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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 188 203 239
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +36
Contract jobs citing DHCP 703 619 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.14% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% 7.73% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 348 267
Median daily rate £325 £310 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £277
% change year-on-year
+8.86% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 61 41
Median hourly rate £26.25 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £11.30 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £48.98 £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +24.24%

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
8506 8009 7009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5156 4451 3814
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 467 401
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +2 611 £325 +4.00% 215
South East +25 158 £350 +7.69% 46
London -52 149 £381 +8.92% 60
North East +19 144 £265 -1.39% 18
Tyne and Wear +18 140 £265 +3.41% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 139 £265 +3.41% 11
Scotland +32 69 £323 +152.34% 4
Berkshire +25 53 £350 -16.10% 8
Hampshire +29 43 £347 -29.36% 10
South West +15 43 £325 -7.14% 26
Erskine -3 39 £321 -24.14%
Renfrewshire -5 39 £321 +149.41%
North West -44 38 £375 +36.36% 15
Surrey -18 35 £394 +43.18% 8
Reading +10 30 £350 -16.90% 2
City of London +22 26 £375 - 13
Manchester 0 23 £350 +61.84% 8
Yorkshire -16 22 £470 +63.47% 11
West Midlands -5 21 £338 +68.75% 7
East Midlands +16 18 £350 +23.34% 13
Wales +12 16 £350 +6.06% 1
Gloucestershire +1 16 £325 -23.52% 6
East of England -36 16 £190 -39.68% 18
South Wales +8 15 £350 - 1
Glasgow +15 13 £300 +152.10% 3
Hook +12 12 £344 -24.80%
Bristol +9 12 £325 +128.07% 10
South Yorkshire +2 11 £500 +257.14% 2
West Sussex -26 11 £350 +12.90% 7
Derbyshire +14 9 £325 -27.77% 4

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 1133 (90.57%) DNS
2 872 (69.70%) Windows
3 796 (63.63%) Active Directory
4 597 (47.72%) Microsoft
5 567 (45.32%) Windows Server
6 521 (41.65%) VMware
7 419 (33.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 389 (31.10%) TCP/IP
9 359 (28.70%) ITIL
10 351 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 343 (27.42%) Citrix
12 335 (26.78%) Cisco
13 316 (25.26%) Firewall
14 301 (24.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 274 (21.90%) Security Cleared
16 269 (21.50%) Linux
17 263 (21.02%) MS Exchange
18 261 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
19 243 (19.42%) SQL
20 229 (18.31%) LAN
20 229 (18.31%) WAN
21 217 (17.35%) HP
22 211 (16.87%) XenApp
23 207 (16.55%) SCCM
24 205 (16.39%) VPN
25 204 (16.31%) SC Cleared
26 203 (16.23%) PowerShell
27 200 (15.99%) MS Excel
28 192 (15.35%) Data Centre
29 186 (14.87%) SQL Server

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
1 263 (21.02%) MS Exchange
2 148 (11.83%) IIS
3 129 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 95 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 79 (6.31%) Skype for Business
5 79 (6.31%) Tomcat
6 73 (5.84%) Apache
7 58 (4.64%) nginx
8 57 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 54 (4.32%) WebSphere
10 51 (4.08%) Jetty
11 50 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 42 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
13 35 (2.80%) OpenStack
14 19 (1.52%) IBM Notes
14 19 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 16 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
17 14 (1.12%) JBoss
18 12 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 200 (15.99%) MS Excel
2 134 (10.71%) MS Office
3 17 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.72%) MS Project
5 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.40%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.080%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 132 (10.55%) Office 365
2 78 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (2.16%) Google App Engine
6 27 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.68%) IaaS
8 19 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (1.52%) SaaS
9 17 (1.36%) PaaS
10 8 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.40%) Route 53
13 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1133 (90.57%) DNS
2 389 (31.10%) TCP/IP
3 316 (25.26%) Firewall
4 229 (18.31%) LAN
4 229 (18.31%) WAN
5 205 (16.39%) VPN
6 178 (14.23%) SAN
7 166 (13.27%) IPsec
8 135 (10.79%) SSL
9 134 (10.71%) HTTP
10 113 (9.03%) FTP
11 109 (8.71%) Wireless
12 108 (8.63%) Network Security
13 96 (7.67%) MPLS
14 94 (7.51%) VLAN
15 88 (7.03%) BGP
16 84 (6.71%) Internet
17 73 (5.84%) VoIP
18 68 (5.44%) OSPF
19 62 (4.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.64%) MySQL
2 33 (2.64%) Oracle Database
3 32 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 30 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.80%) PowerCenter
12 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.48%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.48%) DB2
15 5 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.40%) Informix
Development Applications
1 86 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 53 (4.24%) Travis CI
3 17 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.36%) MSI
4 13 (1.04%) JIRA
5 11 (0.88%) Log4j
6 10 (0.80%) RSpec
7 5 (0.40%) JUnit
7 5 (0.40%) Maven
8 3 (0.24%) Ant
8 3 (0.24%) Gradle
8 3 (0.24%) Selenium
8 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.16%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.16%) GitLab
9 2 (0.16%) Hudson
9 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.080%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.080%) ClearQuest
General
1 132 (10.55%) Finance
2 60 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 35 (2.80%) Banking
4 30 (2.40%) Marketing
5 29 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.28%) Legal
7 15 (1.20%) Back Office
8 14 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.04%) Retail
10 12 (0.96%) Billing
10 12 (0.96%) Electronics
11 11 (0.88%) Local Government
12 9 (0.72%) Publishing
13 8 (0.64%) Law
14 7 (0.56%) Games
15 6 (0.48%) Front Office
16 5 (0.40%) Advertising
16 5 (0.40%) French Language
17 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 180 (14.39%) Support Engineer
2 168 (13.43%) Network Engineer
3 126 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 124 (9.91%) Analyst
5 74 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 71 (5.68%) Administrator
7 70 (5.60%) Server Engineer
8 68 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
9 64 (5.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 63 (5.04%) Desktop Support
11 60 (4.80%) Wintel Engineer
12 54 (4.32%) Support Analyst
13 53 (4.24%) Architect
14 51 (4.08%) Active Directory Engineer
15 50 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
16 48 (3.84%) VMware Engineer
17 46 (3.68%) Consultant
17 46 (3.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
18 42 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
18 42 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.88%) .NET
2 53 (4.24%) Servlets
3 39 (3.12%) J2EE
4 32 (2.56%) Middleware
5 30 (2.40%) 802.1X
6 26 (2.08%) CSS
7 25 (2.00%) XML
8 19 (1.52%) LAMP
9 17 (1.36%) LEMP Stack
10 14 (1.12%) Web Services
11 13 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
12 8 (0.64%) REST
13 7 (0.56%) Regular Expression
13 7 (0.56%) SOAP
14 6 (0.48%) HTML
15 5 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
16 4 (0.32%) jQuery
17 3 (0.24%) Django
17 3 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
17 3 (0.24%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 192 (15.35%) Data Centre
2 97 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 97 (7.75%) Management Information System
3 86 (6.87%) Clustering
4 62 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.60%) PKI
6 33 (2.64%) Fat Client
6 33 (2.64%) Replication
6 33 (2.64%) Thin Client
7 23 (1.84%) Blackberry
8 21 (1.68%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.60%) Driving Licence
10 19 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.36%) Cryptography
12 16 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
14 12 (0.96%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.72%) iPhone
15 9 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 872 (69.70%) Windows
2 567 (45.32%) Windows Server
3 419 (33.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 301 (24.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 269 (21.50%) Linux
6 261 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 181 (14.47%) Windows 7
8 93 (7.43%) Unix
9 89 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 50 (4.00%) Windows 8
12 45 (3.60%) Solaris
13 36 (2.88%) Windows 10
14 26 (2.08%) AIX
15 22 (1.76%) Android
15 22 (1.76%) Ubuntu
16 19 (1.52%) Mac OS X
17 15 (1.20%) CentOS
18 14 (1.12%) Apple iOS
19 12 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (28.70%) ITIL
2 112 (8.95%) Migration
3 102 (8.15%) Configuration Management
4 97 (7.75%) Load Balancing
5 92 (7.35%) Project Management
6 90 (7.19%) Change Management
7 79 (6.31%) Problem Management
8 75 (6.00%) DevOps
9 63 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 62 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 56 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (4.48%) Open Source
12 51 (4.08%) High Availability
12 51 (4.08%) Incident Management
13 47 (3.76%) Software Delivery
14 46 (3.68%) Change Control
15 43 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
17 40 (3.20%) Mentoring
18 37 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 243 (19.42%) SQL
2 203 (16.23%) PowerShell
3 71 (5.68%) Java
4 69 (5.52%) VBScript
5 53 (4.24%) Perl
6 51 (4.08%) Python
7 33 (2.64%) Bash Shell
8 28 (2.24%) C
8 28 (2.24%) Ruby
9 23 (1.84%) Shell Script
10 22 (1.76%) C++
10 22 (1.76%) VB
11 13 (1.04%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.04%) PHP
12 12 (0.96%) C#
13 10 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.72%) Bourne shell
15 7 (0.56%) Korn
15 7 (0.56%) Tcl
16 4 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 274 (21.90%) Security Cleared
2 204 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 175 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 167 (13.35%) Cisco Certification
5 121 (9.67%) Degree
6 96 (7.67%) CCNA
7 92 (7.35%) MCSE
8 88 (7.03%) MCSA
9 83 (6.63%) CCNP
10 61 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
11 47 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 37 (2.96%) DV Cleared
13 34 (2.72%) MCP
14 30 (2.40%) MCITP
15 21 (1.68%) CCIE
16 18 (1.44%) MCTS
17 12 (0.96%) MCSD
18 10 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 10 (0.80%) MCDST
19 9 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 62 (4.96%) SLA
2 25 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.64%) QA
5 4 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.32%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.24%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.24%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.080%) COBIT
8 1 (0.080%) GxP
8 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 796 (63.63%) Active Directory
2 351 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 211 (16.87%) XenApp
4 163 (13.03%) Hyper-V
5 106 (8.47%) vSphere
6 93 (7.43%) XenDesktop
7 85 (6.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 68 (5.44%) VMware ESX
8 68 (5.44%) XenServer
9 56 (4.48%) Terminal Services
10 46 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
11 41 (3.28%) Xen
12 13 (1.04%) ISA Server
12 13 (1.04%) NFS
13 12 (0.96%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.88%) UAG
15 10 (0.80%) KVM
15 10 (0.80%) vCloud
15 10 (0.80%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 207 (16.55%) SCCM
2 103 (8.23%) SCOM
3 85 (6.79%) Puppet
4 60 (4.80%) WSUS
5 57 (4.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 41 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (2.56%) XenMobile
8 28 (2.24%) NetBackup
9 27 (2.16%) SafeCom
10 24 (1.92%) Backup Exec
11 22 (1.76%) EdgeSight
11 22 (1.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 20 (1.60%) Ansible
13 19 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
13 19 (1.52%) HP SIM
14 18 (1.44%) Nagios
15 16 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
16 15 (1.20%) vMotion
17 14 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 13 (1.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 597 (47.72%) Microsoft
2 521 (41.65%) VMware
3 343 (27.42%) Citrix
4 335 (26.78%) Cisco
5 217 (17.35%) HP
6 116 (9.27%) Red Hat
7 82 (6.55%) Oracle
8 81 (6.47%) AppSense
8 81 (6.47%) F5
9 79 (6.31%) Dell
10 75 (6.00%) CheckPoint
11 64 (5.12%) NetApp
12 60 (4.80%) Juniper
13 55 (4.40%) Symantec
14 54 (4.32%) SolarWinds
15 52 (4.16%) SAP
16 49 (3.92%) ThinPrint
17 46 (3.68%) Palo Alto
18 38 (3.04%) EMC
19 35 (2.80%) Intel Security
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