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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 67 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing DHCP 44 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.93% 0.46% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.37% 3.08% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 1
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£280 £150 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £306
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.69 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -21.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.28 £22.69 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.69 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.43%
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
329 325 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.43% 15.04% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 156 96
Average daily rate £325 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 54
Average hourly rate £24.25 £20.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.75% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Shropshire - 13 £260 - 1
Worcestershire - 10 £225 -
Birmingham -1 9 £450 +233.33% 3
Warwickshire -1 4 - - 1
Herefordshire - 3 £193 -
Staffordshire - 2 £300 - 2
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
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England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (94.37%) DNS
2 63 (88.73%) Windows
3 50 (70.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
5 41 (57.75%) VMware
6 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (49.30%) Security Cleared
7 33 (46.48%) SCCM
8 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
9 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (36.62%) SC Cleared
11 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
12 19 (26.76%) VLAN
13 17 (23.94%) MS Office
14 16 (22.54%) ITIL
14 16 (22.54%) HP
14 16 (22.54%) Citrix
14 16 (22.54%) SAN
15 15 (21.13%) SCOM
16 14 (19.72%) XenApp
17 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
18 12 (16.90%) Dell
19 11 (15.49%) EMC
19 11 (15.49%) XenServer
19 11 (15.49%) NAS
19 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
19 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2003
20 10 (14.08%) PDA
20 10 (14.08%) PowerShell

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (94.37%) DNS
2 19 (26.76%) VLAN
3 16 (22.54%) SAN
4 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
5 11 (15.49%) NAS
6 9 (12.68%) VoIP
7 7 (9.86%) Network Security
8 5 (7.04%) LAN
9 4 (5.63%) WAN
10 3 (4.23%) VPN
11 2 (2.82%) Firewall
11 2 (2.82%) Wireless
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Server Engineer
2 21 (29.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (25.35%) Support Engineer
3 18 (25.35%) Analyst
4 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (18.31%) Server Support
6 9 (12.68%) Senior Server Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
7 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (9.86%) Network Analyst
9 6 (8.45%) Network Manager
10 4 (5.63%) Administrator
10 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Blackberry
1 10 (14.08%) PDA
2 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.23%) UNIX
7 3 (4.23%) Linux
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.41%) HPUX
8 1 (1.41%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) Fedora
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.41%) Android
8 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Business Continuity
3 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
3 7 (9.86%) Network Architecture
4 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.82%) Change Management
5 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.41%) Migration
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.27%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (49.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (36.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.68%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.63%) MCSE
7 2 (2.82%) MCSA
7 2 (2.82%) MCITP
8 1 (1.41%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.72%) XenApp
4 11 (15.49%) XenServer
5 10 (14.08%) XenDesktop
6 8 (11.27%) VMware Server
7 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.41%) Postfix
8 1 (1.41%) vSphere
8 1 (1.41%) KVM
8 1 (1.41%) Firmware
8 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (46.48%) SCCM
2 15 (21.13%) SCOM
3 10 (14.08%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.23%) SCSM
5 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.82%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (57.75%) VMware
2 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.54%) HP
3 16 (22.54%) Citrix
4 12 (16.90%) Dell
5 11 (15.49%) EMC
6 7 (9.86%) BT
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco
8 4 (5.63%) Sophos
9 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 2 (2.82%) Sun
9 2 (2.82%) Juniper
10 1 (1.41%) CommVault
10 1 (1.41%) NetApp
10 1 (1.41%) Apple
10 1 (1.41%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.41%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.41%) Meraki
10 1 (1.41%) Meru Networks