The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK / England
Rank 263 232 204
Rank change year-on-year -31 -28  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 372 514 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 1.05% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.07% 7.09% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 316 309
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +2.20% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 58
Median hourly rate £29.94 £21.13 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.72% +12.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £52.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +28.84% +28.78%  

DHCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6130 7247 7191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.78% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3787 4381 3969
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 309 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in England

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DHCP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in England

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 136 £370 -1.33% 62
South East -67 77 £356 +6.34% 46
South West +7 32 £338 +2.27% 9
East of England +8 28 £388 -3.12% 18
East Midlands -7 25 £313 -3.84% 7
Yorkshire +22 24 £425 -10.52% 19
North West -9 18 £319 -15.00% 15
North East -6 17 £290 +16.00% 7
West Midlands +8 13 £425 +6.25% 14
Midlands - 1 £425 -
DHCP
UK

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 839 (92.60%) DNS
2 612 (67.55%) Windows
3 557 (61.48%) Active Directory
4 383 (42.27%) Microsoft
5 333 (36.75%) Windows Server
6 322 (35.54%) VMware
7 294 (32.45%) TCP/IP
8 276 (30.46%) Cisco
9 266 (29.36%) Firewall
10 253 (27.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 242 (26.71%) LAN
12 209 (23.07%) Security Cleared
13 206 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 199 (21.96%) WAN
15 193 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 186 (20.53%) SCCM
17 179 (19.76%) ITIL
18 175 (19.32%) Citrix
19 159 (17.55%) Windows 7
20 158 (17.44%) Linux
21 157 (17.33%) SC Cleared
22 154 (17.00%) VPN
23 147 (16.23%) Office 365
24 146 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
25 139 (15.34%) SQL Server
26 136 (15.01%) SQL
27 135 (14.90%) MS Exchange
28 131 (14.46%) PowerShell
29 128 (14.13%) Cisco Certification
30 124 (13.69%) Hyper-V

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 135 (14.90%) MS Exchange
2 106 (11.70%) IIS
3 83 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 74 (8.17%) SharePoint
5 71 (7.84%) Skype for Business
6 52 (5.74%) Apache
7 49 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (3.97%) nginx
9 33 (3.64%) Tomcat
10 21 (2.32%) Jetty
10 21 (2.32%) WebSphere
11 20 (2.21%) Mongrel
12 17 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (1.77%) JBoss
14 12 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (1.32%) IBM Notes
15 11 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
17 6 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 114 (12.58%) MS Office
2 112 (12.36%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 147 (16.23%) Office 365
2 93 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.98%) IaaS
5 23 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (2.21%) Google App Engine
8 18 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (1.77%) SaaS
10 13 (1.43%) PaaS
11 11 (1.21%) OneDrive
12 10 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.66%) Yammer
15 4 (0.44%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.33%) G Suite
16 3 (0.33%) Mimecast
17 2 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
18 1 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 839 (92.60%) DNS
2 294 (32.45%) TCP/IP
3 266 (29.36%) Firewall
4 242 (26.71%) LAN
5 199 (21.96%) WAN
6 154 (17.00%) VPN
7 93 (10.26%) Wireless
8 90 (9.93%) SAN
9 82 (9.05%) Network Security
10 79 (8.72%) VLAN
11 72 (7.95%) IPsec
12 70 (7.73%) VoIP
13 67 (7.40%) SSL
14 65 (7.17%) MPLS
15 64 (7.06%) Internet
16 60 (6.62%) HTTP
17 53 (5.85%) Cisco ASA
17 53 (5.85%) Skype
18 51 (5.63%) OSPF
19 50 (5.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.32%) RDBMS
5 17 (1.88%) MySQL
6 16 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.66%) MS Access
9 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.55%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.22%) Redis
12 2 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 46 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 24 (2.65%) Travis CI
3 22 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.77%) Subversion
5 6 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.44%) Artifactory
6 4 (0.44%) JIRA
6 4 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.33%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.33%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.33%) Gitweb
7 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.22%) MSI
8 2 (0.22%) Toad
9 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.11%) Maven
9 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 89 (9.82%) Finance
2 32 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.42%) Banking
3 31 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 25 (2.76%) Back Office
5 16 (1.77%) Retail
6 7 (0.77%) Law
6 7 (0.77%) Marketing
7 6 (0.66%) Front Office
7 6 (0.66%) Publishing
8 5 (0.55%) Games
9 4 (0.44%) Advertising
9 4 (0.44%) Billing
9 4 (0.44%) Electronics
9 4 (0.44%) French Language
9 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.44%) Japanese Language
9 4 (0.44%) Legal
10 3 (0.33%) Local Government
11 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 125 (13.80%) Support Engineer
2 91 (10.04%) Network Engineer
3 90 (9.93%) Analyst
3 90 (9.93%) Architect
4 80 (8.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 55 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 55 (6.07%) Administrator
5 55 (6.07%) Consultant
6 45 (4.97%) Desktop Support
7 41 (4.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 40 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 37 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
10 36 (3.97%) Technical Architect
11 34 (3.75%) Support Analyst
11 34 (3.75%) Windows Engineer
12 32 (3.53%) Cisco Engineer
13 31 (3.42%) Server Engineer
14 30 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
15 28 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
16 27 (2.98%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.42%) .NET
2 21 (2.32%) 802.1X
3 20 (2.21%) Servlets
4 19 (2.10%) J2EE
5 17 (1.88%) Web Services
6 13 (1.43%) LAMP
7 7 (0.77%) Middleware
8 6 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (0.55%) ADSI
9 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (0.44%) HTML
10 4 (0.44%) JSON
11 3 (0.33%) OAuth
11 3 (0.33%) SAML
11 3 (0.33%) XML
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.22%) RFC 2833
12 2 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 68 (7.51%) Clustering
3 59 (6.51%) PKI
4 54 (5.96%) Management Information System
5 47 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.87%) Fat Client
6 26 (2.87%) Replication
6 26 (2.87%) Thin Client
7 22 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (1.55%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.43%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.21%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.21%) NHS
12 10 (1.10%) EPoS
12 10 (1.10%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.77%) CMDB
14 7 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 612 (67.55%) Windows
2 333 (36.75%) Windows Server
3 253 (27.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 193 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 159 (17.55%) Windows 7
6 158 (17.44%) Linux
7 146 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 108 (11.92%) Windows 10
9 73 (8.06%) Unix
10 48 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (3.97%) Windows 8
12 33 (3.64%) Windows XP
13 32 (3.53%) Solaris
14 31 (3.42%) Android
15 26 (2.87%) Apple iOS
16 24 (2.65%) Mac OS X
17 19 (2.10%) CentOS
18 15 (1.66%) Mac OS
19 10 (1.10%) SUSE
20 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (19.76%) ITIL
2 109 (12.03%) Migration
3 80 (8.83%) Configuration Management
4 74 (8.17%) DevOps
5 53 (5.85%) Change Management
6 50 (5.52%) Load Balancing
7 41 (4.53%) Mobile Device Management
7 41 (4.53%) Network Management
7 41 (4.53%) Problem Management
8 39 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (4.30%) Open Source
9 35 (3.86%) Network Design
9 35 (3.86%) Project Management
9 35 (3.86%) Service Delivery
9 35 (3.86%) TOGAF
10 34 (3.75%) Incident Management
11 33 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (3.64%) Virtual Environments
12 32 (3.53%) Information Security
12 32 (3.53%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 136 (15.01%) SQL
2 131 (14.46%) PowerShell
3 44 (4.86%) Java
4 39 (4.30%) Perl
4 39 (4.30%) Python
5 31 (3.42%) C
6 22 (2.43%) Bash Shell
7 19 (2.10%) VBScript
8 16 (1.77%) VB
9 11 (1.21%) Ruby
10 10 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.99%) C#
11 9 (0.99%) Korn
12 7 (0.77%) PHP
13 6 (0.66%) C++
14 5 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.11%) Go
16 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 209 (23.07%) Security Cleared
2 157 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 128 (14.13%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (8.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (8.50%) CCNP
6 68 (7.51%) CCNA
7 47 (5.19%) MCSE
8 33 (3.64%) Degree
9 31 (3.42%) CCIE
10 30 (3.31%) MCSA
11 25 (2.76%) DV Cleared
12 20 (2.21%) DBS Check
13 18 (1.99%) MCITP
14 15 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (0.99%) CCDA
16 9 (0.99%) JNCIS
16 9 (0.99%) MCP
17 8 (0.88%) JNCIA
17 8 (0.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.41%) SLA
2 20 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.88%) QA
5 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.44%) PMO
7 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) GDPR
9 1 (0.11%) BS7799
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.11%) GxP
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 557 (61.48%) Active Directory
2 206 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (13.69%) Hyper-V
4 89 (9.82%) XenApp
5 52 (5.74%) vSphere
6 49 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 41 (4.53%) XenDesktop
8 34 (3.75%) VMware ESX
9 29 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (2.65%) NFS
11 19 (2.10%) Xen
12 17 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (1.77%) Firmware
13 16 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
14 15 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
15 14 (1.55%) ISA Server
15 14 (1.55%) Terminal Services
15 14 (1.55%) XenServer
16 11 (1.21%) FreeRADIUS
16 11 (1.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 186 (20.53%) SCCM
2 77 (8.50%) SCOM
3 72 (7.95%) Puppet
4 49 (5.41%) Nagios
5 40 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (4.42%) WSUS
6 37 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 29 (3.20%) Ansible
8 27 (2.98%) NetBackup
9 26 (2.87%) Cisco Prime
9 26 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 20 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 19 (2.10%) Backup Exec
12 18 (1.99%) HP SiteScope
13 15 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 13 (1.43%) AirWatch
15 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
16 10 (1.10%) EdgeSight
16 10 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 10 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 383 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 322 (35.54%) VMware
3 276 (30.46%) Cisco
4 175 (19.32%) Citrix
5 87 (9.60%) HP
6 76 (8.39%) CheckPoint
7 64 (7.06%) Juniper
8 62 (6.84%) Dell
8 62 (6.84%) Oracle
9 58 (6.40%) F5
10 51 (5.63%) Red Hat
11 47 (5.19%) Apple
12 43 (4.75%) Symantec
13 42 (4.64%) Palo Alto
14 34 (3.75%) NetApp
15 31 (3.42%) Infoblox
16 30 (3.31%) SolarWinds
17 28 (3.09%) Google
18 27 (2.98%) AppSense
19 26 (2.87%) EMC
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