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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 107 76 111
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +35
Contract jobs citing DHCP 40 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.21% 1.68% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 12.54% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 4
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£370 £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £166 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £323 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 1
Average hourly rate £21.35 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
505 295 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.31% 13.37% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 144 182
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 November 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 -13 19 £450 +38.46% 8
Gloucestershire -15 8 £250 -16.66% 5
Somerset - 7 £268 -
Bristol -24 6 £135 -20.58% 3
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 4
Dorset - - - - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 78 (95.12%) DNS
2 71 (86.59%) Windows
3 56 (68.29%) Active Directory
4 44 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
6 42 (51.22%) VMware
7 41 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (46.34%) Firewall
9 34 (41.46%) Security Cleared
10 31 (37.80%) HP
11 29 (35.37%) Linux
11 29 (35.37%) DV Cleared
12 28 (34.15%) ITIL
12 28 (34.15%) Symantec
13 25 (30.49%) Telecoms
13 25 (30.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
15 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
15 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
15 21 (25.61%) vSphere
16 20 (24.39%) SLA
17 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
17 19 (23.17%) HP SIM
17 19 (23.17%) NetBackup
18 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (21.95%) Windows XP
19 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
20 15 (18.29%) SCCM
20 15 (18.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 14 (17.07%) Finance

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.88%) IIS
7 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.22%) Lync
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.20%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (95.12%) DNS
2 38 (46.34%) Firewall
3 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.85%) Internet
5 12 (14.63%) VPN
5 12 (14.63%) LAN
5 12 (14.63%) WAN
6 6 (7.32%) Wireless
6 6 (7.32%) VLAN
7 5 (6.10%) SAN
8 4 (4.88%) MPLS
8 4 (4.88%) LDAP
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.66%) FTP
9 3 (3.66%) OSPF
9 3 (3.66%) BGP
10 2 (2.44%) TACACS
10 2 (2.44%) 802.11
10 2 (2.44%) IPsec
10 2 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MSI
2 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (30.49%) Telecoms
2 14 (17.07%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Law
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Administrator
2 26 (31.71%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (15.85%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 13 (15.85%) Storage Administrator
4 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.44%) NHS
3 2 (2.44%) Handset
3 2 (2.44%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.44%) Open Source
3 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) PDA
4 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (86.59%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (35.37%) Linux
5 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
6 18 (21.95%) Windows XP
7 15 (18.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (13.41%) UNIX
10 6 (7.32%) Windows Vista
11 5 (6.10%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
13 3 (3.66%) Solaris
13 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
14 2 (2.44%) Windows NT
14 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
14 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
14 2 (2.44%) Android
14 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Capacity Management
3 6 (7.32%) System Testing
4 5 (6.10%) Migration
5 4 (4.88%) Project Management
5 4 (4.88%) Network Management
6 3 (3.66%) Service Management
6 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.44%) Network Design
7 2 (2.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.44%) Scrum
7 2 (2.44%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.44%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.22%) Line Management
8 1 (1.22%) Coaching
8 1 (1.22%) Time Management
8 1 (1.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) C
3 4 (4.88%) Java
4 3 (3.66%) Perl
5 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) Erlang
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.37%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.10%) CCNA
7 3 (3.66%) Degree
7 3 (3.66%) MCSE
8 2 (2.44%) CCNP
8 2 (2.44%) MCP
8 2 (2.44%) MCITP
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.22%) CCIE
9 1 (1.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.39%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.61%) vSphere
3 18 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.88%) XenApp
5 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.44%) Kerio MailServer
8 1 (1.22%) XenServer
8 1 (1.22%) UAG
8 1 (1.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 19 (23.17%) HP SIM
2 19 (23.17%) NetBackup
3 15 (18.29%) SCCM
4 7 (8.54%) SCOM
4 7 (8.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (4.88%) Nagios
7 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.44%) OpenView
8 2 (2.44%) WSUS
9 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
2 42 (51.22%) VMware
3 31 (37.80%) HP
4 28 (34.15%) Symantec
5 13 (15.85%) 3PAR
6 11 (13.41%) Cisco
7 9 (10.98%) Citrix
8 7 (8.54%) Infoblox
9 6 (7.32%) Juniper
10 5 (6.10%) SonicWALL
10 5 (6.10%) McAfee
10 5 (6.10%) Apple
11 4 (4.88%) Sophos
12 3 (3.66%) Oracle
12 3 (3.66%) Avaya
13 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.44%) Lotus
13 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.44%) NEC
13 2 (2.44%) Dell
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