Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 85 83
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing DHCP 10 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.74% 1.00% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 6.40% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £288 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £201 £150 £160
90th Percentile £397 £468 £403
East of England median daily rate £350 £425 £238
% change year-on-year -17.65% +78.95% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £52.50 £21.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +146.77% -
East of England median hourly rate - £15.75 £21.28
% change year-on-year - -25.97% -46.81%

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 217 250 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.97% 15.65% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 98 142
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38% -0.67%
10th Percentile £281 £160 £132
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 43
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -9.59%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £16.83 £52.75 £32.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.10 £16.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +0.63% -35.35% -34.00%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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
Hatfield +1 5 £288 -20.14% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 1
Stevenage -2 1 - -
Watford - 1 £120 - 5
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
DHCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Broadband
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) PPP
3 4 (40.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) VDSL2
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Multicast
3 4 (40.00%) Openreach
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Broadband
2 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (40.00%) Multicast
2 4 (40.00%) PPP
2 4 (40.00%) SNMP
2 4 (40.00%) VDSL2
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) e-Health
1 1 (10.00%) LIMS
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) PACS
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) CoreOS
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) OpenBSD
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Architectural Design
3 2 (20.00%) Architecture Roadmap
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) ePrescribing
4 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (10.00%) Informatics
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
4 1 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Openreach
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat