Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 143 146
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 -41
Contract jobs citing DHCP 67 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.51% 1.26% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.29% 6.81% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 16
East of England median daily rate £313 £300 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -16.08% +10.00%
10th Percentile £105 £149 £185
90th Percentile £475 £529 £553
England median daily rate £325 £334 £335
% change year-on-year -2.62% -0.37% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
East of England median hourly rate £20.73 £20.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% -48.13% +110.53%
10th Percentile £17.98 £17.38 £34.00
90th Percentile £73.13 £23.88 £46.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £27.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year -30.61% -0.44% +41.03%

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 721 822 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.24% 18.50% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 453 393
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £153 £163 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £560
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 52
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £38.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -48.14% +55.05%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.16 £15.05
90th Percentile £46.50 £45.10 £49.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Cambridgeshire -4 17 £344 +71.88% 8
Bedfordshire +3 12 £300 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +1 11 £355 -5.33% 10
Essex +11 10 £375 -11.76% 9
Suffolk - 10 £525 - 5
Norfolk - 7 £151 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 65 (97.01%) DNS
2 51 (76.12%) Active Directory
3 46 (68.66%) Windows
4 41 (61.19%) VMware
5 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
6 31 (46.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
7 22 (32.84%) ITIL
7 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
8 21 (31.34%) MS Exchange
8 21 (31.34%) Cisco
9 20 (29.85%) Hyper-V
10 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (28.36%) Citrix
11 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (25.37%) Firewall
13 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
13 16 (23.88%) VPN
13 16 (23.88%) PKI
13 16 (23.88%) Office 365
13 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
14 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
14 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (20.90%) HP
15 14 (20.90%) Clustering
15 14 (20.90%) Symantec
16 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
16 13 (19.40%) 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 21 (31.34%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
3 11 (16.42%) Skype for Business
4 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.97%) IIS
6 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.49%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) Jetty
7 1 (1.49%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.49%) nginx
7 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Office 365
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.99%) Akamai
6 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 65 (97.01%) DNS
2 17 (25.37%) Firewall
3 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
3 16 (23.88%) VPN
4 11 (16.42%) VoIP
5 10 (14.93%) IPsec
5 10 (14.93%) SAN
6 8 (11.94%) Network Security
7 7 (10.45%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (10.45%) iSCSI
7 7 (10.45%) Kerberos
7 7 (10.45%) MPLS
7 7 (10.45%) NAS
7 7 (10.45%) NetScaler
7 7 (10.45%) VLAN
8 6 (8.96%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.46%) Wireless
10 4 (5.97%) Broadband
10 4 (5.97%) SSL
10 4 (5.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
1 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Administrator
3 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Storage Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Test Leader
5 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Technician
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) LDAP
2 4 (5.97%) ADSI
3 3 (4.48%) OAuth
3 3 (4.48%) SAML
4 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
4 2 (2.99%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) J2EE
5 1 (1.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 16 (23.88%) PKI
3 14 (20.90%) Clustering
4 7 (10.45%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.49%) CCTV
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
3 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.96%) Linux
7 6 (8.96%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.99%) CentOS
10 2 (2.99%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (11.94%) Network Management
4 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.45%) SDLC
4 7 (10.45%) Test Planning
4 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Identity Management
5 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 4 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps
7 3 (4.48%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (4.48%) High Availability
7 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.40%) SQL
3 7 (10.45%) C
3 7 (10.45%) VBScript
4 2 (2.99%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (17.91%) MCSE
4 11 (16.42%) MCSA
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (11.94%) Degree
5 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.46%) CCNA
7 5 (7.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.99%) CCNP
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.49%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (76.12%) Active Directory
2 31 (46.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (29.85%) Hyper-V
4 11 (16.42%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (10.45%) Terminal Services
5 7 (10.45%) vSphere
5 7 (10.45%) XenApp
6 3 (4.48%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 3 (4.48%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.99%) Docker
7 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.99%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) SCCM
2 10 (14.93%) Backup Exec
3 9 (13.43%) WSUS
4 8 (11.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (10.45%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (10.45%) NetBackup
5 7 (10.45%) SCOM
6 4 (5.97%) Puppet
6 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (4.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.49%) Nagios
9 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (61.19%) VMware
2 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.34%) Cisco
4 19 (28.36%) Citrix
5 14 (20.90%) HP
5 14 (20.90%) Symantec
6 12 (17.91%) SolarWinds
7 10 (14.93%) 3PAR
8 9 (13.43%) Dell
8 9 (13.43%) IBM
9 7 (10.45%) CommVault
9 7 (10.45%) EqualLogic
9 7 (10.45%) NetApp
9 7 (10.45%) Veritas
10 6 (8.96%) McAfee
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle
12 3 (4.48%) Avaya
12 3 (4.48%) Kaspersky
12 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.48%) Sophos