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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 196 193 205
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing DHCP 687 733 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.26% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.21% 9.02% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 413 330
Median daily rate £325 £328 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.91% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 64 48
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.65 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.64% -1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.65 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.10 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +1.44%

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
8371 8130 8310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 13.94% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5105 4645 4469
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 525 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -17 635 £325 -1.51% 197
London -38 208 £350 - 55
South East -41 108 £350 +6.06% 53
North East +22 102 £225 -18.18% 6
Tyne and Wear +26 92 £225 -25.00% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 90 £225 -25.00% 5
North West +3 64 £400 +29.03% 17
South West +29 57 £350 -15.15% 8
Hampshire +14 30 £313 +13.63% 11
City of London +11 30 £402 +10.75% 13
East of England -10 29 £338 +22.17% 14
West Midlands -15 28 £295 -4.83% 20
Manchester -5 26 £350 +12.90% 10
Oxfordshire +12 25 £400 +135.29% 9
Berkshire +10 25 £313 -10.71% 18
Yorkshire 0 25 £335 +30.09% 19
Cheshire +20 22 £400 +60.00% 4
Scotland +10 22 £310 +24.00% 6
Wiltshire +10 21 £375 -21.05%
Swindon +13 19 £375 -28.57%
Hertfordshire -1 18 £315 - 6
Bristol +9 16 £288 -52.08% 5
Gloucestershire +5 14 £363 +61.11% 1
Oxford -4 14 £400 +135.29% 4
Warrington +27 13 £475 +72.72% 1
East Midlands +7 13 £400 +45.45% 5
West Yorkshire +4 13 £275 -9.83% 11
Worcestershire +12 12 £240 -40.00% 2
Leeds +1 12 £263 -15.32% 7
Worcester +9 11 £270 -32.50% 1

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1255 (88.76%) DNS
2 1050 (74.26%) Windows
3 967 (68.39%) Active Directory
4 766 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 680 (48.09%) Windows Server
6 620 (43.85%) VMware
7 508 (35.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 468 (33.10%) Citrix
9 413 (29.21%) ITIL
10 380 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 371 (26.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 367 (25.95%) TCP/IP
13 356 (25.18%) Security Cleared
14 349 (24.68%) Cisco
15 330 (23.34%) Firewall
16 323 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 308 (21.78%) MS Exchange
18 305 (21.57%) SQL
19 297 (21.00%) HP
20 294 (20.79%) Linux
21 292 (20.65%) XenApp
22 281 (19.87%) SCCM
23 275 (19.45%) SC Cleared
24 274 (19.38%) PowerShell
25 253 (17.89%) MS Excel
26 244 (17.26%) SQL Server
27 241 (17.04%) SAN
28 222 (15.70%) WAN
29 221 (15.63%) Windows 7
30 220 (15.56%) VPN

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
1 308 (21.78%) MS Exchange
2 176 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 156 (11.03%) IIS
4 144 (10.18%) Skype for Business
5 135 (9.55%) SharePoint
6 80 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 71 (5.02%) Apache
8 57 (4.03%) Tomcat
9 45 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 41 (2.90%) nginx
11 40 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (2.55%) IBM Notes
12 36 (2.55%) WebSphere
13 34 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 33 (2.33%) Jetty
14 33 (2.33%) Mongrel
15 31 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
16 28 (1.98%) OpenStack
17 23 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 21 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 253 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 164 (11.60%) MS Office
3 23 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.64%) MS Project
5 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) Eikon
2 6 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.28%) assyst
4 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.071%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 157 (11.10%) Office 365
2 86 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.84%) IaaS
6 21 (1.49%) PaaS
7 19 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (1.20%) Google App Engine
9 17 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.20%) SaaS
10 7 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.35%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1255 (88.76%) DNS
2 367 (25.95%) TCP/IP
3 330 (23.34%) Firewall
4 241 (17.04%) SAN
5 222 (15.70%) WAN
6 220 (15.56%) VPN
7 218 (15.42%) LAN
8 122 (8.63%) IPsec
9 120 (8.49%) Internet
9 120 (8.49%) Wireless
10 116 (8.20%) VLAN
11 100 (7.07%) Network Security
12 97 (6.86%) HTTP
13 87 (6.15%) MPLS
14 76 (5.37%) FTP
15 74 (5.23%) VoIP
16 73 (5.16%) SSL
17 69 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
18 67 (4.74%) Wi-Fi
19 66 (4.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.24%) MySQL
3 48 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (2.40%) DB2
6 33 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 21 (1.49%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 13 (0.92%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.71%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.35%) MS Access
15 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
17 2 (0.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 56 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 42 (2.97%) MSI
3 39 (2.76%) Travis CI
4 19 (1.34%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.57%) JIRA
5 8 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.50%) Subversion
7 4 (0.28%) Ant
7 4 (0.28%) Maven
8 3 (0.21%) git-flow
8 3 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.14%) Gradle
9 2 (0.14%) JUnit
9 2 (0.14%) Selenium
9 2 (0.14%) VisualVM
9 2 (0.14%) Xcode
10 1 (0.071%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.071%) GitLab
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.071%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (8.49%) Finance
2 52 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 27 (1.91%) Banking
4 26 (1.84%) Marketing
5 25 (1.77%) Back Office
6 21 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.92%) Legal
8 12 (0.85%) Advertising
8 12 (0.85%) Local Government
8 12 (0.85%) Retail
9 9 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.64%) Games
9 9 (0.64%) Japanese Language
9 9 (0.64%) Military
9 9 (0.64%) Publishing
10 8 (0.57%) Electronics
10 8 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.35%) French Language
11 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 224 (15.84%) Support Engineer
2 143 (10.11%) Analyst
3 142 (10.04%) Network Engineer
4 139 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 98 (6.93%) Administrator
6 97 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 89 (6.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 78 (5.52%) Wintel Engineer
9 75 (5.30%) Desktop Support
10 70 (4.95%) Server Engineer
11 67 (4.74%) Architect
12 64 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
13 63 (4.46%) Consultant
13 63 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
14 58 (4.10%) Desktop Engineer
14 58 (4.10%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 50 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
15 50 (3.54%) IT Support
16 48 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
17 44 (3.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.90%) Middleware
2 36 (2.55%) .NET
2 36 (2.55%) LAMP
3 33 (2.33%) Servlets
4 30 (2.12%) 802.1X
5 26 (1.84%) CSS
6 23 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
6 23 (1.63%) Web Services
7 22 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
8 20 (1.41%) J2EE
8 20 (1.41%) XML
9 8 (0.57%) PostGIS
10 7 (0.50%) Regular Expression
11 6 (0.42%) HTML
12 5 (0.35%) XMPP
13 3 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.21%) Django
13 3 (0.21%) Kafka
13 3 (0.21%) Laravel
14 2 (0.14%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 183 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 117 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 105 (7.43%) Clustering
4 102 (7.21%) Management Information System
5 58 (4.10%) PKI
6 51 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (3.39%) Replication
8 46 (3.25%) Blackberry
9 39 (2.76%) Fat Client
9 39 (2.76%) Thin Client
10 32 (2.26%) Mainframe
11 24 (1.70%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (1.20%) NHS
14 15 (1.06%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.06%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (0.99%) Digital Media
15 14 (0.99%) Statistics
15 14 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1050 (74.26%) Windows
2 680 (48.09%) Windows Server
3 508 (35.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 371 (26.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 323 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 294 (20.79%) Linux
7 221 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 86 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 75 (5.30%) Unix
10 71 (5.02%) Solaris
11 57 (4.03%) Windows 10
12 51 (3.61%) Windows 8
13 50 (3.54%) Windows XP
14 45 (3.18%) Android
15 43 (3.04%) AIX
16 41 (2.90%) Mac OS X
17 35 (2.48%) HPUX
18 33 (2.33%) Ubuntu
19 31 (2.19%) Apple iOS
19 31 (2.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (29.21%) ITIL
2 147 (10.40%) Migration
3 107 (7.57%) Project Management
4 106 (7.50%) Change Management
5 102 (7.21%) Configuration Management
6 85 (6.01%) Service Delivery
7 78 (5.52%) Software Delivery
8 70 (4.95%) High Availability
9 69 (4.88%) Load Balancing
10 66 (4.67%) Incident Management
11 64 (4.53%) Problem Management
12 62 (4.38%) DevOps
13 57 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 53 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
15 48 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (3.39%) Business Continuity
16 47 (3.32%) ITIL V3
17 46 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (3.25%) Open Source
18 44 (3.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 305 (21.57%) SQL
2 274 (19.38%) PowerShell
3 98 (6.93%) VBScript
4 65 (4.60%) Python
5 54 (3.82%) Java
6 50 (3.54%) VB
7 45 (3.18%) Perl
8 41 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 37 (2.62%) C
9 37 (2.62%) C++
10 33 (2.33%) Ruby
11 31 (2.19%) PHP
12 25 (1.77%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.27%) JavaScript
15 15 (1.06%) C#
16 9 (0.64%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.35%) Go
17 5 (0.35%) Korn
18 4 (0.28%) Rust
Qualifications
1 356 (25.18%) Security Cleared
2 275 (19.45%) SC Cleared
3 208 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 156 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
5 132 (9.34%) Degree
6 114 (8.06%) MCSE
7 95 (6.72%) CCNA
8 94 (6.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 85 (6.01%) MCSA
10 82 (5.80%) CCNP
11 62 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (3.18%) DV Cleared
13 36 (2.55%) MCP
14 30 (2.12%) MCITP
15 19 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.13%) CCIE
17 15 (1.06%) MCDST
18 14 (0.99%) MCTS
19 13 (0.92%) MCSD
20 11 (0.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (7.14%) SLA
2 87 (6.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.50%) QA
6 5 (0.35%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.21%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.071%) GxP
9 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 967 (68.39%) Active Directory
2 380 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 292 (20.65%) XenApp
4 213 (15.06%) Hyper-V
5 154 (10.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 145 (10.25%) XenDesktop
7 112 (7.92%) vSphere
8 106 (7.50%) XenServer
9 85 (6.01%) Terminal Services
10 69 (4.88%) VMware ESX
11 45 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
13 25 (1.77%) Firmware
14 19 (1.34%) VMware Server
15 18 (1.27%) NFS
15 18 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
15 18 (1.27%) Xen
16 16 (1.13%) ProxySG
17 12 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
18 11 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 281 (19.87%) SCCM
2 133 (9.41%) SCOM
3 90 (6.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 86 (6.08%) Puppet
5 58 (4.10%) WSUS
6 56 (3.96%) Microsoft Clustering
7 53 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
8 50 (3.54%) NetBackup
9 48 (3.39%) XenMobile
10 44 (3.11%) SafeCom
11 42 (2.97%) Backup Exec
12 41 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 36 (2.55%) EdgeSight
14 30 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
15 28 (1.98%) Nagios
16 27 (1.91%) OpenView
17 26 (1.84%) Ansible
17 26 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 25 (1.77%) HP SIM
19 24 (1.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 766 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 620 (43.85%) VMware
3 468 (33.10%) Citrix
4 349 (24.68%) Cisco
5 297 (21.00%) HP
6 125 (8.84%) AppSense
7 109 (7.71%) Dell
8 107 (7.57%) Oracle
9 99 (7.00%) CheckPoint
10 93 (6.58%) Symantec
11 87 (6.15%) Juniper
12 79 (5.59%) EMC
13 77 (5.45%) Red Hat
14 67 (4.74%) ThinPrint
15 66 (4.67%) F5
16 59 (4.17%) Intel Security
17 52 (3.68%) NetApp
18 51 (3.61%) SAP
19 50 (3.54%) SolarWinds
20 46 (3.25%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Borders
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
FreeStyleGames
Rate: Fair salary is determined by experience, skills & going rate locally
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per day
Posted: 5 days ago