Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 89 72
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 22 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.75% 0.91% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.79% 6.70% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 14
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -7.69% +20.37%
10th Percentile £330 £233 £313
90th Percentile £550 £410 £464
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £300 £413
% change year-on-year +37.50% -27.27% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.40 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +4.00% +8.70%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.40 £13.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +25.00% -45.68%

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 172 209 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.66% 13.59% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 150 107
Birmingham median daily rate £395 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £171
90th Percentile £525 £538 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Birmingham median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +46.43% +18.64%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.50 £42.35 £18.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.05 £18.78 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.51% +17.34% +14.29%

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 May 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 20 May 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 20 (90.91%) DNS
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (54.55%) Puppet
6 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (45.45%) FTP
7 10 (45.45%) HTTP
7 10 (45.45%) Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Apache
7 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
7 10 (45.45%) Java
7 10 (45.45%) .NET
7 10 (45.45%) IIS
7 10 (45.45%) Servlets
7 10 (45.45%) SSL
7 10 (45.45%) Google
7 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
7 10 (45.45%) IPsec
7 10 (45.45%) Google App Engine
7 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (45.45%) Open Source
7 10 (45.45%) nginx
7 10 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (45.45%) Xen
7 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (45.45%) Jetty
7 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
7 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 10 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform

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 10 (45.45%) Apache
1 10 (45.45%) IIS
1 10 (45.45%) Jetty
1 10 (45.45%) Mongrel
1 10 (45.45%) nginx
1 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
1 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (45.45%) Google App Engine
1 10 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (27.27%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) DNS
2 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (45.45%) FTP
3 10 (45.45%) HTTP
3 10 (45.45%) IPsec
3 10 (45.45%) SSL
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 2 (9.09%) Broadband
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
7 1 (4.55%) NAS
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 10 (45.45%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) ICT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
1 10 (45.45%) Servlets
2 9 (40.91%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (45.45%) Open Source
2 9 (40.91%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) BCP
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) Xen
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
5 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (13.64%) Docker
7 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Terraform
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) Google
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 2 (9.09%) EMC
7 2 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
7 2 (9.09%) Lets Encrypt
7 2 (9.09%) TOWER Software
8 1 (4.55%) Asigra
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) IBM