Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 26 April 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 61 91
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 -19
Contract jobs citing DHCP 16 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.22% 1.54% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.88% 10.32% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +40.00% -17.01%
10th Percentile £194 £196 £194
90th Percentile £347 £373 £443
North West median daily rate £375 £311 £350
% change year-on-year +20.48% -11.07% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £19.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.92% -43.93% +94.44%
10th Percentile £13.75 £15.20 £32.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £21.91 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £18.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -46.96% +100.00%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 162 155 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.32% 14.88% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 87 243
Cheshire median daily rate £355 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £115 £229 £263
90th Percentile £545 £515 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £409
% change year-on-year +1.27% -3.36% +12.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 16
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -28.42% +31.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.03 £15.92
90th Percentile £37.50 £65.00 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -28.89% +18.42%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Cheshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Cheshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Cheshire

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Cheshire

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in Cheshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
Knutsford -6 6 £360 +2.86%
Macclesfield 0 3 - -
Chester - 3 £200 - 1
Warrington -11 2 - -
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (37.50%) Docker
4 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000
4 6 (37.50%) VBScript
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) Android
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) Office 365
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Apple
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 2 (12.50%) MPLS

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) 802.11
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) SMS
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Server Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Technician
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 6 (37.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Apple