The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 197 223 190
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -33
Contract jobs citing DHCP 627 521 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.62% 7.15% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 257 245
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £296 £290
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 90
Average hourly rate £20.63 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £28.75 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +11.11%

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
8225 7283 7453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.72% 12.92% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 3818 3701
Average daily rate £350 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 416 589
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
England +33 566 £338 - 200
London +28 214 £363 +3.57% 62
South East +15 117 £370 +34.54% 38
North West -28 69 £300 +6.38% 22
City of London +39 55 £388 +9.15% 16
Surrey +45 47 £325 -10.34% 9
East of England +29 47 £325 -18.75% 19
Yorkshire +8 45 £291 -27.18% 17
Scotland -5 37 £128 -58.03% 5
West Midlands -1 26 £200 -5.88% 5
Cheshire -23 24 £400 +14.28% 8
West Yorkshire +5 21 £275 +103.70% 13
Merseyside +1 21 £325 -27.77% 2
South West -4 21 £350 +6.06% 18
Berkshire -5 21 £417 +50.33% 10
Cambridgeshire +11 19 £325 -7.14% 5
West Sussex -1 19 £348 +26.36% 1
Hampshire -6 19 £450 +42.85% 4
East Midlands +12 18 £263 -38.59% 16
North East +10 18 £288 +25.68% 2
Cambridge +14 15 £325 -7.14% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 14 £275 +20.21% 2
Tyne and Wear +6 14 £275 +20.21% 2
York +4 14 £413 +3.05% 1
North Yorkshire -4 14 £413 +3.05% 1
Leeds -7 14 £281 +108.33% 9
Lancashire -12 13 £275 +12.24%
Essex +12 11 £255 -36.25% 2
Hertfordshire +9 11 £375 -3.22% 9
Glasgow -3 11 £111 -54.12% 2

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1143 (93.15%) DNS
2 821 (66.91%) Windows
3 646 (52.65%) Active Directory
4 536 (43.68%) VMware
5 505 (41.16%) Microsoft
6 435 (35.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 389 (31.70%) TCP/IP
8 355 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 352 (28.69%) Cisco
10 339 (27.63%) Firewall
11 325 (26.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 284 (23.15%) ITIL
13 279 (22.74%) Citrix
14 253 (20.62%) MS Exchange
15 244 (19.89%) HP
16 243 (19.80%) Linux
16 243 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 217 (17.69%) LAN
18 211 (17.20%) WAN
19 197 (16.06%) Windows 7
20 190 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
21 187 (15.24%) SAN
22 183 (14.91%) SCCM
23 171 (13.94%) Security Cleared
24 168 (13.69%) IIS
25 165 (13.45%) CheckPoint
26 152 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
27 149 (12.14%) SQL
28 146 (11.90%) MS Excel
29 140 (11.41%) PowerShell

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 253 (20.62%) MS Exchange
2 168 (13.69%) IIS
3 116 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 80 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 75 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 61 (4.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 52 (4.24%) Lync
9 46 (3.75%) Tomcat
10 44 (3.59%) Apache
11 36 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 27 (2.20%) nginx
13 23 (1.87%) Jetty
13 23 (1.87%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (1.06%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.57%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
18 5 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 146 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 138 (11.25%) MS Office
3 22 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.57%) MS Project
5 5 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.79%) RMDS
2 7 (0.57%) Tridion
3 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.07%) Office 365
4 33 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.71%) Google App Engine
6 21 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.30%) IaaS
8 7 (0.57%) Route 53
8 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.49%) SaaS
9 6 (0.49%) PaaS
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.33%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.24%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1143 (93.15%) DNS
2 389 (31.70%) TCP/IP
3 339 (27.63%) Firewall
4 217 (17.69%) LAN
5 211 (17.20%) WAN
6 187 (15.24%) SAN
7 139 (11.33%) VPN
8 115 (9.37%) Cisco ASA
9 111 (9.05%) Wireless
10 108 (8.80%) OSPF
11 104 (8.48%) FTP
12 102 (8.31%) Network Security
13 95 (7.74%) Internet
14 91 (7.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 85 (6.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 85 (6.93%) VLAN
16 84 (6.85%) BGP
17 82 (6.68%) Cisco IOS
18 75 (6.11%) SSL
19 73 (5.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.50%) MySQL
3 35 (2.85%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 31 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 30 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.57%) Big Data
10 7 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.24%) DTS
14 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (3.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.14%) JIRA
3 13 (1.06%) Subversion
3 13 (1.06%) Maven
4 9 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.73%) Ant
5 8 (0.65%) MSI
6 5 (0.41%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.41%) Fiddler
6 5 (0.41%) Trac
6 5 (0.41%) Hudson
7 4 (0.33%) Redmine
7 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.33%) GitLab
7 4 (0.33%) Selenium
8 3 (0.24%) JUnit
9 2 (0.16%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.16%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 129 (10.51%) Finance
2 55 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 33 (2.69%) Banking
4 18 (1.47%) Local Government
5 17 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.30%) Retail
7 14 (1.14%) Law
7 14 (1.14%) Legal
8 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.73%) Back Office
9 8 (0.65%) Marketing
10 7 (0.57%) Electronics
10 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.49%) Advertising
11 6 (0.49%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.41%) Games
13 3 (0.24%) Publishing
13 3 (0.24%) Front Office
13 3 (0.24%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 167 (13.61%) Analyst
2 156 (12.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 139 (11.33%) Support Engineer
4 127 (10.35%) Network Engineer
5 83 (6.76%) Server Engineer
6 74 (6.03%) Support Analyst
7 69 (5.62%) Consultant
8 61 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 60 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 56 (4.56%) Desktop Support
11 49 (3.99%) Administrator
11 49 (3.99%) IT Support
12 46 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
13 42 (3.42%) Security Specialist
13 42 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
14 40 (3.26%) Wintel Engineer
15 39 (3.18%) Network Specialist
15 39 (3.18%) Network Security Specialist
16 37 (3.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 35 (2.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.40%) .NET
2 30 (2.44%) Web Services
3 29 (2.36%) J2EE
4 24 (1.96%) XML
5 22 (1.79%) Servlets
5 22 (1.79%) Rendezvous
6 18 (1.47%) Application Packaging
7 15 (1.22%) HTML
8 6 (0.49%) Middleware
9 5 (0.41%) LAMP
10 4 (0.33%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.33%) Java EE
11 3 (0.24%) CGI
11 3 (0.24%) MAPI
12 2 (0.16%) ODBC
12 2 (0.16%) Flash
12 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.081%) boto
13 1 (0.081%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.66%) Clustering
2 73 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.54%) Blackberry
4 62 (5.05%) Thin Client
4 62 (5.05%) Fat Client
5 44 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 43 (3.50%) Replication
6 43 (3.50%) Open Source
7 28 (2.28%) PKI
8 16 (1.30%) Private Cloud
9 15 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (0.98%) FlexPod
10 12 (0.98%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.90%) PDA
11 11 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (0.81%) iPhone
12 10 (0.81%) Smartphone
12 10 (0.81%) NHS
13 9 (0.73%) SecurID
14 8 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 821 (66.91%) Windows
2 435 (35.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 325 (26.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 243 (19.80%) Linux
4 243 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 197 (16.06%) Windows 7
6 107 (8.72%) Windows XP
7 73 (5.95%) UNIX
8 61 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (4.81%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
11 22 (1.79%) Windows 2000
11 22 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 21 (1.71%) Windows Vista
13 19 (1.55%) Android
14 13 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.06%) Solaris
15 12 (0.98%) Debian
16 11 (0.90%) CentOS
17 10 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (23.15%) ITIL
2 104 (8.48%) Migration
3 94 (7.66%) Load Balancing
4 81 (6.60%) Configuration Management
5 77 (6.28%) E-Commerce
6 74 (6.03%) DevOps
7 71 (5.79%) Service Management
8 62 (5.05%) Change Management
9 54 (4.40%) Project Management
10 50 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
11 45 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (3.42%) Network Management
14 41 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (3.10%) Service Delivery
16 35 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (2.69%) Change Control
17 33 (2.69%) Network Architecture
18 29 (2.36%) Problem Management
19 26 (2.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (12.14%) SQL
2 140 (11.41%) PowerShell
3 69 (5.62%) Java
4 47 (3.83%) C
5 37 (3.02%) VBScript
6 28 (2.28%) Shell Script
7 26 (2.12%) Perl
8 24 (1.96%) Python
9 22 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.55%) Ruby
11 18 (1.47%) PHP
12 15 (1.22%) VB
13 11 (0.90%) JavaScript
14 9 (0.73%) C#
15 8 (0.65%) C++
16 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.16%) Korn
17 2 (0.16%) R
17 2 (0.16%) Golang
17 2 (0.16%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 190 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (13.94%) Security Cleared
3 152 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (9.21%) SC Cleared
5 112 (9.13%) CCNP
6 108 (8.80%) MCSE
7 82 (6.68%) CCNA
8 60 (4.89%) CCSE
9 55 (4.48%) MCITP
10 51 (4.16%) Degree
11 38 (3.10%) DV Cleared
11 38 (3.10%) MCP
12 36 (2.93%) MCSA
13 31 (2.53%) CISSP
14 24 (1.96%) CCIE
15 23 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 14 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.05%) SLA
2 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.49%) QA
5 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.081%) COBIT
7 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
System Software
1 646 (52.65%) Active Directory
2 355 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (10.92%) vSphere
4 120 (9.78%) Hyper-V
5 106 (8.64%) XenApp
6 61 (4.97%) VMware ESX
7 60 (4.89%) XenDesktop
8 48 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (2.85%) XenServer
10 28 (2.28%) Xen
11 27 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 24 (1.96%) Terminal Services
13 23 (1.87%) ISA Server
14 19 (1.55%) VMware Server
14 19 (1.55%) vCloud
15 18 (1.47%) DFS Replication
16 17 (1.39%) Firmware
17 16 (1.30%) Terminal Server
18 15 (1.22%) NFS
19 10 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 183 (14.91%) SCCM
2 130 (10.59%) SCOM
3 66 (5.38%) Puppet
4 45 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (3.26%) NetBackup
6 37 (3.02%) Backup Exec
6 37 (3.02%) WSUS
7 30 (2.44%) Nagios
8 19 (1.55%) WMI
9 18 (1.47%) AirWatch
10 16 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (1.30%) OpenView
11 15 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 15 (1.22%) SCSM
12 14 (1.14%) SCVMM
12 14 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
12 14 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (0.98%) MOM
13 12 (0.98%) vMotion
14 11 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 536 (43.68%) VMware
2 505 (41.16%) Microsoft
3 352 (28.69%) Cisco
4 279 (22.74%) Citrix
5 244 (19.89%) HP
6 165 (13.45%) CheckPoint
7 110 (8.96%) F5
8 104 (8.48%) Juniper
9 97 (7.91%) Blue Coat
10 74 (6.03%) Infoblox
11 72 (5.87%) Red Hat
12 71 (5.79%) NetApp
13 60 (4.89%) Symantec
13 60 (4.89%) SolarWinds
14 57 (4.65%) Dell
15 53 (4.32%) Oracle
16 49 (3.99%) McAfee
17 37 (3.02%) Bloomberg
18 35 (2.85%) Imperva
19 33 (2.69%) Sophos
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Rate: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £345.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago