Period
to

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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 344 330 268
Rank change year-on-year -14 -62 +7
Contract jobs citing DHCP 273 175 139
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.63% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.11% 6.86% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 116 85
10th Percentile £225 £222 £185
25th Percentile £353 £349 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £350
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -13.58%
75th Percentile £588 £500 £450
90th Percentile £723 £581 £528
England median daily rate £425 £413 £396
% change year-on-year +3.03% +4.10% -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 17
10th Percentile £15.00 £23.00 £18.50
25th Percentile £18.00 £33.13 £33.45
Median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year -26.00% +7.53% +121.43%
75th Percentile £53.31 £63.13 £47.83
90th Percentile £70.43 £71.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% -35.06% +87.80%

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 3,839 2,552 1,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.69% 9.22% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,726 1,760 1,315
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
25th Percentile £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £458
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.29% -3.68%
75th Percentile £655 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £690 £663
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 25 50
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.90 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.25 £20.69
Median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £40.75
Median % change year-on-year -19.12% -16.56% +91.76%
75th Percentile £44.50 £51.00 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £74.80 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.56 £21.88
% change year-on-year +6.10% +7.71% +9.38%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -23 30 £550 +22.22% 19
West London - 13 £455 - 18
South London -12 9 £300 -25.00% 6
East London -8 6 £233 +3.33% 7
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 257 (94.14%) DNS
2 164 (60.07%) Windows
3 163 (59.71%) Active Directory
4 126 (46.15%) Azure
5 122 (44.69%) Microsoft
6 102 (37.36%) VMware
7 93 (34.07%) PowerShell
8 86 (31.50%) Microsoft 365
8 86 (31.50%) Firewall
8 86 (31.50%) Windows Server
9 76 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 73 (26.74%) Cisco
11 69 (25.27%) Migration
12 68 (24.91%) WAN
13 65 (23.81%) ITIL
14 60 (21.98%) Finance
15 58 (21.25%) Social Skills
16 56 (20.51%) TCP/IP
16 56 (20.51%) SCCM
17 55 (20.15%) Linux
18 46 (16.85%) VPN
18 46 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 45 (16.48%) Windows 10
19 45 (16.48%) Azure Active Directory
20 41 (15.02%) Citrix
21 37 (13.55%) LAN
21 37 (13.55%) Microsoft Intune
21 37 (13.55%) Terraform
22 34 (12.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
22 34 (12.45%) vSphere

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 21 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.59%) IIS
3 15 (5.49%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.66%) Confluence
5 5 (1.83%) Apache
6 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.73%) nginx
8 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (12.09%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.37%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) assyst
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 126 (46.15%) Azure
2 86 (31.50%) Microsoft 365
3 45 (16.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (10.62%) AWS
5 16 (5.86%) OneDrive
6 10 (3.66%) Azure Monitor
7 9 (3.30%) IaaS
8 8 (2.93%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.56%) GCP
10 5 (1.83%) Akamai
10 5 (1.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 5 (1.83%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.83%) SaaS
11 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.47%) Azure Storage
11 4 (1.47%) Datadog
11 4 (1.47%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.47%) PaaS
11 4 (1.47%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 257 (94.14%) DNS
2 86 (31.50%) Firewall
3 68 (24.91%) WAN
4 56 (20.51%) TCP/IP
5 46 (16.85%) VPN
6 37 (13.55%) LAN
7 32 (11.72%) SD-WAN
8 29 (10.62%) Internet
9 21 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (6.96%) Network Security
11 18 (6.59%) BGP
11 18 (6.59%) HTTP
11 18 (6.59%) MPLS
11 18 (6.59%) Wireless
12 17 (6.23%) VoIP
13 16 (5.86%) IPsec
13 16 (5.86%) SSL
13 16 (5.86%) VLAN
13 16 (5.86%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.47%) Power BI
4 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.10%) MySQL
4 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.10%) Redis
4 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.49%) JIRA
2 13 (4.76%) GitLab
3 9 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.73%) Fiddler
General
1 60 (21.98%) Finance
2 58 (21.25%) Social Skills
3 19 (6.96%) Banking
4 16 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.03%) Influencing Skills
5 11 (4.03%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.20%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (2.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 6 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (1.83%) Retail
7 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.10%) Legal
9 2 (0.73%) Back Office
9 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) International Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (15.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (10.99%) Network Engineer
3 25 (9.16%) Architect
4 23 (8.42%) Analyst
5 22 (8.06%) Consultant
5 22 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 16 (5.86%) Security Engineer
6 16 (5.86%) Wintel Engineer
7 13 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (4.76%) IT Support
8 11 (4.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (4.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.03%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (3.66%) Desktop Support
9 10 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (3.66%) IT Engineer
9 10 (3.66%) Network Architect
10 9 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.56%) libvirt
2 6 (2.20%) LDAP
3 4 (1.47%) Node.js
3 4 (1.47%) REST
3 4 (1.47%) SOAP
3 4 (1.47%) XMPP
4 3 (1.10%) JSON
4 3 (1.10%) Kafka
5 2 (0.73%) .NET
5 2 (0.73%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.73%) ModSecurity
5 2 (0.73%) PySpark
5 2 (0.73%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.73%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.73%) Web Services
5 2 (0.73%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.37%) ARM Templates
6 1 (0.37%) Flash
6 1 (0.37%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.96%) PKI
3 17 (6.23%) Private Cloud
4 15 (5.49%) Replication
5 12 (4.40%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.03%) Clustering
7 10 (3.66%) Cloud Native
8 9 (3.30%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.56%) CMDB
9 7 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.20%) NHS
11 5 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
13 3 (1.10%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.10%) User Experience
14 2 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 164 (60.07%) Windows
2 86 (31.50%) Windows Server
3 55 (20.15%) Linux
4 45 (16.48%) Windows 10
5 26 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (7.33%) Unix
6 20 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (6.59%) Windows 7
7 18 (6.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (5.13%) Android
10 12 (4.40%) Apple iOS
10 12 (4.40%) VMS
11 11 (4.03%) Windows 8
12 8 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.83%) CentOS
13 5 (1.83%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.27%) Migration
2 65 (23.81%) ITIL
3 46 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 33 (12.09%) DevOps
5 32 (11.72%) Infrastructure as Code
6 27 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (8.79%) Load Balancing
8 23 (8.42%) Agile
8 23 (8.42%) Configuration Management
9 21 (7.69%) Change Management
10 18 (6.59%) Patch Management
10 18 (6.59%) Problem Management
11 17 (6.23%) High Availability
11 17 (6.23%) Information Security
12 15 (5.49%) ITSM
13 14 (5.13%) Network Management
14 13 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (4.03%) CI/CD
15 11 (4.03%) Incident Management
15 11 (4.03%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 93 (34.07%) PowerShell
2 32 (11.72%) Python
3 25 (9.16%) SQL
4 14 (5.13%) C
5 13 (4.76%) VBScript
6 9 (3.30%) VB
7 7 (2.56%) Java
8 4 (1.47%) Bash
8 4 (1.47%) Go
8 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.73%) Lisp
11 1 (0.37%) C#
11 1 (0.37%) Perl
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (7.69%) CCNP
3 17 (6.23%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.49%) Degree
4 15 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.40%) CCNA
6 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.20%) CCIE
8 5 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.83%) MCSE
8 5 (1.83%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (1.47%) CCDP
9 4 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.47%) MCSA
10 3 (1.10%) CISSP
10 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.10%) MCP
10 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.73%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.69%) SLA
2 8 (2.93%) QA
3 7 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) DICOM
4 2 (0.73%) HL7
4 2 (0.73%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 163 (59.71%) Active Directory
2 76 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (12.45%) vSphere
4 25 (9.16%) Hyper-V
5 21 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.40%) XenApp
8 10 (3.66%) NFS
9 9 (3.30%) Docker
9 9 (3.30%) Firmware
10 8 (2.93%) ProxySG
10 8 (2.93%) XenDesktop
11 7 (2.56%) Ceph
11 7 (2.56%) KVM
11 7 (2.56%) oVirt
11 7 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.20%) BitLocker
12 6 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (1.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 56 (20.51%) SCCM
2 37 (13.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 37 (13.55%) Terraform
3 34 (12.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 18 (6.59%) Single Sign-On
5 16 (5.86%) Ansible
5 16 (5.86%) WSUS
6 12 (4.40%) Kubernetes
7 9 (3.30%) FortiGate
8 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (2.93%) SCOM
8 8 (2.93%) vCenter Server
9 6 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (2.20%) Puppet
10 4 (1.47%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.47%) Kibana
10 4 (1.47%) XenMobile
11 3 (1.10%) HP ALM
11 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.10%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 122 (44.69%) Microsoft
2 102 (37.36%) VMware
3 73 (26.74%) Cisco
4 41 (15.02%) Citrix
5 27 (9.89%) Dell
6 25 (9.16%) CheckPoint
7 21 (7.69%) HP
8 20 (7.33%) Zscaler
9 18 (6.59%) ServiceNow
10 17 (6.23%) Palo Alto
11 16 (5.86%) Fortinet
11 16 (5.86%) Veeam
12 15 (5.49%) F5
12 15 (5.49%) Infoblox
13 14 (5.13%) Apple
13 14 (5.13%) Blue Coat
13 14 (5.13%) Juniper
14 13 (4.76%) Google
15 12 (4.40%) Meraki
16 11 (4.03%) Red Hat