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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
Rank 245 234 203
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs citing DHCP 436 533 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.39% 7.04% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 313 351
Median daily rate £373 £350 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £197 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 59
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.55 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.71%

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
6820 7569 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4245 4478 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 314 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -10 394 £363 +3.57% 192
London +19 150 £400 +6.66% 73
South East -29 82 £363 +11.11% 46
Yorkshire +34 33 £388 +15.67% 12
Buckinghamshire +26 27 £500 +112.76% 7
East of England +5 26 £350 -12.50% 15
South West +2 26 £301 -7.53% 10
City of London -6 24 £356 -5.00% 16
Scotland +15 23 £395 +5.33% 6
North East -8 23 £290 -33.06% 6
Milton Keynes +25 22 £500 - 2
North West -21 21 £350 -6.66% 14
Tyne and Wear -6 18 £290 -37.29% 5
Edinburgh +17 17 £400 +6.66% 1
East Midlands -1 17 £264 -18.84% 7
West Midlands +5 16 £425 +6.25% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 16 £290 -37.29% 3
West Yorkshire +29 15 £305 -8.95% 8
Surrey -8 15 £210 -36.36% 6
South Yorkshire +11 14 £500 - 1
Sheffield +10 13 £500 - 1
Hampshire -1 13 £348 +14.48% 10
Berkshire -8 13 £293 -13.33% 5
Manchester -8 10 £550 +29.41% 11
Leicestershire +13 8 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £348 - 3
Bristol +5 7 £310 -4.61% 1
Hertfordshire +4 7 £218 - 6
Gloucestershire +2 7 £144 +2.67% 2
Devon +1 7 £549 +188.94% 1

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 964 (92.34%) DNS
2 711 (68.10%) Windows
3 678 (64.94%) Active Directory
4 491 (47.03%) Microsoft
5 401 (38.41%) VMware
6 387 (37.07%) Windows Server
7 333 (31.90%) TCP/IP
8 309 (29.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 291 (27.87%) Cisco
10 276 (26.44%) Firewall
11 275 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 251 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 244 (23.37%) LAN
14 243 (23.28%) Security Cleared
15 217 (20.79%) Citrix
16 211 (20.21%) ITIL
17 197 (18.87%) WAN
18 196 (18.77%) SCCM
19 179 (17.15%) SC Cleared
19 179 (17.15%) Linux
20 177 (16.95%) Windows 7
21 176 (16.86%) MS Exchange
22 168 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
23 161 (15.42%) SQL
24 159 (15.23%) SQL Server
25 158 (15.13%) PowerShell
26 156 (14.94%) MS Excel
27 155 (14.85%) Office 365
28 153 (14.66%) VPN
29 146 (13.98%) Data Centre

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
1 176 (16.86%) MS Exchange
2 135 (12.93%) IIS
3 93 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 82 (7.85%) Skype for Business
5 80 (7.66%) SharePoint
6 65 (6.23%) Apache
7 46 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 45 (4.31%) nginx
9 44 (4.21%) Tomcat
10 30 (2.87%) WebSphere
11 29 (2.78%) Jetty
12 28 (2.68%) Mongrel
13 19 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (1.63%) JBoss
15 14 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (0.86%) IBM Notes
19 8 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 156 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 114 (10.92%) MS Office
3 14 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.096%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.096%) Eikon
4 1 (0.096%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 155 (14.85%) Office 365
2 109 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.64%) IaaS
5 32 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (3.07%) SaaS
6 29 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 28 (2.68%) Google App Engine
8 26 (2.49%) PaaS
9 16 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (1.25%) HP Helion
11 11 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.05%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.57%) Yammer
14 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.38%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.29%) G Suite
16 2 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 964 (92.34%) DNS
2 333 (31.90%) TCP/IP
3 276 (26.44%) Firewall
4 244 (23.37%) LAN
5 197 (18.87%) WAN
6 153 (14.66%) VPN
7 98 (9.39%) SAN
8 97 (9.29%) Internet
9 91 (8.72%) Wireless
10 89 (8.52%) Network Security
11 88 (8.43%) IPsec
12 81 (7.76%) SSL
13 76 (7.28%) VLAN
14 69 (6.61%) VoIP
15 68 (6.51%) HTTP
16 63 (6.03%) MPLS
17 56 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 56 (5.36%) OSPF
18 55 (5.27%) Ethernet
18 55 (5.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.82%) MySQL
5 17 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.57%) MS Access
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.19%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.19%) Redis
12 2 (0.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 54 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.07%) Travis CI
3 20 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (0.67%) Subversion
5 5 (0.48%) JIRA
5 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.38%) Artifactory
6 4 (0.38%) Toad
7 3 (0.29%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.29%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.29%) Gitweb
7 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.19%) MSI
8 2 (0.19%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.096%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.096%) Maven
9 1 (0.096%) Selenium
General
1 118 (11.30%) Finance
2 35 (3.35%) Banking
3 29 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.39%) Back Office
5 22 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.63%) Retail
7 16 (1.53%) Billing
8 10 (0.96%) Law
9 8 (0.77%) Publishing
10 7 (0.67%) French Language
11 6 (0.57%) Advertising
11 6 (0.57%) Front Office
11 6 (0.57%) Legal
11 6 (0.57%) Marketing
12 5 (0.48%) Games
12 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.29%) Electronics
14 3 (0.29%) Local Government
15 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 138 (13.22%) Support Engineer
2 124 (11.88%) Analyst
3 97 (9.29%) Network Engineer
4 95 (9.10%) Architect
5 89 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 61 (5.84%) Administrator
7 60 (5.75%) Consultant
8 57 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 55 (5.27%) Desktop Support
10 48 (4.60%) Support Analyst
11 44 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
12 43 (4.12%) Server Engineer
13 42 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
13 42 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
14 37 (3.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 36 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
16 33 (3.16%) IT Support
16 33 (3.16%) Technical Architect
17 32 (3.07%) Desktop Engineer
18 31 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.83%) .NET
2 28 (2.68%) Servlets
3 27 (2.59%) J2EE
4 23 (2.20%) 802.1X
5 20 (1.92%) Web Services
6 14 (1.34%) LAMP
7 7 (0.67%) Middleware
8 6 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (0.48%) ADSI
9 5 (0.48%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (0.38%) HTML
10 4 (0.38%) JSON
11 3 (0.29%) OAuth
11 3 (0.29%) SAML
11 3 (0.29%) Spring
11 3 (0.29%) XML
11 3 (0.29%) XMPP
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 146 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 74 (7.09%) Clustering
3 71 (6.80%) PKI
4 70 (6.70%) Management Information System
5 67 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 29 (2.78%) Replication
6 29 (2.78%) Thin Client
7 26 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 22 (2.11%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.44%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.44%) PDA
11 14 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.15%) BYOD
12 12 (1.15%) NHS
12 12 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 10 (0.96%) Smartphone
15 9 (0.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 711 (68.10%) Windows
2 387 (37.07%) Windows Server
3 309 (29.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 251 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (17.15%) Linux
6 177 (16.95%) Windows 7
7 168 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 116 (11.11%) Windows 10
9 78 (7.47%) Unix
10 48 (4.60%) Windows 8
11 44 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (3.93%) Windows XP
13 37 (3.54%) Mac OS X
14 34 (3.26%) Android
15 28 (2.68%) Solaris
16 27 (2.59%) Apple iOS
17 17 (1.63%) CentOS
18 14 (1.34%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.96%) Mac OS
20 9 (0.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (20.21%) ITIL
2 100 (9.58%) Migration
3 90 (8.62%) DevOps
4 80 (7.66%) Configuration Management
5 75 (7.18%) Change Management
6 64 (6.13%) Problem Management
7 54 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 54 (5.17%) Open Source
8 52 (4.98%) Incident Management
9 50 (4.79%) Load Balancing
9 50 (4.79%) Project Management
10 49 (4.69%) Network Management
11 47 (4.50%) Server Building
12 45 (4.31%) TOGAF
13 43 (4.12%) Service Delivery
14 41 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (3.64%) Information Security
16 36 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (3.35%) Service Management
18 32 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 161 (15.42%) SQL
2 158 (15.13%) PowerShell
3 48 (4.60%) Java
4 41 (3.93%) Python
5 39 (3.74%) Perl
6 33 (3.16%) C
7 24 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 17 (1.63%) VBScript
9 16 (1.53%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.53%) VB
10 12 (1.15%) PHP
11 10 (0.96%) C#
11 10 (0.96%) Ruby
12 9 (0.86%) C++
13 8 (0.77%) Korn
14 5 (0.48%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.29%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.096%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.096%) Go
Qualifications
1 243 (23.28%) Security Cleared
2 179 (17.15%) SC Cleared
3 133 (12.74%) Cisco Certification
4 123 (11.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (6.99%) CCNP
6 68 (6.51%) MCSE
7 62 (5.94%) CCNA
8 41 (3.93%) MCSA
9 39 (3.74%) CCIE
9 39 (3.74%) Degree
10 29 (2.78%) DV Cleared
11 28 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (2.01%) MCDST
13 20 (1.92%) DBS Check
14 15 (1.44%) MCITP
15 14 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
16 11 (1.05%) JNCIP
17 10 (0.96%) CISSP
17 10 (0.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.46%) SLA
2 28 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.77%) QA
5 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.096%) BS7799
7 1 (0.096%) GxP
7 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 678 (64.94%) Active Directory
2 275 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 111 (10.63%) XenApp
5 93 (8.91%) vSphere
6 71 (6.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 62 (5.94%) XenDesktop
8 53 (5.08%) VMware ESX
9 48 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
11 27 (2.59%) Xen
12 22 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
13 19 (1.82%) Terminal Services
14 18 (1.72%) Firmware
14 18 (1.72%) NFS
15 17 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
16 15 (1.44%) XenServer
17 12 (1.15%) UAG
18 11 (1.05%) FreeRADIUS
18 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 196 (18.77%) SCCM
2 90 (8.62%) SCOM
3 84 (8.05%) Puppet
4 51 (4.89%) Nagios
5 40 (3.83%) WSUS
6 37 (3.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 34 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (2.68%) Cisco Prime
8 28 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 24 (2.30%) Ansible
10 23 (2.20%) Backup Exec
11 21 (2.01%) NetBackup
12 17 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 16 (1.53%) vRealize
14 15 (1.44%) PowerCLI
14 15 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 14 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (1.25%) AirWatch
16 13 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
17 12 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 491 (47.03%) Microsoft
2 401 (38.41%) VMware
3 291 (27.87%) Cisco
4 217 (20.79%) Citrix
5 97 (9.29%) HP
6 90 (8.62%) CheckPoint
7 77 (7.38%) Juniper
8 64 (6.13%) Dell
9 63 (6.03%) F5
10 60 (5.75%) Oracle
11 52 (4.98%) Red Hat
11 52 (4.98%) Symantec
12 51 (4.89%) Apple
12 51 (4.89%) Palo Alto
13 38 (3.64%) Google
14 28 (2.68%) AppSense
15 27 (2.59%) Infoblox
15 27 (2.59%) Riverbed
15 27 (2.59%) SolarWinds
16 26 (2.49%) IBM
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