Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 80 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +28
Contract jobs citing DHCP 16 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.45% 1.22% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 9.52% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Cheshire median daily rate £406 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.09% -20.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £307 £194 £196
90th Percentile £450 £347 £373
North West median daily rate £466 £360 £303
% change year-on-year +29.31% +19.01% -11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -15.92% -43.93%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.75 £15.20
90th Percentile £28.75 £33.75 £21.91
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £18.56
% change year-on-year +36.36% -11.11% -46.96%

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 132 168 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.93% 12.84% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 90
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.23% -6.18%
10th Percentile £190 £115 £218
90th Percentile £584 £545 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% -4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 25
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -32.63%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.17 £10.80
90th Percentile £24.45 £37.50 £22.65
North West median hourly rate £17.46 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.79% +3.13% -31.40%

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 23 April 2019.

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
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 April 2019. 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 +15 8 £400 - 2
Chester +12 5 £425 +112.50% 3
Knutsford -12 1 £315 -12.50% 1
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - - 1
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) BGP
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP
7 3 (18.75%) Unix
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) IPsec
7 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management

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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) BGP
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) IPsec
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (12.50%) DMZ
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) Multicast
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (12.50%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Antivirus Management
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Monetization
4 1 (6.25%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 22301
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) arcserve
5 1 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) IronPort
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Nimsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Opsware
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas