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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 103 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing DHCP 17 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.22% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 8.90% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate
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£255 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £264 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
330 326 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.89% 13.73% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 146 118
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £163 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.61 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 5 £238 - 2
Birmingham -14 5 £318 -0.78% 3
Worcestershire +2 3 £400 - 1
Shropshire -4 1 £150 -52.53%
Coventry - 1 - - 5
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 41 (91.11%) DNS
3 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (44.44%) VMware
6 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (33.33%) ITIL
9 13 (28.89%) SCOM
10 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 12 (26.67%) LAN
10 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (26.67%) SCCM
11 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
11 11 (24.44%) WAN
11 11 (24.44%) MS Office
11 11 (24.44%) Windows XP
11 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
13 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
13 8 (17.78%) HP
13 8 (17.78%) Citrix
13 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
13 8 (17.78%) Patch Management
14 7 (15.56%) SCOrch
14 7 (15.56%) SAN
15 6 (13.33%) Cisco
15 6 (13.33%) VPN
15 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (24.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (91.11%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) LAN
3 11 (24.44%) WAN
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.56%) SAN
6 6 (13.33%) VPN
7 4 (8.89%) Firewall
7 4 (8.89%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) NAS
8 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (4.44%) SMS
8 2 (4.44%) VoIP
9 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.22%) Skype
9 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.22%) VLAN
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Automotive
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
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 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Server Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) PKI
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
5 11 (24.44%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Patch Management
3 3 (6.67%) Server Building
3 3 (6.67%) Information Security
3 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.67%) CAD
3 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.44%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (4.44%) Service Management
4 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.22%) ITSM
5 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.33%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.44%) Terminal Server
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.22%) XenServer
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCOM
2 12 (26.67%) SCCM
3 7 (15.56%) SCOrch
4 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.22%) SCSM
6 1 (2.22%) WSUS
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) VMware
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) HP
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) Panasonic
5 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.67%) Symantec
5 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) Veeam
6 2 (4.44%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.22%) Spiceworks
7 1 (2.22%) Meraki
7 1 (2.22%) Apple