Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 126 122
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing DHCP 61 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.51% 1.50% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.32% 9.61% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 35
East of England median daily rate £350 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -5.08%
10th Percentile £171 £110 £151
90th Percentile £550 £544 £545
England median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
East of England median hourly rate - £20.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.63% -9.52%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -35.19% +25.58%

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 733 687 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.14% 15.57% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 327 419
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -9.39%
10th Percentile £234 £143 £163
90th Percentile £566 £555 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 85 71
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £29.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -40.90% -21.04%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.73 £10.00
90th Percentile £66.81 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.51 £21.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -9.26% -14.00%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +21 35 £400 +5.26% 10
Essex -21 8 £375 +17.19% 2
Bedfordshire +15 6 £200 -33.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 6 £378 +67.78% 1
Norfolk +2 3 - - 5
East Anglia - 3 £173 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 51 (83.61%) DNS
2 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
3 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
3 33 (54.10%) Windows
4 24 (39.34%) VMware
5 21 (34.43%) Firewall
6 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
7 18 (29.51%) TCP/IP
8 17 (27.87%) Cisco
8 17 (27.87%) Windows 10
9 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (24.59%) Linux
10 15 (24.59%) Office 365
11 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (21.31%) VPN
11 13 (21.31%) WAN
11 13 (21.31%) Migration
12 12 (19.67%) SCCM
12 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
13 11 (18.03%) Python
14 10 (16.39%) LAN
14 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
14 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (16.39%) Analytics
15 9 (14.75%) 802.1X
15 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
15 9 (14.75%) Citrix

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 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
2 6 (9.84%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Office 365
2 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (9.84%) Akamai
5 3 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (83.61%) DNS
2 21 (34.43%) Firewall
3 18 (29.51%) TCP/IP
4 13 (21.31%) VPN
4 13 (21.31%) WAN
5 10 (16.39%) LAN
6 8 (13.11%) HTTP
6 8 (13.11%) Wireless
7 7 (11.48%) VLAN
8 6 (9.84%) BGP
8 6 (9.84%) Internet
8 6 (9.84%) OSPF
8 6 (9.84%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (8.20%) EIGRP
9 5 (8.20%) Skype
9 5 (8.20%) SSL
9 5 (8.20%) VoIP
10 4 (6.56%) SAN
10 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Electronic Patient Records
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) GDB
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) Valgrind
3 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.64%) Hudson
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Trac
General
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Consultant
2 8 (13.11%) Architect
2 8 (13.11%) Developer
2 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) Lead Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 5 (8.20%) J2EE
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.92%) D3.js
4 3 (4.92%) Django
4 3 (4.92%) React
4 3 (4.92%) Vue.js
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.28%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (3.28%) LDAP
5 2 (3.28%) YAML
6 1 (1.64%) CGI
6 1 (1.64%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) EMC VNX
3 5 (8.20%) e-Health
3 5 (8.20%) LIMS
3 5 (8.20%) PACS
3 5 (8.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (6.56%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) CMDB
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (27.87%) Windows 10
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (24.59%) Linux
6 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
6 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.56%) Unix
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Migration
2 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (16.39%) Analytics
3 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (13.11%) ITIL
5 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.20%) Health Informatics
7 5 (8.20%) Informatics
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Server Patching
7 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.56%) Service Management
8 4 (6.56%) Time Management
9 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
1 11 (18.03%) Python
2 8 (13.11%) Java
3 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.20%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) C
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) C++
6 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.92%) VBScript
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) CCNA
5 3 (4.92%) AWS Certification
5 3 (4.92%) CCNP
5 3 (4.92%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) MCSA
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.28%) MCP
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) HL7
2 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) Squid
3 7 (11.48%) vSphere
4 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.20%) Varnish
6 3 (4.92%) XenApp
7 2 (3.28%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (3.28%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.28%) Firmware
7 2 (3.28%) KVM
7 2 (3.28%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) NFS
8 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) SCCM
2 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (13.11%) Puppet
3 7 (11.48%) WSUS
4 6 (9.84%) vCenter Server
5 4 (6.56%) SCOM
6 2 (3.28%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.28%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (3.28%) Terraform
7 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (39.34%) VMware
3 17 (27.87%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
5 8 (13.11%) Arista
6 7 (11.48%) F5
6 7 (11.48%) HP
7 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.84%) EMC
7 6 (9.84%) Palo Alto
8 5 (8.20%) Oracle
8 5 (8.20%) Riverbed
8 5 (8.20%) Symantec
8 5 (8.20%) Unisys
9 3 (4.92%) Apple
9 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.28%) jetNEXUS
10 2 (3.28%) NetApp
10 2 (3.28%) Veeam
11 1 (1.64%) Peregrine