Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 125 126
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -30
Contract jobs citing DHCP 70 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.51% 1.28% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.31% 7.53% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 27
East of England median daily rate £300 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.43% -11.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £125 £185 £219
90th Percentile £374 £544 £434
England median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
East of England median hourly rate £20.04 £16.75 £21.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -20.26% +20.03%
10th Percentile £12.24 £15.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.33 £18.38 £37.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £27.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.91% +30.38% +5.00%

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 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 752 757 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.21% 16.94% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 373
East of England median daily rate £355 £365 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -3.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £143 £170 £218
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 59 89
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +45.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.13 £11.90
90th Percentile £49.55 £44.55 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.04 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.79% -2.27% +10.00%

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 24 February 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
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 24 February 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
Bedfordshire +4 18 £300 -34.43% 3
Hertfordshire -14 18 £343 +5.62% 14
Essex +7 15 £320 -22.42% 4
Cambridgeshire -14 11 £188 -20.21% 9
Norfolk - 6 £151 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 64 (91.43%) DNS
2 58 (82.86%) Windows
3 57 (81.43%) Active Directory
4 53 (75.71%) Microsoft
5 39 (55.71%) VMware
6 30 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 29 (41.43%) ITIL
8 27 (38.57%) Windows Server
9 25 (35.71%) SCCM
10 23 (32.86%) HP
11 22 (31.43%) Cisco
11 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (30.00%) Skype for Business
12 21 (30.00%) Citrix
12 21 (30.00%) SAN
13 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 20 (28.57%) Firewall
13 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (27.14%) Hyper-V
14 19 (27.14%) iSCSI
14 19 (27.14%) Fibre Channel
14 19 (27.14%) NetApp
14 19 (27.14%) VPN
15 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
16 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
17 15 (21.43%) vSphere
17 15 (21.43%) MCSE
18 14 (20.00%) MCSA
18 14 (20.00%) SQL

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 30 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Office 365
2 6 (8.57%) G Suite
3 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (91.43%) DNS
2 21 (30.00%) SAN
3 20 (28.57%) Firewall
4 19 (27.14%) Fibre Channel
4 19 (27.14%) iSCSI
4 19 (27.14%) VPN
5 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
6 13 (18.57%) NAS
6 13 (18.57%) VoIP
7 11 (15.71%) SNMP
8 10 (14.29%) Skype
9 9 (12.86%) IPsec
10 8 (11.43%) BGP
10 8 (11.43%) HSRP
10 8 (11.43%) Junos
10 8 (11.43%) NX-OS
10 8 (11.43%) OSPF
10 8 (11.43%) SSL
10 8 (11.43%) VRRP
10 8 (11.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) InstallShield
1 3 (4.29%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Storage Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Service Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Technician
5 6 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) Active Directory Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Server Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Wintel Server Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) Core Data
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Replication
2 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.14%) Clustering
3 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (5.71%) PKI
6 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.43%) CCTV
7 1 (1.43%) iPhone
7 1 (1.43%) NHS
7 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (82.86%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
5 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.29%) Linux
7 3 (4.29%) Unix
8 2 (2.86%) CentOS
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) Solaris
9 1 (1.43%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Problem Management
3 4 (5.71%) Migration
4 3 (4.29%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (4.29%) Software Distribution
5 2 (2.86%) Change Control
5 2 (2.86%) CRM
5 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (2.86%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.43%) Change Management
6 1 (1.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.43%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.43%) Network Management
6 1 (1.43%) Project Management
6 1 (1.43%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.43%) MCSE
3 14 (20.00%) MCSA
4 12 (17.14%) Degree
5 10 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (10.00%) CCNA
7 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.86%) MCITP
11 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.43%) MCP
11 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (81.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (27.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (21.43%) vSphere
5 14 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (15.71%) Terminal Services
7 8 (11.43%) DFS Replication
7 8 (11.43%) NFS
7 8 (11.43%) XenApp
8 3 (4.29%) BitLocker
8 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) SCCM
2 11 (15.71%) Backup Exec
2 11 (15.71%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (15.71%) NetBackup
2 11 (15.71%) SCOM
3 10 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (11.43%) vCenter Server
5 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (4.29%) WSUS
6 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.43%) Cacti
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.43%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.43%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 53 (75.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (55.71%) VMware
3 23 (32.86%) HP
4 22 (31.43%) Cisco
5 21 (30.00%) Citrix
6 19 (27.14%) NetApp
7 13 (18.57%) McAfee
7 13 (18.57%) SolarWinds
7 13 (18.57%) Symantec
8 12 (17.14%) IBM
9 11 (15.71%) 3PAR
9 11 (15.71%) CommVault
9 11 (15.71%) Dell
9 11 (15.71%) EqualLogic
9 11 (15.71%) Veritas
10 8 (11.43%) Clearswift
10 8 (11.43%) Huawei
10 8 (11.43%) Juniper
11 6 (8.57%) Google
12 5 (7.14%) Avaya