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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 183 239 242
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 669 455 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 6.37% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 228 207
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £166 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 46 53
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.25 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +53 614 £325 - 218
London +49 265 £350 +7.69% 78
South East +35 110 £290 -7.93% 56
City of London +22 63 £363 -2.68% 19
East of England +10 63 £350 +55.55% 11
North West +21 57 £300 +9.09% 14
South West -17 48 £268 -18.93% 17
Berkshire +21 38 £300 +4.34% 10
Hampshire 0 35 £290 -22.66% 7
Scotland +9 34 £275 -8.33% 10
Wiltshire +9 28 £469 +50.00% 3
Yorkshire +4 27 £335 -13.54% 17
West Midlands -4 25 £288 -17.85% 12
Reading +31 23 £300 -9.09% 5
Bedfordshire - 21 £350 - 4
Luton - 18 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 17 £306 +61.18% 4
West Yorkshire +6 17 £388 +6.89% 8
Cheshire +15 16 £428 +90.00% 4
Leeds +8 14 £388 +6.89% 6
Surrey -3 12 £286 -15.18% 20
Hertfordshire -16 12 £160 - 2
East Midlands +4 11 £350 +69.69% 10
Cambridge -3 11 £350 +85.43% 3
North East -27 11 £230 -16.36% 5
Chester +14 10 £400 +77.77%
Birmingham +3 10 £320 -28.88% 4
Worcestershire - 10 £213 - 1
Manchester -17 9 £248 -23.84% 7
West Sussex +10 8 £223 +11.25% 3

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1147 (93.79%) DNS
2 930 (76.04%) Windows
3 791 (64.68%) Active Directory
4 571 (46.69%) Microsoft
5 543 (44.40%) VMware
6 503 (41.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 415 (33.93%) MS Exchange
8 409 (33.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 339 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 338 (27.64%) TCP/IP
11 329 (26.90%) Citrix
12 322 (26.33%) Firewall
13 307 (25.10%) HP
14 306 (25.02%) Cisco
15 292 (23.88%) Windows 7
16 287 (23.47%) ITIL
17 275 (22.49%) SAN
18 240 (19.62%) SCCM
19 230 (18.81%) Linux
20 228 (18.64%) MS Excel
21 225 (18.40%) Security Cleared
21 225 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
22 218 (17.83%) LAN
23 215 (17.58%) Microsoft Certification
24 213 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
25 198 (16.19%) Windows XP
26 193 (15.78%) WAN
27 182 (14.88%) SQL
28 173 (14.15%) MS Office
29 171 (13.98%) VPN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 415 (33.93%) MS Exchange
2 225 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 138 (11.28%) IIS
5 132 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 106 (8.67%) SharePoint
7 47 (3.84%) Lync
8 45 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 40 (3.27%) Apache
10 38 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (2.53%) Tomcat
12 26 (2.13%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (1.64%) nginx
14 20 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (1.55%) Jetty
16 14 (1.14%) IBM Notes
17 9 (0.74%) CMS
18 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 228 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 173 (14.15%) MS Office
3 22 (1.80%) MS Project
4 13 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.16%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.082%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.082%) assyst
4 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.082%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.082%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.17%) Office 365
1 51 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.55%) Google App Engine
5 19 (1.55%) SaaS
6 18 (1.47%) Amazon S3
6 18 (1.47%) Route 53
7 16 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
8 14 (1.14%) PaaS
9 13 (1.06%) IaaS
10 1 (0.082%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1147 (93.79%) DNS
2 338 (27.64%) TCP/IP
3 322 (26.33%) Firewall
4 275 (22.49%) SAN
5 218 (17.83%) LAN
6 193 (15.78%) WAN
7 171 (13.98%) VPN
8 119 (9.73%) Wireless
9 76 (6.21%) Internet
10 75 (6.13%) IPsec
11 70 (5.72%) VLAN
12 69 (5.64%) Network Security
13 66 (5.40%) Cisco ASA
14 64 (5.23%) MPLS
14 64 (5.23%) VoIP
15 63 (5.15%) FTP
16 62 (5.07%) HTTP
17 61 (4.99%) NAS
18 57 (4.66%) BGP
19 52 (4.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.77%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (1.88%) MySQL
5 19 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.49%) DTS
10 6 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.49%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.33%) Big Data
12 3 (0.25%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.25%) DB2
12 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 31 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.31%) Hudson
2 16 (1.31%) Maven
3 11 (0.90%) MSI
3 11 (0.90%) JUnit
4 9 (0.74%) Selenium
5 7 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.49%) Bugzilla
6 6 (0.49%) Trac
6 6 (0.49%) Redmine
6 6 (0.49%) JIRA
7 4 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.082%) WebLOAD
10 1 (0.082%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 96 (7.85%) Finance
2 74 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 35 (2.86%) Banking
4 28 (2.29%) Marketing
5 22 (1.80%) Advertising
6 20 (1.64%) French Language
7 17 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.23%) Legal
10 14 (1.14%) Law
10 14 (1.14%) Mandarin Language
10 14 (1.14%) Spanish Language
11 12 (0.98%) Retail
11 12 (0.98%) Back Office
11 12 (0.98%) German Language
12 10 (0.82%) Local Government
13 7 (0.57%) Publishing
14 4 (0.33%) Electronics
15 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 159 (13.00%) Analyst
2 139 (11.37%) Support Engineer
3 130 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 97 (7.93%) Administrator
5 85 (6.95%) Network Engineer
6 71 (5.81%) Server Engineer
7 70 (5.72%) Support Analyst
7 70 (5.72%) Systems Engineer
8 69 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
9 60 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 55 (4.50%) Consultant
11 49 (4.01%) Wintel Engineer
12 47 (3.84%) Desktop Support
13 46 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
14 40 (3.27%) Architect
14 40 (3.27%) IT Support
15 39 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 35 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
17 34 (2.78%) Network Specialist
17 34 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.27%) .NET
2 29 (2.37%) Web Services
3 22 (1.80%) Middleware
4 19 (1.55%) Servlets
5 15 (1.23%) XML
6 14 (1.14%) J2EE
7 10 (0.82%) HTML
8 7 (0.57%) X-Windows
9 6 (0.49%) ADSI
10 5 (0.41%) Software Packaging
10 5 (0.41%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.33%) CSS
12 3 (0.25%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.25%) WAP
12 3 (0.25%) LAMP
13 2 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.16%) ADO.NET
13 2 (0.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.65%) Clustering
2 102 (8.34%) Blackberry
3 79 (6.46%) Replication
4 75 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (5.23%) Thin Client
5 64 (5.23%) Fat Client
6 45 (3.68%) Open Source
7 34 (2.78%) PKI
8 32 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 25 (2.04%) Computer Science
10 24 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (1.39%) PDA
11 17 (1.39%) Firmware
12 16 (1.31%) CESG
13 14 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.98%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.90%) Statistics
15 11 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
16 9 (0.74%) RMADS
16 9 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 930 (76.04%) Windows
2 503 (41.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 409 (33.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 292 (23.88%) Windows 7
5 230 (18.81%) Linux
6 213 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 198 (16.19%) Windows XP
8 74 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 72 (5.89%) UNIX
10 53 (4.33%) Windows 8
11 51 (4.17%) Solaris
12 26 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 24 (1.96%) Windows 2000
14 23 (1.88%) CentOS
15 20 (1.64%) Windows Vista
16 13 (1.06%) AIX
17 12 (0.98%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.74%) HPUX
18 9 (0.74%) Debian
19 8 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (23.47%) ITIL
2 108 (8.83%) Migration
3 87 (7.11%) Load Balancing
4 80 (6.54%) Configuration Management
5 67 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 66 (5.40%) Project Management
7 65 (5.31%) Service Management
8 61 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 55 (4.50%) Change Management
10 44 (3.60%) Incident Management
11 40 (3.27%) E-Commerce
12 36 (2.94%) Capacity Management
13 34 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (2.78%) DevOps
14 27 (2.21%) Network Architecture
14 27 (2.21%) Data Protection
15 25 (2.04%) Unit Testing
15 25 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (1.96%) Line Management
17 21 (1.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 182 (14.88%) SQL
2 141 (11.53%) PowerShell
3 56 (4.58%) Perl
4 52 (4.25%) C
5 44 (3.60%) Java
6 43 (3.52%) VBScript
7 38 (3.11%) VB
8 25 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 21 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 18 (1.47%) Ruby
11 16 (1.31%) PHP
11 16 (1.31%) C++
11 16 (1.31%) Python
12 15 (1.23%) C#
13 11 (0.90%) Korn
13 11 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.90%) JavaScript
14 10 (0.82%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.25%) Erlang
15 3 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 225 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 215 (17.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 171 (13.98%) SC Cleared
4 145 (11.86%) MCSE
5 103 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (5.97%) MCITP
7 59 (4.82%) CCNA
8 58 (4.74%) CCNP
8 58 (4.74%) MCP
9 54 (4.42%) Degree
10 47 (3.84%) DV Cleared
11 32 (2.62%) MCTS
12 30 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (1.88%) MCSA
14 19 (1.55%) CCSE
15 18 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
16 17 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (1.23%) CISSP
18 12 (0.98%) CCA
19 11 (0.90%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.09%) SLA
2 24 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.72%) QA
4 11 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.25%) BS7799
5 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.082%) COBIT
6 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 791 (64.68%) Active Directory
2 339 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (11.53%) XenApp
4 135 (11.04%) Hyper-V
5 118 (9.65%) vSphere
6 88 (7.20%) VMware ESX
7 55 (4.50%) XenServer
7 55 (4.50%) XenDesktop
8 40 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (3.03%) Terminal Services
10 36 (2.94%) ISA Server
10 36 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (2.21%) NFS
12 22 (1.80%) Xen
13 16 (1.31%) DFS Replication
14 14 (1.14%) VMware Server
15 13 (1.06%) UAG
16 12 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
16 12 (0.98%) KVM
16 12 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 240 (19.62%) SCCM
2 125 (10.22%) SCOM
3 97 (7.93%) Backup Exec
4 60 (4.91%) NetBackup
5 45 (3.68%) WSUS
6 40 (3.27%) Puppet
7 38 (3.11%) HP SIM
8 31 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 26 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 25 (2.04%) Nagios
11 22 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
11 22 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 21 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 20 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 16 (1.31%) Vagrant
15 15 (1.23%) MAILsweeper
16 14 (1.14%) SCOrch
16 14 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 13 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
18 12 (0.98%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 571 (46.69%) Microsoft
2 543 (44.40%) VMware
3 329 (26.90%) Citrix
4 307 (25.10%) HP
5 306 (25.02%) Cisco
6 125 (10.22%) Symantec
7 97 (7.93%) Dell
8 90 (7.36%) CheckPoint
9 87 (7.11%) Red Hat
10 82 (6.70%) EMC
11 68 (5.56%) Juniper
12 67 (5.48%) Oracle
13 63 (5.15%) NetApp
14 56 (4.58%) F5
15 43 (3.52%) SolarWinds
16 41 (3.35%) Infoblox
16 41 (3.35%) IBM
17 40 (3.27%) McAfee
18 38 (3.11%) Apple
19 36 (2.94%) Altiris
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