Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DHCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DHCP over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 106 124
Rank change year-on-year -26 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing DHCP 39 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.94% 1.52% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 8.18% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 20
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +14.29% -4.30%
10th Percentile £191 £212 £221
90th Percentile £500 £560 £381
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £51.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.98% +194.71%
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £35.38 £38.25
% change year-on-year +19.48% -7.52% +118.57%

DHCP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 795 758 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.22% 18.53% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 317 482
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.24% +6.46%
10th Percentile £213 £249 £250
90th Percentile £550 £600 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 43 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.19% -25.00% -48.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.25 £42.45 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £24.21 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.39% -30.04% +10.30%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Berkshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Berkshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Berkshire

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Berkshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 19 £425 +8.97% 1
Bracknell -6 8 £175 - 2
Slough -22 8 £400 +33.33%
Maidenhead +1 1 £525 +45.83%
Wokingham -13 1 £210 -23.64% 2
DHCP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 38 (97.44%) DNS
2 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
3 28 (71.79%) Windows
4 16 (41.03%) VMware
5 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
7 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) Office 365
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) SCCM
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 8 (20.51%) ITIL
12 8 (20.51%) Firewall
13 7 (17.95%) Change Management
13 7 (17.95%) HP
13 7 (17.95%) Linux
13 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
13 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
14 6 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
14 6 (15.38%) vSphere
14 6 (15.38%) SQL
14 6 (15.38%) Megaco
14 6 (15.38%) ISUP
14 6 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (12.82%) SCOM

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.26%) IaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.13%) OneDrive
5 2 (5.13%) SaaS
6 1 (2.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 38 (97.44%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (15.38%) ISUP
3 6 (15.38%) Megaco
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 5 (12.82%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
5 4 (10.26%) Skype
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) SAN
7 2 (5.13%) BGP
7 2 (5.13%) SMTP
7 2 (5.13%) VLAN
7 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.56%) NAS
8 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Toad
2 2 (5.13%) MSI
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) CS Core Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.56%) Junior
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) OAuth
1 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
1 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.13%) Digital Signage
1 2 (5.13%) HP Storage
1 2 (5.13%) iPad
1 2 (5.13%) iPhone
1 2 (5.13%) Replication
1 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) CCTV
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.95%) Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.13%) Android
7 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Change Management
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 3 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Email Filtering
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (5.13%) ITSM
5 2 (5.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (5.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.13%) Task Automation
5 2 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) MCITP
4 4 (10.26%) MCTS
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) vSphere
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (12.82%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (10.26%) Squid
6 2 (5.13%) BitLocker
6 2 (5.13%) XenApp
6 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) SCOM
3 4 (10.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.56%) Nessus
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.69%) Apple
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Okta
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Equitrac
6 2 (5.13%) Fujitsu
6 2 (5.13%) Lumension
6 2 (5.13%) McAfee
6 2 (5.13%) Motorola
7 1 (2.56%) Canon
7 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.56%) Polycom
7 1 (2.56%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) Zscaler