Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 77 79
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 16 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.22% 0.85% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 5.88% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £280 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.93% -30.00% +63.27%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £266
90th Percentile £394 £460 £488
North West median daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.05% +33.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% - -
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.58% -31.11% +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 171 187 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.00% 14.38% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 144 164
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £270 £248 £250
90th Percentile £525 £518 £675
North West median daily rate £395 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -1.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.25 £20.75 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +36.96% -10.88%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £67.03 £19.15
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.59% -0.97% -4.99%

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 23 October 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 +8 10 £375 -16.67% 4
Wilmslow - 5 - -
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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%) Active Directory
2 15 (93.75%) DNS
3 14 (87.50%) LAN
3 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 14 (87.50%) Office 365
4 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
5 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (50.00%) VPN
8 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
10 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
10 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 5 (31.25%) WSUS
10 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
10 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
10 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (31.25%) Teradici
10 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
10 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
11 2 (12.50%) Firewall

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 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Office 365
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) 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%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
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
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
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%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Meraki
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Samsung
3 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard