Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 November 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.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 66 64
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2 +24
Contract jobs citing DHCP 19 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.19% 2.44% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 11.72% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £319 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -0.77% +18.18%
10th Percentile £174 £205 £242
90th Percentile £460 £406 £388
East of England median daily rate £250 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -23.08% +1.56% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.28 - £21.00
10th Percentile £20.64 - £8.68
90th Percentile £21.91 - £23.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -7.47% -21.02% +13.29%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 314 290 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.70% 20.82% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 158 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £126 £245 £253
90th Percentile £550 £528 £548
East of England median daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year - -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 10 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £26.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.18% +24.27% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.30 £44.08 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Hertfordshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Hertfordshire

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Hertfordshire

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Hertfordshire

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Watford -6 5 £319 +38.59%
Stevenage - 5 £403 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £288 -
Broxbourne - 1 £115 -
Tring - 1 £250 -
Hatfield - 1 £550 - 1
DHCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 17 (89.47%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) LAN
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) Migration
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 5 (26.32%) CCNP
9 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) VLAN
10 4 (21.05%) SCCM
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (15.79%) Citrix
11 3 (15.79%) DWDM
11 3 (15.79%) OSPF
11 3 (15.79%) BGP
11 3 (15.79%) Wireless
11 3 (15.79%) CCDP
11 3 (15.79%) VPN
11 3 (15.79%) Juniper
11 3 (15.79%) MCSA

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) VLAN
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 3 (15.79%) DWDM
6 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
6 3 (15.79%) OSPF
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) IGMP
7 2 (10.53%) Multicast
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) WLAN
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) InstallShield
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) CoreOS
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
3 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Service Design
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CCDP
3 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
3 3 (15.79%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.26%) RHCA
5 1 (5.26%) RHCE
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (10.53%) BitLocker
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) XenApp
6 1 (5.26%) Docker
6 1 (5.26%) LXC
6 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) Mesos
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Brocade
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) MikroTik
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL