Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 124 126
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 82 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.66% 1.57% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.07% 9.25% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 34
East of England median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £165 £125 £192
90th Percentile £584 £408 £449
England median daily rate £375 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +17.19% -8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 £15.73 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.07% -4.67% -23.34%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.10 £20.78 £17.45
England median hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +19.12% -39.29% +47.37%

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 904 854 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.30% 17.00% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 432 448
East of England median daily rate £395 £363 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -1.49% -1.87%
10th Percentile £175 £155 £191
90th Percentile £550 £562 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £401
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 107 67
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.86% +2.86% +19.74%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.25 £44.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -14.61% +8.54%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Hertfordshire -1 25 £325 -13.56% 13
Essex -6 22 £563 +75.78% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 11 £335 +67.50% 4
Bedfordshire +1 11 £378 +51.20% 2
Suffolk -1 7 £563 +196.05% 2
Norfolk +14 4 - -
East Anglia - 2 £162 - 5
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 76 (92.68%) DNS
2 53 (64.63%) Windows
3 48 (58.54%) Active Directory
4 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
5 41 (50.00%) VMware
6 38 (46.34%) Linux
7 30 (36.59%) TCP/IP
8 28 (34.15%) Windows Server
9 24 (29.27%) HTTP
10 20 (24.39%) FTP
10 20 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (23.17%) Configuration Management
12 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
13 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (20.73%) Windows 10
14 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
14 16 (19.51%) Office 365
15 15 (18.29%) Windows 7
15 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
15 15 (18.29%) Internet
15 15 (18.29%) IPsec
15 15 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (17.07%) Migration
16 14 (17.07%) IIS
16 14 (17.07%) C
16 14 (17.07%) VoIP
16 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (17.07%) Puppet
17 13 (15.85%) Amazon EC2

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 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.07%) IIS
3 12 (14.63%) Apache
4 11 (13.41%) Jetty
4 11 (13.41%) Mongrel
4 11 (13.41%) nginx
4 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
4 11 (13.41%) WebSphere
5 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
8 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.22%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.22%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Office 365
2 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (15.85%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (13.41%) Google App Engine
4 11 (13.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) GitHub
7 1 (1.22%) IaaS
7 1 (1.22%) PaaS
7 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (92.68%) DNS
2 30 (36.59%) TCP/IP
3 24 (29.27%) HTTP
4 20 (24.39%) FTP
5 15 (18.29%) Internet
5 15 (18.29%) IPsec
6 14 (17.07%) VoIP
7 13 (15.85%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (14.63%) Firewall
8 12 (14.63%) SSL
9 10 (12.20%) VPN
10 9 (10.98%) WAN
11 8 (9.76%) IPv4
12 7 (8.54%) Broadband
12 7 (8.54%) DLNA
12 7 (8.54%) DSL
12 7 (8.54%) IPv6
12 7 (8.54%) UPnP
13 6 (7.32%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (7.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.32%) Electronic Patient Records
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
1 9 (10.98%) Travis CI
2 4 (4.88%) GDB
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.88%) Valgrind
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) GitLab
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Automotive
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
3 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) C Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Exchange Migration Specialist
8 4 (4.88%) Exchange Specialist
8 4 (4.88%) Migration Specialist
8 4 (4.88%) Office 365 Specialist
8 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 11 (13.41%) Servlets
3 10 (12.20%) J2EE
4 9 (10.98%) HTML
5 7 (8.54%) Ajax
5 7 (8.54%) CGI
5 7 (8.54%) JSON
6 4 (4.88%) FreeSWITCH
6 4 (4.88%) Web Services
6 4 (4.88%) XML
7 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.44%) LDAP
7 2 (2.44%) YAML
8 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Media Streaming
1 7 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) e-Health
2 6 (7.32%) LIMS
2 6 (7.32%) NHS
2 6 (7.32%) PACS
2 6 (7.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.22%) RIA
3 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 38 (46.34%) Linux
3 28 (34.15%) Windows Server
4 17 (20.73%) Windows 10
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (18.29%) Windows 7
6 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.54%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (8.54%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.44%) Unix
12 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.22%) Debian
13 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Configuration Management
2 15 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (17.07%) Migration
4 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (14.63%) DevOps
6 11 (13.41%) Open Source
7 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.20%) ITIL
8 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.54%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (8.54%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (8.54%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (8.54%) Innovative Thinking
9 7 (8.54%) Scrum
9 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.32%) Analytics
10 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.32%) Health Informatics
10 6 (7.32%) Informatics
10 6 (7.32%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.07%) C
3 13 (15.85%) Java
4 12 (14.63%) Python
5 11 (13.41%) C++
6 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.54%) Embedded C
7 7 (8.54%) Perl
8 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.44%) C#
9 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.44%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) HL7
System Software
1 48 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.63%) vSphere
4 11 (13.41%) Xen
5 9 (10.98%) XenApp
6 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.88%) KVM
7 4 (4.88%) VirtualBox
8 3 (3.66%) Docker
9 2 (2.44%) Squid
10 1 (1.22%) Ceph
10 1 (1.22%) Firmware
10 1 (1.22%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.22%) NFS
10 1 (1.22%) vCloud
10 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) Puppet
2 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) WSUS
3 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) Ansible
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.44%) Terraform
6 1 (1.22%) Grafana
6 1 (1.22%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.22%) Salt
6 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 41 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (15.85%) Citrix
4 11 (13.41%) Google
5 9 (10.98%) NetApp
6 8 (9.76%) Cisco
7 7 (8.54%) Symantec
8 6 (7.32%) HP
9 5 (6.10%) Dell
10 4 (4.88%) Veeam
11 3 (3.66%) Apple
12 2 (2.44%) Altiris
12 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.44%) Juniper
12 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.44%) Sophos
13 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.22%) Aruba
13 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.22%) Meraki