The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 86 92 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 32 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 3.58% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -12.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £223 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.70 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.50 £12.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
386 307 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.76% 15.42% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 138 138
Average daily rate £315 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £144 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 32
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
DHCP
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
Worcestershire - 13 - - 1
Birmingham +2 11 £320 -28.88% 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £315 - 3
Warwickshire -6 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 39 (84.78%) DNS
3 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
4 27 (58.70%) VMware
4 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
5 25 (54.35%) MS Exchange
5 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (52.17%) SCCM
7 23 (50.00%) SAN
8 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (43.48%) Citrix
10 18 (39.13%) Windows XP
11 16 (34.78%) MS Office
11 16 (34.78%) XenApp
11 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
12 15 (32.61%) Dell
12 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
12 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
12 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (30.43%) NAS
13 14 (30.43%) XenServer
13 14 (30.43%) XenDesktop
14 13 (28.26%) PDA
14 13 (28.26%) VLAN
14 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
15 12 (26.09%) HP
16 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
17 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 25 (54.35%) MS Exchange
2 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) ColdFusion
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Office
2 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (84.78%) DNS
2 23 (50.00%) SAN
3 14 (30.43%) NAS
4 13 (28.26%) VLAN
5 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 4 (8.70%) Firewall
7 3 (6.52%) WAN
7 3 (6.52%) VPN
8 2 (4.35%) MPLS
8 2 (4.35%) OSPF
8 2 (4.35%) BGP
8 2 (4.35%) RIP
8 2 (4.35%) SNMP
8 2 (4.35%) Wireless
8 2 (4.35%) IPsec
8 2 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (4.35%) HSRP
9 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.17%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) DataStage
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Support Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Customer Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Data Migration Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) PDA
1 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (2.17%) LPAR
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (39.13%) Windows XP
5 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) UNIX
8 1 (2.17%) AIX
8 1 (2.17%) HPUX
8 1 (2.17%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) ITIL
1 5 (10.87%) Project Management
2 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 3 (6.52%) Workflow
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.35%) ERP
4 2 (4.35%) Time Management
4 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance
4 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) MCITP
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) MCP
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.78%) XenApp
4 14 (30.43%) XenServer
4 14 (30.43%) XenDesktop
5 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.04%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.17%) SRDF
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (52.17%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.52%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) VMware
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) Citrix
4 15 (32.61%) Dell
5 12 (26.09%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) EMC
7 3 (6.52%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) Apple
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco
8 2 (4.35%) Panasonic
8 2 (4.35%) Meru Networks
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) BMC
9 1 (2.17%) CA
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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