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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 176 197 200
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 776 675 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.44% 1.19% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.88% 8.47% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 378 295
Median daily rate £320 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £175 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 56 45
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.65 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.47% +6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.25 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.13 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +12.50%

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
8740 7972 7525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.19% 14.00% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4547 3993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +11 706 £315 -3.07% 199
London -54 184 £375 +4.89% 61
North East +27 165 £230 -8.18% 1
Tyne and Wear +28 157 £235 +1.62% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +25 155 £235 +1.62% 1
South East -13 117 £325 -1.51% 52
South West +19 59 £350 +12.00% 14
North West 0 57 £388 +29.16% 12
Berkshire +22 41 £298 +43.61% 9
Yorkshire +19 40 £438 +41.12% 18
Scotland +17 39 £303 +38.28% 4
East of England -10 33 £323 +9.78% 18
West Midlands -15 33 £290 -14.07% 17
City of London +16 29 £402 +7.06% 14
Hampshire +3 26 £313 -24.69% 17
Gloucestershire +4 22 £330 -7.69% 2
Cheshire +9 21 £400 +77.77% 3
Manchester -8 20 £355 +18.33% 6
Surrey -19 19 £388 +17.42% 6
West Yorkshire +19 18 £350 +12.90% 14
Reading +20 17 £235 +38.23% 3
Leeds +13 17 £388 +25.00% 8
East Midlands +9 17 £400 +31.14% 6
Renfrewshire -3 17 £300 -
Erskine -6 17 £300 -
Hertfordshire +12 16 £315 -10.00% 7
Wiltshire 0 16 £375 -21.05% 4
Swindon +6 15 £375 -31.81% 3
Edinburgh +1 15 £350 +27.27% 2
Warrington +15 14 £475 -

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1250 (88.53%) DNS
2 1017 (72.03%) Windows
3 946 (67.00%) Active Directory
4 722 (51.13%) Microsoft
5 638 (45.18%) Windows Server
6 589 (41.71%) VMware
7 474 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 457 (32.37%) Citrix
9 416 (29.46%) ITIL
10 370 (26.20%) TCP/IP
11 367 (25.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 363 (25.71%) Security Cleared
13 356 (25.21%) Cisco
14 343 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 341 (24.15%) Firewall
16 321 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
17 303 (21.46%) SQL
18 291 (20.61%) Linux
19 284 (20.11%) SC Cleared
20 283 (20.04%) MS Exchange
21 280 (19.83%) XenApp
22 272 (19.26%) SCCM
23 266 (18.84%) HP
24 250 (17.71%) PowerShell
25 248 (17.56%) MS Excel
26 235 (16.64%) WAN
27 226 (16.01%) LAN
28 225 (15.93%) SQL Server
29 222 (15.72%) VPN
30 216 (15.30%) Windows 7

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
1 283 (20.04%) MS Exchange
2 152 (10.76%) IIS
3 148 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 136 (9.63%) Skype for Business
5 124 (8.78%) SharePoint
6 72 (5.10%) Apache
7 67 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 65 (4.60%) Tomcat
9 44 (3.12%) nginx
10 39 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 38 (2.69%) WebSphere
12 36 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 36 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 35 (2.48%) Jetty
14 34 (2.41%) IBM Notes
15 30 (2.12%) OpenStack
16 26 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
17 24 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 19 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
19 16 (1.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 248 (17.56%) MS Excel
2 164 (11.61%) MS Office
3 25 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.64%) MS Project
5 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.64%) Eikon
3 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.28%) assyst
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 149 (10.55%) Office 365
2 77 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.63%) IaaS
6 20 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (1.42%) PaaS
7 19 (1.35%) Google App Engine
7 19 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (1.35%) SaaS
8 6 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.28%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1250 (88.53%) DNS
2 370 (26.20%) TCP/IP
3 341 (24.15%) Firewall
4 235 (16.64%) WAN
5 226 (16.01%) LAN
6 222 (15.72%) VPN
7 213 (15.08%) SAN
8 143 (10.13%) IPsec
9 134 (9.49%) Wireless
10 112 (7.93%) Internet
10 112 (7.93%) VLAN
11 107 (7.58%) MPLS
12 106 (7.51%) Network Security
13 101 (7.15%) HTTP
14 86 (6.09%) SSL
15 84 (5.95%) BGP
15 84 (5.95%) FTP
16 82 (5.81%) VoIP
17 72 (5.10%) Cisco ASA
18 69 (4.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.61%) MySQL
3 37 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (2.41%) DB2
4 34 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 28 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.71%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.28%) Informix
13 4 (0.28%) MS Access
13 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 58 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 41 (2.90%) MSI
3 40 (2.83%) Travis CI
4 15 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.64%) JIRA
6 8 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.28%) Ant
7 4 (0.28%) Maven
8 3 (0.21%) git-flow
8 3 (0.21%) Gradle
8 3 (0.21%) JUnit
8 3 (0.21%) Selenium
8 3 (0.21%) Subversion
8 3 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.14%) GitLab
9 2 (0.14%) VisualVM
9 2 (0.14%) Xcode
10 1 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.071%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.071%) ClearQuest
General
1 122 (8.64%) Finance
2 55 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.05%) Banking
3 29 (2.05%) Marketing
4 27 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.35%) Legal
6 16 (1.13%) Back Office
7 13 (0.92%) Retail
8 12 (0.85%) Local Government
9 9 (0.64%) Advertising
9 9 (0.64%) Military
10 8 (0.57%) Games
10 8 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.57%) Publishing
11 7 (0.50%) Japanese Language
12 6 (0.42%) Electronics
12 6 (0.42%) French Language
12 6 (0.42%) Law
13 4 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 211 (14.94%) Support Engineer
2 161 (11.40%) Network Engineer
3 149 (10.55%) Analyst
4 145 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 94 (6.66%) Administrator
6 89 (6.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 88 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 73 (5.17%) Server Engineer
9 72 (5.10%) Architect
10 70 (4.96%) Desktop Support
10 70 (4.96%) Wintel Engineer
11 68 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
12 64 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
13 61 (4.32%) Consultant
14 55 (3.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 53 (3.75%) Desktop Engineer
15 53 (3.75%) Support Analyst
16 49 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
17 48 (3.40%) VMware Engineer
18 47 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.90%) Middleware
2 39 (2.76%) .NET
3 35 (2.48%) Servlets
4 32 (2.27%) 802.1X
5 31 (2.20%) LAMP
6 27 (1.91%) CSS
7 23 (1.63%) J2EE
7 23 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
8 20 (1.42%) XML
9 19 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
10 17 (1.20%) Web Services
11 8 (0.57%) Regular Expression
12 6 (0.42%) HTML
13 5 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (0.28%) PostGIS
14 4 (0.28%) REST
15 3 (0.21%) Django
15 3 (0.21%) Kafka
15 3 (0.21%) Laravel
15 3 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 181 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 117 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 112 (7.93%) Management Information System
4 109 (7.72%) Clustering
5 62 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (3.82%) PKI
7 47 (3.33%) Replication
8 37 (2.62%) Blackberry
9 36 (2.55%) Fat Client
9 36 (2.55%) Thin Client
10 32 (2.27%) Mainframe
11 24 (1.70%) Public Cloud
12 21 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (1.27%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.06%) NHS
15 14 (0.99%) CESG
16 13 (0.92%) Statistics
16 13 (0.92%) Visualisation
17 12 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1017 (72.03%) Windows
2 638 (45.18%) Windows Server
3 474 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 343 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 321 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 291 (20.61%) Linux
7 216 (15.30%) Windows 7
8 98 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 78 (5.52%) Unix
10 66 (4.67%) Solaris
11 56 (3.97%) Windows 10
12 55 (3.90%) Windows XP
13 52 (3.68%) Windows 8
14 41 (2.90%) AIX
15 35 (2.48%) Ubuntu
16 34 (2.41%) HPUX
17 31 (2.20%) Android
18 30 (2.12%) CentOS
18 30 (2.12%) Mac OS X
19 27 (1.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (29.46%) ITIL
2 141 (9.99%) Migration
3 109 (7.72%) Change Management
4 108 (7.65%) Project Management
5 97 (6.87%) Configuration Management
6 81 (5.74%) Service Delivery
7 79 (5.59%) Load Balancing
8 77 (5.45%) Software Delivery
9 76 (5.38%) Problem Management
10 75 (5.31%) Incident Management
11 70 (4.96%) High Availability
12 58 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 56 (3.97%) DevOps
14 48 (3.40%) ITIL V3
15 46 (3.26%) Business Continuity
16 44 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (3.05%) Mentoring
17 43 (3.05%) Open Source
18 42 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
18 42 (2.97%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 303 (21.46%) SQL
2 250 (17.71%) PowerShell
3 94 (6.66%) VBScript
4 62 (4.39%) Python
5 57 (4.04%) Java
6 49 (3.47%) Perl
7 39 (2.76%) VB
8 38 (2.69%) Bash Shell
9 37 (2.62%) C
10 34 (2.41%) C++
11 27 (1.91%) PHP
11 27 (1.91%) Ruby
12 23 (1.63%) Shell Script
12 23 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.06%) JavaScript
14 14 (0.99%) C#
15 9 (0.64%) Bourne shell
16 7 (0.50%) Korn
17 4 (0.28%) AppleScript
18 3 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 363 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 284 (20.11%) SC Cleared
3 211 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 169 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
5 150 (10.62%) Degree
6 108 (7.65%) MCSE
7 103 (7.29%) CCNA
8 95 (6.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 86 (6.09%) CCNP
10 85 (6.02%) MCSA
11 47 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (3.12%) DV Cleared
13 37 (2.62%) MCP
14 32 (2.27%) MCITP
15 23 (1.63%) MCTS
16 18 (1.27%) CCIE
17 15 (1.06%) MCDST
18 14 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
19 13 (0.92%) MCSD
20 11 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 87 (6.16%) SLA
3 18 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.35%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.35%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.21%) QA
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.071%) GxP
8 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 946 (67.00%) Active Directory
2 367 (25.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 280 (19.83%) XenApp
4 204 (14.45%) Hyper-V
5 144 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 141 (9.99%) XenDesktop
7 118 (8.36%) vSphere
8 104 (7.37%) XenServer
9 85 (6.02%) Terminal Services
10 69 (4.89%) VMware ESX
11 43 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
12 34 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
13 23 (1.63%) Firmware
14 21 (1.49%) Xen
15 19 (1.35%) VMware Server
16 17 (1.20%) NFS
16 17 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
17 15 (1.06%) ProxySG
18 13 (0.92%) DFS Replication
19 12 (0.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 272 (19.26%) SCCM
2 116 (8.22%) SCOM
3 86 (6.09%) Puppet
4 84 (5.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 63 (4.46%) Microsoft Clustering
6 56 (3.97%) WSUS
7 55 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
8 46 (3.26%) XenMobile
9 43 (3.05%) NetBackup
10 40 (2.83%) SafeCom
11 38 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 36 (2.55%) Backup Exec
13 35 (2.48%) EdgeSight
14 30 (2.12%) Nagios
15 26 (1.84%) Ansible
15 26 (1.84%) HP SIM
15 26 (1.84%) OpenView
16 25 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
16 25 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 22 (1.56%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 722 (51.13%) Microsoft
2 589 (41.71%) VMware
3 457 (32.37%) Citrix
4 356 (25.21%) Cisco
5 266 (18.84%) HP
6 122 (8.64%) AppSense
7 110 (7.79%) Oracle
8 103 (7.29%) CheckPoint
9 102 (7.22%) Dell
10 87 (6.16%) Red Hat
11 86 (6.09%) Juniper
12 84 (5.95%) Symantec
13 80 (5.67%) F5
14 75 (5.31%) EMC
15 65 (4.60%) ThinPrint
16 57 (4.04%) NetApp
17 55 (3.90%) Intel Security
18 54 (3.82%) SolarWinds
19 51 (3.61%) SAP
20 44 (3.12%) IBM
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £3325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £373 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + +
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: 380
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £135 - £165 per day + Please quote
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago