Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 80 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -13
Contract jobs citing DHCP 14 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.03% 0.89% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 6.47% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 20
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +11.11% +40.00%
North West median daily rate £350 £351 £375
% change year-on-year -0.14% -6.53% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £16.25 -
North West median hourly rate £26.22 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +69.13% +3.33% -10.45%

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 164 170 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.04% 13.69% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 116 219
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% +3.66%
10th Percentile £252 £269 £263
90th Percentile £535 £538 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.88 £15.33 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.74% -27.02% +24.70%
10th Percentile £11.59 £11.26 £12.96
90th Percentile £42.50 £65.00 £38.63
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -11.76%

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 22 July 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 -5 6 £360 +2.86% 1
Wilmslow - 5 - -
Warrington +1 3 - - 1
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (50.00%) Office 365
6 7 (50.00%) VMware
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (42.86%) VBScript
7 6 (42.86%) Windows 2000
7 6 (42.86%) LAN
7 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (42.86%) Docker
7 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
7 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) Teradici
8 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
8 5 (35.71%) WSUS
8 5 (35.71%) Clearswift

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 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) VSAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Server Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Server Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
1 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 2000
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.14%) ERP
1 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Docker
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (35.71%) vCenter Server
2 5 (35.71%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Clearswift
2 5 (35.71%) Teradici
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Meraki
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Samsung
3 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard