Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 69 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +28 -30
Contract jobs citing DHCP 8 22 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.24% 1.66% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 11.89% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 13
Median daily rate - £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.67% -6.25%
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.40 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.27% +18.46% +4.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £15.40 £13.75
% change year-on-year +127.27% +12.00% +25.00%

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 102 185 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.79% 13.99% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 128 140
Median daily rate £400 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £167 £197 £212
90th Percentile £656 £538 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.20 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.94% -6.05% +63.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.11 £14.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.29 £42.63
Median hourly rate £20.44 £13.17 £19.39
% change year-on-year +55.18% -32.07% +21.17%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Birmingham

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DHCP in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for DHCP in Birmingham

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DHCP in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for DHCP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (25.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infoblox Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel