Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 October 2018 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 of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 146 135
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11 -30
Contract jobs citing DHCP 93 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.83% 1.24% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 6.63% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 28
East of England median daily rate £425 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.89% -30.77% +10.64%
10th Percentile £270 £125 £185
90th Percentile £585 £403 £438
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £21.28 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.97% -46.81% +85.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £20.64 £34.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £21.91 £46.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -37.50% +55.56%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 899 935 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.67% 18.71% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 461 463
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £177 £178 £200
90th Percentile £550 £573 £543
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 117 63
East of England median hourly rate £15.88 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.50% -33.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £11.73 £12.74 £12.98
90th Percentile £52.13 £44.40 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Essex +18 28 £525 +47.37% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 21 £375 +87.50% 8
Hertfordshire -3 15 £350 +16.67% 24
Suffolk -7 13 £538 +182.89%
Bedfordshire -4 10 £428 +101.18% 4
Norfolk - 6 - - 5
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 92 (98.92%) DNS
2 58 (62.37%) Active Directory
3 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 54 (58.06%) Windows
5 51 (54.84%) VMware
6 33 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (34.41%) Linux
8 29 (31.18%) Windows Server
9 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
10 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
10 26 (27.96%) TCP/IP
11 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (23.66%) Cisco
13 22 (23.66%) IPsec
14 21 (22.58%) Office 365
15 20 (21.51%) PKI
16 19 (20.43%) Configuration Management
16 19 (20.43%) Citrix
16 19 (20.43%) HTTP
17 18 (19.35%) FTP
18 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
18 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (18.28%) vSphere
19 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
19 16 (17.20%) Firewall
19 16 (17.20%) ITIL
19 16 (17.20%) VoIP

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.05%) IIS
3 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (13.98%) SharePoint
4 11 (11.83%) Apache
4 11 (11.83%) Jetty
4 11 (11.83%) Mongrel
4 11 (11.83%) nginx
4 11 (11.83%) Tomcat
4 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
5 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
6 6 (6.45%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.08%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.08%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Office 365
2 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (11.83%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (11.83%) Google App Engine
6 6 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.08%) Akamai
8 1 (1.08%) GitHub
8 1 (1.08%) IaaS
8 1 (1.08%) PaaS
8 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (98.92%) DNS
2 26 (27.96%) TCP/IP
3 22 (23.66%) IPsec
4 19 (20.43%) HTTP
5 18 (19.35%) FTP
6 16 (17.20%) Firewall
6 16 (17.20%) VoIP
6 16 (17.20%) VPN
7 13 (13.98%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (12.90%) SSL
9 10 (10.75%) Network Security
9 10 (10.75%) WAN
10 8 (8.60%) Broadband
10 8 (8.60%) DSL
10 8 (8.60%) Ethernet
10 8 (8.60%) Internet
11 7 (7.53%) IPv4
11 7 (7.53%) IPv6
11 7 (7.53%) Kerberos
11 7 (7.53%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.38%) Electronic Patient Records
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 9 (9.68%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.08%) GitLab
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Automotive
2 1 (1.08%) Back Office
2 1 (1.08%) Billing
2 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (12.90%) Administrator
2 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (9.68%) Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Test Leader
6 7 (7.53%) Developer
7 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Exchange Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) LDAP
1 11 (11.83%) Servlets
2 10 (10.75%) .NET
2 10 (10.75%) J2EE
3 8 (8.60%) HTML
4 7 (7.53%) Ajax
4 7 (7.53%) CGI
4 7 (7.53%) JSON
5 4 (4.30%) ADSI
6 3 (3.23%) OAuth
6 3 (3.23%) SAML
7 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.08%) XML
7 1 (1.08%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) PKI
2 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
3 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.75%) Clustering
5 7 (7.53%) Media Streaming
5 7 (7.53%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (5.38%) e-Health
6 5 (5.38%) LIMS
6 5 (5.38%) NHS
6 5 (5.38%) PACS
7 3 (3.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.06%) Windows
2 32 (34.41%) Linux
3 29 (31.18%) Windows Server
4 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
9 7 (7.53%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (7.53%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
11 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (4.30%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.08%) Debian
14 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.08%) Unix
14 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Configuration Management
2 16 (17.20%) ITIL
3 15 (16.13%) Migration
4 13 (13.98%) DevOps
5 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.83%) Open Source
7 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.68%) Network Management
9 8 (8.60%) SDLC
9 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.60%) Test Planning
9 8 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (7.53%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (7.53%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (7.53%) Identity Management
10 7 (7.53%) Innovative Thinking
10 7 (7.53%) Scrum
11 5 (5.38%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 15 (16.13%) C
3 11 (11.83%) Java
4 7 (7.53%) C++
4 7 (7.53%) Embedded C
4 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.45%) SQL
6 3 (3.23%) Python
6 3 (3.23%) VBScript
7 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) MCSA
4 6 (6.45%) MCSE
5 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.15%) Degree
6 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.08%) CCNA
7 1 (1.08%) CCNP
7 1 (1.08%) EMC Certification
7 1 (1.08%) VCAP
7 1 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) HL7
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (62.37%) Active Directory
2 33 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.28%) vSphere
4 12 (12.90%) XenApp
5 11 (11.83%) Xen
6 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
7 8 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.38%) Docker
9 3 (3.23%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (3.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.08%) Ceph
10 1 (1.08%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.08%) NFS
10 1 (1.08%) vCloud
10 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) Puppet
2 9 (9.68%) WSUS
3 5 (5.38%) SCCM
4 4 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.23%) SCOM
5 3 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.15%) Ansible
7 1 (1.08%) Grafana
7 1 (1.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.08%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.08%) Salt
7 1 (1.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 51 (54.84%) VMware
3 22 (23.66%) Cisco
4 19 (20.43%) Citrix
5 14 (15.05%) HP
6 12 (12.90%) Google
6 12 (12.90%) NetApp
7 9 (9.68%) Dell
8 7 (7.53%) 3PAR
9 6 (6.45%) Symantec
10 5 (5.38%) IBM
10 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.30%) McAfee
11 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.23%) CommVault
12 3 (3.23%) EqualLogic
12 3 (3.23%) Oracle
12 3 (3.23%) Sophos
12 3 (3.23%) Veritas
13 2 (2.15%) Lumension