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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 106 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing DHCP 38 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 1.17% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 8.18% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £365 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -8.57%
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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
392 440 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.25% 14.34% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 258 146
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.30% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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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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
Gloucestershire +13 18 £300 +50.00% 2
Wiltshire -9 13 £475 +30.13% 1
Bristol -3 4 £370 +15.62% 1
Devon -2 2 £171 -31.50% 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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 48 (94.12%) DNS
2 36 (70.59%) Windows
3 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
4 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
5 27 (52.94%) VMware
6 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (39.22%) ITIL
8 19 (37.25%) TCP/IP
9 18 (35.29%) DV Cleared
10 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
12 13 (25.49%) Windows 7
12 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (23.53%) Linux
13 12 (23.53%) Cisco
13 12 (23.53%) Firewall
14 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
14 11 (21.57%) LAN
14 11 (21.57%) vSphere
14 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
15 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (19.61%) WAN
16 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
16 9 (17.65%) SCCM
17 8 (15.69%) WSUS
17 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
17 8 (15.69%) HP
17 8 (15.69%) Citrix

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (13.73%) Lync
4 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.80%) IIS
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) nginx
7 2 (3.92%) Confluence
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.96%) Apache
8 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (94.12%) DNS
2 19 (37.25%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.53%) Firewall
4 11 (21.57%) LAN
5 10 (19.61%) WAN
6 4 (7.84%) OSPF
6 4 (7.84%) SAN
7 3 (5.88%) MPLS
7 3 (5.88%) Wireless
7 3 (5.88%) IPsec
7 3 (5.88%) SSH
7 3 (5.88%) VLAN
7 3 (5.88%) NAS
7 3 (5.88%) Multicast
7 3 (5.88%) HTTP
8 2 (3.92%) RIP
8 2 (3.92%) SNMP
8 2 (3.92%) VoIP
8 2 (3.92%) BGP
8 2 (3.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.92%) RSpec
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) GitLab
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) J2EE
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) MCollective
3 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
2 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (25.49%) Windows 7
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (23.53%) Linux
6 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (9.80%) UNIX
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (3.92%) SmartOS
9 2 (3.92%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 5 (9.80%) Kernel Tuning
3 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.84%) Open Source
5 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.92%) DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) WFM
6 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.92%) SOA
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) ITSM
7 1 (1.96%) Network Design
7 1 (1.96%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
1 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) C
4 2 (3.92%) C++
4 2 (3.92%) Ruby
4 2 (3.92%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) MCTS
4 3 (5.88%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (21.57%) vSphere
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (9.80%) DFS Replication
6 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.84%) Firmware
7 2 (3.92%) Snort
7 2 (3.92%) Squid
7 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.92%) vCloud
7 2 (3.92%) KVM
7 2 (3.92%) Docker
7 2 (3.92%) LXC
7 2 (3.92%) iptables
7 2 (3.92%) Btrfs
7 2 (3.92%) Varnish
8 1 (1.96%) NFS
8 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 8 (15.69%) WSUS
3 6 (11.76%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (9.80%) SCOrch
4 5 (9.80%) SCSM
4 5 (9.80%) SCOM
4 5 (9.80%) SCVMM
5 3 (5.88%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.92%) Puppet
6 2 (3.92%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.92%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.92%) Ansible
6 2 (3.92%) systemd
6 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.92%) Nessus
7 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) VMware
2 12 (23.53%) Cisco
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.69%) HP
4 8 (15.69%) Citrix
5 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
5 7 (13.73%) McAfee
6 6 (11.76%) CA
7 5 (9.80%) Infoblox
7 5 (9.80%) TOWER Software
7 5 (9.80%) ArcSight
8 4 (7.84%) Dell
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle
10 2 (3.92%) SaltStack
10 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.96%) Symantec
11 1 (1.96%) Sophos
11 1 (1.96%) Websense
11 1 (1.96%) Brocade
11 1 (1.96%) Veeam