Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 135 157
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22 +46
Contract jobs citing DHCP 27 28 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 0.80% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.89% 8.28% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 78
10th Percentile £363 £190 £228
25th Percentile £370 £338 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £418 £400
Median % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% +6.67%
75th Percentile £494 £515 £515
90th Percentile £555 £600 £538
Central London median daily rate £425 £434 £394
% change year-on-year -2.02% +10.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 - £21.50

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 273 338 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.05% 9.64% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 244 562
10th Percentile £336 £206 £203
25th Percentile £405 £338 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 19
10th Percentile £11.98 £16.39 £17.76
25th Percentile £12.69 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate £14.75 £31.75 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -53.54% +41.11% +18.42%
75th Percentile £17.19 £42.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £18.13 £52.83 £43.37
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £30.05 £21.75
% change year-on-year -47.59% +38.16% +16.31%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DHCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DHCP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for DHCP in the City of London

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DHCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for DHCP in the City of London

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DHCP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for DHCP in the City of London

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 7 May 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
DHCP
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 27 (100.00%) DNS
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (66.67%) VMware
4 17 (62.96%) Windows
5 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (29.63%) Azure
9 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 7 (25.93%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (22.22%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (22.22%) Citrix
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco
11 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 5 (18.52%) Infoblox
11 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
11 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.81%) Change Management
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.81%) MCSE
12 4 (14.81%) Unix

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Domino
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (29.63%) Azure
3 7 (25.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.70%) AWS
5 1 (3.70%) Datadog
5 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.70%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.41%) FTP
4 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) SMTP
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) Intranet
5 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.70%) OSPF
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Power BI
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Domino Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Exchange Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior VMWare Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Social Network
3 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Network Management
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Architecture Roadmap
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.41%) Fintech
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Go
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MOS
4 1 (3.70%) VCDX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
2 2 (7.41%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Packer
3 1 (3.70%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Infoblox
5 3 (11.11%) EMC
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.41%) CyberArk
6 2 (7.41%) Lotus
6 2 (7.41%) Proofpoint
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Aruba
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) OneLogin
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) Shavlik
7 1 (3.70%) Zerto