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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 110 95 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing DHCP 35 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 1.29% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.27% 10.09% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 6
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£285 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £23.22 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% -6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -10.52%
DHCP
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
423 317 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.32% 12.74% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 154 181
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £32.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Wiltshire -13 11 £346 +2.59% 3
Bristol -7 8 £380 - 7
Somerset 0 6 £263 +64.06%
Devon - 6 £178 -
Gloucestershire -26 4 £450 +100.00% 3
Dorset - - - - 1
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England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 72 (94.74%) DNS
2 62 (81.58%) Windows
3 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 40 (52.63%) VMware
5 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
6 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (42.11%) Firewall
8 25 (32.89%) Linux
9 23 (30.26%) Cisco
10 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
10 21 (27.63%) Windows 7
11 20 (26.32%) HP
11 20 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 20 (26.32%) ITIL
12 19 (25.00%) VPN
12 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (25.00%) vSphere
13 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
13 18 (23.68%) WAN
14 17 (22.37%) LAN
14 17 (22.37%) DV Cleared
14 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
15 15 (19.74%) Windows XP
15 15 (19.74%) Symantec
16 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (18.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 13 (17.11%) SQL
17 13 (17.11%) Citrix
18 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (11.84%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.58%) Apache
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.16%) MS Office
3 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (94.74%) DNS
2 32 (42.11%) Firewall
3 19 (25.00%) VPN
4 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
4 18 (23.68%) WAN
5 17 (22.37%) LAN
6 11 (14.47%) Internet
7 8 (10.53%) VLAN
8 7 (9.21%) Wireless
8 7 (9.21%) MPLS
9 6 (7.89%) IPsec
10 5 (6.58%) VoIP
11 4 (5.26%) LDAP
11 4 (5.26%) WLAN
11 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
12 3 (3.95%) Network Security
12 3 (3.95%) SMTP
12 3 (3.95%) FTP
12 3 (3.95%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MSI
2 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Analyst
1 14 (18.42%) Administrator
2 13 (17.11%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (14.47%) Server Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Network Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.21%) Storage Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.26%) NHS
2 4 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.63%) Handset
3 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.63%) Open Source
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) PDA
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (81.58%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (32.89%) Linux
5 21 (27.63%) Windows 7
6 15 (19.74%) Windows XP
7 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (13.16%) UNIX
10 8 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (7.89%) Windows Vista
12 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
13 3 (3.95%) Windows NT
14 2 (2.63%) Solaris
14 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
14 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
14 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (2.63%) Android
15 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Network Management
2 9 (11.84%) Migration
3 7 (9.21%) Data Migration
3 7 (9.21%) Capacity Management
4 6 (7.89%) System Testing
5 4 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.26%) Email Migration
6 3 (3.95%) Service Management
6 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.63%) Project Management
7 2 (2.63%) Network Design
7 2 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.63%) Scrum
7 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.63%) Software Licensing
8 1 (1.32%) Time Management
8 1 (1.32%) Kernel Tuning
8 1 (1.32%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) C
4 3 (3.95%) Perl
5 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) Erlang
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) DV Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.53%) CCNA
6 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.89%) MCSE
8 3 (3.95%) CCNP
9 2 (2.63%) Degree
10 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (25.00%) vSphere
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (7.89%) XenApp
4 5 (6.58%) VMware Server
5 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.63%) Kerio MailServer
8 1 (1.32%) UAG
8 1 (1.32%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.32%) Firmware
8 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (11.84%) SCCM
3 8 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 8 (10.53%) HP SIM
4 6 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.26%) Nagios
6 3 (3.95%) OpenView
7 1 (1.32%) WSUS
7 1 (1.32%) SCOM
7 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) VMware
2 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
3 23 (30.26%) Cisco
4 20 (26.32%) HP
5 15 (19.74%) Symantec
6 13 (17.11%) Citrix
7 7 (9.21%) 3PAR
7 7 (9.21%) SonicWALL
7 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.21%) Oracle
7 7 (9.21%) McAfee
8 6 (7.89%) Juniper
9 5 (6.58%) FalconStor
9 5 (6.58%) Avaya
9 5 (6.58%) Wyse
10 4 (5.26%) Polycom
11 3 (3.95%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.95%) Sophos
11 3 (3.95%) Apple
12 2 (2.63%) NEC
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