Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 81 78
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing DHCP 16 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.29% 0.97% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 7.18% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £280 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.39% -22.76% +46.46%
10th Percentile £313 £212 £254
90th Percentile £400 £458 £480
North West median daily rate £400 £280 £350
% change year-on-year +42.86% -20.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -21.66% +21.54%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.25 £18.83
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.75 £23.44
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +24.59% -32.22% +29.83%

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 150 181 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.05% 13.55% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 135 142
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £263 £190 £213
90th Percentile £525 £536 £675
North West median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -26.76% +2.42%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.87 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £22.70 £56.38
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.57% +2.94%

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 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 6 months to 13 December 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
Warrington +6 10 £388 -13.89%
Wilmslow - 5 - -
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (87.50%) VMware
4 13 (81.25%) Office 365
5 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (43.75%) VPN
9 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
10 5 (31.25%) Teradici
10 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
10 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
10 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
10 5 (31.25%) WSUS
10 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
10 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
10 5 (31.25%) SQL
11 2 (12.50%) Network Security

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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (81.25%) Office 365
3 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
2 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
1 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (6.25%) Process Management
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
1 5 (31.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
2 5 (31.25%) Teradici
3 1 (6.25%) IronPort
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft