Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 108 172
Rank change year-on-year -29 +64 +3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 36 16 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.90% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.08% 6.84% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 50
10th Percentile £370 £283 £148
25th Percentile £453 £359 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £498 £365
Median % change year-on-year +10.55% +36.30% -8.75%
75th Percentile " £563 £488
90th Percentile £566 £611 £539
Central London median daily rate £525 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +20.69% +8.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -40.00% - -

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 325 234 642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.45% 13.13% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 186 493
10th Percentile £300 £238 £201
25th Percentile £413 £371 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +3.39%
75th Percentile £600 £556 £575
90th Percentile £688 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £509 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +1.75% +8.11% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
10th Percentile £16.20 £25.35 £13.83
25th Percentile £21.00 £29.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% +82.93% +17.14%
75th Percentile £37.75 £50.00 £40.40
90th Percentile " £57.05 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +78.57% +20.00%

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 15 October 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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 31 (86.11%) DNS
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (61.11%) Finance
4 20 (55.56%) VMware
4 20 (55.56%) Azure
5 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
6 18 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
7 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (41.67%) Migration
9 14 (38.89%) Social Skills
10 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (30.56%) Windows
11 11 (30.56%) Change Control
12 10 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (27.78%) Cisco
12 10 (27.78%) Information Security
12 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
13 9 (25.00%) Firewall
14 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
15 7 (19.44%) Cost Optimisation
15 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Intune
16 6 (16.67%) Banking
16 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
17 5 (13.89%) Infoblox
17 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
17 5 (13.89%) Skype
18 4 (11.11%) WebEx
18 4 (11.11%) Data Centre

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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Domino
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Azure
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (5.56%) Azure App Service
3 2 (5.56%) Azure Functions
3 2 (5.56%) Azure Key Vault
3 2 (5.56%) Azure Service Fabric
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Serverless
4 1 (2.78%) AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.78%) PowerApps
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) Skype
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) WebEx
5 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) IPsec
6 2 (5.56%) IPv4
6 2 (5.56%) OSPF
6 2 (5.56%) SD-WAN
6 2 (5.56%) SMTP
6 2 (5.56%) SSH
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) WLAN
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) IPv6
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (5.56%) Redis
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Power BI
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) Social Skills
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Law
6 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Security Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Security Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Security Technical Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Technical Security Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Domino Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) ARM Templates
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.78%) Eurex
3 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 11 (30.56%) Change Control
3 10 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (27.78%) Information Security
3 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) Cost Optimisation
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Architectural Design
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.56%) Runbook
7 2 (5.56%) Webhook
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CCIE
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MOS
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) Docker
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (55.56%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Infoblox
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
6 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 3 (8.33%) Speakerbus
7 2 (5.56%) CA
7 2 (5.56%) Databricks
7 2 (5.56%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) Lotus
7 2 (5.56%) Proofpoint
7 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.78%) AlgoSec
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) Arista
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Reuters
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec