The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 June 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.10% - 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.53% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +4.51% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.64 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.82% +33.33%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 49 52 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.22% 15.62% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 33
Median daily rate £375 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £165 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £23.64 £20.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +57.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £20.83 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Kent

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Kent over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Kent

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Kent

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Dartford - 4 £425 -
Maidstone - 2 £145 -
DHCP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 16 (100.00%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) LAN
3 13 (81.25%) WLAN
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) Wireless
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (68.75%) CCNA
6 10 (62.50%) WAN
7 9 (56.25%) Change Management
7 9 (56.25%) High Availability
7 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (43.75%) VMware
9 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (31.25%) Network Security
10 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
10 5 (31.25%) 802.1X
10 5 (31.25%) CCNP
10 5 (31.25%) IIS
10 5 (31.25%) ITIL
10 5 (31.25%) HP
10 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
10 5 (31.25%) MPLS
10 5 (31.25%) Mitel
10 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
10 5 (31.25%) CISSP
10 5 (31.25%) IPsec
10 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
11 4 (25.00%) 802.11

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 13 (81.25%) Wireless
2 13 (81.25%) WLAN
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
5 5 (31.25%) IPsec
5 5 (31.25%) MPLS
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) 802.11
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (25.00%) DPNSS
6 4 (25.00%) QSIG
6 4 (25.00%) SNMP
6 4 (25.00%) Telepresence
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Network Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) 802.1X
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Change Management
1 9 (56.25%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
3 4 (25.00%) Health Informatics
3 4 (25.00%) Informatics
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CISSP
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) CNA
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Mitel
5 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (18.75%) Siemens
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds