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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 170 201 229
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +28
Contract jobs citing DHCP 807 645 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 1.15% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% 8.01% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 370 286
Median daily rate £325 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 47 42
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.92 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%

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
8589 8052 7318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.40% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4538 3920
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 475 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +25 699 £315 -1.56% 186
North East +27 196 £260 -3.25% 5
Tyne and Wear +17 191 £260 -0.95% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 190 £260 -0.95% 4
London -32 169 £375 +6.00% 54
South East -7 116 £350 +6.06% 35
Scotland +44 74 £328 +37.89% 5
South West +30 60 £325 +22.64% 22
Berkshire +27 52 £338 +10.20% 5
North West -33 52 £400 +45.45% 15
Renfrewshire -4 40 £321 +7.00%
Erskine -5 40 £321 +7.00%
Yorkshire -3 38 £450 +51.26% 10
City of London +15 27 £375 - 8
East of England -12 26 £325 +4.00% 16
Reading +17 25 £300 +76.47%
West Midlands -14 23 £338 +32.35% 22
Gloucestershire +5 22 £330 -20.48% 6
Hampshire +1 21 £325 -33.84% 10
Cheshire -7 21 £400 +77.77% 4
Surrey -23 20 £413 +21.32% 7
Manchester -14 19 £338 +43.61% 6
East Midlands +9 18 £400 +37.93% 7
West Yorkshire +4 18 £450 +56.52% 8
South Wales +34 17 £350 - 2
Wales +31 17 £350 +6.06% 2
Leeds -6 17 £450 +56.52% 3
South Yorkshire +7 14 £500 +173.97% 1
Cheltenham +3 14 £330 -20.48% 1
Warrington +1 14 £475 -

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1209 (88.51%) DNS
2 978 (71.60%) Windows
3 916 (67.06%) Active Directory
4 680 (49.78%) Microsoft
5 620 (45.39%) Windows Server
6 568 (41.58%) VMware
7 468 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 431 (31.55%) Citrix
9 396 (28.99%) ITIL
10 367 (26.87%) TCP/IP
11 361 (26.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 347 (25.40%) Cisco
13 332 (24.30%) Security Cleared
13 332 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 329 (24.08%) Firewall
15 306 (22.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 301 (22.04%) SQL
17 292 (21.38%) MS Exchange
18 291 (21.30%) Linux
19 259 (18.96%) XenApp
20 252 (18.45%) SCCM
21 251 (18.37%) SC Cleared
22 249 (18.23%) HP
23 246 (18.01%) PowerShell
24 237 (17.35%) MS Excel
25 232 (16.98%) WAN
26 224 (16.40%) VPN
27 220 (16.11%) LAN
28 217 (15.89%) Windows 7
29 212 (15.52%) 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
1 292 (21.38%) MS Exchange
2 147 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (10.61%) IIS
4 112 (8.20%) Skype for Business
5 108 (7.91%) SharePoint
6 70 (5.12%) Apache
7 66 (4.83%) Tomcat
8 65 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 50 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 46 (3.37%) nginx
11 43 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 41 (3.00%) WebSphere
13 38 (2.78%) OpenStack
14 36 (2.64%) Jetty
15 29 (2.12%) IBM Notes
16 28 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
17 23 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 21 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
19 13 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
20 12 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 237 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 161 (11.79%) MS Office
3 25 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.66%) MS Project
5 5 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.44%) Eikon
2 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.29%) assyst
4 2 (0.15%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 142 (10.40%) Office 365
2 74 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.61%) IaaS
7 20 (1.46%) Google App Engine
7 20 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.46%) PaaS
8 19 (1.39%) SaaS
9 18 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.51%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.37%) Route 53
14 4 (0.29%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
15 3 (0.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1209 (88.51%) DNS
2 367 (26.87%) TCP/IP
3 329 (24.08%) Firewall
4 232 (16.98%) WAN
5 224 (16.40%) VPN
6 220 (16.11%) LAN
7 212 (15.52%) SAN
8 149 (10.91%) IPsec
9 114 (8.35%) Wireless
10 108 (7.91%) VLAN
11 107 (7.83%) HTTP
11 107 (7.83%) MPLS
12 101 (7.39%) SSL
13 100 (7.32%) Network Security
14 93 (6.81%) FTP
14 93 (6.81%) Internet
15 89 (6.52%) BGP
16 71 (5.20%) VoIP
17 66 (4.83%) LDAP
18 59 (4.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.07%) MySQL
3 38 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (2.49%) DB2
5 32 (2.34%) MongoDB
6 29 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.46%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.29%) Informix
14 4 (0.29%) MS Access
15 3 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 39 (2.86%) Travis CI
3 34 (2.49%) MSI
4 20 (1.46%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.24%) JIRA
6 6 (0.44%) Maven
6 6 (0.44%) RSpec
7 5 (0.37%) JUnit
8 4 (0.29%) Ant
9 3 (0.22%) git-flow
9 3 (0.22%) Gradle
9 3 (0.22%) Selenium
9 3 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.15%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.15%) GitLab
10 2 (0.15%) Hudson
10 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.15%) Xcode
11 1 (0.073%) Subversion
General
1 128 (9.37%) Finance
2 55 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.27%) Banking
4 27 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 26 (1.90%) Marketing
6 20 (1.46%) Legal
7 19 (1.39%) Back Office
8 12 (0.88%) Local Government
9 11 (0.81%) Law
9 11 (0.81%) Retail
10 9 (0.66%) Publishing
11 7 (0.51%) Advertising
11 7 (0.51%) Games
11 7 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.44%) Billing
12 6 (0.44%) Electronics
12 6 (0.44%) French Language
13 5 (0.37%) Front Office
13 5 (0.37%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 203 (14.86%) Support Engineer
2 167 (12.23%) Network Engineer
3 138 (10.10%) Analyst
3 138 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 85 (6.22%) Administrator
5 78 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 78 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 77 (5.64%) Windows Engineer
7 70 (5.12%) Server Engineer
7 70 (5.12%) Wintel Engineer
8 68 (4.98%) Architect
8 68 (4.98%) Desktop Support
9 60 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
10 55 (4.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 52 (3.81%) Active Directory Engineer
11 52 (3.81%) Support Analyst
12 50 (3.66%) Consultant
13 49 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
14 48 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
15 47 (3.44%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.22%) .NET
2 38 (2.78%) Servlets
3 37 (2.71%) Middleware
4 32 (2.34%) 802.1X
5 28 (2.05%) LAMP
6 27 (1.98%) CSS
7 24 (1.76%) XML
8 22 (1.61%) J2EE
9 20 (1.46%) LEMP Stack
10 17 (1.24%) LAPP Stack
11 14 (1.02%) Web Services
12 7 (0.51%) Regular Expression
13 6 (0.44%) HTML
14 5 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.37%) REST
15 4 (0.29%) SOAP
16 3 (0.22%) Django
16 3 (0.22%) jQuery
16 3 (0.22%) Kafka
16 3 (0.22%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 198 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 116 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 103 (7.54%) Management Information System
4 100 (7.32%) Clustering
5 67 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (3.51%) PKI
7 41 (3.00%) Replication
8 37 (2.71%) Fat Client
8 37 (2.71%) Thin Client
9 32 (2.34%) Mainframe
10 28 (2.05%) Blackberry
11 24 (1.76%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
12 19 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
13 16 (1.17%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (1.10%) NHS
15 13 (0.95%) Cryptography
15 13 (0.95%) Private Cloud
16 11 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 978 (71.60%) Windows
2 620 (45.39%) Windows Server
3 468 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 332 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 306 (22.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 291 (21.30%) Linux
7 217 (15.89%) Windows 7
8 101 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 90 (6.59%) Unix
10 63 (4.61%) Solaris
11 61 (4.47%) Windows XP
12 55 (4.03%) Windows 8
13 48 (3.51%) Windows 10
14 42 (3.07%) AIX
15 37 (2.71%) Ubuntu
16 33 (2.42%) HPUX
17 30 (2.20%) CentOS
18 29 (2.12%) Mac OS X
19 27 (1.98%) Android
20 19 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (28.99%) ITIL
2 143 (10.47%) Migration
3 97 (7.10%) Change Management
4 92 (6.73%) Configuration Management
4 92 (6.73%) Project Management
5 90 (6.59%) Load Balancing
6 77 (5.64%) Problem Management
7 71 (5.20%) Software Delivery
8 69 (5.05%) Service Delivery
9 64 (4.69%) DevOps
10 62 (4.54%) High Availability
10 62 (4.54%) Incident Management
11 61 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 52 (3.81%) Open Source
13 49 (3.59%) Change Control
14 45 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (3.15%) Mentoring
16 40 (2.93%) Business Continuity
16 40 (2.93%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 301 (22.04%) SQL
2 246 (18.01%) PowerShell
3 88 (6.44%) VBScript
4 59 (4.32%) Python
5 56 (4.10%) Java
6 52 (3.81%) Perl
7 38 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 33 (2.42%) C
8 33 (2.42%) VB
9 31 (2.27%) Ruby
10 24 (1.76%) C++
10 24 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.61%) PHP
12 20 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.02%) JavaScript
14 13 (0.95%) C#
15 9 (0.66%) Bourne shell
16 7 (0.51%) Korn
17 4 (0.29%) Tcl
17 4 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 332 (24.30%) Security Cleared
2 251 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 200 (14.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 159 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (10.83%) Degree
6 100 (7.32%) MCSE
7 98 (7.17%) MCSA
8 89 (6.52%) CCNA
9 84 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 75 (5.49%) CCNP
11 56 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (3.22%) DV Cleared
13 34 (2.49%) MCP
14 31 (2.27%) MCITP
15 24 (1.76%) CCIE
16 19 (1.39%) MCTS
17 13 (0.95%) MCDST
17 13 (0.95%) MCSD
18 11 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 10 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 75 (5.49%) SLA
3 20 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.44%) QA
6 5 (0.37%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.37%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) ISO15022
7 2 (0.15%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.073%) GxP
8 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 916 (67.06%) Active Directory
2 361 (26.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 259 (18.96%) XenApp
4 187 (13.69%) Hyper-V
5 130 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 125 (9.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 124 (9.08%) vSphere
8 94 (6.88%) XenServer
9 76 (5.56%) VMware ESX
10 73 (5.34%) Terminal Services
11 44 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
12 32 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
13 23 (1.68%) Xen
14 15 (1.10%) NFS
14 15 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (1.10%) VMware Server
15 14 (1.02%) Firmware
15 14 (1.02%) ProxySG
16 12 (0.88%) iptables
16 12 (0.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 252 (18.45%) SCCM
2 112 (8.20%) SCOM
3 85 (6.22%) Puppet
4 78 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 63 (4.61%) WSUS
6 58 (4.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 54 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (3.00%) NetBackup
9 39 (2.86%) XenMobile
10 34 (2.49%) SafeCom
11 33 (2.42%) Backup Exec
11 33 (2.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 29 (2.12%) EdgeSight
13 27 (1.98%) Ansible
14 25 (1.83%) Nagios
15 24 (1.76%) HP SIM
16 22 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
17 20 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 19 (1.39%) OpenView
19 18 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 680 (49.78%) Microsoft
2 568 (41.58%) VMware
3 431 (31.55%) Citrix
4 347 (25.40%) Cisco
5 249 (18.23%) HP
6 111 (8.13%) AppSense
7 107 (7.83%) Oracle
8 97 (7.10%) Red Hat
9 87 (6.37%) CheckPoint
10 84 (6.15%) Dell
11 78 (5.71%) Symantec
12 77 (5.64%) Juniper
13 76 (5.56%) F5
14 75 (5.49%) EMC
15 62 (4.54%) NetApp
16 60 (4.39%) ThinPrint
17 55 (4.03%) SolarWinds
18 52 (3.81%) Intel Security
19 43 (3.15%) SAP
20 39 (2.86%) IBM
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £25000 - £27000 Per Annum 6 month fixed term contract pro rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tech
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £100 - 250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago