Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 239 251 276
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25 +48
Contract jobs citing DHCP 134 413 461
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.87% 1.03% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 9.92% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 308 310
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £187 £151 £120
90th Percentile £548 £575 £550
England median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 36
Median hourly rate £42.13 £32.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.63% +92.65% -
10th Percentile £31.29 £21.00 £14.38
90th Percentile £49.13 £53.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £39.75 £24.09 £18.75
% change year-on-year +65.04% +28.45% -3.60%

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 1,693 4,165 5,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.02% 10.41% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,088 2,788 3,895
Median daily rate £459 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £255 £213 £206
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 109 162
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £34.90 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +48.49% +17.50% +10.50%

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 6 August 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 6 August 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 6 August 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 +41 29 £470 +4.44% 6
South London +49 16 £425 +46.55% 2
East London +32 3 - - 1
North London +15 2 £450 +20.00% 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 120 (89.55%) DNS
2 87 (64.93%) Windows
3 86 (64.18%) Active Directory
4 70 (52.24%) VMware
5 58 (43.28%) Windows Server
6 46 (34.33%) Microsoft
7 45 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (32.09%) PowerShell
8 43 (32.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (31.34%) Windows Server 2016
10 41 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (29.85%) Linux
12 38 (28.36%) Windows 10
13 37 (27.61%) SAN
14 35 (26.12%) Citrix
14 35 (26.12%) Firewall
15 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (25.37%) Azure
16 33 (24.63%) Hyper-V
16 33 (24.63%) Office 365
17 29 (21.64%) Migration
17 29 (21.64%) MS Exchange
18 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
18 28 (20.90%) HP
19 27 (20.15%) Cisco
20 26 (19.40%) TCP/IP
21 25 (18.66%) Security Cleared
22 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
22 24 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 23 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010

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 29 (21.64%) MS Exchange
2 23 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (16.42%) IIS
4 8 (5.97%) Apache
5 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.99%) Confluence
9 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.49%) CMS
10 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.75%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.75%) JBoss
11 1 (0.75%) nginx
11 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.75%) SAS
11 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.37%) Azure
2 33 (24.63%) Office 365
3 12 (8.96%) IaaS
4 11 (8.21%) AWS
5 8 (5.97%) Mimecast
6 7 (5.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (4.48%) OpenShift
8 5 (3.73%) GCP
9 4 (2.99%) PaaS
10 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.49%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (89.55%) DNS
2 37 (27.61%) SAN
3 35 (26.12%) Firewall
4 26 (19.40%) TCP/IP
5 23 (17.16%) LAN
5 23 (17.16%) WAN
6 20 (14.93%) HTTP
7 16 (11.94%) SNMP
8 15 (11.19%) VPN
9 11 (8.21%) IPv4
9 11 (8.21%) VLAN
10 9 (6.72%) NetScaler
10 9 (6.72%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (5.97%) Internet
11 8 (5.97%) Skype
12 7 (5.22%) SMTP
12 7 (5.22%) Wireless
12 7 (5.22%) Wireshark
13 6 (4.48%) Ethernet
13 6 (4.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.21%) MySQL
3 4 (2.99%) Aerospike
3 4 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.99%) Redis
4 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2019
5 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.73%) Maven
4 4 (2.99%) JIRA
4 4 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.75%) JUnit
5 1 (0.75%) MSI
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.70%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Law
2 4 (2.99%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.49%) Automotive
3 2 (1.49%) Banking
3 2 (1.49%) Publishing
3 2 (1.49%) Retail
3 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (15.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (10.45%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (8.96%) Network Engineer
4 10 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (7.46%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.72%) Active Directory Engineer
5 9 (6.72%) IT Engineer
5 9 (6.72%) Technical Support
6 8 (5.97%) Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) Exchange Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.22%) Architect
7 7 (5.22%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Senior Exchange Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) LDAP
2 4 (2.99%) LAMP
2 4 (2.99%) REST
2 4 (2.99%) SOAP
2 4 (2.99%) WebSockets
2 4 (2.99%) YAML
3 3 (2.24%) HTML
3 3 (2.24%) Memcached
3 3 (2.24%) MSMQ
3 3 (2.24%) POSIX
3 3 (2.24%) Yocto
4 2 (1.49%) .NET
4 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.49%) HTML5
4 2 (1.49%) Kafka
4 2 (1.49%) Middleware
4 2 (1.49%) Node.js
5 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.75%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.21%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.21%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (6.72%) Clustering
5 8 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (4.48%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.48%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.73%) Fibre Optics
7 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.24%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.24%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.49%) CMDB
9 2 (1.49%) Social Media
9 2 (1.49%) User Experience
10 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (64.93%) Windows
2 58 (43.28%) Windows Server
3 43 (32.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (31.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 41 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (29.85%) Linux
7 38 (28.36%) Windows 10
8 21 (15.67%) Windows 7
9 16 (11.94%) Unix
10 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.99%) Android
11 4 (2.99%) CentOS
11 4 (2.99%) Debian
11 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.49%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.64%) Migration
2 24 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (16.42%) ITIL
4 21 (15.67%) Data Protection
4 21 (15.67%) High Availability
4 21 (15.67%) Network Management
5 19 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (11.94%) Patch Management
7 15 (11.19%) DevOps
8 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.96%) Change Management
9 12 (8.96%) Configuration Management
10 11 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.72%) Problem Management
12 8 (5.97%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.97%) Information Security
13 7 (5.22%) Capacity Management
13 7 (5.22%) Decision-Making
13 7 (5.22%) Server Building
13 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.09%) PowerShell
2 20 (14.93%) Python
3 12 (8.96%) C
4 11 (8.21%) SQL
4 11 (8.21%) VBScript
5 7 (5.22%) Perl
6 6 (4.48%) VB
7 5 (3.73%) Java
8 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.24%) C#
9 3 (2.24%) Ruby
10 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.49%) Lisp
11 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.70%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (8.96%) CCNP
6 11 (8.21%) CCNA
6 11 (8.21%) MCSE
7 9 (6.72%) DV Cleared
8 7 (5.22%) Degree
9 6 (4.48%) MCSA
10 4 (2.99%) CCIE
10 4 (2.99%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.99%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.99%) JNCIS
11 3 (2.24%) CISA
11 3 (2.24%) CISSP
11 3 (2.24%) CIW
11 3 (2.24%) VCP6
11 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) Government Security Classifications
1 10 (7.46%) NCSC
2 5 (3.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (2.24%) QA
3 3 (2.24%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (64.18%) Active Directory
2 45 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (24.63%) Hyper-V
4 20 (14.93%) XenApp
5 19 (14.18%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (10.45%) vSphere
7 13 (9.70%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (6.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (3.73%) Docker
9 5 (3.73%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.99%) Squid
11 2 (1.49%) iptables
11 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.75%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.75%) NFS
12 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 17 (12.69%) SCCM
3 11 (8.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (8.21%) WSUS
4 10 (7.46%) Puppet
4 10 (7.46%) SCOM
5 8 (5.97%) Ansible
5 8 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.22%) Kubernetes
7 6 (4.48%) Backup Exec
7 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (4.48%) Salt
7 6 (4.48%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.73%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.99%) PowerCLI
10 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (2.24%) vMotion
11 2 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.49%) Pacemaker
11 2 (1.49%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 70 (52.24%) VMware
2 46 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.12%) Citrix
4 28 (20.90%) HP
5 27 (20.15%) Cisco
6 19 (14.18%) Dell
7 15 (11.19%) Juniper
7 15 (11.19%) Symantec
8 12 (8.96%) SolarWinds
9 11 (8.21%) Sophos
10 10 (7.46%) EMC
11 7 (5.22%) Lumension
11 7 (5.22%) Palo Alto
12 6 (4.48%) CA
13 5 (3.73%) Bloomberg
13 5 (3.73%) NetApp
13 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.73%) Reuters
14 4 (2.99%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.99%) IBM