Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 143 138
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -27
Contract jobs citing DHCP 48 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.14% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 3.99% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 12
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £444 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +51.79% -10.69%
10th Percentile £135 £263 £165
90th Percentile £506 £573 £486
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.25% -6.19%
South East median hourly rate £45.05 £15.22 £54.08
% change year-on-year +196.07% -71.86% +145.80%

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 792 727 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.77% 18.08% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 310 432
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £243 £213
90th Percentile £568 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.19% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £18.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -28.24% -51.76%
South East median hourly rate £18.56 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +3.10% -16.28% -38.57%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 22 £400 -15.79% 5
Bracknell -4 7 - - 2
Slough -6 7 £400 +36.75% 1
Newbury +5 2 £350 -41.67% 1
Wokingham -2 1 £210 -23.64%
DHCP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 46 (95.83%) DNS
2 29 (60.42%) Windows
3 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (37.50%) VMware
6 14 (29.17%) Service Management
6 14 (29.17%) ITIL
6 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
8 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
9 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (18.75%) Change Management
11 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (16.67%) SCOM
11 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.58%) IaaS
12 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (14.58%) Linux
12 7 (14.58%) HP
12 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.58%) Firewall
13 6 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (12.50%) Megaco
13 6 (12.50%) ISUP
13 6 (12.50%) SharePoint Server

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 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.58%) IaaS
3 6 (12.50%) Office 365
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (95.83%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (12.50%) ISUP
3 6 (12.50%) Megaco
4 5 (10.42%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (10.42%) Skype
5 4 (8.33%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) SSL
5 4 (8.33%) VPN
5 4 (8.33%) WAN
6 2 (4.17%) BGP
6 2 (4.17%) Internet
6 2 (4.17%) MPLS
6 2 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.17%) SMTP
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
1 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Architect
2 7 (14.58%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) CS Core Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.17%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.08%) DBA
8 1 (2.08%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.25%) OAuth
2 3 (6.25%) OAuth2
2 3 (6.25%) OpenID
3 2 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) PKI
2 3 (6.25%) DataPower
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) Linux
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) VMS
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Unix
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
1 14 (29.17%) Service Management
2 9 (18.75%) Change Management
3 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Break/Fix
6 3 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
6 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (4.17%) Change Control
7 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Email Filtering
8 1 (2.08%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) C
6 2 (4.17%) VB
6 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) MCITP
4 3 (6.25%) MCTS
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (10.42%) vSphere
6 4 (8.33%) Squid
6 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (6.25%) XenApp
7 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.08%) iptables
8 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 8 (16.67%) SCOM
3 6 (12.50%) SCCM
4 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.33%) Puppet
5 3 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.08%) Ansible
6 1 (2.08%) Cacti
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) OpenView
6 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) HP
4 5 (10.42%) Juniper
4 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) CA
6 3 (6.25%) Clearswift
6 3 (6.25%) Dell
6 3 (6.25%) EMC
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.08%) McAfee
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Nokia
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam