Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 October 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 67 94
Rank change year-on-year -19 +27 -14
Contract jobs citing DHCP 14 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.97% 1.84% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.25% 11.20% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 10
Birmingham median daily rate £365 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +14.81% -15.63%
10th Percentile £292 £306 £163
90th Percentile £372 £428 £490
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £365 £330
% change year-on-year +1.37% +10.61% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £17.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.03 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -23.35% -42.37% +76.12%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 193 250 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.44% 16.45% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 189 145
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £167 £155 £204
90th Percentile £488 £488 £542
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.93 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.75% -12.94% -8.57%
10th Percentile £16.72 £9.93 £12.07
90th Percentile £42.50 £27.70 £27.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £24.98 £21.50
% change year-on-year -33.95% +16.19% +22.86%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Birmingham

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Birmingham

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Birmingham

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) DNS
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Office 365
6 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 5 (35.71%) Re-Platforming
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) Retail
7 4 (28.57%) FMCG
7 4 (28.57%) XenApp
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (21.43%) NAS
8 3 (21.43%) WLAN
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (21.43%) CCNP
8 3 (21.43%) CCNA
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (14.29%) BCP
9 2 (14.29%) Project Management

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) WLAN
4 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 2 (14.29%) IPv4
4 2 (14.29%) IPv6
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) SNMP
4 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Project Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Project Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Server Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) FMCG
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.14%) CMDB
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (14.29%) BCP
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Asigra
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
4 1 (7.14%) Meru Networks
4 1 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless