%) 3Com
10 2 (3.39%) Acronis
11 1 (1.69%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.69%) Remedy
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