Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 88 66
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +22
Contract jobs citing DHCP 15 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.08% 0.83% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 6.98% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 34
Birmingham median daily rate £358 £358 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.21% +96.88%
10th Percentile £143 £261 £308
90th Percentile £449 £370 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £360 £388
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.10% +31.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £14.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £10.81 £11.00
% change year-on-year +48.01% -1.73% -54.64%

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 208 172 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.96% 11.85% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 118 173
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -4.64% -
10th Percentile £170 £154 £154
90th Percentile £600 £488 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £389 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.81% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +57.16% +9.44%
10th Percentile £12.10 £16.58 £9.93
90th Percentile £157.50 £42.50 £22.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -8.57% -18.60%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019, 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (60.00%) Office 365
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (46.67%) Azure
7 6 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (33.33%) Juniper
8 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (26.67%) XenApp
9 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
9 4 (26.67%) SCCM
9 4 (26.67%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) ITIL
9 4 (26.67%) Firewall

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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Jetty
2 1 (6.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 7 (46.67%) Azure
3 4 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (20.00%) IaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Mimecast
4 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (20.00%) PaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Power Platform
4 3 (20.00%) PowerApps
5 2 (13.33%) AWS
5 2 (13.33%) GCP
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (20.00%) Skype
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (20.00%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (6.67%) Broadband
7 1 (6.67%) FTP
7 1 (6.67%) HTTP
7 1 (6.67%) IPsec
7 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Power BI
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (20.00%) Tandem
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (20.00%) Document Management
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 3 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) GDPR
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (13.33%) Squid
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.67%) Docker
5 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) Terraform
2 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Darktrace
4 3 (20.00%) Meraki
4 3 (20.00%) Polycom
4 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (20.00%) Splunk
4 3 (20.00%) Zscaler
5 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos