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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 209 206 228
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing DHCP 658 634 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.12% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.71% 7.49% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 371 273
Median daily rate £335 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 63 47
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.83 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +28.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%

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
8537 8461 7425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.92% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5174 4607 3918
Median daily rate £388 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 467 409
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £41.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 577 £335 +3.07% 140
London -64 160 £375 +7.14% 42
South East +16 157 £350 -6.66% 37
North East +23 108 £270 -6.08% 6
Tyne and Wear +28 106 £268 -2.72% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 106 £268 -2.72% 5
Scotland +8 61 £335 +161.71% 12
Berkshire +32 49 £375 -10.07% 8
Hampshire +27 45 £337 -25.05% 6
North West -33 43 £375 +36.36% 7
Surrey -23 35 £263 -19.23% 7
Erskine -6 31 £340 -19.52% 1
Renfrewshire -12 31 £340 +166.14% 1
City of London +10 30 £375 - 4
Reading +14 29 £375 -10.15% 4
South West +14 29 £323 +7.50% 14
East Midlands +16 26 £300 +14.28% 3
Manchester +5 24 £375 +70.45% 4
Yorkshire -20 21 £500 +71.67% 11
West Midlands -20 18 £348 +73.75% 14
Derbyshire +13 14 £335 -21.17% 1
East of England -43 13 £195 -40.00% 6
Oxfordshire +12 12 £250 -17.69% 4
Hook +11 11 £350 -30.10%
Glasgow +7 11 £300 +166.66% 5
Wales +7 10 £275 -21.42% 5
Bristol +4 10 £328 +36.45% 2
South Yorkshire +2 10 £500 +168.45% 3
Edinburgh -9 10 £450 +32.35% 4
Gloucestershire +12 9 £180 -60.00% 8

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 1066 (91.03%) DNS
2 796 (67.98%) Windows
3 729 (62.25%) Active Directory
4 535 (45.69%) Microsoft
5 507 (43.30%) Windows Server
6 476 (40.65%) VMware
7 380 (32.45%) TCP/IP
8 376 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 333 (28.44%) Cisco
10 328 (28.01%) ITIL
11 323 (27.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 322 (27.50%) Firewall
13 312 (26.64%) Citrix
14 280 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 259 (22.12%) MS Exchange
16 235 (20.07%) Security Cleared
17 234 (19.98%) Windows Server 2003
18 231 (19.73%) Linux
19 226 (19.30%) LAN
20 211 (18.02%) WAN
21 207 (17.68%) SQL
22 200 (17.08%) HP
23 199 (16.99%) VPN
24 187 (15.97%) PowerShell
24 187 (15.97%) XenApp
25 182 (15.54%) SC Cleared
26 179 (15.29%) SCCM
27 175 (14.94%) Data Centre
28 174 (14.86%) Windows 7
29 167 (14.26%) SAN

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
1 259 (22.12%) MS Exchange
2 140 (11.96%) IIS
3 125 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 82 (7.00%) SharePoint
5 72 (6.15%) Skype for Business
6 70 (5.98%) Tomcat
7 61 (5.21%) Apache
8 52 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 49 (4.18%) nginx
10 47 (4.01%) WebSphere
11 45 (3.84%) Jetty
12 42 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 40 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
14 33 (2.82%) OpenStack
15 17 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 17 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (1.37%) IBM Notes
17 13 (1.11%) JBoss
17 13 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 167 (14.26%) MS Excel
2 136 (11.61%) MS Office
3 20 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.51%) MS Project
4 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 10 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.43%) Eikon
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.085%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.085%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (11.53%) Office 365
2 71 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.96%) Google App Engine
5 23 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (1.20%) IaaS
8 12 (1.02%) SaaS
9 7 (0.60%) PaaS
10 5 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.17%) HP Helion
12 2 (0.17%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.17%) Route 53
12 2 (0.17%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.085%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1066 (91.03%) DNS
2 380 (32.45%) TCP/IP
3 322 (27.50%) Firewall
4 226 (19.30%) LAN
5 211 (18.02%) WAN
6 199 (16.99%) VPN
7 167 (14.26%) SAN
8 142 (12.13%) IPsec
9 133 (11.36%) SSL
10 129 (11.02%) HTTP
11 117 (9.99%) FTP
12 106 (9.05%) Wireless
13 99 (8.45%) Network Security
14 92 (7.86%) BGP
15 86 (7.34%) Internet
16 82 (7.00%) MPLS
16 82 (7.00%) VLAN
17 74 (6.32%) OSPF
18 73 (6.23%) VoIP
19 64 (5.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 31 (2.65%) MongoDB
3 31 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 21 (1.79%) MySQL
6 20 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (1.11%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.85%) PowerCenter
12 7 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.51%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.51%) Informix
14 5 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 79 (6.75%) Jenkins
2 49 (4.18%) Travis CI
3 16 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.02%) JIRA
5 11 (0.94%) Log4j
5 11 (0.94%) MSI
6 10 (0.85%) RSpec
7 6 (0.51%) JUnit
8 5 (0.43%) Maven
9 4 (0.34%) Selenium
10 3 (0.26%) Ant
10 3 (0.26%) Gradle
10 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.17%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.17%) GitLab
11 2 (0.17%) Hudson
11 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.085%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.085%) Redmine
General
1 127 (10.85%) Finance
2 49 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 42 (3.59%) Banking
4 30 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.05%) Marketing
6 16 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.28%) Legal
7 15 (1.28%) Retail
8 13 (1.11%) Back Office
9 12 (1.02%) Billing
10 11 (0.94%) Law
11 10 (0.85%) Electronics
12 9 (0.77%) Local Government
12 9 (0.77%) Publishing
13 7 (0.60%) Advertising
13 7 (0.60%) Games
14 6 (0.51%) Front Office
15 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.26%) French Language
17 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (14.43%) Network Engineer
2 168 (14.35%) Support Engineer
3 131 (11.19%) Analyst
4 106 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 77 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 68 (5.81%) Server Engineer
7 65 (5.55%) Administrator
7 65 (5.55%) Desktop Support
8 64 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
9 58 (4.95%) Support Analyst
10 56 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 52 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 51 (4.36%) Wintel Engineer
13 50 (4.27%) Active Directory Engineer
14 48 (4.10%) Architect
15 45 (3.84%) Consultant
15 45 (3.84%) Desktop Engineer
16 43 (3.67%) VMware Engineer
17 41 (3.50%) Cisco Engineer
18 37 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.87%) .NET
2 47 (4.01%) Servlets
3 37 (3.16%) J2EE
4 29 (2.48%) 802.1X
5 24 (2.05%) Middleware
6 21 (1.79%) XML
7 19 (1.62%) CSS
8 16 (1.37%) Web Services
9 10 (0.85%) LAMP
9 10 (0.85%) REST
10 9 (0.77%) SOAP
11 7 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
13 4 (0.34%) jQuery
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.34%) Regular Expression
14 3 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (0.26%) POSIX
14 3 (0.26%) XML Messaging
14 3 (0.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 175 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 85 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 81 (6.92%) Computer Science
4 72 (6.15%) Clustering
5 64 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (2.99%) Fat Client
6 35 (2.99%) Thin Client
7 30 (2.56%) PKI
7 30 (2.56%) Replication
8 20 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.62%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.45%) Cryptography
10 17 (1.45%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (1.02%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (0.77%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.77%) NHS
15 8 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 796 (67.98%) Windows
2 507 (43.30%) Windows Server
3 376 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 280 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 234 (19.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 231 (19.73%) Linux
7 174 (14.86%) Windows 7
8 88 (7.51%) Unix
9 75 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 58 (4.95%) Windows XP
11 47 (4.01%) Windows 8
12 34 (2.90%) Solaris
13 31 (2.65%) Windows 10
14 22 (1.88%) Ubuntu
15 21 (1.79%) Android
16 20 (1.71%) AIX
17 17 (1.45%) CentOS
18 16 (1.37%) Mac OS X
19 12 (1.02%) Apple iOS
19 12 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (28.01%) ITIL
2 112 (9.56%) Migration
3 98 (8.37%) Load Balancing
4 96 (8.20%) Configuration Management
5 77 (6.58%) Change Management
5 77 (6.58%) Problem Management
6 75 (6.40%) Project Management
7 68 (5.81%) DevOps
8 60 (5.12%) Service Delivery
9 58 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 50 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (4.01%) Open Source
12 44 (3.76%) Incident Management
13 41 (3.50%) Change Control
14 40 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
15 39 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
16 38 (3.25%) High Availability
16 38 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
16 38 (3.25%) Software Delivery
17 35 (2.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 207 (17.68%) SQL
2 187 (15.97%) PowerShell
3 69 (5.89%) Java
4 60 (5.12%) VBScript
5 45 (3.84%) Perl
6 44 (3.76%) Python
7 31 (2.65%) C
8 29 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 25 (2.13%) Ruby
10 20 (1.71%) C++
10 20 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.71%) VB
11 11 (0.94%) C#
11 11 (0.94%) PHP
12 10 (0.85%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.85%) Korn
13 9 (0.77%) Tcl
14 8 (0.68%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.60%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 235 (20.07%) Security Cleared
2 182 (15.54%) SC Cleared
3 153 (13.07%) Cisco Certification
4 149 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 113 (9.65%) Degree
6 84 (7.17%) CCNA
7 79 (6.75%) CCNP
8 78 (6.66%) MCSE
9 76 (6.49%) MCSA
10 47 (4.01%) BPSS Clearance
11 40 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 33 (2.82%) MCP
13 30 (2.56%) MCITP
14 29 (2.48%) DV Cleared
15 19 (1.62%) MCTS
16 17 (1.45%) CCIE
17 9 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
17 9 (0.77%) MCSD
18 8 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 8 (0.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 52 (4.44%) SLA
3 24 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.77%) QA
6 3 (0.26%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.26%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.085%) COBIT
8 1 (0.085%) GxP
8 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 729 (62.25%) Active Directory
2 323 (27.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (15.97%) XenApp
4 142 (12.13%) Hyper-V
5 100 (8.54%) vSphere
6 88 (7.51%) XenDesktop
7 72 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 63 (5.38%) VMware ESX
8 63 (5.38%) XenServer
9 50 (4.27%) Terminal Services
10 41 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (2.99%) Xen
12 15 (1.28%) NFS
13 13 (1.11%) ISA Server
14 12 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 12 (1.02%) UAG
15 11 (0.94%) KVM
15 11 (0.94%) vCloud
16 10 (0.85%) DFS Replication
16 10 (0.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 179 (15.29%) SCCM
2 89 (7.60%) SCOM
3 76 (6.49%) Puppet
4 55 (4.70%) WSUS
5 41 (3.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 36 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (2.31%) XenMobile
8 25 (2.13%) NetBackup
9 20 (1.71%) Backup Exec
9 20 (1.71%) EdgeSight
10 18 (1.54%) HP SIM
11 17 (1.45%) Nagios
12 16 (1.37%) FortiGate
13 15 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (1.20%) Ansible
14 14 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
14 14 (1.20%) vMotion
15 13 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
15 13 (1.11%) SCOrch
16 12 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 535 (45.69%) Microsoft
2 476 (40.65%) VMware
3 333 (28.44%) Cisco
4 312 (26.64%) Citrix
5 200 (17.08%) HP
6 107 (9.14%) Red Hat
7 82 (7.00%) F5
8 78 (6.66%) CheckPoint
9 74 (6.32%) Dell
10 70 (5.98%) AppSense
11 69 (5.89%) Oracle
12 61 (5.21%) Juniper
13 60 (5.12%) NetApp
14 57 (4.87%) SolarWinds
15 48 (4.10%) SAP
15 48 (4.10%) Symantec
16 44 (3.76%) ThinPrint
17 42 (3.59%) Palo Alto
18 33 (2.82%) EMC
19 27 (2.31%) IBM
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £281 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £18.00 - £24.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 - £25.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £340.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £18177 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £298 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Surrey
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 27 days ago