Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 129 117
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 -18
Contract jobs citing DHCP 79 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.53% 1.35% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 7.67% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 29
East of England median daily rate £250 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +1.56% -5.19%
10th Percentile £125 £186 £197
90th Percentile £400 £438 £406
England median daily rate £323 £338 £345
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.17% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 24
East of England median hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.47% -21.02% +13.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £20.78 £40.50 £43.38
England median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -39.29% +51.35% -5.13%

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 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 944 861 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.29% 17.67% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 472 462
East of England median daily rate £369 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £152 £200 £213
90th Percentile £555 £534 £525
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 74 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.10 £43.73 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 23 November 2017.

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
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 23 November 2017. 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
Bedfordshire +6 24 £250 -40.48%
Cambridgeshire -7 20 £200 -42.86% 4
Hertfordshire -24 18 £300 -6.98% 9
Essex -12 13 £320 -11.72%
Suffolk +14 2 £190 -
Norfolk -3 2 £151 -20.53% 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 of England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 70 (88.61%) DNS
2 63 (79.75%) Active Directory
3 57 (72.15%) Windows
4 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
5 41 (51.90%) VMware
6 34 (43.04%) Windows Server
7 28 (35.44%) ITIL
8 26 (32.91%) VPN
9 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (26.58%) Cisco
10 21 (26.58%) Citrix
10 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
10 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (25.32%) TCP/IP
12 19 (24.05%) Firewall
13 18 (22.78%) SCCM
14 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (20.25%) SAN
14 16 (20.25%) HP
15 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
15 15 (18.99%) Office 365
15 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (17.72%) vSphere
16 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
17 13 (16.46%) VoIP
17 13 (16.46%) McAfee
17 13 (16.46%) Windows 7
17 13 (16.46%) VMware ESXi
17 13 (16.46%) PowerShell

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 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.19%) Skype for Business
3 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.06%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.53%) SAS
7 1 (1.27%) Apache
7 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.27%) Jetty
7 1 (1.27%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.27%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.27%) Site Server
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Office 365
2 6 (7.59%) G Suite
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (88.61%) DNS
2 26 (32.91%) VPN
3 20 (25.32%) TCP/IP
4 19 (24.05%) Firewall
5 16 (20.25%) SAN
6 13 (16.46%) VoIP
7 11 (13.92%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (13.92%) iSCSI
7 11 (13.92%) LAN
8 9 (11.39%) Wireless
9 8 (10.13%) BGP
9 8 (10.13%) OSPF
9 8 (10.13%) VLAN
10 7 (8.86%) IPsec
10 7 (8.86%) NAS
10 7 (8.86%) Skype
10 7 (8.86%) SNMP
10 7 (8.86%) WAN
11 6 (7.59%) SSL
12 5 (6.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.53%) MSI
2 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Local Government
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Analyst
2 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Service Analyst
2 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Support Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.33%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 4 (5.06%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Server Support
6 4 (5.06%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) Core Data
3 1 (1.27%) Flash
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) Servlets
3 1 (1.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.13%) Replication
2 7 (8.86%) Clustering
2 7 (8.86%) RSA SecurID
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.80%) PKI
5 2 (2.53%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) CCTV
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) iPhone
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 34 (43.04%) Windows Server
3 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.46%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.13%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.86%) Linux
8 4 (5.06%) Unix
9 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.53%) CentOS
10 2 (2.53%) SUSE
10 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) ITIL
2 7 (8.86%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (7.59%) Migration
4 5 (6.33%) Network Management
5 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.80%) Project Management
7 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.53%) Change Control
7 2 (2.53%) Disk Encryption
7 2 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.53%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.53%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.53%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.53%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.86%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) VBScript
3 3 (3.80%) C
3 3 (3.80%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.53%) Perl
4 2 (2.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.92%) MCSA
3 10 (12.66%) MCSE
4 8 (10.13%) Degree
4 8 (10.13%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.33%) CCNP
6 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.06%) CCNA
7 4 (5.06%) MCITP
8 3 (3.80%) CCDP
8 3 (3.80%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.27%) RHCA
10 1 (1.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (79.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
4 14 (17.72%) vSphere
5 13 (16.46%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (11.39%) XenApp
7 7 (8.86%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (7.59%) Terminal Services
9 5 (6.33%) DFS Replication
9 5 (6.33%) NFS
10 3 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (2.53%) BitLocker
11 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (1.27%) Docker
12 1 (1.27%) LXC
12 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.27%) Xen
12 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
12 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) SCCM
2 7 (8.86%) vCenter Server
3 6 (7.59%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.59%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (7.59%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.59%) SCOM
4 5 (6.33%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.80%) WSUS
6 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.53%) Puppet
7 1 (1.27%) Ansible
7 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.27%) Mesos
7 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.27%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (51.90%) VMware
3 21 (26.58%) Cisco
3 21 (26.58%) Citrix
4 16 (20.25%) HP
5 13 (16.46%) McAfee
6 11 (13.92%) NetApp
7 10 (12.66%) Google
8 8 (10.13%) Juniper
8 8 (10.13%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.86%) Dell
9 7 (8.86%) IBM
9 7 (8.86%) Symantec
10 6 (7.59%) 3PAR
10 6 (7.59%) CommVault
10 6 (7.59%) EqualLogic
10 6 (7.59%) Veritas
11 5 (6.33%) Clearswift
11 5 (6.33%) Huawei
12 3 (3.80%) Apple