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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 194 215 203
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing DHCP 607 534 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.01% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.82% 7.66% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 287 249
Average daily rate
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£313 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £273 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 41 73
Average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.02 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £31.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +10.00%

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
7758 6968 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.16% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4356 3782 3405
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 384 542
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.97 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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
England +21 563 £315 +1.61% 235
London +27 211 £350 - 56
South East +30 113 £325 +18.18% 52
North West -24 72 £275 +5.26% 30
East of England +3 55 £315 +9.56% 29
City of London +32 50 £388 +10.71% 9
Yorkshire -5 40 £288 -28.12% 20
Surrey +42 38 £275 -24.13% 11
North East +7 30 £263 +7.14% 1
Cheshire -19 29 £313 -3.10% 10
Tyne and Wear +5 25 £263 +17.56%
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 25 £263 +17.56%
South West +22 24 £358 +16.26% 28
West Yorkshire +4 24 £275 +103.70% 11
Berkshire -8 23 £417 +25.99% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 22 £325 +20.37% 6
Hampshire +16 19 £500 +16.27% 10
Cambridge +8 17 £325 +20.37% 4
Manchester +3 17 £216 -40.34% 12
Leeds -1 17 £288 +112.96% 6
Chester -13 17 £225 -31.81% 1
West Midlands -14 17 £200 -5.88% 11
Scotland -11 15 £180 -32.07% 5
East Midlands +3 14 £284 -23.31% 7
Hertfordshire -11 14 £350 +9.37% 10
West Sussex -13 13 £310 +40.90% 2
Merseyside -1 12 £344 - 6
Essex -15 12 £185 -35.65% 5
Lancashire -9 10 £275 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £200 -20.00% 10

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1119 (93.02%) DNS
2 790 (65.67%) Windows
3 595 (49.46%) Active Directory
4 540 (44.89%) VMware
5 496 (41.23%) Microsoft
6 395 (32.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 367 (30.51%) Cisco
8 357 (29.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 350 (29.09%) TCP/IP
9 350 (29.09%) Firewall
10 304 (25.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 291 (24.19%) Citrix
11 291 (24.19%) ITIL
12 261 (21.70%) MS Exchange
13 237 (19.70%) Linux
14 234 (19.45%) HP
15 227 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
16 226 (18.79%) LAN
17 224 (18.62%) WAN
18 206 (17.12%) Windows 7
19 193 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
20 184 (15.30%) SAN
21 174 (14.46%) Security Cleared
22 163 (13.55%) SQL
23 159 (13.22%) SCCM
24 157 (13.05%) CheckPoint
25 156 (12.97%) Finance
26 151 (12.55%) SQL Server
27 148 (12.30%) VPN
28 145 (12.05%) IIS

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 261 (21.70%) MS Exchange
2 145 (12.05%) IIS
3 121 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 85 (7.07%) SharePoint
5 79 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 55 (4.57%) Lync
8 48 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (3.74%) Tomcat
10 43 (3.57%) Apache
11 40 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 30 (2.49%) WebSphere
13 27 (2.24%) Jetty
13 27 (2.24%) nginx
14 21 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (1.08%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.67%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 135 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 123 (10.22%) MS Office
3 16 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.67%) MS Project
5 7 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (1.83%) RMDS
2 8 (0.67%) Tridion
3 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.083%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.07%) Office 365
3 41 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (2.08%) Google App Engine
6 25 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.66%) IaaS
8 11 (0.91%) SaaS
9 10 (0.83%) PaaS
10 7 (0.58%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.50%) Route 53
11 6 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.17%) Yammer
13 2 (0.17%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1119 (93.02%) DNS
2 350 (29.09%) TCP/IP
2 350 (29.09%) Firewall
3 226 (18.79%) LAN
4 224 (18.62%) WAN
5 184 (15.30%) SAN
6 148 (12.30%) VPN
7 118 (9.81%) Cisco ASA
8 114 (9.48%) OSPF
9 106 (8.81%) Wireless
10 104 (8.65%) Network Security
11 100 (8.31%) BGP
12 98 (8.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 88 (7.32%) VLAN
13 88 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 85 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
14 85 (7.07%) SSL
15 84 (6.98%) Internet
15 84 (6.98%) IPsec
16 73 (6.07%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.99%) MySQL
3 40 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.66%) MongoDB
5 30 (2.49%) RDBMS
5 30 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 20 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.58%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.33%) Big Data
15 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.25%) DTS
16 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.16%) JIRA
3 13 (1.08%) Maven
4 9 (0.75%) Subversion
5 8 (0.67%) Ant
5 8 (0.67%) Hudson
6 7 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.50%) MSI
8 5 (0.42%) Trac
9 4 (0.33%) JUnit
9 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.33%) Selenium
9 4 (0.33%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.33%) Redmine
10 3 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.25%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.17%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 156 (12.97%) Finance
2 42 (3.49%) Banking
3 35 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 20 (1.66%) Retail
5 18 (1.50%) Local Government
6 17 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.33%) Legal
8 15 (1.25%) Back Office
9 10 (0.83%) Law
9 10 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.58%) Marketing
11 7 (0.58%) Electronics
12 4 (0.33%) Automotive
12 4 (0.33%) Advertising
12 4 (0.33%) Billing
12 4 (0.33%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.25%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.25%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 166 (13.80%) Analyst
2 139 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 126 (10.47%) Support Engineer
4 120 (9.98%) Network Engineer
5 76 (6.32%) Server Engineer
6 75 (6.23%) Consultant
7 74 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 60 (4.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 58 (4.82%) Desktop Support
10 52 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 47 (3.91%) Administrator
12 46 (3.82%) Wintel Engineer
12 46 (3.82%) IT Support
13 44 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 42 (3.49%) Architect
15 41 (3.41%) Security Specialist
16 40 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
17 37 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
17 37 (3.08%) Network Specialist
17 37 (3.08%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.49%) .NET
2 33 (2.74%) J2EE
3 26 (2.16%) Servlets
4 24 (2.00%) Web Services
5 22 (1.83%) Rendezvous
6 19 (1.58%) Application Packaging
6 19 (1.58%) XML
7 18 (1.50%) HTML
8 10 (0.83%) Middleware
9 3 (0.25%) boto
9 3 (0.25%) Java EE
9 3 (0.25%) XMPP
9 3 (0.25%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.25%) CGI
9 3 (0.25%) MAPI
10 2 (0.17%) SAML
10 2 (0.17%) Flash
10 2 (0.17%) ODBC
10 2 (0.17%) LAMP
10 2 (0.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 80 (6.65%) Clustering
2 80 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.82%) Blackberry
4 55 (4.57%) Thin Client
4 55 (4.57%) Fat Client
5 43 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.24%) Replication
7 29 (2.41%) PKI
8 25 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 25 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (1.25%) iPhone
10 14 (1.16%) NHS
11 13 (1.08%) iPad
11 13 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (0.75%) Device Driver
15 8 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 790 (65.67%) Windows
2 395 (32.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 304 (25.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 237 (19.70%) Linux
5 227 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 206 (17.12%) Windows 7
7 85 (7.07%) Windows XP
8 71 (5.90%) UNIX
9 57 (4.74%) Windows 8
10 50 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (2.58%) Android
12 26 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 17 (1.41%) Solaris
14 15 (1.25%) Windows 2000
15 14 (1.16%) Windows Vista
16 13 (1.08%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.91%) Debian
18 9 (0.75%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.67%) CentOS
20 7 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (24.19%) ITIL
2 118 (9.81%) Migration
3 95 (7.90%) Load Balancing
4 83 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 76 (6.32%) Service Management
6 65 (5.40%) DevOps
7 58 (4.82%) Project Management
8 57 (4.74%) Open Source
8 57 (4.74%) Change Management
9 54 (4.49%) E-Commerce
10 47 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (3.91%) Server Building
11 45 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
12 43 (3.57%) Change Control
13 41 (3.41%) Network Management
14 39 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (3.16%) Network Architecture
16 33 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 32 (2.66%) Problem Management
18 31 (2.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (13.55%) SQL
2 140 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 67 (5.57%) Java
4 51 (4.24%) C
5 36 (2.99%) Python
6 30 (2.49%) VBScript
7 29 (2.41%) Perl
8 27 (2.24%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.41%) PHP
10 16 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.25%) Ruby
11 15 (1.25%) VB
12 9 (0.75%) C#
13 8 (0.67%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.50%) C++
15 4 (0.33%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.25%) R
17 2 (0.17%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.17%) Go
18 1 (0.083%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 193 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
2 174 (14.46%) Security Cleared
3 139 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 116 (9.64%) SC Cleared
5 107 (8.89%) CCNP
6 97 (8.06%) MCSE
7 81 (6.73%) CCNA
8 60 (4.99%) CCSE
9 58 (4.82%) Degree
10 48 (3.99%) MCITP
11 36 (2.99%) DV Cleared
12 32 (2.66%) CISSP
13 29 (2.41%) MCP
14 27 (2.24%) MCSA
14 27 (2.24%) CCIE
15 21 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 18 (1.50%) MCTS
17 16 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.49%) SLA
2 9 (0.75%) QA
3 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.083%) COBIT
7 1 (0.083%) BS7799
System Software
1 595 (49.46%) Active Directory
2 357 (29.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (11.55%) vSphere
4 128 (10.64%) XenApp
5 120 (9.98%) Hyper-V
6 71 (5.90%) XenDesktop
7 65 (5.40%) VMware ESX
8 53 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
9 42 (3.49%) XenServer
10 36 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (2.24%) Xen
11 27 (2.24%) ISA Server
12 21 (1.75%) vCloud
13 20 (1.66%) Terminal Services
13 20 (1.66%) VMware Server
14 19 (1.58%) NFS
15 17 (1.41%) Terminal Server
16 16 (1.33%) DFS Replication
17 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 159 (13.22%) SCCM
2 108 (8.98%) SCOM
3 61 (5.07%) Puppet
4 47 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (3.08%) WSUS
6 33 (2.74%) Backup Exec
7 32 (2.66%) Nagios
7 32 (2.66%) NetBackup
8 29 (2.41%) AirWatch
9 19 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 17 (1.41%) SCVMM
11 15 (1.25%) OpenView
11 15 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
12 14 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 14 (1.16%) vMotion
13 13 (1.08%) WMI
14 12 (1.00%) MOM
14 12 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 10 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 540 (44.89%) VMware
2 496 (41.23%) Microsoft
3 367 (30.51%) Cisco
4 291 (24.19%) Citrix
5 234 (19.45%) HP
6 157 (13.05%) CheckPoint
7 119 (9.89%) F5
8 101 (8.40%) Juniper
9 93 (7.73%) Blue Coat
10 83 (6.90%) Oracle
11 75 (6.23%) Infoblox
12 66 (5.49%) Red Hat
13 63 (5.24%) NetApp
14 62 (5.15%) SolarWinds
15 60 (4.99%) Dell
16 56 (4.66%) Symantec
17 48 (3.99%) McAfee
18 34 (2.83%) Imperva
19 32 (2.66%) Bloomberg
19 32 (2.66%) Google
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