Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 331 305
Rank change year-on-year +63 -26 -70
Contract jobs citing DHCP 460 297 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.71% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 6.17% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 181 238
London median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £124 £120 £152
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +2.31% - -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 13
London median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +163.16% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.88 £16.70
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £103.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £23.43 £28.00
% change year-on-year -18.89% -16.34% +49.73%

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 5,630 4,813 6,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.19% 11.49% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,901 3,208 4,136
London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £206 £239 £238
90th Percentile £633 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 137 94
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +2.65% +5.25%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.84 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £50.00 £48.67
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -25.20% +21.95%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 0 93 £365 +46.00% 25
South London -31 29 £382 -4.50% 2
East London -9 21 - - 11
West London -32 21 £261 +30.63% 9
North London +8 2 £302 -45.14% 7
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 443 (96.30%) DNS
2 293 (63.70%) Windows
3 261 (56.74%) Active Directory
4 196 (42.61%) Microsoft
5 170 (36.96%) TCP/IP
6 150 (32.61%) VMware
7 144 (31.30%) Windows Server
8 122 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 121 (26.30%) Cisco
10 119 (25.87%) Linux
11 118 (25.65%) Office 365
12 114 (24.78%) Firewall
13 111 (24.13%) Citrix
14 106 (23.04%) ITIL
15 99 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 96 (20.87%) Windows 7
17 89 (19.35%) Windows 10
17 89 (19.35%) VPN
18 86 (18.70%) WAN
19 85 (18.48%) LAN
20 81 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
21 80 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
22 79 (17.17%) MS Exchange
23 70 (15.22%) PowerShell
24 65 (14.13%) Finance
25 60 (13.04%) SCCM
25 60 (13.04%) Data Centre
26 55 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
27 52 (11.30%) XenApp
28 50 (10.87%) Configuration Management

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 79 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 42 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (7.83%) Skype for Business
4 30 (6.52%) IIS
5 23 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.17%) Apache
8 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.87%) Confluence
9 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.65%) JBoss
11 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.43%) nginx
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 81 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) RMDS
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 118 (25.65%) Office 365
2 44 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.96%) IaaS
4 17 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (3.04%) Mimecast
6 11 (2.39%) PaaS
7 9 (1.96%) G Suite
8 7 (1.52%) Yammer
9 5 (1.09%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.87%) SaaS
11 3 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.65%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.65%) Route 53
11 3 (0.65%) Serverless
11 3 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 443 (96.30%) DNS
2 170 (36.96%) TCP/IP
3 114 (24.78%) Firewall
4 89 (19.35%) VPN
5 86 (18.70%) WAN
6 85 (18.48%) LAN
7 48 (10.43%) FTP
7 48 (10.43%) IPsec
8 45 (9.78%) SAN
9 44 (9.57%) SSL
10 41 (8.91%) MPLS
10 41 (8.91%) VLAN
11 40 (8.70%) Wireless
12 34 (7.39%) OSPF
13 32 (6.96%) BGP
14 31 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
14 31 (6.74%) VoIP
15 29 (6.30%) Network Security
16 28 (6.09%) HTTP
16 28 (6.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.17%) MySQL
2 27 (5.87%) MongoDB
2 27 (5.87%) NoSQL
2 27 (5.87%) RDBMS
2 27 (5.87%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Big Data
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.22%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.22%) Power BI
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 42 (9.13%) Jenkins
2 26 (5.65%) Travis CI
3 16 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.09%) MSI
5 4 (0.87%) JIRA
5 4 (0.87%) Subversion
6 3 (0.65%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.65%) Selenium
7 2 (0.43%) GDB
8 1 (0.22%) AppScan
8 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.22%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.22%) WinRunner
General
1 65 (14.13%) Finance
2 21 (4.57%) Banking
3 16 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.83%) Back Office
5 8 (1.74%) Legal
5 8 (1.74%) Retail
6 7 (1.52%) French Language
6 7 (1.52%) German Language
7 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.09%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.87%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Advertising
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Local Government
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Marketing
10 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (15.65%) Analyst
2 60 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 49 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (9.57%) Support Engineer
5 30 (6.52%) IT Support
6 29 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 26 (5.65%) Service Analyst
7 26 (5.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 25 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (5.43%) Architect
8 25 (5.43%) Desktop Support
8 25 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (4.57%) Cisco Engineer
9 21 (4.57%) IT Engineer
10 20 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
11 18 (3.91%) 1st Line Engineer
11 18 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 17 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
12 17 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 17 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.83%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.39%) LDAP
3 6 (1.30%) Middleware
3 6 (1.30%) Web Services
4 5 (1.09%) HTML
5 4 (0.87%) HTML5
6 3 (0.65%) LAMP
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.43%) SQLAlchemy
7 2 (0.43%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.22%) Gearman
8 1 (0.22%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.22%) jQuery
8 1 (0.22%) JSON
8 1 (0.22%) OAuth
8 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.22%) REST
8 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.22%) Spring
8 1 (0.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.00%) Clustering
3 19 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.70%) Replication
5 13 (2.83%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.74%) CMDB
7 8 (1.74%) Handset
7 8 (1.74%) iPhone
8 7 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.52%) PKI
8 7 (1.52%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.30%) iPad
9 6 (1.30%) NHS
9 6 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.09%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.09%) Eurex
11 4 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 293 (63.70%) Windows
2 144 (31.30%) Windows Server
3 119 (25.87%) Linux
4 99 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (20.87%) Windows 7
6 89 (19.35%) Windows 10
7 80 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (6.09%) Unix
9 24 (5.22%) Mac OS X
10 22 (4.78%) Apple iOS
10 22 (4.78%) Windows 8
11 20 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (4.13%) Android
13 17 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (2.61%) Windows XP
15 10 (2.17%) CentOS
16 9 (1.96%) Solaris
17 8 (1.74%) Mac OS
18 5 (1.09%) SUSE
19 4 (0.87%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (23.04%) ITIL
2 50 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 48 (10.43%) DevOps
4 45 (9.78%) Open Source
5 40 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (6.96%) OO
7 31 (6.74%) Migration
7 31 (6.74%) Service Management
8 30 (6.52%) Load Balancing
8 30 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 29 (6.30%) Microservices
9 29 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (5.65%) High Availability
10 26 (5.65%) Target Operating Model
11 25 (5.43%) OOP
12 24 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (4.57%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (4.57%) Network Design
14 19 (4.13%) Capacity Management
15 17 (3.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 32 (6.96%) Python
3 30 (6.52%) Java
3 30 (6.52%) Perl
4 29 (6.30%) SQL
5 24 (5.22%) C
6 16 (3.48%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.39%) Ruby
8 4 (0.87%) VBScript
9 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.43%) C++
10 2 (0.43%) PHP
10 2 (0.43%) SystemTap
11 1 (0.22%) AWK
11 1 (0.22%) sed
11 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 37 (8.04%) CCNP
4 34 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (6.52%) Degree
6 28 (6.09%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.70%) MCSE
8 16 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (3.26%) CCNA
10 13 (2.83%) CCIE
11 11 (2.39%) MCSA
12 10 (2.17%) MCP
13 9 (1.96%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.52%) A+ Certification
15 5 (1.09%) CCSE
15 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.87%) CHECK Team Member
16 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (0.87%) MCITP
16 4 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.78%) SLA
2 7 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.09%) QA
4 2 (0.43%) COBIT
4 2 (0.43%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 261 (56.74%) Active Directory
2 122 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (11.30%) XenApp
4 45 (9.78%) vSphere
5 38 (8.26%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (5.65%) XenDesktop
8 25 (5.43%) Hyper-V
9 21 (4.57%) Docker
9 21 (4.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (4.13%) VMware NSX
11 15 (3.26%) NFS
12 13 (2.83%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (2.17%) XenServer
15 5 (1.09%) Samba
15 5 (1.09%) Terminal Services
15 5 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.87%) Firmware
16 4 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 60 (13.04%) SCCM
2 49 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (10.00%) Puppet
4 22 (4.78%) WSUS
5 20 (4.35%) Ansible
6 19 (4.13%) vCenter Server
7 16 (3.48%) SCOM
8 13 (2.83%) Backup Exec
9 12 (2.61%) Salt
10 11 (2.39%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (1.96%) PowerCLI
11 9 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (1.52%) PingFederate
13 6 (1.30%) Kubernetes
14 5 (1.09%) Nessus
14 5 (1.09%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
15 4 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 196 (42.61%) Microsoft
2 150 (32.61%) VMware
3 121 (26.30%) Cisco
4 111 (24.13%) Citrix
5 47 (10.22%) HP
6 43 (9.35%) CheckPoint
7 30 (6.52%) Ivanti
8 29 (6.30%) Dell
9 26 (5.65%) F5
10 25 (5.43%) Infoblox
11 24 (5.22%) Apple
12 23 (5.00%) Juniper
12 23 (5.00%) Palo Alto
12 23 (5.00%) SolarWinds
13 21 (4.57%) EMC
14 20 (4.35%) ServiceNow
15 18 (3.91%) NetApp
16 16 (3.48%) McAfee
16 16 (3.48%) Symantec
17 15 (3.26%) Blue Coat