Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 148 125
Rank change year-on-year +71 -23 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 41 47 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.06% 1.10% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.27% 6.46% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 34
Median daily rate £450 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +9.49% +27.44%
10th Percentile £263 £127 £108
90th Percentile £688 £730 £519
England median daily rate £375 £400 £333
% change year-on-year -6.25% +20.30% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £20.45
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.00% -17.31%

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 309 728 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.55% 16.99% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 420 333
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £201 £267 £151
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 83
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.14% +1.47% -13.44%
10th Percentile £13.49 £13.18 £12.25
90th Percentile £23.15 £52.00 £46.20
Median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.14% +5.00% +5.26%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DHCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DHCP in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DHCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DHCP in the East of England.

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 10 July 2020. 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 +39 15 £475 +31.94%
Hertfordshire +24 11 £500 +11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +36 7 £335 -4.29% 8
Bedfordshire +19 4 £170 +54.55%
Norfolk +19 3 £325 -
Suffolk - 1 £550 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 23 (56.10%) DNS
2 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
3 18 (43.90%) Python
4 16 (39.02%) HTTP
4 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (36.59%) C
5 15 (36.59%) Windows
5 15 (36.59%) HTTPS
5 15 (36.59%) IPv4
5 15 (36.59%) IPv6
6 14 (34.15%) POSIX
6 14 (34.15%) VMware
6 14 (34.15%) Device Driver
6 14 (34.15%) Yocto
7 13 (31.71%) Wireshark
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 10 (24.39%) LAN
10 9 (21.95%) Office 365
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
10 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
11 8 (19.51%) Azure
11 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.51%) VPN
11 8 (19.51%) Firewall
12 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 6 (14.63%) Cisco

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 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Office 365
2 8 (19.51%) Azure
3 5 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) Akamai
4 2 (4.88%) AWS
4 2 (4.88%) G Suite
4 2 (4.88%) GCP
5 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) DNS
2 19 (46.34%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
4 16 (39.02%) HTTP
5 15 (36.59%) HTTPS
5 15 (36.59%) IPv4
5 15 (36.59%) IPv6
6 13 (31.71%) Wireshark
7 10 (24.39%) LAN
8 8 (19.51%) Firewall
8 8 (19.51%) VPN
9 6 (14.63%) SAN
10 5 (12.20%) Skype
11 4 (9.76%) Internet
11 4 (9.76%) IPsec
11 4 (9.76%) VLAN
11 4 (9.76%) WAN
12 3 (7.32%) BGP
12 3 (7.32%) MPLS
12 3 (7.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.44%) TestRail
General
1 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) C Developer
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Linux Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Embedded C Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.88%) C Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior C Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) POSIX
1 14 (34.15%) Yocto
2 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (34.15%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 2 (4.88%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) CentOS
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) VMS
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Release Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Design
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 2 (4.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Python
2 15 (36.59%) C
3 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
4 6 (14.63%) Embedded C
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.44%) LPIC
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) RHCE
5 1 (2.44%) RHCT
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) vSphere
4 4 (9.76%) VMware NSX
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.44%) Postfix
6 1 (2.44%) RHEV
6 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.88%) vRealize
4 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) CrowdStrike
4 3 (7.32%) Okta
4 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.88%) Arista
5 2 (4.88%) Aruba
5 2 (4.88%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.88%) Google
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Meraki
5 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.88%) Tufin
5 2 (4.88%) Zscaler