Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 200 180
Rank change year-on-year +34 -20 +5
Contract jobs citing DHCP 76 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 0.55% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.22% 5.24% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 26 49
City of London median daily rate £375 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -50.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £120 £98 £220
90th Percentile £521 £545 £500
Central London median daily rate £350 £210 £400
% change year-on-year +66.67% -47.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £14.04 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.13% -26.13% +52.00%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.99 £16.93
90th Percentile £25.50 £17.03 £21.25
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £14.04 £19.00
% change year-on-year +78.13% -26.13% +24.59%

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 824 706 968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.90% 10.53% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 539 750
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £180 £207 £268
90th Percentile £638 £648 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +3.43% -2.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.60 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £30.30 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.56% +0.11%

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 24 September 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 24 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 63 (82.89%) DNS
2 49 (64.47%) Windows
3 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
4 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
5 35 (46.05%) TCP/IP
6 31 (40.79%) Windows Server
7 24 (31.58%) Finance
8 23 (30.26%) Cisco
9 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Office
9 22 (28.95%) Office 365
10 21 (27.63%) Citrix
11 20 (26.32%) VMware
11 20 (26.32%) Firewall
12 18 (23.68%) LAN
13 17 (22.37%) WAN
13 17 (22.37%) ITIL
13 17 (22.37%) XenApp
14 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
16 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (17.11%) VPN
17 13 (17.11%) Windows 10
18 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (15.79%) Apple
18 12 (15.79%) IIS
18 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
19 11 (14.47%) SCCM
19 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
20 10 (13.16%) Telnet

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 12 (15.79%) IIS
2 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.95%) Office 365
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.26%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.63%) G Suite
4 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (1.32%) iTunes
5 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (82.89%) DNS
2 35 (46.05%) TCP/IP
3 20 (26.32%) Firewall
4 18 (23.68%) LAN
5 17 (22.37%) WAN
6 13 (17.11%) VPN
7 10 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (13.16%) OSPF
7 10 (13.16%) SAN
7 10 (13.16%) Telnet
8 9 (11.84%) Wireless
9 8 (10.53%) Skype
10 7 (9.21%) FTP
10 7 (9.21%) VLAN
10 7 (9.21%) VoIP
11 6 (7.89%) BGP
11 6 (7.89%) IPsec
12 5 (6.58%) ADSL
12 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (6.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (1.32%) Power BI
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MSI
2 3 (3.95%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.58%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Front Office
6 1 (1.32%) German Language
6 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) 1st Line Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) IT Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) IT Support
6 8 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Server Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) IT Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) Gearman
2 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.32%) LAMP
2 1 (1.32%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.32%) WAP
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.58%) iPad
3 5 (6.58%) iPhone
4 3 (3.95%) Replication
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Eurex
5 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.32%) e-Health
6 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.32%) Handset
6 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (64.47%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.11%) Windows 10
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.21%) Linux
6 7 (9.21%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Unix
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.32%) CentOS
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.58%) Coaching
5 5 (6.58%) Decision-Making
5 5 (6.58%) Network Design
5 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.26%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.95%) High Availability
7 3 (3.95%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.95%) Service Management
7 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.63%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.63%) Project Management
8 2 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.89%) C
3 5 (6.58%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (3.95%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.63%) SQL
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.53%) MCSE
4 7 (9.21%) CCNA
4 7 (9.21%) CCNP
5 6 (7.89%) MCSA
6 4 (5.26%) CCIE
6 4 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (2.63%) MCP
8 1 (1.32%) CCSE
8 1 (1.32%) CCSM
8 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.32%) GIAC
8 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.37%) XenApp
3 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.58%) BitLocker
8 4 (5.26%) vSphere
9 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.32%) pfSense
10 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 10 (13.16%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.26%) SCOM
4 3 (3.95%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.63%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.32%) Ansible
6 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Nagios
6 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.32%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.32%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.26%) Cisco
3 21 (27.63%) Citrix
4 20 (26.32%) VMware
5 12 (15.79%) Apple
6 10 (13.16%) McAfee
7 9 (11.84%) SolarWinds
8 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
9 7 (9.21%) Ivanti
10 6 (7.89%) EMC
11 5 (6.58%) Hitachi
12 4 (5.26%) NetApp
13 3 (3.95%) Aruba
13 3 (3.95%) Dell
13 3 (3.95%) F5
13 3 (3.95%) Infoblox
13 3 (3.95%) Meraki
13 3 (3.95%) Varonis
14 2 (2.63%) Ruckus Wireless
14 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow