The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 99 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 18 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.07% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.64% 6.16% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £218 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +35.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
271 438 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.90% 17.30% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 226 150
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £461 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 31
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DHCP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DHCP across the West Midlands region.

DHCP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DHCP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

DHCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP across the West Midlands region.

DHCP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Birmingham +2 8 £285 -10.93% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £415 -
Coventry - 2 £270 - 5
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire -7 1 - -
Worcestershire -12 1 £400 +81.81% 4
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England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 33 (91.67%) DNS
2 32 (88.89%) Windows
3 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 19 (52.78%) VMware
5 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.00%) Cisco
8 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (22.22%) Firewall
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) VPN
10 7 (19.44%) LAN
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) HP
10 7 (19.44%) SAN
10 7 (19.44%) SCCM
10 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) WAN
12 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
12 5 (13.89%) Finance
12 5 (13.89%) SCOM
12 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
12 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
12 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (11.11%) ArcSight

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.56%) Lync
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.22%) VPN
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) SAN
3 7 (19.44%) LAN
4 6 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (5.56%) NAS
6 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) BGP
7 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.78%) LDAP
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) PDA
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.78%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) CAD
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
5 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco
4 7 (19.44%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) ArcSight
6 3 (8.33%) Panasonic
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Veeam
8 1 (2.78%) Spiceworks
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
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