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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 120 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing DHCP 23 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.59% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 4.84% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 15
Median daily rate £240 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
466 310 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.63% 12.14% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 155 228
Median daily rate £375 £319 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Worcestershire - 10 £240 - 1
Birmingham -9 4 £325 -2.98% 7
Staffordshire -1 3 - - 4
Shropshire - 3 £330 - 3
Herefordshire +9 2 £450 +8.43%
Coventry -12 1 - - 3
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 40 (83.33%) DNS
2 35 (72.92%) Windows
3 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 32 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 22 (45.83%) VMware
7 20 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (39.58%) VLAN
9 18 (37.50%) Cisco
10 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
11 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (33.33%) Firewall
12 15 (31.25%) Citrix
13 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
14 13 (27.08%) HP
14 13 (27.08%) SAN
14 13 (27.08%) Migration
15 12 (25.00%) Dell
15 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
16 11 (22.92%) VPN
16 11 (22.92%) Wireless
17 9 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (18.75%) LAN
17 9 (18.75%) VoIP
17 9 (18.75%) SQL
17 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
17 9 (18.75%) Network Security
17 9 (18.75%) SCCM

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 20 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (83.33%) DNS
2 19 (39.58%) VLAN
3 16 (33.33%) Firewall
4 13 (27.08%) SAN
5 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.92%) VPN
6 11 (22.92%) Wireless
7 9 (18.75%) LAN
7 9 (18.75%) NAS
7 9 (18.75%) Network Security
7 9 (18.75%) VoIP
7 9 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (16.67%) WAN
9 5 (10.42%) BGP
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (10.42%) Internet
9 5 (10.42%) OSPF
9 5 (10.42%) SNMP
10 4 (8.33%) TACACS
10 4 (8.33%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.17%) Automotive
1 2 (4.17%) Back Office
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Citrix Support
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
5 5 (10.42%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support
6 4 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Server Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Wireless Architect
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 8 (16.67%) PDA
3 5 (10.42%) Virtual Team
4 3 (6.25%) CESG
4 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) Arduino
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Home Automation
6 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
6 1 (2.08%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 32 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Unix
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.25%) Solaris
8 3 (6.25%) SUSE
8 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Migration
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
4 4 (8.33%) Network Management
5 3 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.08%) Change Control
7 1 (2.08%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Security Hardening
7 1 (2.08%) Server Building
7 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) CCNP
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.42%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.25%) CCDP
5 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
5 3 (6.25%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) HNC
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.75%) XenApp
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Server
4 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
4 5 (10.42%) XenServer
5 4 (8.33%) Firmware
5 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.33%) vSphere
6 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 4 (8.33%) PowerCLI
3 4 (8.33%) vMotion
4 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.25%) SCOM
5 2 (4.17%) WSUS
6 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.08%) DameWare
6 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.08%) SCSM
6 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 18 (37.50%) Cisco
4 15 (31.25%) Citrix
5 13 (27.08%) HP
6 12 (25.00%) Dell
7 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 6 (12.50%) EMC
9 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.33%) Intel Security
9 4 (8.33%) Sophos
9 4 (8.33%) Symantec
9 4 (8.33%) Veeam
10 3 (6.25%) 3Com
10 3 (6.25%) Avaya
10 3 (6.25%) Juniper
10 3 (6.25%) Panasonic
11 1 (2.08%) Apple
11 1 (2.08%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) Red Hat