Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 123 130
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7 -9
Contract jobs citing DHCP 62 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.51% 1.07% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.10% 4.65% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 23
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £306 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.30% -5.19%
10th Percentile £212 £221 £204
90th Percentile £560 £381 £438
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £51.58 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.98% +194.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £15.50 £45.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £16.50 £55.65 £115.50
South East median hourly rate £35.38 £38.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.52% +118.57% -7.89%

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 765 990 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.58% 23.03% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 492 522
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £241 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.38 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Slough +19 20 £300 +3.45% 1
Reading +9 15 £390 +27.35% 2
Bracknell +4 7 - -
Maidenhead -9 3 £360 -
Newbury - 1 £600 - 1
Windsor - 1 £550 -
Wokingham - 1 £275 -
DHCP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 61 (98.39%) DNS
2 49 (79.03%) Active Directory
2 49 (79.03%) Windows
3 30 (48.39%) VMware
3 30 (48.39%) Windows Server
4 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
4 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (35.48%) TCP/IP
6 21 (33.87%) WAN
7 19 (30.65%) Cisco
7 19 (30.65%) Citrix
7 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (27.42%) LAN
10 16 (25.81%) Firewall
11 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.58%) XenApp
13 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (19.35%) Linux
14 12 (19.35%) Degree
15 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
15 11 (17.74%) ITIL
15 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
16 10 (16.13%) SQL
16 10 (16.13%) VPN
16 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
16 10 (16.13%) WSUS
16 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (14.52%) Office 365

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 5 (8.06%) IIS
1 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) G Suite
4 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (98.39%) DNS
2 22 (35.48%) TCP/IP
3 21 (33.87%) WAN
4 17 (27.42%) LAN
5 16 (25.81%) Firewall
6 10 (16.13%) VPN
7 9 (14.52%) Network Security
8 8 (12.90%) Wireless
9 7 (11.29%) Ethernet
9 7 (11.29%) MPLS
10 6 (9.68%) BGP
10 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (9.68%) IPsec
10 6 (9.68%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (9.68%) SMTP
10 6 (9.68%) VLAN
11 5 (8.06%) SAN
12 4 (6.45%) FTP
12 4 (6.45%) OSPF
12 4 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Back Office
2 3 (4.84%) French Language
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) German Language
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Architect
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.84%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (8.06%) PKI
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) iPad
5 3 (4.84%) iPhone
6 2 (3.23%) FMCG
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.23%) Replication
7 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (19.35%) Linux
7 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 8 (12.90%) Windows 10
8 8 (12.90%) Windows 8
9 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.84%) Android
10 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.84%) Unix
10 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.45%) Service Management
6 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.84%) Change Management
6 3 (4.84%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (4.84%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.84%) Migration
6 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.84%) Workflow
7 2 (3.23%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (3.23%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) VB
5 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) C-shell
5 3 (4.84%) Korn
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.35%) Degree
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.68%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (8.06%) CCNP
5 5 (8.06%) MCITP
5 5 (8.06%) MCSE
6 3 (4.84%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.84%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (4.84%) MCTS
6 3 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (3.23%) CCDA
7 2 (3.23%) CCENT
7 2 (3.23%) MCSA
7 2 (3.23%) RHCE
7 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) PMO
3 1 (1.61%) HIPAA
System Software
1 49 (79.03%) Active Directory
2 18 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (22.58%) XenApp
5 7 (11.29%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.84%) NFS
6 3 (4.84%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (4.84%) vSphere
7 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.61%) Firmware
7 1 (1.61%) Openswan
7 1 (1.61%) pfSense
7 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.61%) vCloud
7 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) WSUS
2 7 (11.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (9.68%) SCOM
4 4 (6.45%) SCCM
5 3 (4.84%) PowerCLI
6 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.61%) Cacti
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.61%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Nagios
7 1 (1.61%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) VMware
2 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.65%) Cisco
3 19 (30.65%) Citrix
4 9 (14.52%) HP
5 8 (12.90%) Symantec
6 7 (11.29%) MobileIron
7 6 (9.68%) Apple
8 5 (8.06%) Forcepoint
8 5 (8.06%) Fortinet
8 5 (8.06%) Infoblox
8 5 (8.06%) Polycom
9 4 (6.45%) Canon
9 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 4 (6.45%) Juniper
9 4 (6.45%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.84%) Arista
10 3 (4.84%) Dell
10 3 (4.84%) F5