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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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 167 141 122
Rank change year-on-year -26 -19 +29
Contract jobs citing DHCP 28 27 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.84% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 9.38% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 9
10th Percentile £493 £370 £343
25th Percentile £512 £375 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £559 £550 £530
90th Percentile £700 £574 £608
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +22.22% +4.65% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £16.25 £36.75
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £37.50
Median % change year-on-year - -53.33% -
75th Percentile - £18.75 £38.25
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -53.33% +100.00%

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 434 288 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.93% 9.01% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 225 193
10th Percentile £313 £328 £213
25th Percentile £413 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £743 £704 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
10th Percentile £24.50 £12.93 £24.12
25th Percentile £26.00 £15.06 £32.24
Median hourly rate £41.25 £27.00 £37.63
Median % change year-on-year +52.78% -28.24% +18.50%
75th Percentile £62.75 £37.75 £43.09
90th Percentile £67.55 - £51.14
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +84.44% -40.00% +40.19%

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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

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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

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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 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DHCP in the City of London

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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 4 July 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 28 (100.00%) DNS
2 19 (67.86%) Azure
3 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) Windows
4 15 (53.57%) Finance
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) Migration
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 10 (35.71%) Social Skills
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (32.14%) WAN
9 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (21.43%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) AWS
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
11 5 (17.86%) Information Security
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco
11 5 (17.86%) CMDB
11 5 (17.86%) SCCM
11 5 (17.86%) Risk Management

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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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (67.86%) Azure
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (21.43%) AWS
4 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (10.71%) GCP
5 3 (10.71%) SaaS
6 1 (3.57%) GitHub
6 1 (3.57%) IaaS
6 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
6 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
4 5 (17.86%) SD-WAN
5 4 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) IPv6
6 3 (10.71%) NGN
6 3 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (7.14%) IPv4
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.14%) VPN
8 1 (3.57%) BGP
8 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.57%) Intranet
8 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.57%) IPsec
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
8 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.71%) GitLab
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Social Skills
3 6 (21.43%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (3.57%) International Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Security Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Security Technical Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Security Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) CMDB
3 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Native
4 3 (10.71%) PKI
5 2 (7.14%) Replication
6 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Change Control
4 5 (17.86%) Cost Optimisation
4 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) CI/CD
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Epics
6 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
6 3 (10.71%) Runbook
6 3 (10.71%) Security Hardening
6 3 (10.71%) Server Hardening
6 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.14%) Firmware
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.57%) NFS
7 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
7 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (10.71%) vCenter Server
5 2 (7.14%) SCOM
5 2 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (3.57%) Terraform
6 1 (3.57%) vRealize
6 1 (3.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Veeam
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) Google
4 3 (10.71%) Juniper
4 3 (10.71%) Refinitiv
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat