Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 135 150
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -48
Contract jobs citing DHCP 89 71 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.78% 1.50% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 8.28% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 22
East of England median daily rate £390 £269 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.12% -16.67% +3.20%
10th Percentile £152 £136 £185
90th Percentile £588 £444 £438
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% -43.75% +86.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £18.50 £34.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £23.90 £46.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.85 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% -18.39% +38.27%

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 837 858 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.69% 18.17% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 455 477
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £177 £200
90th Percentile £561 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 99 63
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.96 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -49.44% +27.20%
10th Percentile £11.95 £10.40 £12.76
90th Percentile £46.25 £42.60 £45.86
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.05 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.80% -27.80% +21.95%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +15 26 £550 +46.67% 8
Cambridgeshire +5 22 £355 +77.50% 5
Hertfordshire -6 12 £360 -4.00% 14
Suffolk -6 12 £525 +176.32% 2
Bedfordshire -3 9 £325 +18.18% 1
Norfolk - 8 £151 - 4
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 87 (97.75%) DNS
2 57 (64.04%) VMware
3 52 (58.43%) Active Directory
4 51 (57.30%) Microsoft
5 50 (56.18%) Windows
6 37 (41.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (32.58%) Linux
8 27 (30.34%) PowerShell
9 25 (28.09%) MS Exchange
9 25 (28.09%) IPsec
10 24 (26.97%) TCP/IP
11 23 (25.84%) Cisco
11 23 (25.84%) Windows Server
12 21 (23.60%) VPN
12 21 (23.60%) Firewall
13 20 (22.47%) Citrix
13 20 (22.47%) ITIL
13 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
14 19 (21.35%) HTTP
14 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (20.22%) Office 365
15 18 (20.22%) PKI
16 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (19.10%) FTP
16 17 (19.10%) Configuration Management
17 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
17 16 (17.98%) vSphere
17 16 (17.98%) Puppet

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 25 (28.09%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.85%) IIS
3 12 (13.48%) Apache
3 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (13.48%) Jetty
3 12 (13.48%) Mongrel
3 12 (13.48%) nginx
3 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.48%) WebSphere
4 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.99%) Skype for Business
6 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.12%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.12%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Office 365
2 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (14.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (13.48%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (13.48%) Google App Engine
5 6 (6.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.25%) Akamai
8 1 (1.12%) GitHub
8 1 (1.12%) IaaS
8 1 (1.12%) PaaS
8 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (97.75%) DNS
2 25 (28.09%) IPsec
3 24 (26.97%) TCP/IP
4 21 (23.60%) Firewall
4 21 (23.60%) VPN
5 19 (21.35%) HTTP
6 17 (19.10%) FTP
7 15 (16.85%) VoIP
8 14 (15.73%) SSL
9 12 (13.48%) Network Security
10 11 (12.36%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (10.11%) Ethernet
11 9 (10.11%) WAN
12 8 (8.99%) NetScaler
13 7 (7.87%) Internet
13 7 (7.87%) Kerberos
13 7 (7.87%) VLAN
14 6 (6.74%) Broadband
14 6 (6.74%) DSL
15 5 (5.62%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
1 10 (11.24%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) GitLab
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Automotive
3 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (13.48%) Administrator
2 11 (12.36%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Test Leader
5 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) IT Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.62%) Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) Servlets
2 11 (12.36%) .NET
2 11 (12.36%) J2EE
3 9 (10.11%) LDAP
4 7 (7.87%) HTML
5 5 (5.62%) Ajax
5 5 (5.62%) CGI
5 5 (5.62%) JSON
6 4 (4.49%) ADSI
7 3 (3.37%) OAuth
7 3 (3.37%) SAML
8 2 (2.25%) 802.1X
8 2 (2.25%) XML
9 1 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.12%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) PKI
2 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
3 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.24%) Clustering
5 6 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (5.62%) Media Streaming
7 3 (3.37%) Replication
8 1 (1.12%) CCTV
8 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 50 (56.18%) Windows
2 29 (32.58%) Linux
3 23 (25.84%) Windows Server
4 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.74%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (5.62%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.25%) Unix
12 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
12 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.12%) Debian
13 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) ITIL
2 17 (19.10%) Configuration Management
3 15 (16.85%) DevOps
4 12 (13.48%) Open Source
5 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (12.36%) Network Management
6 9 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (10.11%) SDLC
6 9 (10.11%) Test Planning
6 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.62%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (5.62%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (5.62%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (5.62%) Identity Management
8 5 (5.62%) Innovative Thinking
8 5 (5.62%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.62%) Migration
8 5 (5.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) PowerShell
2 15 (16.85%) C
3 12 (13.48%) Java
4 7 (7.87%) SQL
5 5 (5.62%) C++
5 5 (5.62%) Embedded C
5 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.49%) Python
7 3 (3.37%) VBScript
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) MCSA
5 7 (7.87%) MCSE
6 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.37%) Degree
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.25%) CCNA
9 2 (2.25%) CCNP
10 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.12%) EMC Certification
10 1 (1.12%) MCP
10 1 (1.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (58.43%) Active Directory
2 37 (41.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.98%) vSphere
4 13 (14.61%) Hyper-V
5 12 (13.48%) Xen
5 12 (13.48%) XenApp
6 7 (7.87%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.37%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 3 (3.37%) Docker
7 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.25%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.25%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.25%) XenServer
9 1 (1.12%) Ceph
9 1 (1.12%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (1.12%) NFS
9 1 (1.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) Puppet
2 10 (11.24%) WSUS
3 6 (6.74%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.62%) SCCM
5 3 (3.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.37%) SCOM
5 3 (3.37%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.25%) Ansible
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.12%) Salt
7 1 (1.12%) vMotion
7 1 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (64.04%) VMware
2 51 (57.30%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.84%) Cisco
4 20 (22.47%) Citrix
5 13 (14.61%) Google
6 12 (13.48%) HP
7 11 (12.36%) NetApp
8 9 (10.11%) Symantec
9 7 (7.87%) 3PAR
9 7 (7.87%) Dell
9 7 (7.87%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.74%) IBM
10 6 (6.74%) McAfee
11 5 (5.62%) Oracle
11 5 (5.62%) Sophos
12 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.37%) CommVault
12 3 (3.37%) EqualLogic
12 3 (3.37%) Juniper
12 3 (3.37%) Veritas