Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 96 108
Rank change year-on-year -43 +12 +20
Contract jobs citing DHCP 27 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 1.69% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 8.72% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 36
Berkshire median daily rate £398 £315 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.91% +1.92%
10th Percentile £300 £140 £226
90th Percentile £538 £390 £409
South East median daily rate £351 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.92% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.83 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.39% +157.14%
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £41.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -30.72% +29.69% +34.74%

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 683 780 1,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.60% 19.35% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 341 480
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £190 £250 £249
90th Percentile £548 £588 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 52 45
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -6.90% -34.09%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £54.38 £42.00 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +29.58% -29.00% +11.11%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -19 11 £500 +58.73% 1
Bracknell 0 8 £175 -34.94% 1
Slough -17 4 £310 +2.48% 1
Maidenhead -1 1 £525 +45.83%
Wokingham -15 1 - - 1
DHCP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (96.30%) DNS
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (81.48%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) SCCM
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Office 365
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
8 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 5 (18.52%) LAN
9 5 (18.52%) WAN
9 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 5 (18.52%) VPN
9 5 (18.52%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (18.52%) SCOM
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
9 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (18.52%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (18.52%) SaaS
9 5 (18.52%) Okta
10 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Transformation

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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) SaaS
3 4 (14.81%) IaaS
3 4 (14.81%) OneDrive
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) Skype
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) BGP
5 2 (7.41%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (7.41%) ISUP
5 2 (7.41%) Megaco
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) CS Core Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior IT Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) OAuth
1 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Digital Signage
1 2 (7.41%) iPad
1 2 (7.41%) iPhone
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
1 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) CCTV
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Android
7 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (14.81%) SIEM
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Task Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.70%) Product Management
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) MCTS
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (14.81%) BitLocker
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.70%) Ansible
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Nessus
5 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) Okta
4 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Apple
7 2 (7.41%) Equitrac
7 2 (7.41%) Fujitsu
7 2 (7.41%) Motorola
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Canon
8 1 (3.70%) Google
8 1 (3.70%) Huawei
8 1 (3.70%) Lumension
8 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.70%) Polycom
8 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.70%) Zscaler