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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 112 121 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs citing DHCP 29 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.71% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 5.79% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 13
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£283 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.42%
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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
357 363 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.56% 12.34% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 217 154
Average daily rate £370 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 21
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.70 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 July 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 July 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
Gloucestershire +11 15 £415 +95.29% 1
Wiltshire -9 8 £550 +46.17% 1
Bristol +3 3 £140 -56.25% 2
Devon -8 2 £171 -31.50% 2
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England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 51 (94.44%) DNS
2 41 (75.93%) Windows
3 30 (55.56%) VMware
4 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
7 19 (35.19%) Cisco
8 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (33.33%) Firewall
9 17 (31.48%) Linux
9 17 (31.48%) ITIL
10 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
10 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (29.63%) vSphere
11 14 (25.93%) DV Cleared
12 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
12 13 (24.07%) Citrix
13 12 (22.22%) WAN
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
14 11 (20.37%) LAN
15 10 (18.52%) UNIX
15 10 (18.52%) IIS
15 10 (18.52%) SQL
15 10 (18.52%) HP
15 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
15 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (16.67%) MS Excel

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) IIS
3 6 (11.11%) Lync
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.26%) Apache
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (94.44%) DNS
2 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
3 18 (33.33%) Firewall
4 12 (22.22%) WAN
5 11 (20.37%) LAN
6 8 (14.81%) VPN
7 5 (9.26%) Wireless
7 5 (9.26%) VLAN
8 4 (7.41%) SAN
8 4 (7.41%) IPsec
8 4 (7.41%) MPLS
8 4 (7.41%) VoIP
9 3 (5.56%) HTTP
9 3 (5.56%) NAS
9 3 (5.56%) Multicast
10 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.70%) Internet
10 2 (3.70%) Network Security
10 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Military
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Server Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (31.48%) Linux
4 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (18.52%) UNIX
7 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Kernel Tuning
2 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.41%) Email Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) ITSM
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.70%) Open Source
6 2 (3.70%) WFM
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.56%) C
6 2 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) DV Cleared
3 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.56%) CCNA
5 3 (5.56%) MCTS
5 3 (5.56%) MCITP
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) CCNP
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) CCIE
7 1 (1.85%) CCDP
7 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (29.63%) vSphere
3 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.26%) XenApp
4 5 (9.26%) Firmware
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Server
5 4 (7.41%) DFS Replication
6 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.85%) Xen
8 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) WSUS
3 6 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (7.41%) SCOM
4 4 (7.41%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.41%) SCOrch
4 4 (7.41%) SCSM
5 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.70%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) VMware
2 19 (35.19%) Cisco
3 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.07%) Citrix
5 10 (18.52%) HP
5 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.81%) McAfee
7 7 (12.96%) Oracle
8 6 (11.11%) CA
8 6 (11.11%) Infoblox
9 5 (9.26%) TOWER Software
10 4 (7.41%) Wyse
10 4 (7.41%) FalconStor
11 3 (5.56%) Dell
12 2 (3.70%) Juniper
13 1 (1.85%) Avaya
13 1 (1.85%) Sophos
13 1 (1.85%) Veritas
13 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.85%) Symantec