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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 189 198 199
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing DHCP 599 518 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.01% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 7.73% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 257 178
Average daily rate
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£388 £343 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +20.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 54 83
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.95 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%

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
7709 6701 7034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.11% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4163 3424 3398
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 382 600
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +6 542 £388 +12.31% 214
London +1 209 £400 +6.66% 75
South East +11 124 £388 +29.16% 48
City of London +22 61 £388 +9.15% 13
Yorkshire +25 43 £401 +16.50% 12
North West -14 42 £288 -7.25% 22
East of England +22 40 £413 +37.50% 17
Scotland -3 38 £129 -60.46% 5
West Midlands +27 36 £260 +56.39% 11
York +24 34 £401 - 1
North Yorkshire +24 34 £401 - 2
Berkshire 0 29 £417 +37.28% 12
Surrey +27 28 £313 - 10
South West -21 26 £245 -24.61% 16
Hampshire -30 21 £400 +26.98% 9
West Sussex -6 17 £320 +16.36%
Merseyside 0 15 £350 -22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £347 +6.91% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 13 £338 - 7
Edinburgh +4 13 £350 +22.80% 1
Cheshire +1 13 £203 -29.56% 9
East Midlands -2 13 £325 -14.47% 10
Warwickshire - 13 - - 1
Bedfordshire -3 12 £438 +45.83% 3
Cambridge - 12 £338 - 5
Luton +3 10 £438 +45.83% 1
Reading +3 10 £409 +52.71% 10
Glasgow +4 9 £111 -55.50% 1
Manchester -22 9 £288 -14.81% 9
Hertfordshire +5 8 £375 +15.38% 4

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1182 (93.51%) DNS
2 884 (69.94%) Windows
3 735 (58.15%) Active Directory
4 566 (44.78%) VMware
5 557 (44.07%) Microsoft
6 480 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 391 (30.93%) TCP/IP
8 363 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 362 (28.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 342 (27.06%) Cisco
11 330 (26.11%) Firewall
12 316 (25.00%) ITIL
13 310 (24.53%) Citrix
14 291 (23.02%) MS Exchange
15 265 (20.97%) HP
16 247 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 241 (19.07%) Linux
18 214 (16.93%) LAN
19 212 (16.77%) SAN
20 211 (16.69%) Windows 7
20 211 (16.69%) SCCM
21 208 (16.46%) WAN
22 182 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
23 175 (13.84%) IIS
24 174 (13.77%) Security Cleared
25 169 (13.37%) SQL
26 166 (13.13%) MS Excel
27 164 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
28 160 (12.66%) VPN
29 154 (12.18%) CheckPoint

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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
1 291 (23.02%) MS Exchange
2 175 (13.84%) IIS
3 140 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 87 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 82 (6.49%) SharePoint
6 75 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 67 (5.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 46 (3.64%) Lync
9 45 (3.56%) Apache
10 36 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 32 (2.53%) Tomcat
12 18 (1.42%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.87%) nginx
14 10 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.63%) JBoss
16 8 (0.63%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.55%) Jetty
18 5 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 166 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 153 (12.10%) MS Office
3 23 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.11%) MS Project
5 9 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.079%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.27%) RMDS
2 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.079%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.079%) Tridion
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.64%) Office 365
3 38 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.79%) IaaS
7 9 (0.71%) Route 53
7 9 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.55%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.40%) SaaS
11 4 (0.32%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.24%) PaaS
13 1 (0.079%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1182 (93.51%) DNS
2 391 (30.93%) TCP/IP
3 330 (26.11%) Firewall
4 214 (16.93%) LAN
5 212 (16.77%) SAN
6 208 (16.46%) WAN
7 160 (12.66%) VPN
8 110 (8.70%) FTP
9 102 (8.07%) OSPF
10 100 (7.91%) Cisco ASA
11 98 (7.75%) Wireless
12 94 (7.44%) Network Security
13 91 (7.20%) Internet
14 87 (6.88%) VLAN
15 82 (6.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 79 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
17 77 (6.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 76 (6.01%) BGP
19 67 (5.30%) VoIP
20 61 (4.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.40%) MySQL
3 42 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 24 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.58%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.55%) Big Data
13 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.47%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.47%) DTS
14 5 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 20 (1.58%) MSI
3 10 (0.79%) Subversion
3 10 (0.79%) Maven
4 8 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.47%) Hudson
6 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.40%) Ant
6 5 (0.40%) JIRA
7 4 (0.32%) GitLab
8 3 (0.24%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.16%) Selenium
9 2 (0.16%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.16%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.079%) JUnit
10 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.079%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.079%) Redmine
General
1 128 (10.13%) Finance
2 70 (5.54%) Telecoms
3 33 (2.61%) Banking
4 18 (1.42%) Law
4 18 (1.42%) Legal
5 17 (1.34%) Retail
6 16 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.03%) Local Government
8 10 (0.79%) Marketing
8 10 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.71%) Back Office
9 9 (0.71%) Advertising
9 9 (0.71%) Publishing
10 8 (0.63%) Electronics
11 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.40%) Games
13 4 (0.32%) Front Office
13 4 (0.32%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 193 (15.27%) Analyst
2 171 (13.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 124 (9.81%) Support Engineer
4 116 (9.18%) Network Engineer
5 86 (6.80%) Support Analyst
6 85 (6.72%) Server Engineer
7 67 (5.30%) Consultant
8 65 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 65 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 56 (4.43%) Administrator
10 51 (4.03%) IT Support
11 49 (3.88%) Desktop Support
12 48 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
13 45 (3.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 43 (3.40%) Security Specialist
14 43 (3.40%) Wintel Engineer
15 41 (3.24%) Network Specialist
16 40 (3.16%) Network Security Specialist
17 39 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
18 33 (2.61%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.64%) Web Services
2 45 (3.56%) .NET
3 26 (2.06%) XML
4 16 (1.27%) Rendezvous
4 16 (1.27%) Application Packaging
5 15 (1.19%) Middleware
5 15 (1.19%) HTML
6 10 (0.79%) J2EE
7 6 (0.47%) Servlets
7 6 (0.47%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.47%) LAMP
8 5 (0.40%) X-Windows
9 4 (0.32%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.32%) Java EE
10 3 (0.24%) MAPI
10 3 (0.24%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.16%) SOAP
11 2 (0.16%) JSP
11 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.65%) Clustering
2 79 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 75 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (5.85%) Fat Client
4 74 (5.85%) Thin Client
5 58 (4.59%) Replication
6 40 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 36 (2.85%) Open Source
8 25 (1.98%) PKI
9 15 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.11%) FlexPod
11 13 (1.03%) Smartphone
12 11 (0.87%) PDA
12 11 (0.87%) CESG
12 11 (0.87%) Smartcard
12 11 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (0.79%) SecurID
14 8 (0.63%) Computer Science
15 7 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 884 (69.94%) Windows
2 480 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 362 (28.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 247 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 241 (19.07%) Linux
6 211 (16.69%) Windows 7
7 131 (10.36%) Windows XP
8 95 (7.52%) UNIX
9 76 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (4.75%) Windows 8
11 29 (2.29%) Solaris
11 29 (2.29%) Windows Vista
12 27 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 23 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 22 (1.74%) Windows 2000
15 16 (1.27%) Mac OS X
15 16 (1.27%) Android
16 14 (1.11%) AIX
17 12 (0.95%) CentOS
18 9 (0.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (25.00%) ITIL
2 98 (7.75%) E-Commerce
2 98 (7.75%) Migration
3 86 (6.80%) Load Balancing
4 73 (5.78%) Service Management
4 73 (5.78%) Change Management
5 72 (5.70%) Configuration Management
6 65 (5.14%) DevOps
7 56 (4.43%) Project Management
8 50 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (3.24%) Service Delivery
10 40 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
11 37 (2.93%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (2.69%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (2.61%) Mentoring
14 31 (2.45%) Network Management
14 31 (2.45%) Incident Management
15 29 (2.29%) Network Architecture
15 29 (2.29%) Line Management
16 28 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (13.37%) SQL
2 133 (10.52%) PowerShell
3 50 (3.96%) C
4 48 (3.80%) VBScript
5 44 (3.48%) Java
6 34 (2.69%) Perl
7 33 (2.61%) Shell Script
8 24 (1.90%) Python
9 22 (1.74%) VB
9 22 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 20 (1.58%) PHP
11 13 (1.03%) Ruby
12 11 (0.87%) C++
13 9 (0.71%) JavaScript
14 8 (0.63%) C#
15 5 (0.40%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.32%) Korn
16 4 (0.32%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.079%) VB6
Qualifications
1 182 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
2 174 (13.77%) Security Cleared
3 164 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (9.97%) SC Cleared
5 110 (8.70%) CCNP
6 108 (8.54%) MCSE
7 82 (6.49%) CCNA
8 60 (4.75%) CCSE
9 59 (4.67%) MCITP
10 47 (3.72%) Degree
11 46 (3.64%) DV Cleared
12 42 (3.32%) MCP
13 29 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 26 (2.06%) CCIE
14 26 (2.06%) CISSP
15 25 (1.98%) MCSA
15 25 (1.98%) VCP4
16 24 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
16 24 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (1.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.57%) SLA
2 10 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.55%) QA
5 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.16%) COBIT
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 735 (58.15%) Active Directory
2 363 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (10.52%) vSphere
4 129 (10.21%) Hyper-V
5 112 (8.86%) XenApp
6 80 (6.33%) VMware ESX
7 53 (4.19%) XenDesktop
8 42 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 39 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (2.85%) Terminal Services
11 32 (2.53%) XenServer
12 27 (2.14%) DFS Replication
12 27 (2.14%) NFS
13 24 (1.90%) vCloud
14 20 (1.58%) VMware Server
15 16 (1.27%) ISA Server
16 14 (1.11%) Firmware
16 14 (1.11%) Xen
17 11 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 10 (0.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 211 (16.69%) SCCM
2 148 (11.71%) SCOM
3 61 (4.83%) NetBackup
4 55 (4.35%) Puppet
5 45 (3.56%) Backup Exec
6 38 (3.01%) Nagios
7 31 (2.45%) WSUS
8 29 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 27 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (1.98%) HP SIM
11 23 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 20 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 19 (1.50%) WMI
14 18 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 15 (1.19%) SCSM
16 14 (1.11%) SCVMM
17 12 (0.95%) OpenView
17 12 (0.95%) SCOrch
18 11 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
18 11 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 566 (44.78%) VMware
2 557 (44.07%) Microsoft
3 342 (27.06%) Cisco
4 310 (24.53%) Citrix
5 265 (20.97%) HP
6 154 (12.18%) CheckPoint
7 103 (8.15%) F5
8 99 (7.83%) Juniper
9 90 (7.12%) NetApp
10 87 (6.88%) Blue Coat
11 85 (6.72%) Red Hat
12 83 (6.57%) Symantec
13 79 (6.25%) Infoblox
14 61 (4.83%) Dell
15 60 (4.75%) EMC
16 53 (4.19%) McAfee
17 49 (3.88%) Oracle
18 48 (3.80%) SolarWinds
19 36 (2.85%) Imperva
19 36 (2.85%) Sophos
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £280 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £21.00 - £22.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £9 - £11 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Rate: £Competitive Package plus Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago