The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 April 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 75 80
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 26 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.63% 1.53% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.13% 14.97% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 7
Median daily rate £290 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £392 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.89% +11.84%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 198 167 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.43% 10.23% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 109 103
Median daily rate £300 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £26.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.16%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in the East Midlands

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in the East Midlands

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in the East Midlands

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +2 10 £263 +5.00% 4
Derbyshire -19 9 £415 +19.42%
Nottinghamshire +12 3 £220 -51.11% 2
Northamptonshire -3 3 £288 +26.37% 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 46 (95.83%) DNS
2 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
3 28 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 25 (52.08%) Windows
5 22 (45.83%) Windows Server
6 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (39.58%) LAN
9 17 (35.42%) HP
9 17 (35.42%) Manufacturing
10 16 (33.33%) Oracle
10 16 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
11 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
11 15 (31.25%) Dell
11 15 (31.25%) Wireless
11 15 (31.25%) SCCM
12 14 (29.17%) TOGAF
12 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
12 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
12 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
12 14 (29.17%) Cisco
12 14 (29.17%) ITIL
13 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (22.92%) VBScript
15 10 (20.83%) IIS
15 10 (20.83%) EPoS
15 10 (20.83%) VMware
15 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (20.83%) IIS
2 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 46 (95.83%) DNS
2 19 (39.58%) LAN
3 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 15 (31.25%) Wireless
4 10 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (16.67%) Firewall
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (14.58%) MPLS
7 5 (10.42%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (10.42%) Kerberos
7 5 (10.42%) LDAP
7 5 (10.42%) VLAN
7 5 (10.42%) WAN
7 5 (10.42%) WLAN
8 4 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 4 (8.33%) OSPF
8 4 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (8.33%) VPN
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (35.42%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Architect
1 8 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Deployment Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) EPoS Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) EPoS
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) PKI
4 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Unix
8 1 (2.08%) VMS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
1 14 (29.17%) TOGAF
2 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (14.58%) Server Building
3 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.42%) Information Assurance
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Network Management
8 1 (2.08%) Network Design
8 1 (2.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.92%) VBScript
3 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCDP
5 2 (4.17%) CCIE
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.08%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (6.25%) WSUS
5 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.08%) MIIS
5 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) HP
3 16 (33.33%) Oracle
4 15 (31.25%) Dell
5 14 (29.17%) Cisco
6 10 (20.83%) VMware
7 6 (12.50%) Intel Security
7 6 (12.50%) Siemens
7 6 (12.50%) Sun
7 6 (12.50%) Symantec
8 3 (6.25%) Intel
8 3 (6.25%) LANDesk
8 3 (6.25%) NetApp
9 2 (4.17%) Avaya
9 2 (4.17%) Citrix
9 2 (4.17%) F5
9 2 (4.17%) Juniper
9 2 (4.17%) Polycom
9 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
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