The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
Rank 209 240 192
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -48
Contract jobs citing DHCP 529 508 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.00% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 6.88% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 302 355
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 58
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £50.00 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £18.32
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6750 7382 7526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.53% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4293 4253
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 365 420
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP within the UK.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP within the UK.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DHCP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DHCP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 461 £350 - 188
London +39 180 £381 -1.80% 53
South East -12 81 £350 +11.11% 41
Scotland +37 46 £375 +7.14% 4
North East +8 41 £275 -36.52% 6
East of England +5 38 £375 - 22
City of London +3 35 £375 -3.22% 13
Tyne and Wear -10 34 £283 -37.22% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 33 £290 -35.55% 4
Yorkshire +30 30 £323 -3.73% 12
Edinburgh +33 28 £400 +14.28% 2
North West -8 27 £303 -10.37% 16
Buckinghamshire - 23 £500 - 2
South West 0 22 £213 -34.61% 16
East Midlands +11 20 £330 -12.00% 7
West Yorkshire +40 19 £305 -8.95% 7
West Midlands +12 19 £425 +19.29% 16
Milton Keynes - 18 £500 - 1
Hampshire +19 17 £301 +52.15% 4
Manchester +13 17 £303 -28.82% 8
Derbyshire +13 14 £409 -0.24% 1
Surrey -2 14 £210 -36.36% 8
Derby +11 13 £405 -1.34%
Glasgow +10 13 £225 +105.94% 1
Hertfordshire +2 13 £338 +3.84% 7
Birmingham +6 12 £438 +22.80% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £235 - 8
Leeds +13 10 £305 -8.95% 4
Cambridge - 10 £235 - 3
Berkshire -12 9 £260 -18.75% 10

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DHCP.

1 1041 (92.45%) DNS
2 795 (70.60%) Windows
3 760 (67.50%) Active Directory
4 576 (51.15%) Microsoft
5 470 (41.74%) Windows Server
6 459 (40.76%) VMware
7 368 (32.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 345 (30.64%) TCP/IP
9 304 (27.00%) Cisco
10 302 (26.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 300 (26.64%) Firewall
12 298 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 255 (22.65%) Citrix
14 252 (22.38%) LAN
15 249 (22.11%) ITIL
16 238 (21.14%) Security Cleared
17 223 (19.80%) MS Exchange
18 214 (19.01%) SCCM
19 205 (18.21%) Linux
20 204 (18.12%) WAN
21 203 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
22 192 (17.05%) Windows 7
23 185 (16.43%) SQL Server
24 182 (16.16%) PowerShell
25 181 (16.07%) SC Cleared
26 174 (15.45%) Data Centre
27 172 (15.28%) MS Excel
28 167 (14.83%) SQL
29 162 (14.39%) VPN
30 160 (14.21%) Office 365

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 223 (19.80%) MS Exchange
2 125 (11.10%) IIS
3 124 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 96 (8.53%) Skype for Business
5 93 (8.26%) SharePoint
6 62 (5.51%) Apache
7 57 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (3.46%) Tomcat
9 35 (3.11%) nginx
10 31 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (1.78%) WebSphere
13 19 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
13 19 (1.69%) Jetty
14 18 (1.60%) Mongrel
15 15 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 14 (1.24%) JBoss
17 12 (1.07%) IBM Notes
18 10 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 172 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 129 (11.46%) MS Office
3 18 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Eikon
5 1 (0.089%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.089%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 160 (14.21%) Office 365
2 124 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (3.02%) IaaS
5 31 (2.75%) SaaS
6 25 (2.22%) PaaS
7 19 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (1.24%) Google App Engine
11 13 (1.15%) HP Helion
12 11 (0.98%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.53%) Yammer
14 4 (0.36%) G Suite
14 4 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
16 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1041 (92.45%) DNS
2 345 (30.64%) TCP/IP
3 300 (26.64%) Firewall
4 252 (22.38%) LAN
5 204 (18.12%) WAN
6 162 (14.39%) VPN
7 140 (12.43%) SAN
8 113 (10.04%) Internet
9 95 (8.44%) VLAN
10 91 (8.08%) Wireless
11 84 (7.46%) Network Security
12 76 (6.75%) IPsec
13 69 (6.13%) VoIP
14 63 (5.60%) HTTP
14 63 (5.60%) SSL
15 62 (5.51%) MPLS
16 61 (5.42%) LDAP
17 60 (5.33%) Ethernet
18 59 (5.24%) Skype
19 58 (5.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.93%) MySQL
2 33 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 33 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.51%) RDBMS
6 14 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.44%) MS Access
12 4 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.36%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 21 (1.87%) Travis CI
3 18 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.07%) Subversion
5 5 (0.44%) JIRA
5 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.36%) Toad
6 4 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.27%) Gitweb
7 3 (0.27%) Maven
7 3 (0.27%) MSI
7 3 (0.27%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.18%) Ant
8 2 (0.18%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.18%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.18%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Forms
General
1 123 (10.92%) Finance
2 35 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 33 (2.93%) Banking
4 29 (2.58%) Back Office
5 20 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.51%) Retail
7 16 (1.42%) Billing
8 10 (0.89%) Law
9 9 (0.80%) Publishing
10 8 (0.71%) Electronics
10 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.62%) French Language
11 7 (0.62%) Games
12 6 (0.53%) Advertising
12 6 (0.53%) Marketing
13 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.44%) Legal
13 5 (0.44%) Local Government
14 4 (0.36%) Front Office
14 4 (0.36%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 161 (14.30%) Support Engineer
2 124 (11.01%) Analyst
3 109 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 108 (9.59%) Network Engineer
5 88 (7.82%) Architect
6 72 (6.39%) Administrator
7 67 (5.95%) Consultant
8 65 (5.77%) Desktop Support
9 63 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 60 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 53 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 50 (4.44%) Server Engineer
13 49 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
14 45 (4.00%) Support Analyst
15 43 (3.82%) Windows Engineer
16 42 (3.73%) Desktop Engineer
16 42 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
17 40 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
17 40 (3.55%) IT Support
18 39 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.66%) 802.1X
2 28 (2.49%) .NET
3 27 (2.40%) Web Services
4 22 (1.95%) LAMP
5 18 (1.60%) Servlets
6 16 (1.42%) J2EE
7 12 (1.07%) Middleware
8 10 (0.89%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (0.80%) LEMP Stack
10 8 (0.71%) PostGIS
11 7 (0.62%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.53%) XMPP
13 5 (0.44%) ADSI
14 4 (0.36%) XML
15 3 (0.27%) ELK Stack
15 3 (0.27%) JSON
15 3 (0.27%) OAuth
15 3 (0.27%) SAML
16 2 (0.18%) RFC 2544
16 2 (0.18%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 174 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 76 (6.75%) Clustering
3 72 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 70 (6.22%) PKI
5 62 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (3.29%) Blackberry
7 30 (2.66%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.58%) Fat Client
8 29 (2.58%) Thin Client
9 27 (2.40%) Replication
10 22 (1.95%) PDA
11 20 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
12 19 (1.69%) BYOD
13 18 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.60%) Statistics
14 16 (1.42%) Driving Licence
14 16 (1.42%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.15%) Cryptography
15 13 (1.15%) NHS
16 12 (1.07%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 795 (70.60%) Windows
2 470 (41.74%) Windows Server
3 368 (32.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 302 (26.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 205 (18.21%) Linux
6 203 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 192 (17.05%) Windows 7
8 98 (8.70%) Windows 10
9 79 (7.02%) Unix
10 53 (4.71%) Windows 8
11 43 (3.82%) Android
12 42 (3.73%) Mac OS X
12 42 (3.73%) Windows XP
13 40 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (3.11%) Solaris
15 31 (2.75%) Apple iOS
16 23 (2.04%) CentOS
17 19 (1.69%) Ubuntu
18 15 (1.33%) Debian
19 12 (1.07%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (22.11%) ITIL
2 108 (9.59%) Migration
3 81 (7.19%) DevOps
4 79 (7.02%) Change Management
5 67 (5.95%) Configuration Management
6 65 (5.77%) Problem Management
7 62 (5.51%) Mobile Device Management
8 61 (5.42%) Server Building
9 58 (5.15%) Project Management
10 48 (4.26%) Incident Management
10 48 (4.26%) Load Balancing
11 47 (4.17%) Open Source
11 47 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 44 (3.91%) TOGAF
13 43 (3.82%) Patch Management
14 42 (3.73%) Network Management
15 39 (3.46%) Service Management
16 35 (3.11%) Capacity Management
16 35 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (3.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 182 (16.16%) PowerShell
2 167 (14.83%) SQL
3 52 (4.62%) Python
4 40 (3.55%) Perl
5 37 (3.29%) C
5 37 (3.29%) Java
6 29 (2.58%) Bash Shell
7 28 (2.49%) VB
8 22 (1.95%) PHP
9 20 (1.78%) VBScript
10 19 (1.69%) Ruby
10 19 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.33%) C++
12 10 (0.89%) C#
12 10 (0.89%) Korn
13 8 (0.71%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.53%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.44%) Go
15 5 (0.44%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 238 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 181 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 144 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 136 (12.08%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (7.46%) MCSE
6 71 (6.31%) CCNA
6 71 (6.31%) CCNP
7 49 (4.35%) MCSA
8 43 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 37 (3.29%) Degree
10 35 (3.11%) CCIE
11 28 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (2.31%) DV Cleared
13 23 (2.04%) MCITP
14 22 (1.95%) MCDST
15 19 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
15 19 (1.69%) DBS Check
16 12 (1.07%) JNCIP
16 12 (1.07%) MCP
17 11 (0.98%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.48%) SLA
2 32 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.07%) QA
5 8 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.089%) BS7799
7 1 (0.089%) GxP
7 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 760 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 298 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (12.97%) Hyper-V
4 142 (12.61%) XenApp
5 100 (8.88%) vSphere
6 74 (6.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 73 (6.48%) XenDesktop
8 65 (5.77%) VMware ESX
9 54 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
11 26 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
12 24 (2.13%) XenServer
13 20 (1.78%) NFS
14 19 (1.69%) Firmware
14 19 (1.69%) Terminal Services
15 16 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
16 14 (1.24%) Xen
17 13 (1.15%) ISA Server
18 11 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
18 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 214 (19.01%) SCCM
2 101 (8.97%) SCOM
3 84 (7.46%) Puppet
4 55 (4.88%) WSUS
5 51 (4.53%) Nagios
6 37 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 33 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (2.84%) NetBackup
9 28 (2.49%) Microsoft Intune
10 27 (2.40%) Backup Exec
11 23 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
12 22 (1.95%) AirWatch
13 21 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 19 (1.69%) Ansible
15 17 (1.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 17 (1.51%) Microsoft Clustering
15 17 (1.51%) PowerCLI
16 14 (1.24%) vRealize
17 13 (1.15%) Cacti
17 13 (1.15%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 576 (51.15%) Microsoft
2 459 (40.76%) VMware
3 304 (27.00%) Cisco
4 255 (22.65%) Citrix
5 132 (11.72%) HP
6 86 (7.64%) CheckPoint
7 85 (7.55%) Juniper
8 76 (6.75%) Dell
9 65 (5.77%) Oracle
9 65 (5.77%) Symantec
10 58 (5.15%) Red Hat
11 51 (4.53%) F5
12 48 (4.26%) Apple
13 46 (4.09%) Palo Alto
14 33 (2.93%) NetApp
15 31 (2.75%) AppSense
15 31 (2.75%) EMC
16 29 (2.58%) SolarWinds
17 28 (2.49%) Intel Security
18 27 (2.40%) Riverbed
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