Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 77 75
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 18 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.43% 1.00% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 6.44% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +30.00% -41.86%
10th Percentile £207 £209 £209
90th Percentile £423 £475 £338
North West median daily rate £280 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.70% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +15.41% -3.88%
10th Percentile £13.75 £17.18 £12.53
90th Percentile £33.75 £22.53 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -22.50% +15.41% -3.88%

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 190 202 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.12% 15.55% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 122 226
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £179 £207 £239
90th Percentile £525 £675 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -1.52% -3.95%
10th Percentile £12.07 £11.25 £12.41
90th Percentile £33.75 £38.25 £36.00
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.59% +4.29% -7.89%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Chester +12 6 £280 -37.78% 1
Warrington +12 4 £450 - 4
Macclesfield +5 3 - - 3
Knutsford - 1 - -
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) DNS
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) ITIL
5 8 (44.44%) SCCM
6 7 (38.89%) Office 365
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (27.78%) Local Government
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
9 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
9 4 (22.22%) Android
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) MCITP
10 3 (16.67%) VLAN
10 3 (16.67%) SCOM
10 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) MPLS
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) 802.11
6 1 (5.56%) ADSL
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) ISDN
6 1 (5.56%) SMS
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (27.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Technician
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Android
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (16.67%) MCITP
2 3 (16.67%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CWNA
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 3 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Lumension
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Meraki
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas