Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 295 346
Rank change year-on-year +39 +51 -50
Contract jobs citing DHCP 343 414 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.89% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 8.00% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 293 201
London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -1.82%
10th Percentile £143 £147 £150
90th Percentile £556 £575 £535
England median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -2.67% +15.38% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 16
London median hourly rate £37.43 £21.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.07% +25.76% -28.42%
10th Percentile £19.76 £13.05 £12.66
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.58 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +10.53% +10.14% -38.39%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,930 5,173 5,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.90% 11.15% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,675 3,546 3,639
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £192 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 133 149
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +2.63%
10th Percentile £13.89 £13.15 £12.70
90th Percentile £53.63 £55.29 £48.01
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +25.60% +6.95% -16.89%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in London

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in London

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in London

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in London

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in London

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the London region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Central London +1 78 £400 - 45
West London +45 28 £450 +26.32% 24
East London +39 24 £145 +38.10% 8
South London +45 14 £370 +34.79% 9
North London +12 2 £130 -20.12% 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 London region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 305 (88.92%) DNS
2 244 (71.14%) Windows
3 236 (68.80%) Active Directory
4 131 (38.19%) Microsoft
5 129 (37.61%) Windows Server
6 126 (36.73%) Office 365
7 113 (32.94%) VMware
8 102 (29.74%) TCP/IP
8 102 (29.74%) ITIL
9 91 (26.53%) Firewall
10 89 (25.95%) Cisco
11 83 (24.20%) WAN
12 80 (23.32%) Windows 10
13 79 (23.03%) VPN
14 77 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 75 (21.87%) Finance
16 72 (20.99%) Windows 7
17 70 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
17 70 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 69 (20.12%) MS Exchange
19 68 (19.83%) PowerShell
20 67 (19.53%) LAN
21 65 (18.95%) Azure
22 61 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 59 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
23 59 (17.20%) SAN
24 55 (16.03%) Citrix
24 55 (16.03%) SCCM
25 54 (15.74%) Linux
26 53 (15.45%) Migration

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 69 (20.12%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (8.75%) Skype for Business
4 27 (7.87%) SharePoint
5 24 (7.00%) IIS
6 15 (4.37%) OpenStack
7 11 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.62%) Confluence
9 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.87%) Apache
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.58%) JBoss
11 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.29%) SAS
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Houdini
4 1 (0.29%) Maya
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Eikon
2 1 (0.29%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 126 (36.73%) Office 365
2 65 (18.95%) Azure
3 22 (6.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (6.12%) AWS
5 20 (5.83%) SaaS
6 19 (5.54%) IaaS
7 11 (3.21%) PaaS
8 10 (2.92%) Mimecast
8 10 (2.92%) OneDrive
9 6 (1.75%) G Suite
10 3 (0.87%) GitHub
10 3 (0.87%) NuGet
10 3 (0.87%) Serverless
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.58%) GCP
11 2 (0.58%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.58%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.29%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 305 (88.92%) DNS
2 102 (29.74%) TCP/IP
3 91 (26.53%) Firewall
4 83 (24.20%) WAN
5 79 (23.03%) VPN
6 67 (19.53%) LAN
7 59 (17.20%) SAN
8 38 (11.08%) Wi-Fi
9 34 (9.91%) Wireless
10 33 (9.62%) Skype
11 29 (8.45%) FTP
12 27 (7.87%) VoIP
13 26 (7.58%) BGP
14 24 (7.00%) Cisco IOS
15 23 (6.71%) Internet
16 22 (6.41%) EIGRP
17 21 (6.12%) HTTP
17 21 (6.12%) VLAN
18 20 (5.83%) Network Security
19 19 (5.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.62%) MySQL
3 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.58%) Power BI
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) Redis
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.92%) JIRA
3 7 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.46%) MSI
6 4 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.17%) Subversion
7 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.87%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.58%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.58%) JUnit
8 2 (0.58%) Maven
8 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.58%) TestRail
9 1 (0.29%) Hudson
9 1 (0.29%) Mocha
9 1 (0.29%) WinDbg
General
1 75 (21.87%) Finance
2 21 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.54%) Banking
4 12 (3.50%) Law
5 8 (2.33%) Marketing
6 7 (2.04%) Military
6 7 (2.04%) Retail
7 6 (1.75%) Electronics
8 4 (1.17%) Legal
8 4 (1.17%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.87%) Games
9 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.87%) Publishing
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 49 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (13.12%) Analyst
3 37 (10.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 37 (10.79%) Network Engineer
3 37 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 24 (7.00%) Desktop Support
5 23 (6.71%) Support Analyst
6 21 (6.12%) IT Engineer
6 21 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 21 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (5.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 17 (4.96%) IT Support
9 16 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
10 15 (4.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.08%) Architect
11 14 (4.08%) Service Desk Engineer
12 13 (3.79%) Server Engineer
13 12 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (3.50%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.33%) Web Services
2 6 (1.75%) Django
3 5 (1.46%) LDAP
3 5 (1.46%) YAML
4 3 (0.87%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.87%) OAuth
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.58%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.58%) Middleware
5 2 (0.58%) SAML
5 2 (0.58%) Spring
5 2 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.58%) WireMock
6 1 (0.29%) Express
6 1 (0.29%) HTML
6 1 (0.29%) Node.js
6 1 (0.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.96%) Blackberry
4 16 (4.66%) iPhone
5 15 (4.37%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (4.08%) Smartphone
7 12 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.21%) Public Cloud
8 11 (3.21%) Replication
9 9 (2.62%) Clustering
10 8 (2.33%) PKI
11 7 (2.04%) ASIC
11 7 (2.04%) Fibre Optics
11 7 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.75%) CMDB
12 6 (1.75%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
13 5 (1.46%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 244 (71.14%) Windows
2 129 (37.61%) Windows Server
3 80 (23.32%) Windows 10
4 72 (20.99%) Windows 7
5 70 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (15.74%) Linux
8 24 (7.00%) Android
9 14 (4.08%) Mac OS
10 13 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.21%) Ubuntu
11 11 (3.21%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.62%) Unix
13 7 (2.04%) CentOS
13 7 (2.04%) Debian
13 7 (2.04%) SUSE
14 6 (1.75%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.74%) ITIL
2 61 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 53 (15.45%) Migration
4 28 (8.16%) High Availability
4 28 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (7.29%) Load Balancing
6 22 (6.41%) Network Design
7 21 (6.12%) DevOps
8 20 (5.83%) Patch Management
9 19 (5.54%) Network Architecture
10 16 (4.66%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (4.66%) Network Virtualisation
10 16 (4.66%) Time Management
11 15 (4.37%) Network Management
11 15 (4.37%) Server Virtualisation
12 14 (4.08%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.79%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.79%) Service Management
14 12 (3.50%) Incident Management
14 12 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.83%) PowerShell
2 42 (12.24%) SQL
3 25 (7.29%) Python
4 16 (4.66%) C
4 16 (4.66%) Java
5 11 (3.21%) Perl
6 9 (2.62%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.75%) Ruby
7 6 (1.75%) Tcl
8 5 (1.46%) VBScript
9 3 (0.87%) VB
10 2 (0.58%) Go
10 2 (0.58%) Korn
10 2 (0.58%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) C++
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (7.58%) MCSE
4 24 (7.00%) Degree
5 20 (5.83%) CCNA
5 20 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 19 (5.54%) SC Cleared
7 18 (5.25%) MCP
8 16 (4.66%) CCNP
8 16 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (4.66%) MCSA
9 13 (3.79%) CCIE
9 13 (3.79%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.33%) CCA
12 7 (2.04%) CCDA
12 7 (2.04%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.04%) JNCIP
12 7 (2.04%) JNCIS
12 7 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.25%) SLA
2 7 (2.04%) Government Security Classifications
3 5 (1.46%) NCSC
4 4 (1.17%) PMO
5 3 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.29%) NIST
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 236 (68.80%) Active Directory
2 77 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (13.12%) VMware ESXi
4 43 (12.54%) Hyper-V
5 32 (9.33%) vSphere
6 21 (6.12%) XenApp
7 17 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (4.08%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.62%) Docker
10 7 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.46%) NFS
12 4 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (1.17%) pfSense
13 3 (0.87%) Firmware
13 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.87%) VMFS
13 3 (0.87%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 55 (16.03%) SCCM
2 21 (6.12%) Ansible
3 17 (4.96%) AirWatch
4 16 (4.66%) Single Sign-On
4 16 (4.66%) WSUS
5 15 (4.37%) vCenter Server
6 14 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (3.79%) Puppet
8 12 (3.50%) Kubernetes
9 9 (2.62%) DatAdvantage
10 8 (2.33%) Backup Exec
10 8 (2.33%) Salt
11 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (2.04%) SCOM
11 7 (2.04%) Terraform
12 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.46%) WMI
14 4 (1.17%) Kibana
14 4 (1.17%) Nagios
14 4 (1.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 131 (38.19%) Microsoft
2 113 (32.94%) VMware
3 89 (25.95%) Cisco
4 55 (16.03%) Citrix
5 39 (11.37%) HP
6 25 (7.29%) Apple
7 21 (6.12%) Meraki
8 19 (5.54%) CheckPoint
9 18 (5.25%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.96%) Dell
10 17 (4.96%) Juniper
10 17 (4.96%) SolarWinds
11 14 (4.08%) EMC
11 14 (4.08%) Ivanti
11 14 (4.08%) Palo Alto
12 13 (3.79%) Google
12 13 (3.79%) ServiceNow
13 12 (3.50%) NetApp
14 11 (3.21%) Symantec
15 9 (2.62%) Hitachi