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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 98 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 18 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.31% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 8.16% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate
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£335 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £259 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £366 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -8.57%
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
264 392 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.98% 16.01% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 191 135
Average daily rate £325 £315 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £155 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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
Birmingham -3 5 £318 -0.78% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £415 -
Worcestershire -7 3 £400 - 2
Warwickshire +3 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £270 - 3
Shropshire -6 1 £150 -52.53%
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 42 (93.33%) DNS
3 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 24 (53.33%) VMware
5 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
8 15 (33.33%) ITIL
9 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
11 12 (26.67%) SCCM
12 11 (24.44%) SCOM
12 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
13 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
14 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
15 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
15 8 (17.78%) VPN
15 8 (17.78%) Citrix
15 8 (17.78%) LAN
15 8 (17.78%) SQL
15 8 (17.78%) MS Office
16 7 (15.56%) WAN
16 7 (15.56%) Cisco
16 7 (15.56%) SAN
16 7 (15.56%) XenApp
17 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
17 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
17 6 (13.33%) HP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.44%) Lync
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (93.33%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) LAN
2 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.78%) VPN
3 7 (15.56%) WAN
3 7 (15.56%) SAN
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) Wireless
6 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (4.44%) NAS
7 2 (4.44%) SMS
7 2 (4.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.22%) LDAP
8 1 (2.22%) Extranet
8 1 (2.22%) MPLS
8 1 (2.22%) BGP
8 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.22%) VLAN
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Automotive
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (2.22%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Military
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
1 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) IT Support
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) IT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
5 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.22%) Android
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.67%) Information Security
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Server Building
4 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.44%) CAD
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.22%) Network Design
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) XenApp
4 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.44%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.44%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.22%) XenServer
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 11 (24.44%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) SCOrch
3 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.22%) SCSM
5 1 (2.22%) WSUS
5 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) ArcSight
7 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
7 3 (6.67%) Panasonic
8 2 (4.44%) Veeam
8 2 (4.44%) FalconStor
8 2 (4.44%) Dell
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) Juniper
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Apple
9 1 (2.22%) Spiceworks
9 1 (2.22%) Meraki
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago