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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 74 105 80
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Contract jobs citing DHCP 37 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.71% 0.29% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.67% 2.26% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £286
% change year-on-year
+16.37% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.69 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -21.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -10.52%
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
292 265 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.47% 12.71% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 125 83
Average daily rate £319 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £433 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 16 56
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £29.30 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 10 - - 1
Shropshire - 10 £260 -
Worcestershire - 7 £225 - 4
Birmingham 0 5 £450 +233.33% 5
Herefordshire - 3 £193 -
Coventry +1 1 £310 +3.33%
Solihull - - - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 64 (92.75%) DNS
2 61 (88.41%) Windows
3 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
4 48 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (49.28%) VMware
6 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (42.03%) Security Cleared
7 29 (42.03%) SCCM
7 29 (42.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
9 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
10 18 (26.09%) SCOM
10 18 (26.09%) MS Exchange
10 18 (26.09%) ITIL
11 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.19%) MS Office
13 15 (21.74%) HP
13 15 (21.74%) VLAN
14 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
15 12 (17.39%) Citrix
16 10 (14.49%) SAN
16 10 (14.49%) EMC
16 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
17 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
17 9 (13.04%) XenApp
17 9 (13.04%) Dell
17 9 (13.04%) VoIP
17 9 (13.04%) SQL
18 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
18 8 (11.59%) LAN

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Office
2 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (92.75%) DNS
2 15 (21.74%) VLAN
3 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.49%) SAN
5 9 (13.04%) VoIP
6 8 (11.59%) LAN
7 7 (10.14%) Network Security
7 7 (10.14%) NAS
7 7 (10.14%) WAN
8 2 (2.90%) VPN
9 1 (1.45%) Firewall
9 1 (1.45%) Wireless
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Local Government
2 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Server Engineer
2 21 (30.43%) Analyst
3 20 (28.99%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) Server Support
5 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) Support Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Network Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Senior Server Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Network Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (8.70%) Network Manager
9 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Server Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Server Support Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 6 (8.70%) PDA
2 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (5.80%) PKI
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 61 (88.41%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (42.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.35%) UNIX
7 3 (4.35%) Linux
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.45%) Android
9 1 (1.45%) CentOS
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) HPUX
9 1 (1.45%) Solaris
9 1 (1.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
3 7 (10.14%) Asset Management
3 7 (10.14%) Network Architecture
4 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.90%) Change Management
5 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.45%) Migration
6 1 (1.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.45%) CAD
6 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) MCSA
7 1 (1.45%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) XenApp
4 8 (11.59%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.14%) XenServer
6 6 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.70%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.90%) vSphere
8 1 (1.45%) KVM
8 1 (1.45%) Firmware
8 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.45%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 29 (42.03%) SCCM
2 18 (26.09%) SCOM
3 8 (11.59%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.25%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.35%) SCSM
6 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) VMware
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.74%) HP
4 12 (17.39%) Citrix
5 10 (14.49%) EMC
6 9 (13.04%) Dell
7 7 (10.14%) BT
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco
9 4 (5.80%) Sophos
10 2 (2.90%) Sun
11 1 (1.45%) Juniper
11 1 (1.45%) CommVault
11 1 (1.45%) NetApp
11 1 (1.45%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.45%) Spiceworks
11 1 (1.45%) Meraki