Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 November 2017 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 41 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -19
Contract jobs citing DHCP 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.37% 0.66% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 5.26% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Chester median daily rate £280 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £400 £248
% change year-on-year -30.00% +61.62% -42.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.25 £21.06 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.60% +21.54% -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 Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 39 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.48% 12.62% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 37
Chester median daily rate £325 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £236 £333 £331
90th Percentile £493 £530 £530
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £16.33 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% -3.06% -38.76%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Chester

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Chester

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Chester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Chester

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) 802.11
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) 802.11
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CWNA
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco