Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 18 February 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 164 200
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36 -22
Contract jobs citing DHCP 61 118 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.02% 1.33% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 12.22% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 101 58
Central London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £150 £156 £152
90th Percentile £600 £538 £550
London median daily rate £338 £420 £368
% change year-on-year -19.64% +14.29% -5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Central London median hourly rate - £20.13 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.43% -
London median hourly rate £19.21 £21.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.67% +26.47% -66.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 654 966 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.96% 10.87% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 722 748
Central London median daily rate £425 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -1.69% -1.11%
10th Percentile £190 £163 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
London median daily rate £438 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 17
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.93% +21.81% -18.42%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £36.80 £28.10 £22.20
London median hourly rate £19.46 £24.23 £19.32
% change year-on-year -19.71% +25.41% -11.06%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Central London

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Central London

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Central London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Central London

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Central London

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 44 £365 -11.25% 29
City of Westminster +5 8 £425 -15.00%
West End of London +40 3 £150 +1.69%
Camden - 1 £310 -
DHCP
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Central London region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 56 (91.80%) DNS
2 49 (80.33%) Active Directory
3 47 (77.05%) Windows
4 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
5 24 (39.34%) Office 365
5 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
6 22 (36.07%) Finance
7 21 (34.43%) VMware
8 19 (31.15%) Azure
9 17 (27.87%) LAN
10 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
10 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (26.23%) ITIL
10 16 (26.23%) Windows 10
11 15 (24.59%) WAN
11 15 (24.59%) Cisco
11 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (22.95%) SAN
12 14 (22.95%) VPN
13 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
14 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
14 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
14 11 (18.03%) SCCM
14 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (16.39%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
15 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.48%) IIS
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Houdini
2 1 (1.64%) Maya
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Office 365
2 19 (31.15%) Azure
3 7 (11.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) IaaS
3 7 (11.48%) PaaS
4 6 (9.84%) SaaS
5 5 (8.20%) AWS
6 3 (4.92%) GCP
6 3 (4.92%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.28%) G Suite
7 2 (3.28%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.64%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.64%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (91.80%) DNS
2 17 (27.87%) LAN
3 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
4 15 (24.59%) WAN
5 14 (22.95%) SAN
5 14 (22.95%) VPN
6 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (16.39%) Firewall
8 9 (14.75%) VoIP
9 8 (13.11%) NAS
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (11.48%) Skype
11 6 (9.84%) MPLS
11 6 (9.84%) VLAN
12 5 (8.20%) Wireless
13 4 (6.56%) HTTP
13 4 (6.56%) Internet
13 4 (6.56%) SSL
14 3 (4.92%) OSPF
14 3 (4.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospike
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Back Office
4 3 (4.92%) Electronics
4 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.28%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Support Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (9.84%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (8.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) Floorwalker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) YAML
2 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) HTML5
2 1 (1.64%) Kafka
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) POSIX
2 1 (1.64%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.64%) WebSockets
2 1 (1.64%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) BYOD
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) Home Automation
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (77.05%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
3 16 (26.23%) Windows 10
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.48%) Android
8 5 (8.20%) Linux
8 5 (8.20%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.28%) Unix
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (11.48%) DevOps
5 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
5 6 (9.84%) Service Management
6 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.20%) Migration
6 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.92%) Data Security
8 3 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.92%) ITSM
8 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.92%) Server Management
8 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.92%) Technology Roadmap
9 2 (3.28%) Availability Management
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) C
5 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.75%) MCSE
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
3 6 (9.84%) MCP
3 6 (9.84%) MCSA
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.56%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) CCA
7 1 (1.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) GDPR
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (80.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (13.11%) XenApp
4 7 (11.48%) vSphere
5 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.64%) NFS
8 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.64%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) AirWatch
2 5 (8.20%) Ansible
2 5 (8.20%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.20%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.28%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.28%) NetVault Backup
4 2 (3.28%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.64%) Terraform
5 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.64%) vMotion
5 1 (1.64%) vRealize
5 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (34.43%) VMware
3 15 (24.59%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
5 7 (11.48%) Meraki
6 5 (8.20%) Avaya
7 4 (6.56%) Symantec
8 3 (4.92%) Aruba
8 3 (4.92%) EMC
8 3 (4.92%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.92%) SAP
9 2 (3.28%) Adobe
9 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.28%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.28%) Juniper
9 2 (3.28%) Polycom
9 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.28%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (3.28%) Varonis