Period
to 21 April 2021

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 21 April 2021 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
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 321 254 264
Rank change year-on-year -67 +10 +35
Contract jobs citing DHCP 132 215 435
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 8.39% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 147 332
10th Percentile £205 £175 £155
25th Percentile £325 £241 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £350 £416
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -15.92% +11.00%
75th Percentile £500 £450 £537
90th Percentile £578 £533 £575
England median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 14
10th Percentile £23.00 " £15.50
25th Percentile £33.13 £18.50 £16.63
Median hourly rate £50.00 £41.76 £21.25
Median % change year-on-year +19.73% +96.52% +25.00%
75th Percentile £63.13 £47.83 £31.94
90th Percentile £71.00 £49.88 £46.24
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +20.59%

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 2,000 2,564 4,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.03% 11.03% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,384 1,796 3,045
10th Percentile £288 £201 £213
25th Percentile £380 £337 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £573 £557 £575
90th Percentile £656 £650 £650
England median daily rate £434 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.08% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 85 97
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.37 £14.75
25th Percentile £20.00 £17.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.13
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.08% +15.65%
75th Percentile £54.19 £47.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £69.00 £50.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +28.21% +6.85% -3.95%

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 21 April 2021.

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 21 April 2021.

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 21 April 2021. 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 +42 28 £450 +3.75% 7
West London +29 4 £190 -8.21% 6
South London +27 4 - - 3
East London +14 4 £306 +55.06% 3
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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.

1 129 (97.73%) DNS
2 84 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 81 (61.36%) Windows
4 77 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 73 (55.30%) VMware
6 55 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 53 (40.15%) Azure
8 48 (36.36%) PowerShell
9 46 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
11 40 (30.30%) TCP/IP
12 35 (26.52%) Linux
13 33 (25.00%) Cisco
14 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (21.97%) Firewall
16 28 (21.21%) SAN
17 27 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (20.45%) Hyper-V
17 27 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 26 (19.70%) AWS
19 24 (18.18%) Citrix
19 24 (18.18%) WAN
20 23 (17.42%) Finance
21 22 (16.67%) Migration
21 22 (16.67%) LAN
21 22 (16.67%) Security Cleared
21 22 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
22 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
23 19 (14.39%) FTP
24 18 (13.64%) ITIL

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 13 (9.85%) IIS
2 11 (8.33%) Apache
2 11 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.79%) Jetty
5 5 (3.79%) Mongrel
5 5 (3.79%) nginx
5 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.52%) Drupal
7 2 (1.52%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.52%) WordPress
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 53 (40.15%) Azure
2 44 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (19.70%) AWS
4 22 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (7.58%) IaaS
6 9 (6.82%) GCP
7 8 (6.06%) Mimecast
8 7 (5.30%) PaaS
9 5 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (3.79%) Google App Engine
9 5 (3.79%) OneDrive
9 5 (3.79%) SaaS
10 2 (1.52%) Azure Stack
10 2 (1.52%) Datadog
10 2 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.52%) Zapier
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 1 (0.76%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.76%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 129 (97.73%) DNS
2 40 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 29 (21.97%) Firewall
4 28 (21.21%) SAN
5 24 (18.18%) WAN
6 22 (16.67%) LAN
7 19 (14.39%) FTP
8 15 (11.36%) VPN
9 13 (9.85%) HTTP
9 13 (9.85%) Internet
10 12 (9.09%) NAS
11 11 (8.33%) VLAN
12 9 (6.82%) BGP
12 9 (6.82%) SSL
13 8 (6.06%) OSPF
14 7 (5.30%) MPLS
14 7 (5.30%) Network Security
15 6 (4.55%) EIGRP
15 6 (4.55%) IPsec
15 6 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) MySQL
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) Power BI
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.79%) Travis CI
2 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.76%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 23 (17.42%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.52%) Law
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.52%) Police
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (10.61%) Analyst
2 14 (10.61%) Network Engineer
3 9 (6.82%) Architect
3 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (6.06%) Administrator
5 7 (5.30%) Active Directory Analyst
6 6 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Cloud Specialist
6 6 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Build Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Network Specialist
7 5 (3.79%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.82%) .NET
2 5 (3.79%) J2EE
2 5 (3.79%) Servlets
3 4 (3.03%) LDAP
3 4 (3.03%) Web Services
4 3 (2.27%) REST
4 3 (2.27%) SOAP
5 2 (1.52%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.76%) COM
6 1 (0.76%) JSON
6 1 (0.76%) LAMP
6 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.06%) Clustering
4 7 (5.30%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.79%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.27%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.27%) Fibre Optics
7 3 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.27%) Replication
7 3 (2.27%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.52%) CCTV
8 2 (1.52%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.52%) NHS
8 2 (1.52%) Social Network
8 2 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 81 (61.36%) Windows
2 55 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 35 (26.52%) Linux
4 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (11.36%) Unix
7 15 (11.36%) Windows 10
8 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (6.06%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (3.03%) Android
13 3 (2.27%) AIX
13 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.27%) Solaris
13 3 (2.27%) SUSE
13 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (16.67%) Migration
3 18 (13.64%) ITIL
4 14 (10.61%) Load Balancing
5 12 (9.09%) Change Management
5 12 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (7.58%) DevOps
7 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.06%) Server Management
9 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.30%) Change Control
9 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.30%) Network Management
9 7 (5.30%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (4.55%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.55%) High Availability
10 6 (4.55%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.85%) C
3 12 (9.09%) Perl
4 11 (8.33%) SQL
5 10 (7.58%) Python
6 6 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.55%) Java
7 5 (3.79%) VB
7 5 (3.79%) VBScript
8 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.52%) AWK
10 2 (1.52%) Go
10 2 (1.52%) sed
10 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.82%) MCSE
5 8 (6.06%) CCNA
6 6 (4.55%) A+ Certification
6 6 (4.55%) CCNP
7 4 (3.03%) CCDA
7 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.27%) Degree
8 3 (2.27%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.27%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.27%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.52%) CCIE
9 2 (1.52%) CCSP
9 2 (1.52%) CISM
9 2 (1.52%) CISSP
9 2 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 84 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 46 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (20.45%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.88%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (7.58%) XenApp
6 7 (5.30%) Xen
7 5 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (3.79%) vSphere
8 4 (3.03%) Terminal Server
8 4 (3.03%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.27%) DFS Replication
9 3 (2.27%) Firmware
9 3 (2.27%) NFS
9 3 (2.27%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.52%) KVM
10 2 (1.52%) OCFS2
10 2 (1.52%) qmail
10 2 (1.52%) Samba
10 2 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Terraform
2 9 (6.82%) Ansible
2 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (5.30%) SCCM
4 5 (3.79%) Puppet
4 5 (3.79%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.03%) BladeLogic
5 4 (3.03%) PowerCLI
5 4 (3.03%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.27%) NetMRI
6 3 (2.27%) PaperCut
7 2 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.52%) Packer
7 2 (1.52%) SELinux
7 2 (1.52%) vRealize
7 2 (1.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 73 (55.30%) VMware
3 33 (25.00%) Cisco
4 24 (18.18%) Citrix
5 18 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 17 (12.88%) HP
7 14 (10.61%) Dell
8 11 (8.33%) Google
8 11 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.58%) F5
10 8 (6.06%) Infoblox
10 8 (6.06%) Veeam
11 7 (5.30%) Juniper
11 7 (5.30%) Oracle
11 7 (5.30%) Palo Alto
12 6 (4.55%) IBM
13 5 (3.79%) McAfee
13 5 (3.79%) Meraki
13 5 (3.79%) Varonis
13 5 (3.79%) Veritas