Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 185 179
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 0
Contract jobs citing DHCP 69 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 6.15% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 41
City of London median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £120 £100 £206
90th Percentile £486 £438 £488
Central London median daily rate £375 £326 £388
% change year-on-year +15.21% -16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
City of London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £19.00

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 869 667 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.53% 10.72% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 506 624
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £233 £198 £257
90th Percentile £625 £625 £593
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 17
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% -3.84% +13.65%
10th Percentile £14.05 £13.36 £17.60
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £21.34
% change year-on-year -11.60% -0.87% +10.86%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 66 (95.65%) DNS
2 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 48 (69.57%) Windows
3 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
4 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 28 (40.58%) TCP/IP
6 27 (39.13%) Firewall
7 26 (37.68%) Cisco
8 23 (33.33%) Citrix
9 21 (30.43%) VMware
10 20 (28.99%) Finance
11 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (27.54%) Office 365
12 18 (26.09%) XenApp
13 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (21.74%) ITIL
14 15 (21.74%) IIS
15 14 (20.29%) SAN
15 14 (20.29%) VPN
15 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (17.39%) Telnet
16 12 (17.39%) LAN
17 11 (15.94%) WAN
17 11 (15.94%) Linux
18 10 (14.49%) Windows 10
18 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
18 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
19 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
19 9 (13.04%) PowerShell

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 15 (21.74%) IIS
2 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.45%) nginx
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Office 365
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) IaaS
4 4 (5.80%) PaaS
5 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.45%) G Suite
6 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 66 (95.65%) DNS
2 28 (40.58%) TCP/IP
3 27 (39.13%) Firewall
4 14 (20.29%) SAN
4 14 (20.29%) VPN
5 12 (17.39%) LAN
5 12 (17.39%) Telnet
6 11 (15.94%) WAN
7 9 (13.04%) OSPF
8 8 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (11.59%) Internet
8 8 (11.59%) Wireless
9 7 (10.14%) Extranet
10 6 (8.70%) SSL
11 5 (7.25%) NetScaler
11 5 (7.25%) VLAN
11 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
12 4 (5.80%) Multicast
12 4 (5.80%) Skype
12 4 (5.80%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (1.45%) Power BI
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Fiddler
2 3 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) MSI
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) 1st Line Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Information Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Network Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) HTML
1 4 (5.80%) HTML5
2 2 (2.90%) LDAP
3 1 (1.45%) Gearman
3 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.45%) LAMP
3 1 (1.45%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.45%) WAP
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.80%) Eurex
4 3 (4.35%) e-Health
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Handset
6 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (69.57%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.94%) Linux
5 10 (14.49%) Windows 10
6 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.25%) Unix
9 3 (4.35%) Android
9 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.45%) CentOS
11 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Solaris
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.70%) Network Design
3 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.25%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (5.80%) Analytics
5 4 (5.80%) Change Control
5 4 (5.80%) Coaching
5 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (5.80%) High Availability
5 4 (5.80%) Information Security
5 4 (5.80%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.80%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.80%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (5.80%) Server Building
5 4 (5.80%) SIEM
5 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.25%) C
3 4 (5.80%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.80%) SQL
4 3 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.25%) CCIE
2 5 (7.25%) CCNP
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) GDPR
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.09%) XenApp
3 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.14%) vSphere
4 7 (10.14%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.45%) Docker
10 1 (1.45%) pfSense
10 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) SCCM
2 6 (8.70%) SCOM
3 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.80%) Nessus
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.90%) Ansible
5 2 (2.90%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (2.90%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.45%) Grafana
6 1 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.45%) Kibana
6 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.45%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.45%) SCSM
6 1 (1.45%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.68%) Cisco
3 23 (33.33%) Citrix
4 21 (30.43%) VMware
5 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 5 (7.25%) EMC
6 5 (7.25%) HP
7 4 (5.80%) Dell
7 4 (5.80%) Hitachi
7 4 (5.80%) McAfee
7 4 (5.80%) NetApp
7 4 (5.80%) Qualys
7 4 (5.80%) Reuters
7 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.35%) Apple
8 3 (4.35%) Ivanti
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.35%) Symantec