Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 80 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 -7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 28 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.93% 1.42% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.46% 8.15% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +24.00% -
10th Percentile £170 £238 £205
90th Percentile £398 £550 £443
East of England median daily rate £375 £300 £338
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £21.28 -
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 £15.73 £16.75
% change year-on-year -30.07% -6.09% -21.23%

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 296 270 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.39% 17.45% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 117 160
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £193 £192 £195
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £36.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -54.92% +74.29%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.65 £13.38
90th Percentile £66.81 £30.95 £44.53
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -41.07% -18.84% +15.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Watford +12 7 £350 +9.80% 3
Stevenage -10 5 - -
Waltham Cross - 4 £300 -
Hatfield +4 2 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 - - 2
Tring 0 2 £150 -40.00%
Borehamwood - 2 £375 - 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
DHCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) DNS
3 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
5 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 11 (39.29%) Migration
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (35.71%) Windows 10
9 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (28.57%) Internet
10 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
11 7 (25.00%) Informatics
11 7 (25.00%) HL7
11 7 (25.00%) Data Migration
11 7 (25.00%) PACS
11 7 (25.00%) e-Health
11 7 (25.00%) NHS
11 7 (25.00%) LIMS
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (25.00%) Python
11 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (25.00%) Server Patching
11 7 (25.00%) Analytics
11 7 (25.00%) Health Informatics
11 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records

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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
3 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (28.57%) Internet
4 7 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) HTTP
6 5 (17.86%) Skype
6 5 (17.86%) VoIP
7 4 (14.29%) IGMP
7 4 (14.29%) PBX
7 4 (14.29%) RTCP
7 4 (14.29%) RTP
7 4 (14.29%) SNMP
7 4 (14.29%) VLAN
7 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 3 (10.71%) VPN
8 3 (10.71%) WAN
9 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) GDB
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (14.29%) Valgrind
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
1 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) C Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) VoIP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) e-Health
1 7 (25.00%) LIMS
1 7 (25.00%) NHS
1 7 (25.00%) PACS
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 10
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Analytics
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Health Informatics
2 7 (25.00%) Informatics
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Server Patching
3 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Task-Oriented
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) C
3 4 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) AWS Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) HL7
2 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.29%) KVM
3 4 (14.29%) VirtualBox
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 4 (14.29%) WSUS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Symantec
4 4 (14.29%) Veeam
5 2 (7.14%) Altiris
5 2 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds