Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 115 153
Rank change year-on-year -20 +38 +32
Contract jobs citing DHCP 33 21 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 0.89% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.89% 8.43% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 70
10th Percentile £370 £363 £174
25th Percentile £400 £413 £323
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +27.66%
75th Percentile £550 £540 £520
90th Percentile £559 £600 £539
Central London median daily rate £453 £490 £450
% change year-on-year -7.65% +8.89% +23.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -46.67% - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -46.67% - -

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 303 249 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.80% 10.59% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 186 541
10th Percentile £333 £241 £210
25th Percentile £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.21% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £576 £575
90th Percentile £706 £644 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
10th Percentile £13.88 £36.78 £13.05
25th Percentile £17.44 £36.81 £18.70
Median hourly rate £22.25 £37.75 £32.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.06% +16.15% +71.05%
75th Percentile £34.25 £47.56 £42.62
90th Percentile £37.75 £52.93 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £37.63 £31.75
% change year-on-year -40.86% +18.50% +67.11%

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 30 July 2021.

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

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
DHCP
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 31 (93.94%) DNS
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 19 (57.58%) VMware
5 18 (54.55%) Finance
6 17 (51.52%) Azure
6 17 (51.52%) Microsoft 365
7 16 (48.48%) Windows
8 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (39.39%) Migration
9 13 (39.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 10 (30.30%) Social Skills
12 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
12 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
13 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (24.24%) Cisco
13 8 (24.24%) Change Control
14 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
14 7 (21.21%) Information Security
15 6 (18.18%) Citrix
15 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (15.15%) Skype
16 5 (15.15%) WebEx
16 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
16 5 (15.15%) Firewall
16 5 (15.15%) Banking
17 4 (12.12%) XenApp
17 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Domino
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Azure
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Azure App Service
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Functions
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Key Vault
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Service Fabric
3 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Serverless
4 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Skype
2 5 (15.15%) WebEx
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 3 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) FTP
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) SMTP
4 2 (6.06%) SSH
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) Frame Relay
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (6.06%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Power BI
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Social Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
5 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.06%) Back Office
6 2 (6.06%) Law
6 2 (6.06%) Legal
7 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Security Technical Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Security Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Avaya Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Social Network
3 1 (3.03%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 13 (39.39%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) Change Control
3 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (21.21%) Information Security
3 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Webhook
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Architectural Design
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.06%) Runbook
6 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.06%) MOS
3 1 (3.03%) CCIE
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) XenApp
5 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) Docker
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (6.06%) Terraform
4 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.03%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Avaya
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) Speakerbus
6 2 (6.06%) Databricks
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.06%) Lotus
6 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.06%) Proofpoint
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Aruba
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) OneLogin
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds