Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 258 267 288
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 +19
Contract jobs citing DHCP 228 442 436
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.91% 1.03% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 9.89% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 338 309
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £163 £163 £133
90th Percentile £530 £575 £550
England median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 14
Median hourly rate £34.95 £20.13 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% +3.23% -61.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £46.24 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.25 £21.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.12% +26.47% -37.91%

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 2,768 4,469 5,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.00% 10.44% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,866 3,050 3,799
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £200 £213 £219
90th Percentile £639 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 100 169
Median hourly rate £25.34 £24.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +23.75% -21.38%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.00 £12.95
90th Percentile £48.64 £49.25 £47.83
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in London

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DHCP in London.

Daily rate trend for DHCP in London

DHCP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DHCP in London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DHCP in London

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DHCP in London.

Hourly rate trend for DHCP in London

DHCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing DHCP in London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 -4 42 £410 +2.50% 21
East London +64 16 £145 -6.45% 5
South London +30 16 £270 -6.90% 5
West London +14 4 £189 -62.30% 9
North London +19 2 £303 +63.07% 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 204 (89.47%) DNS
2 187 (82.02%) Windows
3 175 (76.75%) Active Directory
4 97 (42.54%) Microsoft
5 91 (39.91%) VMware
6 90 (39.47%) Windows Server
7 75 (32.89%) Office 365
8 71 (31.14%) PowerShell
8 71 (31.14%) ITIL
9 70 (30.70%) Windows 10
10 69 (30.26%) Azure
11 65 (28.51%) TCP/IP
12 62 (27.19%) Windows 7
13 61 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (25.88%) Cisco
15 58 (25.44%) MS Exchange
16 57 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 55 (24.12%) Windows Server 2012
18 54 (23.68%) VPN
19 53 (23.25%) Firewall
20 52 (22.81%) SAN
21 48 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
22 47 (20.61%) SQL Server
23 46 (20.18%) Citrix
24 45 (19.74%) SCCM
25 43 (18.86%) LAN
26 41 (17.98%) WAN
26 41 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 40 (17.54%) Migration
28 39 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification

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 58 (25.44%) MS Exchange
2 33 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (10.53%) IIS
3 24 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 17 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (4.39%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.07%) Apache
8 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.32%) JBoss
9 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.88%) nginx
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) Confluence
11 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) Houdini
4 1 (0.44%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 75 (32.89%) Office 365
2 69 (30.26%) Azure
3 25 (10.96%) IaaS
4 22 (9.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (8.77%) PaaS
6 17 (7.46%) SaaS
7 16 (7.02%) AWS
8 10 (4.39%) GitHub
8 10 (4.39%) NuGet
8 10 (4.39%) Serverless
9 9 (3.95%) Mimecast
10 5 (2.19%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.75%) GCP
12 3 (1.32%) G Suite
12 3 (1.32%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.88%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.88%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 204 (89.47%) DNS
2 65 (28.51%) TCP/IP
3 54 (23.68%) VPN
4 53 (23.25%) Firewall
5 52 (22.81%) SAN
6 43 (18.86%) LAN
7 41 (17.98%) WAN
8 26 (11.40%) HTTP
9 20 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (6.58%) Wireless
11 14 (6.14%) FTP
11 14 (6.14%) VoIP
12 13 (5.70%) Network Security
12 13 (5.70%) SNMP
13 12 (5.26%) IPv4
14 11 (4.82%) Internet
15 10 (4.39%) BGP
15 10 (4.39%) Skype
15 10 (4.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.82%) MySQL
3 9 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.51%) Redis
5 7 (3.07%) Aerospike
5 7 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.19%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.44%) DTS
9 1 (0.44%) Power BI
9 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (4.39%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.32%) Artifactory
3 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.32%) JIRA
3 3 (1.32%) JUnit
3 3 (1.32%) Maven
3 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.44%) Mocha
4 1 (0.44%) MSI
4 1 (0.44%) TestRail
General
1 38 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (5.26%) Law
3 8 (3.51%) Banking
3 8 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.63%) Back Office
4 6 (2.63%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (0.88%) Police
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Local Government
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (14.04%) Analyst
2 23 (10.09%) Support Engineer
3 21 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 17 (7.46%) Windows Engineer
6 16 (7.02%) Service Analyst
7 15 (6.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (5.70%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
9 12 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.82%) IT Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) Technical Support
11 10 (4.39%) Service Desk Engineer
12 9 (3.95%) Architect
12 9 (3.95%) Exchange Engineer
12 9 (3.95%) Server Engineer
12 9 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.58%) YAML
2 10 (4.39%) OAuth
3 9 (3.95%) SOAP
4 8 (3.51%) REST
5 7 (3.07%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.07%) HTML
5 7 (3.07%) Middleware
5 7 (3.07%) Node.js
5 7 (3.07%) WebSockets
6 5 (2.19%) HTML5
6 5 (2.19%) Kafka
6 5 (2.19%) LDAP
6 5 (2.19%) POSIX
6 5 (2.19%) Yocto
7 3 (1.32%) 802.1X
7 3 (1.32%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.32%) Express
7 3 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (1.32%) Web Services
7 3 (1.32%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 15 (6.58%) iPhone
4 14 (6.14%) Smartphone
5 13 (5.70%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.26%) Data Centre
7 11 (4.82%) Cloud Native
8 10 (4.39%) Fibre Optics
8 10 (4.39%) Replication
9 9 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (3.51%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (2.63%) Hedge funds
12 5 (2.19%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.75%) Clustering
13 4 (1.75%) Public Cloud
14 3 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
15 2 (0.88%) Handset
15 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.88%) NHS
15 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 187 (82.02%) Windows
2 90 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 70 (30.70%) Windows 10
4 62 (27.19%) Windows 7
5 57 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (24.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (16.67%) Linux
8 36 (15.79%) Windows Server 2016
9 29 (12.72%) Android
10 14 (6.14%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.51%) Unix
13 6 (2.63%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.63%) Mac OS
14 5 (2.19%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.75%) Solaris
16 3 (1.32%) SUSE
17 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.14%) ITIL
2 41 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 40 (17.54%) Migration
4 25 (10.96%) DevOps
5 24 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (8.77%) Network Management
7 18 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 16 (7.02%) Data Protection
9 14 (6.14%) Time Management
10 13 (5.70%) High Availability
10 13 (5.70%) Microservices
10 13 (5.70%) Patch Management
10 13 (5.70%) Server Virtualisation
11 11 (4.82%) Functional Testing
11 11 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (4.39%) Change Management
12 10 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (4.39%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (4.39%) GitOps
13 9 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (31.14%) PowerShell
2 31 (13.60%) SQL
3 17 (7.46%) Python
4 12 (5.26%) Java
5 10 (4.39%) VBScript
6 7 (3.07%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.07%) C
6 7 (3.07%) VB
7 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.75%) C#
9 2 (0.88%) PHP
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) Go
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (12.28%) MCSE
3 26 (11.40%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (10.09%) MCSA
5 23 (10.09%) Security Cleared
6 21 (9.21%) SC Cleared
7 20 (8.77%) CCNP
8 16 (7.02%) CCNA
8 16 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.82%) Degree
10 10 (4.39%) CCA
10 10 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (4.39%) MCP
11 7 (3.07%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.63%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.63%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.63%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.75%) CISSP
14 3 (1.32%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) Government Security Classifications
1 8 (3.51%) NCSC
2 7 (3.07%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 175 (76.75%) Active Directory
2 61 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (17.11%) Hyper-V
3 39 (17.11%) vSphere
4 36 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (8.77%) XenApp
6 14 (6.14%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (3.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 8 (3.51%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.63%) Docker
10 4 (1.75%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.32%) NFS
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.88%) VMFS
13 1 (0.44%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 45 (19.74%) SCCM
2 25 (10.96%) Ansible
3 21 (9.21%) AirWatch
4 19 (8.33%) Kubernetes
5 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 13 (5.70%) SCOM
7 12 (5.26%) WSUS
8 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (2.63%) vCenter Server
10 5 (2.19%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (1.75%) Kibana
11 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.75%) vMotion
12 3 (1.32%) Grafana
12 3 (1.32%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 97 (42.54%) Microsoft
2 91 (39.91%) VMware
3 59 (25.88%) Cisco
4 46 (20.18%) Citrix
5 33 (14.47%) HP
6 18 (7.89%) Dell
6 18 (7.89%) Juniper
7 15 (6.58%) Ivanti
7 15 (6.58%) ServiceNow
8 14 (6.14%) Symantec
9 13 (5.70%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.82%) NetApp
11 9 (3.95%) Palo Alto
11 9 (3.95%) Sophos
12 8 (3.51%) Bloomberg
12 8 (3.51%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.51%) Meraki
12 8 (3.51%) Reuters
13 7 (3.07%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.07%) Gemalto