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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 138 152
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 20 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.81% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 5.82% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 39
Median daily rate £190 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £175 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +40.00%  

DHCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 343 464 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.34% 13.95% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 366 554
Median daily rate £425 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 24
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.60 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 36 (90.00%) DNS
2 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 25 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 19 (47.50%) VMware
5 18 (45.00%) Cisco
6 17 (42.50%) Firewall
7 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
9 14 (35.00%) SAN
10 12 (30.00%) NetApp
11 11 (27.50%) Citrix
11 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
11 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
12 10 (25.00%) ITIL
13 9 (22.50%) VPN
13 9 (22.50%) WAN
13 9 (22.50%) LAN
13 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
13 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
13 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (20.00%) SCCM
14 8 (20.00%) IPsec
14 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
14 8 (20.00%) SSL
15 7 (17.50%) SMTP
15 7 (17.50%) SQL
15 7 (17.50%) Linux

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 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (90.00%) DNS
2 25 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 17 (42.50%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) SAN
5 9 (22.50%) LAN
5 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 9 (22.50%) WAN
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (20.00%) IPsec
6 8 (20.00%) SSL
7 7 (17.50%) SMTP
8 6 (15.00%) Internet
8 6 (15.00%) MPLS
9 5 (12.50%) NAS
9 5 (12.50%) Wireless
10 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (10.00%) FTP
10 4 (10.00%) HSRP
10 4 (10.00%) VLAN
11 3 (7.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Unix Support
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Unix Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Data Network Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.50%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.50%) Linux
6 6 (15.00%) Unix
7 5 (12.50%) CentOS
7 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (12.50%) Solaris
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
9 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
10 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (12.50%) High Availability
2 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Data Deduplication
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.00%) Server Building
5 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.50%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.50%) Korn
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) CCNP
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE Security
3 1 (2.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 4 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (5.00%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.50%) Firmware
7 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Ansible
2 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Salt
3 3 (7.50%) IBM BigFix
3 3 (7.50%) TADDM
4 2 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
4 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 18 (45.00%) Cisco
3 12 (30.00%) NetApp
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix
5 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.50%) MobileIron
7 6 (15.00%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) Veeam
8 5 (12.50%) F5
9 4 (10.00%) Altiris
9 4 (10.00%) EMC
10 3 (7.50%) IBM
10 3 (7.50%) Juniper
10 3 (7.50%) Lotus
10 3 (7.50%) Remedy
10 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
11 2 (5.00%) Apple
11 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 2 (5.00%) Veritas