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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England / London
Rank 269 260 215
Rank change year-on-year -9 -45  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 135 163 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.74% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 5.84% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 104 153
Median daily rate £370 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £339
% change year-on-year - +0.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.15% -11.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year +29.60% +24.26%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2414 2791 2828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.57% 12.69% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1884 1817
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 57 81
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £12.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in London

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 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
City of London -1 19 £326 -13.20% 13
West End of London +7 5 £500 +108.33% 2
Canary Wharf +2 5 £535 +7.00%
New Malden - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £200 -
Chiswick - 2 £185 -
Croydon +11 1 £413 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £155 -
Hackney - 1 £325 -
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 309 (92.51%) DNS
2 234 (70.06%) Windows
3 200 (59.88%) Active Directory
4 133 (39.82%) VMware
5 132 (39.52%) TCP/IP
6 111 (33.23%) Microsoft
6 111 (33.23%) Firewall
7 108 (32.34%) Cisco
8 105 (31.44%) Windows Server
9 95 (28.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 89 (26.65%) LAN
11 84 (25.15%) WAN
12 83 (24.85%) Linux
13 81 (24.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 80 (23.95%) Citrix
15 78 (23.35%) VPN
16 71 (21.26%) SQL
17 68 (20.36%) SQL Server
18 65 (19.46%) Office 365
19 63 (18.86%) SAN
20 62 (18.56%) SCCM
21 61 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
22 55 (16.47%) Windows 7
22 55 (16.47%) Finance
23 54 (16.17%) CheckPoint
24 51 (15.27%) Cisco Certification
25 50 (14.97%) Security Cleared
26 49 (14.67%) Hyper-V
27 47 (14.07%) MS Exchange
27 47 (14.07%) Windows 10

DHCP
Top Related 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 47 (14.07%) MS Exchange
2 40 (11.98%) IIS
3 37 (11.08%) SharePoint
4 31 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (4.79%) Apache
7 15 (4.49%) Skype for Business
8 12 (3.59%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.10%) nginx
9 7 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.50%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.50%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.20%) JBoss
12 4 (1.20%) Jetty
12 4 (1.20%) Mongrel
13 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (9.28%) MS Office
2 29 (8.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.46%) Office 365
2 41 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (6.29%) IaaS
5 11 (3.29%) SaaS
6 10 (2.99%) PaaS
7 7 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.20%) Google App Engine
10 4 (1.20%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.20%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.90%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.30%) G Suite
13 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 309 (92.51%) DNS
2 132 (39.52%) TCP/IP
3 111 (33.23%) Firewall
4 89 (26.65%) LAN
5 84 (25.15%) WAN
6 78 (23.35%) VPN
7 63 (18.86%) SAN
8 41 (12.28%) Network Security
9 38 (11.38%) Wireless
10 35 (10.48%) IPsec
11 34 (10.18%) MPLS
12 26 (7.78%) BGP
12 26 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (7.78%) Ethernet
13 25 (7.49%) HTTP
13 25 (7.49%) SSL
13 25 (7.49%) VoIP
14 24 (7.19%) OSPF
14 24 (7.19%) VLAN
15 22 (6.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.10%) MySQL
3 6 (1.80%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.30%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.30%) QlikView
7 1 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (6.29%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.40%) Travis CI
4 5 (1.50%) Subversion
5 4 (1.20%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.20%) JIRA
6 3 (0.90%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.90%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.90%) Gitweb
6 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.60%) Toad
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.30%) Maven
8 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 55 (16.47%) Finance
2 24 (7.19%) Banking
3 12 (3.59%) Back Office
4 11 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.80%) Front Office
6 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.50%) Publishing
6 5 (1.50%) Retail
7 4 (1.20%) Billing
7 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.20%) Japanese Language
8 3 (0.90%) Games
8 3 (0.90%) Legal
8 3 (0.90%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Law
9 2 (0.60%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (15.87%) Analyst
2 49 (14.67%) Architect
3 37 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (8.98%) Administrator
4 30 (8.98%) Network Engineer
4 30 (8.98%) Support Engineer
4 30 (8.98%) Technical Architect
5 24 (7.19%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (6.59%) Desktop Support
7 19 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (5.69%) Network Analyst
8 18 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (5.09%) Office 365 Architect
10 16 (4.79%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (4.79%) Consultant
10 16 (4.79%) Support Analyst
11 15 (4.49%) IT Engineer
12 14 (4.19%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
12 14 (4.19%) Security Engineer
12 14 (4.19%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.29%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.69%) Web Services
3 7 (2.10%) .NET
4 6 (1.80%) Middleware
5 4 (1.20%) HTML
5 4 (1.20%) Servlets
6 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.90%) J2EE
6 3 (0.90%) JSON
7 2 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.60%) Node.js
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.60%) XMPP
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.30%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.30%) REST
8 1 (0.30%) RFC 2833
8 1 (0.30%) Spring
8 1 (0.30%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 37 (11.08%) PKI
3 29 (8.68%) Clustering
4 14 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.89%) Replication
6 11 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.99%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (2.10%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.10%) CMDB
10 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.80%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.50%) Derivative
11 5 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.50%) NHS
11 5 (1.50%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.20%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.20%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 234 (70.06%) Windows
2 105 (31.44%) Windows Server
3 83 (24.85%) Linux
4 81 (24.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (16.47%) Windows 7
7 47 (14.07%) Windows 10
8 42 (12.57%) Unix
9 38 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (6.59%) Solaris
12 13 (3.89%) Windows 8
13 12 (3.59%) Windows XP
14 11 (3.29%) Android
15 10 (2.99%) CentOS
16 9 (2.69%) SUSE
17 8 (2.40%) Mac OS X
18 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
19 6 (1.80%) Mac OS
20 5 (1.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.47%) Configuration Management
1 45 (13.47%) Migration
2 42 (12.57%) ITIL
3 38 (11.38%) DevOps
4 23 (6.89%) Load Balancing
4 23 (6.89%) Network Design
5 22 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (6.29%) Open Source
7 20 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (5.99%) TOGAF
8 19 (5.69%) High Availability
9 18 (5.39%) Change Management
9 18 (5.39%) Network Management
10 17 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (3.89%) Capacity Management
12 13 (3.89%) Network Architecture
12 13 (3.89%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (3.89%) Problem Management
12 13 (3.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (21.26%) SQL
2 46 (13.77%) PowerShell
3 27 (8.08%) C
4 24 (7.19%) Perl
4 24 (7.19%) Python
5 17 (5.09%) Bash Shell
6 16 (4.79%) Java
7 8 (2.40%) Korn
8 7 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.10%) VB
9 5 (1.50%) C#
10 3 (0.90%) Ruby
11 2 (0.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) C++
12 1 (0.30%) Go
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (15.27%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (14.97%) Security Cleared
3 39 (11.68%) SC Cleared
4 37 (11.08%) CCNP
5 24 (7.19%) CCNA
6 20 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.19%) CCIE
7 14 (4.19%) MCSE
8 10 (2.99%) MCSA
9 8 (2.40%) DBS Check
10 7 (2.10%) CCDA
10 7 (2.10%) Degree
10 7 (2.10%) JNCIA
10 7 (2.10%) JNCIP
10 7 (2.10%) JNCIS
11 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.80%) MCP
12 5 (1.50%) EMC Certification
13 4 (1.20%) GIAC
14 3 (0.90%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.69%) SLA
2 7 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) BS7799
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 200 (59.88%) Active Directory
2 95 (28.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 29 (8.68%) XenApp
5 20 (5.99%) vSphere
6 19 (5.69%) NFS
7 18 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (3.59%) VMware ESX
9 11 (3.29%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.10%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.80%) Docker
12 6 (1.80%) vCloud
13 5 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (1.20%) Firmware
14 4 (1.20%) Xen
14 4 (1.20%) XenServer
15 3 (0.90%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (18.56%) SCCM
2 39 (11.68%) SCOM
3 35 (10.48%) Puppet
4 26 (7.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (6.59%) Ansible
6 20 (5.99%) Nagios
6 20 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.99%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.99%) WSUS
8 7 (2.10%) AirWatch
8 7 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (1.50%) EnCase
10 5 (1.50%) Salt
10 5 (1.50%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.20%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.20%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.90%) Control-M
12 3 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 133 (39.82%) VMware
2 111 (33.23%) Microsoft
3 108 (32.34%) Cisco
4 80 (23.95%) Citrix
5 54 (16.17%) CheckPoint
6 39 (11.68%) Juniper
7 28 (8.38%) HP
7 28 (8.38%) Red Hat
8 24 (7.19%) Palo Alto
9 21 (6.29%) F5
10 20 (5.99%) NetApp
11 19 (5.69%) Oracle
12 17 (5.09%) Riverbed
13 16 (4.79%) Apple
13 16 (4.79%) EMC
13 16 (4.79%) Infoblox
14 15 (4.49%) Dell
14 15 (4.49%) Fortinet
15 12 (3.59%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.99%) Veeam
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