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 3 months to 29 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.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 56 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.29% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.71% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £388 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £340 £338
% change year-on-year -2.94% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +30.38% +23.52%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 117 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.42% 17.03% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 57
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.66 £13.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 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 3 months to 29 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
Watford - 1 - - 3
Welwyn - 1 £388 -
DHCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 21 (100.00%) DNS
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) LAMP
3 10 (47.62%) Nagios
3 10 (47.62%) Apache
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) nginx
3 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (42.86%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) SCCM
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (28.57%) vSphere
7 6 (28.57%) Puppet
7 6 (28.57%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) MySQL
7 6 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (23.81%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (23.81%) Perl
8 5 (23.81%) PHP
8 5 (23.81%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) Ansible
8 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 5 (23.81%) Data Centre

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 10 (47.62%) Apache
1 10 (47.62%) nginx
2 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Intranet
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) SSH
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) LAMP
2 5 (23.81%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (19.05%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) CCTV
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.76%) Android
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
2 2 (9.52%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 5 (23.81%) PHP
2 5 (23.81%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) FreeRADIUS
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) vSphere
4 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Nagios
1 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (33.33%) SCCM
3 6 (28.57%) Puppet
4 5 (23.81%) Ansible
5 2 (9.52%) Graphite
5 2 (9.52%) logstash
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) AppSense
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL