Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 170 208
Rank change year-on-year +2 +38 -18
Contract jobs citing DHCP 58 88 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 1.26% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.22% 11.59% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 28
City of London median daily rate £400 £401 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +42.40% -27.42%
10th Percentile £133 £159 £141
90th Percentile £587 £525 £511
Central London median daily rate £400 £400 £288
% change year-on-year - +39.13% -25.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
City of London median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.13% -
Central London median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.04
% change year-on-year - +78.13% -

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 629 759 736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.68% 10.83% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 591 573
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £205 £160 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.86
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.28
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.76 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.61% +10.63% -10.75%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 54 (93.10%) DNS
2 41 (70.69%) Active Directory
3 39 (67.24%) Windows
4 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
5 26 (44.83%) Windows Server
6 22 (37.93%) VMware
7 20 (34.48%) Finance
8 19 (32.76%) Azure
8 19 (32.76%) Office 365
9 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
11 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (24.14%) Firewall
11 14 (24.14%) SAN
12 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (20.69%) Cisco
12 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
13 11 (18.97%) WAN
13 11 (18.97%) LAN
13 11 (18.97%) ITIL
13 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
14 10 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (17.24%) MCSE
14 10 (17.24%) Citrix
15 9 (15.52%) SCCM
15 9 (15.52%) Degree
16 8 (13.79%) vSphere

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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.90%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) Confluence
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Houdini
2 1 (1.72%) Maya
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.72%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.76%) Azure
1 19 (32.76%) Office 365
2 8 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (10.34%) SaaS
4 5 (8.62%) AWS
4 5 (8.62%) PaaS
5 4 (6.90%) IaaS
6 3 (5.17%) G Suite
7 2 (3.45%) Mimecast
7 2 (3.45%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.72%) GCP
8 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (93.10%) DNS
2 14 (24.14%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) SAN
3 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.97%) LAN
4 11 (18.97%) WAN
5 8 (13.79%) Wireless
6 7 (12.07%) VLAN
7 6 (10.34%) Skype
7 6 (10.34%) VPN
8 5 (8.62%) FTP
8 5 (8.62%) IPsec
8 5 (8.62%) VoIP
8 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.90%) Internet
9 4 (6.90%) NAS
9 4 (6.90%) Network Security
9 4 (6.90%) SSL
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Power BI
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) MSI
2 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) IT Support
6 5 (8.62%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) YAML
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) SAML
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.34%) Linux
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.45%) Unix
10 1 (1.72%) Android
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.72%) Debian
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (10.34%) DevOps
3 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (10.34%) Service Management
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) Project Management
4 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) ITSM
5 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.17%) Network Management
5 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.17%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (3.45%) Availability Management
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.24%) MCSE
3 9 (15.52%) Degree
4 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.34%) MCP
4 6 (10.34%) MCSA
5 3 (5.17%) CCIE
5 3 (5.17%) CCNA
6 2 (3.45%) CCNP
7 1 (1.72%) CCA
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.72%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) PMO
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (70.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (13.79%) vSphere
5 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.07%) XenApp
6 6 (10.34%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.62%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (6.90%) Ansible
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (5.17%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (5.17%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.17%) SCOM
4 3 (5.17%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.45%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (3.45%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (3.45%) Terraform
6 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.72%) Puppet
6 1 (1.72%) SCSM
6 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.72%) WMI
6 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.93%) VMware
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco
4 10 (17.24%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) NetApp
5 6 (10.34%) Symantec
6 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.90%) EMC
7 4 (6.90%) HP
7 4 (6.90%) Meraki
7 4 (6.90%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.17%) Apple
8 3 (5.17%) Aruba
8 3 (5.17%) Brocade
8 3 (5.17%) Dell
8 3 (5.17%) Google
8 3 (5.17%) Hitachi
8 3 (5.17%) Okta
8 3 (5.17%) SAP
8 3 (5.17%) Varonis