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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 78 102 79
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing DHCP 35 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.54% 0.27% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.22% 2.51% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Average daily rate
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£260 £166 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.39% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £129 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £223 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.61% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £16.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -6.94%
DHCP
England

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
312 239 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.77% 10.81% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 107 92
Average daily rate £280 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 11 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.50 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.58 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DHCP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

DHCP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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
Warwickshire - 12 - - 1
Worcestershire - 8 £255 - 3
Shropshire - 6 £260 -
Birmingham -4 3 - - 3
Herefordshire - 3 £200 -
Coventry +1 1 £310 - 1
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (93.06%) DNS
2 65 (90.28%) Windows
3 52 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 46 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (45.83%) VMware
6 31 (43.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (40.28%) SCCM
7 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
8 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (36.11%) Security Cleared
10 24 (33.33%) SCOM
10 24 (33.33%) ITIL
11 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
12 16 (22.22%) MS Office
12 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (19.44%) HP
13 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
13 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
13 14 (19.44%) Citrix
14 12 (16.67%) LAN
15 11 (15.28%) WAN
15 11 (15.28%) SQL
15 11 (15.28%) XenApp
15 11 (15.28%) VLAN
16 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
16 10 (13.89%) EMC
17 9 (12.50%) VoIP
17 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
17 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
18 8 (11.11%) Business Continuity

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Office
2 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (93.06%) DNS
2 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.67%) LAN
4 11 (15.28%) WAN
4 11 (15.28%) VLAN
5 9 (12.50%) VoIP
6 6 (8.33%) Network Security
7 5 (6.94%) SAN
8 4 (5.56%) NAS
9 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.78%) VPN
9 2 (2.78%) SMS
10 1 (1.39%) Firewall
10 1 (1.39%) Wireless
10 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.78%) Automotive
1 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Local Government
2 1 (1.39%) French Language
2 1 (1.39%) German Language
2 1 (1.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Server Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Analyst
3 15 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (16.67%) Server Support
6 11 (15.28%) Support Analyst
7 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (9.72%) Network Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Network Analyst
10 6 (8.33%) Network Manager
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Windows Administrator
11 5 (6.94%) Administrator
11 5 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
12 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Server Analyst
12 4 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
13 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) PKI
2 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) PDA
4 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (90.28%) Windows
2 46 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (43.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.17%) UNIX
6 3 (4.17%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.39%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) CentOS
8 1 (1.39%) HPUX
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 6 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.78%) Service Management
5 2 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (1.39%) ITSM
6 1 (1.39%) Migration
6 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.39%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.39%) CAD
6 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) C
3 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.78%) MCSA
5 2 (2.78%) VCP4
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) MCITP
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.28%) XenApp
4 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.56%) XenServer
6 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.17%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.78%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.78%) vSphere
8 1 (1.39%) KVM
8 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 29 (40.28%) SCCM
2 24 (33.33%) SCOM
3 8 (11.11%) SCOrch
4 6 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.56%) SCSM
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) VMware
2 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.44%) HP
3 14 (19.44%) Citrix
4 10 (13.89%) EMC
5 6 (8.33%) Cisco
5 6 (8.33%) BT
5 6 (8.33%) Dell
6 4 (5.56%) Sophos
7 2 (2.78%) FalconStor
7 2 (2.78%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) Juniper
8 1 (1.39%) CommVault
8 1 (1.39%) NetApp
8 1 (1.39%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.39%) Meraki
8 1 (1.39%) Panasonic
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