Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 217 169
Rank change year-on-year +47 -48 +25
Contract jobs citing DHCP 84 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 0.57% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 5.30% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 60
City of London median daily rate £405 £263 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.29% -32.26% +6.90%
10th Percentile £156 £140 £247
90th Percentile £510 £500 £526
Central London median daily rate £400 £263 £400
% change year-on-year +52.38% -34.38% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £14.04 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.13% - -
Central London median hourly rate £23.25 £14.04 -
% change year-on-year +65.66% - -

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 764 774 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.73% 10.76% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 599 702
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £156 £208 £298
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.85 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.42% -13.16% +7.10%

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 14 December 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

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 68 (80.95%) DNS
2 50 (59.52%) Windows
3 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 43 (51.19%) Active Directory
5 32 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 30 (35.71%) Cisco
7 28 (33.33%) Office 365
8 26 (30.95%) WAN
9 25 (29.76%) Finance
10 24 (28.57%) Firewall
11 23 (27.38%) VPN
12 22 (26.19%) LAN
13 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
14 20 (23.81%) MS Exchange
14 20 (23.81%) Citrix
14 20 (23.81%) Windows Server
15 18 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
16 17 (20.24%) SCCM
16 17 (20.24%) Wireless
16 17 (20.24%) OSPF
17 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
17 16 (19.05%) VMware
18 15 (17.86%) BGP
18 15 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (16.67%) VoIP
19 14 (16.67%) ITIL
19 14 (16.67%) Windows 10
20 13 (15.48%) Skype

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 20 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.95%) IIS
6 3 (3.57%) Apache
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) nginx
7 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.38%) Jetty
7 2 (2.38%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.19%) CMS
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.33%) Office 365
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.33%) Mimecast
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.95%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.38%) G Suite
6 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.19%) IaaS
7 1 (1.19%) iTunes
7 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 68 (80.95%) DNS
2 32 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 26 (30.95%) WAN
4 24 (28.57%) Firewall
5 23 (27.38%) VPN
6 22 (26.19%) LAN
7 17 (20.24%) OSPF
7 17 (20.24%) Wireless
8 15 (17.86%) BGP
9 14 (16.67%) VoIP
10 13 (15.48%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (15.48%) Skype
11 12 (14.29%) SSL
12 11 (13.10%) IPsec
13 9 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (10.71%) FTP
14 8 (9.52%) Ethernet
15 7 (8.33%) FCoE
15 7 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) MySQL
1 1 (1.19%) phpMyAdmin
1 1 (1.19%) Power BI
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MSI
2 4 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.19%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) Hudson
4 1 (1.19%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.19%) Selenium
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.95%) Spanish Language
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) German Language
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) IT Support
7 8 (9.52%) IT Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
1 3 (3.57%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.38%) Servlets
3 1 (1.19%) Gearman
3 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.19%) J2EE
3 1 (1.19%) LAMP
3 1 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.71%) iPad
3 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.14%) iPhone
4 5 (5.95%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.76%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.38%) Replication
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.19%) Handset
7 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (59.52%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
4 14 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 13 (15.48%) Linux
6 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 7 (8.33%) Unix
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.57%) CentOS
10 2 (2.38%) Android
10 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.19%) Kali Linux
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (16.67%) ITIL
3 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (11.90%) Migration
5 9 (10.71%) Information Security
6 8 (9.52%) Project Management
6 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.14%) Network Design
8 6 (7.14%) Task Automation
9 5 (5.95%) Decision-Making
9 5 (5.95%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.76%) Change Management
10 4 (4.76%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.76%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.52%) Python
3 7 (8.33%) Perl
4 3 (3.57%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) SQL
5 2 (2.38%) C
5 2 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.19%) Go
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) Ruby
6 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.71%) CCNP
4 7 (8.33%) CCNA
5 6 (7.14%) MCP
5 6 (7.14%) MCSA
6 5 (5.95%) CCIE
7 4 (4.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 4 (4.76%) Degree
7 4 (4.76%) MCSE
8 3 (3.57%) GIAC
8 3 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.38%) CCSE
9 2 (2.38%) CCSM
10 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.19%) CEH
10 1 (1.19%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) GDPR
2 1 (1.19%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (51.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.71%) XenApp
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (5.95%) BitLocker
5 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.95%) XenServer
6 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.38%) Xen
8 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) SCCM
2 6 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.95%) Nagios
4 4 (4.76%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.57%) Ansible
6 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.38%) Puppet
6 2 (2.38%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.38%) Terraform
7 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.19%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 30 (35.71%) Cisco
3 20 (23.81%) Citrix
4 16 (19.05%) VMware
5 13 (15.48%) Apple
6 9 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 7 (8.33%) F5
9 6 (7.14%) Ivanti
9 6 (7.14%) Juniper
9 6 (7.14%) McAfee
9 6 (7.14%) Meraki
9 6 (7.14%) Palo Alto
10 5 (5.95%) Dell
10 5 (5.95%) Google
10 5 (5.95%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.95%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (4.76%) Clearswift
11 4 (4.76%) HP
11 4 (4.76%) Symantec