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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 103 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 25 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.57% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 3.92% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
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£288 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +22.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
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
461 306 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.93% 14.50% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 145 142
Average daily rate £320 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Birmingham +3 10 £320 -28.88% 4
Worcestershire - 10 £213 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Coventry - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 48 (87.27%) DNS
3 41 (74.55%) Active Directory
4 37 (67.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (61.82%) VMware
6 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (54.55%) MS Exchange
7 30 (54.55%) SCCM
8 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
9 26 (47.27%) SAN
9 26 (47.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
11 20 (36.36%) Citrix
11 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
12 19 (34.55%) VLAN
12 19 (34.55%) MS Office
13 18 (32.73%) XenApp
14 17 (30.91%) XenServer
14 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (30.91%) Dell
15 16 (29.09%) Windows XP
15 16 (29.09%) XenDesktop
15 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
16 15 (27.27%) PDA
16 15 (27.27%) Blackberry
16 15 (27.27%) NAS
17 13 (23.64%) HP
18 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) ColdFusion
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MS Office
2 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (87.27%) DNS
2 26 (47.27%) SAN
3 19 (34.55%) VLAN
4 15 (27.27%) NAS
5 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.27%) VoIP
7 3 (5.45%) Network Security
7 3 (5.45%) WAN
7 3 (5.45%) LAN
8 2 (3.64%) MPLS
8 2 (3.64%) OSPF
8 2 (3.64%) BGP
8 2 (3.64%) Firewall
8 2 (3.64%) Wireless
8 2 (3.64%) VPN
8 2 (3.64%) RIP
8 2 (3.64%) SNMP
8 2 (3.64%) IPsec
8 2 (3.64%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (3.64%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) DataStage
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Server Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) Customer Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Data Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Server Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Server Support
8 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) PDA
1 15 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (29.09%) Windows XP
4 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) ITIL
2 5 (9.09%) Project Management
3 4 (7.27%) Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.45%) Workflow
4 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.64%) Time Management
5 2 (3.64%) Information Assurance
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.73%) MCSE
5 5 (9.09%) MCITP
6 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) MCP
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (74.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (47.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (32.73%) XenApp
4 17 (30.91%) XenServer
5 16 (29.09%) XenDesktop
6 8 (14.55%) VMware Server
7 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.82%) KVM
8 1 (1.82%) vSphere
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (54.55%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.64%) WSUS
4 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) VMware
2 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 20 (36.36%) Citrix
4 17 (30.91%) Dell
5 13 (23.64%) HP
6 7 (12.73%) EMC
7 3 (5.45%) BT
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 3 (5.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.64%) Apple
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
8 2 (3.64%) Panasonic
8 2 (3.64%) Meru Networks
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