Period
to 23 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 January 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 168 210
Rank change year-on-year +19 +42 -33
Contract jobs citing DHCP 47 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.95% 1.23% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.69% 11.43% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 30
City of London median daily rate £375 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £124 £228 £141
90th Percentile £600 £537 £500
Central London median daily rate £388 £400 £315
% change year-on-year -3.13% +26.98% -18.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
City of London median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.13% -
Central London median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.04
% change year-on-year - +53.19% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 541 735 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.94% 10.76% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 564 584
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £205 £163 £225
90th Percentile £664 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £427 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +0.47% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 16
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.85 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +14.24% -13.16%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.03 £25.50 £22.63
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.76 £15.75
% change year-on-year +6.61% +19.11% -17.11%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the City of London

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in the City of London

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in the City of London

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 41 (87.23%) DNS
2 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
3 33 (70.21%) Windows
4 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
6 17 (36.17%) VMware
7 16 (34.04%) Finance
8 14 (29.79%) Azure
9 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (23.40%) ITIL
11 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
11 10 (21.28%) Office 365
11 10 (21.28%) Windows 10
12 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.02%) SAN
13 8 (17.02%) MCSE
13 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
13 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (17.02%) PaaS
13 8 (17.02%) IaaS
13 8 (17.02%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (14.89%) DevOps
14 7 (14.89%) vSphere
14 7 (14.89%) SaaS
14 7 (14.89%) Degree

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Houdini
2 1 (2.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Azure
2 10 (21.28%) Office 365
3 8 (17.02%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (17.02%) IaaS
3 8 (17.02%) PaaS
4 7 (14.89%) SaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) AWS
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.13%) G Suite
6 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.13%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (87.23%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) SAN
2 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.89%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) LAN
4 6 (12.77%) VLAN
4 6 (12.77%) WAN
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
5 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (10.64%) Wireless
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.38%) FTP
7 3 (6.38%) HTTP
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
7 3 (6.38%) SSL
7 3 (6.38%) VoIP
8 2 (4.26%) BGP
8 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
8 2 (4.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospike
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Power BI
2 1 (2.13%) Redis
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Back Office
3 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Azure Engineer
1 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.64%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (10.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) IT Support
4 4 (8.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.38%) Floorwalker
5 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) YAML
2 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
2 1 (2.13%) Kafka
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) POSIX
2 1 (2.13%) REST
2 1 (2.13%) SAML
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) WebSockets
2 1 (2.13%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (6.38%) PKI
1 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
1 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) BYOD
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.13%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Handset
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.28%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.89%) Linux
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.26%) Unix
10 1 (2.13%) Android
10 1 (2.13%) CentOS
10 1 (2.13%) Debian
10 1 (2.13%) Solaris
10 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (14.89%) DevOps
3 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
5 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.38%) Data Security
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.38%) ITSM
7 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.38%) Technology Roadmap
8 2 (4.26%) Availability Management
8 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) Python
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) MCSE
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 6 (12.77%) MCP
5 5 (10.64%) MCSA
6 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCA
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (14.89%) vSphere
5 5 (10.64%) XenApp
5 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.13%) NFS
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.13%) VMFS
7 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 5 (10.64%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.64%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) SCOM
4 2 (4.26%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.26%) NetVault Backup
4 2 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.26%) Terraform
4 2 (4.26%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.13%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.13%) vMotion
5 1 (2.13%) vRealize
5 1 (2.13%) WMI
5 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Symantec
6 3 (6.38%) Apple
6 3 (6.38%) Aruba
6 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) SAP
7 2 (4.26%) Hitachi
7 2 (4.26%) Juniper
7 2 (4.26%) Meraki
7 2 (4.26%) Okta
7 2 (4.26%) Polycom
7 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) Varonis
8 1 (2.13%) ESET
8 1 (2.13%) Zscaler