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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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 106 75
Rank change year-on-year +22 -31 +56
Contract jobs citing DHCP 52 27 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.09% 1.19% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.04% 7.24% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 22
10th Percentile £269 £110 £179
25th Percentile £400 £120 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £288 £335
Median % change year-on-year +47.83% -14.18% -4.29%
75th Percentile £438 £338 £450
90th Percentile £575 £375 £544
England median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.23% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.47 £14.11 -
Median % change year-on-year +16.73% - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £47.00
% change year-on-year -9.47% -49.47% +116.09%

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 432 373 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.36% 16.49% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 191 157
10th Percentile £185 £173 £173
25th Percentile £313 £309 £256
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £340
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -15.00%
75th Percentile £525 £488 £450
90th Percentile £625 £569 £530
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 37 13
10th Percentile - - £14.50
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate £24.04 £18.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +33.56% -7.69% +20.37%
75th Percentile £65.00 £23.21 £47.25
90th Percentile £70.00 £36.64 £53.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -28.33% +33.33%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +2 29 £425 +30.77% 9
Bedfordshire -3 11 £413 +54.93%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £631 +473.86% 9
Suffolk - 5 £370 - 1
Essex +6 2 £263 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 49 (94.23%) DNS
2 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 38 (73.08%) Windows
4 32 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 31 (59.62%) SCCM
6 29 (55.77%) Microsoft 365
7 28 (53.85%) VMware
8 27 (51.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (51.92%) Azure
9 24 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (44.23%) Hyper-V
11 22 (42.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (42.31%) Incident Management
12 20 (38.46%) Change Management
12 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
12 20 (38.46%) SLA
12 20 (38.46%) Customer Service
12 20 (38.46%) vSphere
12 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (36.54%) AWS
13 19 (36.54%) Skype
13 19 (36.54%) SQL
13 19 (36.54%) PKI
13 19 (36.54%) SCVMM
14 18 (34.62%) Replication
14 18 (34.62%) Identity Management
14 18 (34.62%) PaaS
14 18 (34.62%) Skype for Business
14 18 (34.62%) IaaS

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 24 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (34.62%) Skype for Business
3 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft 365
2 27 (51.92%) Azure
3 22 (42.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (36.54%) AWS
5 18 (34.62%) IaaS
5 18 (34.62%) PaaS
6 4 (7.69%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (3.85%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.92%) GCP
8 1 (1.92%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 49 (94.23%) DNS
2 19 (36.54%) Skype
3 8 (15.38%) Firewall
4 5 (9.62%) IPv4
4 5 (9.62%) Network Security
4 5 (9.62%) VoIP
5 4 (7.69%) RTP
5 4 (7.69%) SNMP
5 4 (7.69%) Wireless
6 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.77%) VPN
7 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 2 (3.85%) LAN
8 1 (1.92%) BGP
8 1 (1.92%) CTI
8 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.92%) ICMP
8 1 (1.92%) INAP
8 1 (1.92%) MPLS
8 1 (1.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.69%) JMeter
1 4 (7.69%) Locust
1 4 (7.69%) Robot Framework
1 4 (7.69%) TestCafe
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Back Office
4 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Applications Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Wintel Support
5 5 (9.62%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) LDAP
2 4 (7.69%) Taurus
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) PKI
2 18 (34.62%) Replication
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) NHS
5 2 (3.85%) Social Media
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.92%) Anti-Spyware
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (21.15%) Linux
4 11 (21.15%) Windows 10
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (9.62%) CentOS
7 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Incident Management
2 20 (38.46%) Change Management
2 20 (38.46%) Customer Service
3 18 (34.62%) Identity Management
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.69%) CI/CD
6 4 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Task Automation
6 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.77%) ITSM
7 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.77%) Server Management
8 2 (3.85%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.85%) IT Strategy
8 2 (3.85%) Technology Roadmap
8 2 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Python
3 5 (9.62%) Bash
4 4 (7.69%) C-shell
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) MCP
2 5 (9.62%) MCSA
2 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) CCA
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (7.69%) MCITP
3 4 (7.69%) MCTS
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (51.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (44.23%) Hyper-V
4 20 (38.46%) vSphere
5 7 (13.46%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (11.54%) XenApp
7 5 (9.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (59.62%) SCCM
2 19 (36.54%) SCVMM
3 5 (9.62%) AirWatch
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.69%) Ansible
4 4 (7.69%) HAProxy
4 4 (7.69%) Nagios
4 4 (7.69%) Puppet
4 4 (7.69%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.85%) WSUS
6 1 (1.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.92%) SCOM
6 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (53.85%) VMware
3 10 (19.23%) HP
3 10 (19.23%) Ivanti
4 9 (17.31%) Shavlik
5 8 (15.38%) Cisco
6 7 (13.46%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) Dell
7 4 (7.69%) Dialogic
7 4 (7.69%) Fujitsu
8 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.92%) Adobe
9 1 (1.92%) Apple
9 1 (1.92%) Commvault
9 1 (1.92%) Meraki
9 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.92%) Remedy
9 1 (1.92%) SAP
9 1 (1.92%) Splunk
9 1 (1.92%) Sun