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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 112 77 105
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +28
Contract jobs citing DHCP 13 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 1.60% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 11.40% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 4
Average daily rate £400 £245 £166
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £182 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £342 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +14.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.32 £17.02
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +7.64%
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
267 307 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.29% 14.08% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 128 122
Average daily rate £375 £298 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 49 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.65 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £29.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 9 £400 -11.11% 2
Herefordshire 0 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (80.00%) DNS
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (40.00%) Firewall
6 9 (36.00%) WAN
6 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) VMware
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (28.00%) MPLS
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (24.00%) CCNP
9 6 (24.00%) Juniper
9 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) VPN
10 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.00%) Wireless
10 5 (20.00%) BGP
11 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (16.00%) OSPF
11 4 (16.00%) L2TP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) DNS
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (36.00%) WAN
5 7 (28.00%) MPLS
6 5 (20.00%) BGP
6 5 (20.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (16.00%) L2TP
7 4 (16.00%) OSPF
7 4 (16.00%) SAN
7 4 (16.00%) Skype
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) VPLS
8 3 (12.00%) Internet
8 3 (12.00%) SDH
8 3 (12.00%) SONET
8 3 (12.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Phone
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Unix
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Server Building
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIE
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) WSUS
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Juniper
4 5 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) arcserve
7 2 (8.00%) Brocade
7 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) F5
7 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
7 2 (8.00%) Meru Networks
7 2 (8.00%) Sophos
8 1 (4.00%) Aruba
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Veeam