Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 71 83
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 15 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.06% 1.78% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 10.66% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 11
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% -13.89% +34.33%
10th Percentile £276 £306 £313
90th Percentile £383 £430 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £350 £344
% change year-on-year +5.71% +1.89% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £12.75 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.03 £12.75 £46.00
% change year-on-year +2.20% -72.28% +104.44%

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 182 272 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.90% 16.67% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 199 127
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £181 £153 £220
90th Percentile £488 £500 £541
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £16.45 £10.60 £11.43
90th Percentile £43.50 £32.20 £28.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.34 £27.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -36.96% +69.23% -7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) XenApp
8 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix
9 3 (20.00%) Retail
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (20.00%) IPv6
9 3 (20.00%) CCNP
9 3 (20.00%) CCNA
9 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) WLAN
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (20.00%) NAS
9 3 (20.00%) FMCG

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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) IPv6
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) WLAN
4 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (13.33%) IPv4
4 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Server Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) FMCG
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) CMDB
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (6.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) BCP
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Aruba
3 2 (13.33%) Asigra
3 2 (13.33%) Brocade
3 2 (13.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
3 2 (13.33%) Meru Networks
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL