Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 115 153
Rank change year-on-year -26 +38 +18
Contract jobs citing DHCP 46 13 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 0.63% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.98% 5.06% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 35
10th Percentile £473 £305 £124
25th Percentile £500 £363 £209
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% +6.67% -7.41%
75th Percentile - £537 £488
90th Percentile £554 £600 £600
Central London median daily rate £550 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +37.50% +3.23% -3.13%

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 384 257 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.74% 12.37% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 207 410
10th Percentile £300 £238 £200
25th Percentile £450 £363 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £600 £556 £555
90th Percentile £698 £634 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £435
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.94% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
10th Percentile £18.60 £22.65 £16.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.88 £18.15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% +16.46% +5.61%
75th Percentile £41.69 £32.69 £23.25
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.13 £38.03
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% +12.20% +9.28%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022, 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 42 (91.30%) DNS
2 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
3 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
4 28 (60.87%) Finance
4 28 (60.87%) VMware
4 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (52.17%) Azure
6 23 (50.00%) Migration
7 19 (41.30%) Microsoft 365
8 17 (36.96%) Social Skills
8 17 (36.96%) Windows
9 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
9 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
9 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
10 13 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (28.26%) Change Control
10 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
10 13 (28.26%) Cost Optimisation
10 13 (28.26%) Information Security
10 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
12 11 (23.91%) Firewall
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco
14 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
15 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
15 8 (17.39%) Banking
16 7 (15.22%) Service Management
16 7 (15.22%) vSphere
17 6 (13.04%) Infoblox

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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) Azure
2 19 (41.30%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (8.70%) SaaS
4 3 (6.52%) AWS
5 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) DNS
2 11 (23.91%) Firewall
3 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.04%) WAN
5 5 (10.87%) BGP
5 5 (10.87%) IPv4
5 5 (10.87%) LAN
5 5 (10.87%) OSPF
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.35%) IPsec
6 2 (4.35%) Multicast
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) SSH
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) DMVPN
7 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.17%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (2.17%) Power BI
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (60.87%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Social Skills
3 8 (17.39%) Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.70%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Consultant
2 13 (28.26%) Security Consultant
2 13 (28.26%) Security Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Security Technical Consultant
2 13 (28.26%) Technical Consultant
2 13 (28.26%) Technical Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Technical Security Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infoblox Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Infoblox Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Replication
3 4 (8.70%) CMDB
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Eurex
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Migration
2 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
3 13 (28.26%) Change Control
3 13 (28.26%) Cost Optimisation
3 13 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (28.26%) Information Security
4 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
5 7 (15.22%) Service Management
6 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.87%) Time Management
7 4 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Line Management
7 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (8.70%) Runbook
7 4 (8.70%) Security Hardening
7 4 (8.70%) Server Hardening
7 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CCIE
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) CCNP
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) vSphere
5 5 (10.87%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) NFS
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 4 (8.70%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 28 (60.87%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Infoblox
5 5 (10.87%) F5
6 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
6 4 (8.70%) Veeam
6 4 (8.70%) Zerto
7 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.35%) CA
8 2 (4.35%) IBM
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.17%) Remedy
9 1 (2.17%) Reuters