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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 209 245 193
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -52
Contract jobs citing DHCP 590 534 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 0.97% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 6.72% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 330 375
Median daily rate £330 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 54
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.57 £43.00 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.79 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+48.81% -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
7451 7948 8179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.42% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4502 4666 4668
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 471 439
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +23 511 £338 -3.57% 161
London +18 185 £381 +3.53% 48
South East +12 81 £305 -8.61% 40
Scotland +39 59 £330 +20.00% 2
North East +13 59 £275 -41.89% 4
Tyne and Wear -3 50 £275 -41.89% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 49 £293 -38.19% 2
North West -9 41 £333 -1.48% 13
South West +19 39 £210 -35.38% 9
East of England +2 38 £325 -5.45% 10
City of London +10 35 £375 +15.38% 9
Manchester +8 30 £320 -16.61% 10
Yorkshire +17 28 £338 -10.00% 18
Hampshire +30 26 £250 -25.92% 10
West Yorkshire +23 20 £373 -5.69% 13
Renfrewshire +17 20 £330 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 20 £325 - 4
West Midlands -3 20 £450 -5.26% 13
Edinburgh +25 19 £400 +6.66%
Erskine +18 18 £330 -
East Midlands +2 17 £410 +9.20% 7
Glasgow +13 16 £283 +135.41% 1
Oxfordshire +4 16 £225 -40.00% 5
Oxford +7 14 £225 +32.35% 1
Gloucestershire +10 12 £375 -9.09% 1
Birmingham +1 12 £450 -5.26% 5
Berkshire -18 12 £290 -9.37% 9
Leeds +11 11 £275 -30.37% 7
Derbyshire +9 11 £413 -12.23% 2
Derby +9 10 £415 -11.70% 2

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1169 (92.41%) DNS
2 886 (70.04%) Windows
3 864 (68.30%) Active Directory
4 673 (53.20%) Microsoft
5 539 (42.61%) Windows Server
6 533 (42.13%) VMware
7 400 (31.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 371 (29.33%) TCP/IP
9 352 (27.83%) Firewall
10 336 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 335 (26.48%) Cisco
12 324 (25.61%) Citrix
13 320 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 316 (24.98%) ITIL
15 269 (21.26%) Security Cleared
16 261 (20.63%) MS Exchange
17 234 (18.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 234 (18.50%) SCCM
18 230 (18.18%) Linux
19 228 (18.02%) LAN
20 215 (17.00%) SQL Server
20 215 (17.00%) SQL
21 207 (16.36%) Windows 7
22 203 (16.05%) SC Cleared
23 199 (15.73%) PowerShell
24 195 (15.42%) MS Excel
25 193 (15.26%) VPN
26 191 (15.10%) WAN
27 182 (14.39%) Data Centre
28 180 (14.23%) XenApp

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
1 261 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 145 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (10.99%) IIS
4 132 (10.43%) Skype for Business
5 106 (8.38%) SharePoint
6 73 (5.77%) Apache
7 68 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (3.32%) Tomcat
9 39 (3.08%) nginx
10 32 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 29 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
13 24 (1.90%) IBM Notes
14 21 (1.66%) WebSphere
15 20 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (1.50%) Jetty
17 18 (1.42%) Mongrel
18 16 (1.26%) JBoss
18 16 (1.26%) SAS
Applications
1 195 (15.42%) MS Excel
2 154 (12.17%) MS Office
3 27 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.40%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) assyst
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.079%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 166 (13.12%) Office 365
2 116 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.21%) IaaS
5 26 (2.06%) SaaS
6 22 (1.74%) PaaS
7 18 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.03%) HP Helion
10 13 (1.03%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.79%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.47%) Yammer
14 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.32%) G Suite
15 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1169 (92.41%) DNS
2 371 (29.33%) TCP/IP
3 352 (27.83%) Firewall
4 228 (18.02%) LAN
5 193 (15.26%) VPN
6 191 (15.10%) WAN
7 160 (12.65%) SAN
8 120 (9.49%) Wireless
9 118 (9.33%) Internet
10 103 (8.14%) Network Security
11 95 (7.51%) VLAN
12 90 (7.11%) IPsec
13 83 (6.56%) VoIP
14 79 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
15 71 (5.61%) MPLS
16 68 (5.38%) Skype
17 67 (5.30%) Cisco Nexus
18 66 (5.22%) SSL
19 63 (4.98%) HTTP
20 61 (4.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.40%) MySQL
3 42 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.58%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.26%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.79%) DB2
13 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.40%) MS Access
14 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.24%) NoSQL
16 3 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (0.16%) Oracle8/8i Database
17 2 (0.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 45 (3.56%) Jenkins
2 21 (1.66%) MSI
3 20 (1.58%) Travis CI
4 17 (1.34%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.03%) Subversion
6 8 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.40%) JIRA
8 4 (0.32%) Gitweb
8 4 (0.32%) Maven
8 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.32%) Toad
8 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.24%) Ant
9 3 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.16%) VisualVM
10 2 (0.16%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.079%) Gradle
11 1 (0.079%) Selenium
General
1 132 (10.43%) Finance
2 38 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 34 (2.69%) Banking
4 28 (2.21%) Back Office
5 22 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.26%) Retail
7 12 (0.95%) Billing
8 11 (0.87%) Law
9 9 (0.71%) Advertising
9 9 (0.71%) Legal
9 9 (0.71%) Military
10 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.63%) Local Government
10 8 (0.63%) Publishing
11 7 (0.55%) French Language
11 7 (0.55%) Games
11 7 (0.55%) Japanese Language
12 6 (0.47%) Electronics
12 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 199 (15.73%) Support Engineer
2 138 (10.91%) Network Engineer
3 131 (10.36%) Analyst
4 119 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 104 (8.22%) Administrator
6 81 (6.40%) Architect
7 79 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 72 (5.69%) Consultant
9 70 (5.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 69 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
11 67 (5.30%) Server Engineer
12 65 (5.14%) Desktop Support
13 58 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
14 52 (4.11%) Support Analyst
14 52 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
15 50 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
15 50 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
16 48 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
17 46 (3.64%) IT Support
18 42 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.77%) 802.1X
2 30 (2.37%) LAMP
3 29 (2.29%) Web Services
4 24 (1.90%) Middleware
5 20 (1.58%) .NET
6 18 (1.42%) Servlets
7 15 (1.19%) LAPP Stack
8 14 (1.11%) J2EE
8 14 (1.11%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (0.63%) PostGIS
10 7 (0.55%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.40%) XML
12 4 (0.32%) XMPP
13 3 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.24%) OAuth
13 3 (0.24%) OpenEmbedded
13 3 (0.24%) OpenGL
13 3 (0.24%) SAML
13 3 (0.24%) WebKit
13 3 (0.24%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 182 (14.39%) Data Centre
2 90 (7.11%) Clustering
3 88 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 64 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (4.82%) PKI
6 58 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 45 (3.56%) Blackberry
8 36 (2.85%) Replication
9 29 (2.29%) Fat Client
9 29 (2.29%) Thin Client
10 20 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 19 (1.50%) PDA
12 18 (1.42%) BYOD
12 18 (1.42%) Statistics
13 14 (1.11%) CESG
14 13 (1.03%) Cryptography
14 13 (1.03%) VCE vBlock
15 12 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 886 (70.04%) Windows
2 539 (42.61%) Windows Server
3 400 (31.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 320 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 234 (18.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 230 (18.18%) Linux
7 207 (16.36%) Windows 7
8 89 (7.04%) Windows 10
9 77 (6.09%) Unix
10 61 (4.82%) Windows 8
11 48 (3.79%) Android
12 46 (3.64%) Solaris
13 45 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (3.32%) Mac OS X
15 40 (3.16%) Windows XP
16 38 (3.00%) Apple iOS
17 27 (2.13%) CentOS
18 22 (1.74%) Ubuntu
19 19 (1.50%) AIX
20 15 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (24.98%) ITIL
2 123 (9.72%) Migration
3 99 (7.83%) Change Management
4 83 (6.56%) Project Management
5 78 (6.17%) Problem Management
6 75 (5.93%) Configuration Management
7 72 (5.69%) Service Delivery
8 71 (5.61%) DevOps
9 61 (4.82%) Incident Management
10 58 (4.58%) Server Building
11 53 (4.19%) Mobile Device Management
12 48 (3.79%) Capacity Planning
12 48 (3.79%) Patch Management
13 47 (3.72%) Service Management
14 45 (3.56%) Load Balancing
15 44 (3.48%) Open Source
15 44 (3.48%) TOGAF
16 40 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
17 39 (3.08%) Information Security
17 39 (3.08%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 215 (17.00%) SQL
2 199 (15.73%) PowerShell
3 57 (4.51%) Python
4 38 (3.00%) C
4 38 (3.00%) Java
5 37 (2.92%) Perl
5 37 (2.92%) VB
6 34 (2.69%) VBScript
7 31 (2.45%) PHP
8 29 (2.29%) Bash Shell
9 26 (2.06%) Ruby
10 25 (1.98%) C++
11 21 (1.66%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.87%) JavaScript
14 9 (0.71%) C#
15 8 (0.63%) Korn
16 5 (0.40%) Go
17 4 (0.32%) Rust
17 4 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 269 (21.26%) Security Cleared
2 203 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 156 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 149 (11.78%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (7.04%) MCSE
6 88 (6.96%) CCNA
7 82 (6.48%) CCNP
8 67 (5.30%) Degree
9 45 (3.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 45 (3.56%) MCSA
10 44 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (2.21%) DV Cleared
13 25 (1.98%) CCIE
14 24 (1.90%) MCITP
15 19 (1.50%) DBS Check
16 17 (1.34%) MCDST
17 16 (1.26%) JNCIP
17 16 (1.26%) MCP
18 14 (1.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.88%) SLA
2 55 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 31 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.03%) QA
6 8 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.079%) BS7799
7 1 (0.079%) GxP
7 1 (0.079%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.079%) JSP 440
System Software
1 864 (68.30%) Active Directory
2 336 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (14.23%) XenApp
4 164 (12.96%) Hyper-V
5 121 (9.57%) vSphere
6 102 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 89 (7.04%) XenDesktop
8 66 (5.22%) VMware ESX
9 58 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
10 48 (3.79%) XenServer
11 37 (2.92%) Terminal Services
12 32 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
13 30 (2.37%) Firmware
14 25 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
15 21 (1.66%) NFS
16 17 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
17 14 (1.11%) FreeRADIUS
18 12 (0.95%) ISA Server
19 11 (0.87%) ProxySG
19 11 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 234 (18.50%) SCCM
2 116 (9.17%) SCOM
3 89 (7.04%) Puppet
4 62 (4.90%) WSUS
5 53 (4.19%) Nagios
6 42 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 37 (2.92%) NetBackup
8 37 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 34 (2.69%) Backup Exec
10 32 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
11 27 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
12 25 (1.98%) Ansible
13 23 (1.82%) AirWatch
14 21 (1.66%) EdgeSight
15 20 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 20 (1.58%) PowerCLI
16 19 (1.50%) SafeCom
17 18 (1.42%) XenMobile
18 15 (1.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 673 (53.20%) Microsoft
2 533 (42.13%) VMware
3 335 (26.48%) Cisco
4 324 (25.61%) Citrix
5 173 (13.68%) HP
6 114 (9.01%) Juniper
7 106 (8.38%) CheckPoint
8 99 (7.83%) Dell
9 88 (6.96%) Oracle
10 76 (6.01%) Symantec
11 71 (5.61%) F5
12 54 (4.27%) AppSense
12 54 (4.27%) Red Hat
13 50 (3.95%) Palo Alto
14 46 (3.64%) SolarWinds
15 43 (3.40%) Apple
15 43 (3.40%) EMC
16 40 (3.16%) NetApp
17 37 (2.92%) Blue Coat
17 37 (2.92%) Riverbed
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £17 - £20 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networkers
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Up to £90 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £9 - £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Networkers
Rate: £10.86 - £13.28 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £27000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 7 days ago