Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 177 206
Rank change year-on-year +15 +29 -22
Contract jobs citing DHCP 73 81 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 1.16% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 9.64% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 68 28
City of London median daily rate £400 £353 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +76.25% -50.09%
10th Percentile £143 £120 £99
90th Percentile £573 £525 £542
Central London median daily rate £400 £350 £210
% change year-on-year +14.29% +66.67% -47.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
City of London median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.13% -26.13%
Central London median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.04
% change year-on-year - +78.13% -26.13%

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 683 840 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.91% 12.01% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 660 542
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £207 £187 £198
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 22
City of London median hourly rate £20.75 £18.70 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.96% -4.73% +12.16%
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.00 £12.92
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.00 £29.98
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.30% - +3.89%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019, 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 65 (89.04%) DNS
2 45 (61.64%) Active Directory
2 45 (61.64%) Windows
3 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
4 30 (41.10%) Finance
5 23 (31.51%) VMware
5 23 (31.51%) Office 365
5 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
6 22 (30.14%) Cisco
6 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
7 20 (27.40%) TCP/IP
7 20 (27.40%) Windows 10
8 19 (26.03%) Firewall
8 19 (26.03%) SCCM
9 18 (24.66%) Azure
9 18 (24.66%) ITIL
9 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (21.92%) Citrix
11 14 (19.18%) Skype
11 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (17.81%) WAN
12 13 (17.81%) Skype for Business
13 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
13 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (16.44%) Load Balancing
13 12 (16.44%) LAN
13 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
14 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification

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 13 (17.81%) Skype for Business
2 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.11%) Confluence
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.51%) Office 365
2 18 (24.66%) Azure
3 8 (10.96%) AWS
4 5 (6.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.48%) GCP
6 3 (4.11%) G Suite
6 3 (4.11%) Mimecast
6 3 (4.11%) SaaS
7 2 (2.74%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.74%) PaaS
8 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.37%) IaaS
8 1 (1.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (89.04%) DNS
2 20 (27.40%) TCP/IP
3 19 (26.03%) Firewall
4 14 (19.18%) Skype
5 13 (17.81%) WAN
6 12 (16.44%) LAN
7 10 (13.70%) IPsec
7 10 (13.70%) SAN
7 10 (13.70%) Wireless
8 8 (10.96%) FTP
8 8 (10.96%) HTTP
8 8 (10.96%) VPN
9 7 (9.59%) Internet
9 7 (9.59%) Network Security
10 6 (8.22%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (6.85%) Extranet
11 5 (6.85%) SSL
11 5 (6.85%) VoIP
11 5 (6.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.37%) Power BI
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MSI
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
General
1 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.22%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.11%) Electronics
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Publishing
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.22%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Applications Packager
6 5 (6.85%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) JSON
1 1 (1.37%) LDAP
1 1 (1.37%) SAML
1 1 (1.37%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.11%) Tandem
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) e-Health
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Eurex
6 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) iPhone
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (61.64%) Windows
2 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
3 20 (27.40%) Windows 10
4 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.59%) Linux
8 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.74%) Unix
10 1 (1.37%) AIX
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.37%) CentOS
10 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.37%) Debian
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ITIL
2 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (16.44%) Load Balancing
4 9 (12.33%) Network Management
4 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (12.33%) Project Management
4 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.96%) Migration
6 5 (6.85%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (6.85%) DevOps
6 5 (6.85%) Network Design
6 5 (6.85%) Project Delivery
6 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery Management
6 5 (6.85%) Task Automation
7 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.48%) B2B
7 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.48%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 4 (5.48%) VBScript
4 3 (4.11%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.96%) CCIE
4 6 (8.22%) MCSA
4 6 (8.22%) MCSE
5 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 5 (6.85%) MCP
6 4 (5.48%) A+ Certification
6 4 (5.48%) CCNP
6 4 (5.48%) MCDST
7 3 (4.11%) CCNA
8 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.37%) CCA
9 1 (1.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.37%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.37%) MCITP
9 1 (1.37%) MCTS
9 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (61.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.07%) XenApp
4 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.70%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.48%) vSphere
7 3 (4.11%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 19 (26.03%) SCCM
2 5 (6.85%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (6.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (6.85%) WMI
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.48%) Perfmon
4 3 (4.11%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.11%) Puppet
4 3 (4.11%) SCOM
4 3 (4.11%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.74%) Ansible
5 2 (2.74%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.37%) SCSM
6 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) VMware
3 22 (30.14%) Cisco
4 16 (21.92%) Citrix
5 9 (12.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.59%) Meraki
6 7 (9.59%) Palo Alto
6 7 (9.59%) Symantec
7 6 (8.22%) Google
7 6 (8.22%) HP
7 6 (8.22%) Ivanti
7 6 (8.22%) Reuters
8 5 (6.85%) Bloomberg
8 5 (6.85%) Dell
8 5 (6.85%) NetApp
9 4 (5.48%) Apple
9 4 (5.48%) EMC
9 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.11%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.11%) Atlassian