Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 14 November 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)
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 88 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing DHCP 26 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.39% 1.38% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.61% 8.53% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Essex median daily rate £538 £273 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +97.25% -24.83% -6.45%
10th Percentile £409 £127 £193
90th Percentile £600 £424 £431
East of England median daily rate £400 £238 £325
% change year-on-year +68.42% -26.92% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £16.50
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.89 £37.50
% change year-on-year -18.17% -57.63% +74.22%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 178 129 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.38% 16.15% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 123
Essex median daily rate £450 £461 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.39% +41.85% -16.13%
10th Percentile £171 £153 £213
90th Percentile £600 £589 £505
East of England median daily rate £400 £370 £358
% change year-on-year +8.11% +3.50% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 13
Essex median hourly rate £14.08 £14.20 £34.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.83% -59.08% +6.77%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £18.86
90th Percentile £27.83 £37.20 £42.95
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -34.00% -30.56% +20.00%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Essex

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Essex

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Essex over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Essex

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Essex

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Southend-on-Sea - 11 £563 - 1
Brentwood - 8 £450 - 1
Chelmsford - 3 £400 - 1
Colchester -4 1 - -
DHCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 26 (100.00%) DNS
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Configuration Management
3 18 (69.23%) FTP
3 18 (69.23%) HTTP
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (57.69%) VMware
5 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (46.15%) IPsec
6 12 (46.15%) DevOps
7 11 (42.31%) Mongrel
7 11 (42.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 11 (42.31%) Java
7 11 (42.31%) IIS
7 11 (42.31%) Servlets
7 11 (42.31%) Apache
7 11 (42.31%) Tomcat
7 11 (42.31%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (42.31%) Google App Engine
7 11 (42.31%) Open Source
7 11 (42.31%) Puppet
7 11 (42.31%) nginx
7 11 (42.31%) Google
7 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
7 11 (42.31%) Xen
7 11 (42.31%) Jetty
8 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (38.46%) .NET

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 11 (42.31%) Apache
1 11 (42.31%) IIS
1 11 (42.31%) Jetty
1 11 (42.31%) Mongrel
1 11 (42.31%) nginx
1 11 (42.31%) Tomcat
1 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (42.31%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (42.31%) Google App Engine
2 11 (42.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (15.38%) Office 365
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) DNS
2 18 (69.23%) FTP
2 18 (69.23%) HTTP
3 12 (46.15%) IPsec
4 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) SSL
6 8 (30.77%) WAN
6 8 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (26.92%) Broadband
7 7 (26.92%) DLNA
7 7 (26.92%) DSL
7 7 (26.92%) Internet
7 7 (26.92%) IPv4
7 7 (26.92%) IPv6
7 7 (26.92%) UPnP
7 7 (26.92%) VoIP
8 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
8 2 (7.69%) VLAN
9 1 (3.85%) SAN
9 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
1 9 (34.62%) Travis CI
2 1 (3.85%) GitLab
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Servlets
2 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) J2EE
3 7 (26.92%) Ajax
3 7 (26.92%) CGI
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Media Streaming
1 7 (26.92%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Embedded Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Configuration Management
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps
3 11 (42.31%) Open Source
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (26.92%) Creative Thinking
5 7 (26.92%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (26.92%) Innovative Thinking
5 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Data Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) C
2 7 (26.92%) C++
2 7 (26.92%) Embedded C
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (42.31%) Xen
3 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Aruba
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) Huawei
5 1 (3.85%) Mercator
5 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos