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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 110 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing DHCP 34 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 1.14% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.08% 8.61% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 17
Average daily rate £328 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.96% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +13.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.32 £17.02
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +7.64%
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
421 418 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.20% 13.18% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 206 177
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £495 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 12 £350 +1.08% 2
Gloucestershire +8 8 £270 -40.00% 6
Bristol +2 8 £325 -14.47% 10
Devon -4 5 £190 +6.74% 1
Somerset -3 1 £733 +179.23% 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 62 (92.54%) DNS
2 51 (76.12%) Active Directory
3 50 (74.63%) Windows
4 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
5 39 (58.21%) VMware
6 36 (53.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (53.73%) Windows Server
7 33 (49.25%) MS Exchange
8 30 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (31.34%) Firewall
11 20 (29.85%) Cisco
11 20 (29.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (28.36%) ITIL
13 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
14 16 (23.88%) HP
15 15 (22.39%) vSphere
16 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
17 13 (19.40%) Disaster Recovery
18 12 (17.91%) LAN
18 12 (17.91%) Linux
19 11 (16.42%) Citrix
19 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
20 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2007
21 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
21 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
21 9 (13.43%) Sophos
21 9 (13.43%) Internet

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 33 (49.25%) MS Exchange
2 20 (29.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) IIS
6 4 (5.97%) nginx
7 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.99%) Apache
8 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.99%) Confluence
8 2 (2.99%) Jetty
8 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.49%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.49%) JBoss
9 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.99%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.99%) SaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (92.54%) DNS
2 21 (31.34%) Firewall
3 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
4 12 (17.91%) LAN
5 9 (13.43%) Internet
6 8 (11.94%) IPsec
7 7 (10.45%) Ethernet
7 7 (10.45%) SSL
7 7 (10.45%) VPN
7 7 (10.45%) Wireless
8 6 (8.96%) MPLS
8 6 (8.96%) SSH
8 6 (8.96%) WAN
9 5 (7.46%) LDAP
9 5 (7.46%) NAS
9 5 (7.46%) OSPF
9 5 (7.46%) SAN
10 4 (5.97%) HTTP
10 4 (5.97%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (5.97%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.99%) GitLab
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) RSpec
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Back Office
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support
7 4 (5.97%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Senior IT Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) 802.1X
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) J2EE
3 2 (2.99%) .NET
3 2 (2.99%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.99%) MCollective
3 2 (2.99%) REST
3 2 (2.99%) Servlets
4 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.96%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Handset
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Physics
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (74.63%) Windows
2 36 (53.73%) Windows Server
2 36 (53.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.91%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.99%) CoreOS
7 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.99%) SmartOS
7 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) Unix
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.43%) Migration
4 8 (11.94%) Service Management
5 7 (10.45%) High Availability
6 6 (8.96%) DevOps
7 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.46%) Open Source
7 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security
8 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.48%) Coaching
9 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.97%) Java
2 4 (5.97%) Python
2 4 (5.97%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.43%) MCSE
3 8 (11.94%) MCSA
3 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) CCIE
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.97%) Degree
7 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 3 (4.48%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) CCNA
9 1 (1.49%) CWDP
9 1 (1.49%) MCITP
9 1 (1.49%) MCP
9 1 (1.49%) MCTS
9 1 (1.49%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (76.12%) Active Directory
2 30 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.39%) vSphere
4 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
5 8 (11.94%) VMware ESX
6 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.48%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (4.48%) Xen
8 2 (2.99%) Btrfs
8 2 (2.99%) Docker
8 2 (2.99%) Firmware
8 2 (2.99%) iptables
8 2 (2.99%) KVM
8 2 (2.99%) LXC
8 2 (2.99%) Snort
8 2 (2.99%) Squid
8 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.99%) vCloud
8 2 (2.99%) XenApp
8 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) WSUS
2 5 (7.46%) Puppet
3 4 (5.97%) SCCM
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Intune
4 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.99%) Ansible
5 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.99%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.99%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Nessus
5 2 (2.99%) OpenView
5 2 (2.99%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.99%) systemd
6 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) Microsoft
2 39 (58.21%) VMware
3 20 (29.85%) Cisco
4 16 (23.88%) HP
5 11 (16.42%) Citrix
6 9 (13.43%) Sophos
7 8 (11.94%) Juniper
8 6 (8.96%) Forcepoint
8 6 (8.96%) NetApp
9 5 (7.46%) Dell
9 5 (7.46%) Intel Security
9 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
10 4 (5.97%) F5
10 4 (5.97%) Intel
10 4 (5.97%) IronPort
10 4 (5.97%) Oracle
11 3 (4.48%) Google
11 3 (4.48%) Remedy
11 3 (4.48%) Symantec