Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 91 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17 -8
Contract jobs citing DHCP 30 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.91% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.15% 6.67% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 11
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £173 £145
90th Percentile £430 £510 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £344 £368
% change year-on-year +6.26% -6.53% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.75 - £15.50
10th Percentile £10.75 - £14.25
90th Percentile £19.90 - £16.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.75 £29.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year -56.78% +45.68% +1.25%

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 269 210 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.16% 13.98% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 133 113
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £205 £166
90th Percentile £494 £535 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (73.33%) DNS
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco
4 16 (53.33%) Windows
5 15 (50.00%) Firewall
6 14 (46.67%) VPN
6 14 (46.67%) LAN
7 8 (26.67%) WAN
7 8 (26.67%) Citrix
7 8 (26.67%) Office 365
8 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (20.00%) IPsec
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (20.00%) Juniper
8 6 (20.00%) CCIE
8 6 (20.00%) CCNP
8 6 (20.00%) SNMP
8 6 (20.00%) Retail
8 6 (20.00%) SSH
8 6 (20.00%) Logistics
8 6 (20.00%) PKI
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Sophos
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.33%) HSRP
10 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
10 4 (13.33%) 802.1X
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 10

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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) DNS
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) LAN
3 14 (46.67%) VPN
4 8 (26.67%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.00%) IPsec
5 6 (20.00%) SNMP
5 6 (20.00%) SSH
5 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (13.33%) HSRP
6 4 (13.33%) IPv6
6 4 (13.33%) TACACS
6 4 (13.33%) VLAN
6 4 (13.33%) Wireless
7 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (10.00%) Multicast
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) FMCG
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Logistics
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) Server Building
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CCIE
1 6 (20.00%) CCNP
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
3 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) Juniper
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Sophos
5 4 (13.33%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.00%) Aruba
6 3 (10.00%) Brocade
6 3 (10.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (10.00%) Meru Networks
6 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat