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 3 months to 28 March 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.29% 1.19% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 8.51% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £413 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £338
% change year-on-year - +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +30.38% +23.52%  

DHCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 90 94 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.49% 14.01% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 54
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -55.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Birmingham

DHCP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (50.00%) Office 365
5 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) MS Office
5 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 8 (36.36%) VoIP
5 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 7 (31.82%) Skype
6 7 (31.82%) OneDrive
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) LDAP
6 7 (31.82%) Kerberos
6 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
6 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) SCOM
7 6 (27.27%) PKI
7 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
7 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
7 6 (27.27%) PBX
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (31.82%) OneDrive
3 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (27.27%) Yammer
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) VoIP
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) Kerberos
3 7 (31.82%) LDAP
3 7 (31.82%) Skype
4 6 (27.27%) PBX
4 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
8 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) FTP
8 2 (9.09%) NAS
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (13.64%) Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Azure Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Email Filtering
3 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
4 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Service Design
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 2 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Firmware
5 1 (4.55%) NFS
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCOM
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (27.27%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Nexpose
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (9.09%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) EMC
7 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.55%) Meru Networks
7 1 (4.55%) Proofpoint
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) SAP