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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 105 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing DHCP 19 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.46% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.86% 4.15% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 17
Median daily rate £425 £356 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £391 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -8.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%

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
324 265 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.53% 11.00% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 130 144
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 12 £438 +22.80% 2
Solihull -3 3 - -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £425 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 37 (97.37%) DNS
2 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
3 25 (65.79%) Windows
4 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
5 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
7 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
8 15 (39.47%) Citrix
9 14 (36.84%) Firewall
9 14 (36.84%) VMware
10 13 (34.21%) VLAN
10 13 (34.21%) MS Office
11 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (31.58%) Office 365
12 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
12 11 (28.95%) SAN
12 11 (28.95%) Migration
13 10 (26.32%) Cisco
13 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
13 10 (26.32%) Patch Management
14 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (23.68%) NAS
14 9 (23.68%) VoIP
15 8 (21.05%) LAN
15 8 (21.05%) VPN
15 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (21.05%) Dell
15 8 (21.05%) Identity Management
15 8 (21.05%) Kalman Filter

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.26%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (31.58%) Office 365
2 7 (18.42%) OneDrive
3 6 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (15.79%) Yammer
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) DNS
2 14 (36.84%) Firewall
3 13 (34.21%) VLAN
4 11 (28.95%) SAN
5 9 (23.68%) NAS
5 9 (23.68%) VoIP
6 8 (21.05%) LAN
6 8 (21.05%) VPN
7 7 (18.42%) Kerberos
7 7 (18.42%) LDAP
7 7 (18.42%) Skype
7 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) Network Security
8 6 (15.79%) PBX
8 6 (15.79%) Unified Communications
9 5 (13.16%) WAN
10 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (10.53%) IPsec
11 3 (7.89%) OSPF
11 3 (7.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix Support
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Azure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Office 365 Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
1 7 (18.42%) PDA
1 7 (18.42%) PKI
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Solaris
7 3 (7.89%) SUSE
7 3 (7.89%) Unix
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Migration
2 10 (26.32%) Patch Management
3 8 (21.05%) Identity Management
3 8 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (15.79%) Email Filtering
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
6 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Server Building
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.63%) Information Security
8 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.16%) MCITP
5 4 (10.53%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (5.26%) CCNP
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.63%) MCSA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) XenApp
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) Terminal Server
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Server
4 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.53%) XenServer
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Firmware
6 1 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCOM
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (15.79%) Nagios
2 6 (15.79%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) Citrix
3 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco
5 8 (21.05%) Dell
6 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.16%) HP
7 5 (13.16%) Juniper
8 4 (10.53%) Fortinet
9 3 (7.89%) 3Com
9 3 (7.89%) Avaya
9 3 (7.89%) F5
10 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.63%) Apple
11 1 (2.63%) NetApp
11 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.63%) SAP