Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 160 182
Rank change year-on-year +55 +22 +24
Contract jobs citing DHCP 17 72 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.95% 1.18% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.11% 10.93% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 59 63
Median daily rate £435 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% - +97.37%
10th Percentile £283 £150 £124
90th Percentile £611 £540 £525
Central London median daily rate £375 £388 £355
% change year-on-year -3.23% +9.15% +61.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00
10th Percentile £36.75 - £10.15
90th Percentile £38.25 - £25.50
Central London median hourly rate £88.75 - £25.00

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 239 659 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.29% 10.81% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 499 650
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £206 £180
90th Percentile £637 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £465 £439
% change year-on-year +7.53% +5.86% -2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 28
Median hourly rate £46.25 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.24% +12.30% +3.31%
10th Percentile £26.78 £14.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £60.18 £44.80 £27.75
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year +158.82% +13.64% +3.31%

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020, 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 15 (88.24%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) Network Management
4 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Puppet
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) IaaS
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (23.53%) SaltStack
5 4 (23.53%) Salt
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) SSH
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) Perl

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) SNMP
2 4 (23.53%) SSH
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) BGP
3 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) OSPF
3 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) 3G
4 2 (11.76%) 4G
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) VXLAN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Python Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) DNA
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) VBScript
4 2 (11.76%) Lisp
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (5.88%) NCSC
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) Squid
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Salt
2 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (11.76%) Pacemaker
3 2 (11.76%) TrustSec
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) SaltStack
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) Lumension
5 1 (5.88%) Proofpoint
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec