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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 187 223 215
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Contract jobs citing DHCP 649 463 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 0.88% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.76% 6.53% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 228 238
Average daily rate
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£336 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £167 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 60
Average hourly rate £19.91 £17.00 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% +2.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £25.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.85 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+11.55% +8.99%

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
8367 7088 8477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.57% 13.54% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4735 3870 4027
Average daily rate £363 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 444 628
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 +28 603 £338 +3.84% 243
London +29 232 £350 +7.69% 84
South East +27 115 £325 +8.33% 55
East of England +10 75 £338 +13.44% 18
City of London +12 60 £369 +10.90% 16
North West +15 59 £300 +33.51% 19
Berkshire +23 44 £313 +47.05% 18
South West -17 40 £450 +153.52% 23
Yorkshire +11 35 £335 -13.54% 24
West Midlands +2 32 £300 -14.28% 15
Scotland -3 32 £308 +2.50% 7
Reading +35 28 £300 +150.00% 8
Bedfordshire - 28 £350 - 2
Hampshire -17 27 £346 +21.49% 5
Wiltshire +2 25 £450 +20.00% 5
West Yorkshire +10 24 £400 +1.26% 13
Luton - 23 £350 -
Lancashire -1 21 £300 +13.20% 2
Cheshire +9 20 £428 +90.00% 8
Surrey +10 19 £320 -5.18% 17
Leeds +12 18 £415 +21.16% 6
Cambridgeshire -5 17 £306 +61.18% 9
Chester +13 13 £450 +100.00% 1
North East -32 13 £188 -6.25%
Hertfordshire -16 11 £160 -46.21% 3
Tyne and Wear -31 11 £188 -6.25%
Swindon +2 10 £450 - 1
Cambridge -1 10 £325 +71.05% 5
Worcestershire - 10 £210 - 2
Birmingham 0 9 £450 +12.50% 8

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1138 (93.43%) DNS
2 957 (78.57%) Windows
3 812 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 594 (48.77%) Microsoft
5 545 (44.75%) VMware
6 521 (42.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 415 (34.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 398 (32.68%) MS Exchange
9 337 (27.67%) Citrix
10 335 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 325 (26.68%) TCP/IP
12 309 (25.37%) ITIL
13 308 (25.29%) Firewall
14 303 (24.88%) Windows 7
15 299 (24.55%) HP
16 294 (24.14%) Cisco
17 277 (22.74%) SAN
18 255 (20.94%) SCCM
19 243 (19.95%) MS Excel
20 227 (18.64%) Linux
20 227 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
21 225 (18.47%) Security Cleared
22 219 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 214 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
24 209 (17.16%) LAN
25 205 (16.83%) Windows XP
26 195 (16.01%) MS Office
27 191 (15.68%) WAN
28 183 (15.02%) SQL
29 174 (14.29%) SC Cleared

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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
1 398 (32.68%) MS Exchange
2 214 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 151 (12.40%) IIS
4 146 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 136 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 104 (8.54%) SharePoint
7 50 (4.11%) Lync
8 44 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 41 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 40 (3.28%) Apache
11 24 (1.97%) Tomcat
12 22 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.48%) IBM Notes
14 14 (1.15%) nginx
14 14 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (1.07%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.90%) Jetty
17 7 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
17 7 (0.57%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 243 (19.95%) MS Excel
2 195 (16.01%) MS Office
3 27 (2.22%) MS Project
4 18 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.082%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.16%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.082%) assyst
4 1 (0.082%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.082%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.082%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (4.11%) Office 365
3 45 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 15 (1.23%) Route 53
6 14 (1.15%) SaaS
7 13 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.07%) IaaS
8 11 (0.90%) Google App Engine
8 11 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1138 (93.43%) DNS
2 325 (26.68%) TCP/IP
3 308 (25.29%) Firewall
4 277 (22.74%) SAN
5 209 (17.16%) LAN
6 191 (15.68%) WAN
7 162 (13.30%) VPN
8 113 (9.28%) Wireless
9 79 (6.49%) Internet
10 77 (6.32%) FTP
11 75 (6.16%) VLAN
12 69 (5.67%) VoIP
13 68 (5.58%) NAS
14 62 (5.09%) IPsec
14 62 (5.09%) Network Security
15 59 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
16 57 (4.68%) MPLS
17 50 (4.11%) BGP
18 49 (4.02%) Wi-Fi
19 48 (3.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 18 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (1.48%) MySQL
6 13 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.41%) DTS
12 4 (0.33%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (1.72%) MSI
2 20 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.90%) Maven
3 11 (0.90%) Hudson
4 9 (0.74%) Selenium
5 8 (0.66%) JUnit
6 6 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.41%) JIRA
7 5 (0.41%) Redmine
7 5 (0.41%) Trac
7 5 (0.41%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.082%) WebLOAD
11 1 (0.082%) Wise Package Studio
11 1 (0.082%) Subversion
General
1 108 (8.87%) Finance
2 73 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 36 (2.96%) Banking
4 27 (2.22%) Marketing
5 20 (1.64%) Advertising
6 19 (1.56%) Law
7 17 (1.40%) Legal
8 16 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.07%) French Language
10 13 (1.07%) Retail
11 12 (0.99%) Mandarin Language
11 12 (0.99%) Spanish Language
12 11 (0.90%) German Language
13 10 (0.82%) Back Office
14 9 (0.74%) Local Government
15 8 (0.66%) Publishing
16 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.33%) Electronics
18 2 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 179 (14.70%) Analyst
2 142 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 133 (10.92%) Support Engineer
4 87 (7.14%) Administrator
5 82 (6.73%) Support Analyst
5 82 (6.73%) Network Engineer
6 73 (5.99%) Server Engineer
7 64 (5.25%) Systems Administrator
7 64 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
7 64 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (4.68%) Consultant
9 51 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 49 (4.02%) Wintel Engineer
11 45 (3.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 44 (3.61%) Desktop Support
13 40 (3.28%) IT Support
14 35 (2.87%) Architect
15 30 (2.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (2.30%) Network Specialist
16 28 (2.30%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.53%) Web Services
2 39 (3.20%) .NET
3 26 (2.13%) Middleware
4 19 (1.56%) XML
5 14 (1.15%) HTML
6 11 (0.90%) Servlets
7 9 (0.74%) J2EE
8 7 (0.57%) Application Packaging
9 6 (0.49%) ADSI
9 6 (0.49%) Software Packaging
10 5 (0.41%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.41%) X-Windows
11 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.33%) CSS
12 3 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (0.25%) WAP
13 2 (0.16%) ADO.NET
13 2 (0.16%) JSP
13 2 (0.16%) COM
13 2 (0.16%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 124 (10.18%) Clustering
2 100 (8.21%) Blackberry
3 78 (6.40%) Replication
4 64 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 58 (4.76%) Thin Client
6 33 (2.71%) PKI
7 30 (2.46%) Open Source
8 29 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 20 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
10 20 (1.64%) CESG
11 18 (1.48%) PDA
12 16 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
13 14 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.82%) iPad
15 9 (0.74%) RMADS
15 9 (0.74%) Smartcard
16 8 (0.66%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 957 (78.57%) Windows
2 521 (42.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 415 (34.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 303 (24.88%) Windows 7
5 227 (18.64%) Linux
5 227 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 205 (16.83%) Windows XP
7 85 (6.98%) UNIX
7 85 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 58 (4.76%) Solaris
10 30 (2.46%) Windows Vista
11 25 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
12 22 (1.81%) Windows 2000
13 19 (1.56%) CentOS
14 17 (1.40%) AIX
15 16 (1.31%) Mac OS X
16 13 (1.07%) HPUX
17 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (25.37%) ITIL
2 98 (8.05%) Migration
3 88 (7.22%) Load Balancing
4 73 (5.99%) Configuration Management
5 66 (5.42%) Project Management
6 63 (5.17%) Service Management
7 62 (5.09%) Service Delivery
8 59 (4.84%) Change Management
9 56 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 47 (3.86%) E-Commerce
11 45 (3.69%) Incident Management
12 36 (2.96%) Capacity Management
13 31 (2.55%) Network Architecture
14 30 (2.46%) DevOps
15 26 (2.13%) Data Protection
16 25 (2.05%) Asset Management
16 25 (2.05%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (1.89%) Line Management
18 22 (1.81%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 183 (15.02%) SQL
2 134 (11.00%) PowerShell
3 57 (4.68%) Perl
4 41 (3.37%) C
4 41 (3.37%) VBScript
5 32 (2.63%) Java
6 30 (2.46%) VB
7 27 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 21 (1.72%) PHP
9 19 (1.56%) Python
9 19 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 19 (1.56%) Ruby
10 16 (1.31%) C++
11 14 (1.15%) JavaScript
12 12 (0.99%) C#
13 11 (0.90%) Bourne shell
13 11 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.74%) Korn
15 3 (0.25%) Erlang
15 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 225 (18.47%) Security Cleared
2 219 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 174 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 136 (11.17%) MCSE
5 96 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (6.32%) MCITP
7 60 (4.93%) CCNA
7 60 (4.93%) MCP
8 54 (4.43%) CCNP
9 52 (4.27%) Degree
10 48 (3.94%) DV Cleared
11 31 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (2.30%) MCTS
13 27 (2.22%) MCSA
14 23 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
15 17 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.23%) CCA
17 14 (1.15%) CISSP
17 14 (1.15%) CCSE
18 11 (0.90%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (9.03%) SLA
2 21 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.48%) QA
4 9 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.25%) BS7799
6 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.082%) COBIT
7 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 812 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 335 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (12.07%) XenApp
4 134 (11.00%) Hyper-V
5 116 (9.52%) vSphere
6 89 (7.31%) VMware ESX
7 57 (4.68%) XenDesktop
8 52 (4.27%) XenServer
9 48 (3.94%) Terminal Services
10 40 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
11 36 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
12 29 (2.38%) ISA Server
13 24 (1.97%) NFS
14 21 (1.72%) DFS Replication
15 19 (1.56%) VMware Server
16 15 (1.23%) UAG
16 15 (1.23%) vCloud
16 15 (1.23%) Firmware
17 12 (0.99%) Xen
17 12 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 255 (20.94%) SCCM
2 133 (10.92%) SCOM
3 83 (6.81%) Backup Exec
4 73 (5.99%) NetBackup
5 44 (3.61%) HP SIM
6 42 (3.45%) WSUS
7 36 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 32 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 31 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 30 (2.46%) Puppet
10 30 (2.46%) Nagios
11 27 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
12 25 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 16 (1.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 14 (1.15%) SCDPM
14 14 (1.15%) SCOrch
15 13 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
16 12 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
16 12 (0.99%) SCVMM
17 11 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 594 (48.77%) Microsoft
2 545 (44.75%) VMware
3 337 (27.67%) Citrix
4 299 (24.55%) HP
5 294 (24.14%) Cisco
6 138 (11.33%) Symantec
7 97 (7.96%) Dell
7 97 (7.96%) Red Hat
8 88 (7.22%) EMC
9 86 (7.06%) CheckPoint
10 69 (5.67%) NetApp
11 68 (5.58%) Oracle
11 68 (5.58%) Juniper
12 46 (3.78%) McAfee
13 44 (3.61%) F5
14 42 (3.45%) Apple
14 42 (3.45%) SolarWinds
15 41 (3.37%) Altiris
16 38 (3.12%) IBM
17 35 (2.87%) AppSense
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