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 3 months to 29 March 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 68 55
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 1.49% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% 7.61% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £319 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £196 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £442 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £340 £338
% change year-on-year -2.94% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.42% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +30.38% +23.52%  

DHCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 71 197 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.17% 19.60% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 128 72
Median daily rate £338 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 19
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +49.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.47 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £35.00 £37.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +25 2 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £263 -
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) VLAN
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) CCNA
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Network Design
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) VoIP
8 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (14.29%) HP
9 2 (14.29%) CCNP
9 2 (14.29%) MS Office
9 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 2 (14.29%) MCSE
9 2 (14.29%) MCSA

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) VLAN
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) 802.11
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (14.29%) IPsec
8 2 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless Security
9 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (7.14%) SSH
9 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CWNA
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Lumension
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour + likelihood of extension
Posted: 6 days ago