Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 140 183
Rank change year-on-year +17 +43 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 25 94 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 1.47% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 13.07% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 79 60
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £185 £228 £120
90th Percentile £521 £538 £488
Central London median daily rate £410 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -0.61% +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £20.13 -

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 285 719 879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.51% 11.24% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 537 689
Median daily rate £450 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £210 £210 £233
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 26
Median hourly rate £36.50 £31.75 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.96% +75.41% -14.44%
10th Percentile £27.73 £15.94 £12.13
90th Percentile £53.35 £43.91 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.75 £26.75 £18.10
% change year-on-year +33.64% +47.79% -14.44%

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 2 June 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 20 (80.00%) DNS
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (28.00%) Azure
6 7 (28.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Unix
7 6 (24.00%) IaaS
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.00%) High Availability
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) C
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) SCCM
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 4 (16.00%) VLAN
9 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (16.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) CCNP

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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Azure
2 6 (24.00%) IaaS
3 3 (12.00%) Office 365
4 2 (8.00%) PaaS
5 1 (4.00%) AWS
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.00%) G Suite
5 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (4.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.00%) PowerApps
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) BGP
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) OSPF
3 4 (16.00%) SNMP
3 4 (16.00%) VLAN
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (12.00%) HTTP
4 3 (12.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) MPLS
4 3 (12.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.00%) FTP
5 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospike
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Python Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) Kafka
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) POSIX
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) WebSockets
1 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.00%) BYOD
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Handset
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source
3 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Lisp
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (8.00%) Docker
4 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) VMFS
5 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Salt
3 3 (12.00%) SCOM
4 2 (8.00%) Ansible
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.00%) Pacemaker
4 2 (8.00%) TrustSec
4 2 (8.00%) WSUS
5 1 (4.00%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.00%) vMotion
5 1 (4.00%) vRealize
5 1 (4.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) SaltStack
4 3 (12.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Veritas
6 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) Nokia
6 1 (4.00%) NVIDIA
6 1 (4.00%) Okta
6 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.00%) Reuters