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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 103 90 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs citing DHCP 46 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 1.27% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.35% 10.86% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 2
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£268 £215 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.41% +3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £222
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.85 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £27.50 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -15.71%
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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
551 267 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.38% 11.66% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 145 186
Average daily rate £350 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 64
Average hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 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 30 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 +4 29 £450 +38.46% 3
Gloucestershire -17 7 £200 -20.00%
Bristol -21 4 £275 +61.76% 1
Somerset - 4 £255 - 5
Dorset - 2 £225 - 1
Devon -20 1 - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
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England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 66 (98.51%) DNS
2 54 (80.60%) Windows
3 44 (65.67%) Active Directory
4 36 (53.73%) VMware
5 35 (52.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (50.75%) Security Cleared
7 31 (46.27%) Firewall
7 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
7 31 (46.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (40.30%) HP
8 27 (40.30%) ITIL
9 26 (38.81%) Linux
9 26 (38.81%) DV Cleared
10 23 (34.33%) Symantec
11 22 (32.84%) Telecoms
12 20 (29.85%) MS Excel
12 20 (29.85%) SLA
12 20 (29.85%) vSphere
12 20 (29.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 19 (28.36%) HP SIM
13 19 (28.36%) NetBackup
14 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
15 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
15 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
16 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (17.91%) Capacity Management
17 12 (17.91%) 3PAR

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.48%) Lync
8 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (98.51%) DNS
2 31 (46.27%) Firewall
3 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.43%) Internet
5 7 (10.45%) VPN
6 4 (5.97%) SAN
6 4 (5.97%) LAN
7 3 (4.48%) HTTP
7 3 (4.48%) LDAP
7 3 (4.48%) Wireless
7 3 (4.48%) IPsec
7 3 (4.48%) VLAN
8 2 (2.99%) 802.11
8 2 (2.99%) MPLS
8 2 (2.99%) OSPF
8 2 (2.99%) BGP
8 2 (2.99%) TACACS
8 2 (2.99%) ATM
8 2 (2.99%) Broadband
8 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MySQL
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 22 (32.84%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Administrator
2 25 (37.31%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (17.91%) Storage Administrator
3 12 (17.91%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.45%) Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) Open Source
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) PDA
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 35 (52.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (46.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (38.81%) Linux
5 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (14.93%) UNIX
8 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
8 9 (13.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.48%) Solaris
9 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.49%) Debian
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Capacity Management
3 3 (4.48%) Project Management
4 2 (2.99%) Service Management
4 2 (2.99%) Migration
4 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (2.99%) Integration Testing
4 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
4 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.49%) Network Management
5 1 (1.49%) Change Control
5 1 (1.49%) System Testing
5 1 (1.49%) Time Management
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.49%) CAD
5 1 (1.49%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (1.49%) Line Management
5 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.49%) Coaching
5 1 (1.49%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.48%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) Security Cleared
2 26 (38.81%) DV Cleared
3 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.48%) CCNA
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.48%) MCSE
6 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 2 (2.99%) CCNP
6 2 (2.99%) MCITP
6 2 (2.99%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.49%) MCSA
7 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.85%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (65.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.85%) vSphere
3 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.45%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.48%) XenApp
6 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.49%) vCloud
7 1 (1.49%) UAG
7 1 (1.49%) XenServer
7 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.49%) Kerio MailServer
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.49%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 19 (28.36%) HP SIM
2 19 (28.36%) NetBackup
3 11 (16.42%) SCCM
4 8 (11.94%) SCOM
5 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.48%) Nagios
6 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.49%) MOM
7 1 (1.49%) WSUS
7 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) VMware
2 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
3 27 (40.30%) HP
4 23 (34.33%) Symantec
5 12 (17.91%) 3PAR
6 8 (11.94%) Citrix
7 7 (10.45%) Infoblox
8 5 (7.46%) Cisco
9 4 (5.97%) Juniper
9 4 (5.97%) Apple
9 4 (5.97%) Sophos
10 3 (4.48%) McAfee
11 2 (2.99%) Meru Networks
11 2 (2.99%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.99%) Lotus
11 2 (2.99%) EMC
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle
12 1 (1.49%) SAP
12 1 (1.49%) Sun