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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 92 99 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing DHCP 47 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 0.80% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.67% 6.79% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 3
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£268 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.93% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £224 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £443 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 £12.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.37% -32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.95 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £21.55 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
DHCP
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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
542 265 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 11.85% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 140 201
Average daily rate £365 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 63
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -21.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +5 27 £469 +50.00% 3
Gloucestershire -8 8 £206 - 2
Bristol -15 7 £320 - 2
Somerset - 3 £260 - 6
Dorset - 2 £225 - 3
Devon -21 1 - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
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England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 63 (98.44%) DNS
2 52 (81.25%) Windows
3 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
4 36 (56.25%) VMware
5 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 30 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (43.75%) Firewall
9 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
10 25 (39.06%) ITIL
11 24 (37.50%) HP
11 24 (37.50%) DV Cleared
12 23 (35.94%) Linux
13 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
14 20 (31.25%) Symantec
15 19 (29.69%) MS Exchange
16 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
16 18 (28.13%) SLA
16 18 (28.13%) vSphere
17 17 (26.56%) HP SIM
17 17 (26.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 17 (26.56%) NetBackup
18 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
20 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
20 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2007
21 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
22 10 (15.63%) Capacity Management

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (29.69%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) Lync
7 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (98.44%) DNS
2 28 (43.75%) Firewall
3 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.50%) Internet
5 7 (10.94%) VPN
6 4 (6.25%) LAN
7 3 (4.69%) HTTP
7 3 (4.69%) SAN
7 3 (4.69%) Wireless
7 3 (4.69%) IPsec
7 3 (4.69%) VLAN
8 2 (3.13%) 802.11
8 2 (3.13%) DMVPN
8 2 (3.13%) MPLS
8 2 (3.13%) OSPF
8 2 (3.13%) BGP
8 2 (3.13%) TACACS
8 2 (3.13%) SNMP
8 2 (3.13%) WAN
8 2 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) MySQL
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Administrator
2 23 (35.94%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Storage Administrator
3 10 (15.63%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Server Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) PDA
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (81.25%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (35.94%) Linux
5 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (15.63%) UNIX
8 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.69%) Solaris
11 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.56%) Debian
12 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Capacity Management
3 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
3 2 (3.13%) Test Automation
3 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.13%) Project Management
3 2 (3.13%) Service Management
3 2 (3.13%) Migration
3 2 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (1.56%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.56%) Data Management
4 1 (1.56%) Network Design
4 1 (1.56%) Process Management
4 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.56%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) C++
3 1 (1.56%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.69%) CCNA
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.69%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) MCP
6 2 (3.13%) CCNP
6 2 (3.13%) MCITP
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) vSphere
3 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.94%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.69%) XenApp
7 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.56%) vCloud
8 1 (1.56%) UAG
8 1 (1.56%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) NetBackup
1 17 (26.56%) HP SIM
1 17 (26.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (14.06%) SCCM
3 8 (12.50%) SCOM
4 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.56%) MOM
6 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) VMware
2 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 24 (37.50%) HP
4 20 (31.25%) Symantec
5 10 (15.63%) 3PAR
6 7 (10.94%) Infoblox
6 7 (10.94%) Citrix
7 5 (7.81%) Cisco
8 4 (6.25%) Juniper
8 4 (6.25%) Sophos
9 3 (4.69%) McAfee
9 3 (4.69%) Apple
10 2 (3.13%) Lotus
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle
10 2 (3.13%) EMC
10 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.13%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.56%) Becrypt