Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 268 226
Rank change year-on-year -62 -42 +19
Contract jobs citing DHCP 324 395 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.88% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.08% 6.31% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 273 328
London median daily rate £350 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +1.37% +5.04%
10th Percentile £150 £140 £185
90th Percentile £536 £500 £488
England median daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 30
London median hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.42% +23.38% -1.28%
10th Percentile £12.66 £16.63 £11.43
90th Percentile £53.75 £129.63 £45.25
England median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -39.29% +55.56% -7.69%

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 5329 6256 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.93% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 4090 3922
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 180
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.58% -1.55%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.03
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 November 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 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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -31 57 £288 -25.81% 16
South London -42 13 £140 -70.53% 2
West London -12 12 £340 +7.09% 8
East London -11 9 £535 +94.55% 6
North London -11 4 £398 +98.75% 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 305 (94.14%) DNS
2 233 (71.91%) Windows
3 204 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 129 (39.81%) VMware
5 118 (36.42%) TCP/IP
6 117 (36.11%) Windows Server
7 112 (34.57%) Linux
8 111 (34.26%) Microsoft
9 103 (31.79%) Cisco
10 86 (26.54%) Firewall
11 85 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (24.38%) WAN
13 76 (23.46%) Citrix
13 76 (23.46%) Office 365
14 72 (22.22%) LAN
15 68 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 67 (20.68%) VPN
16 67 (20.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 63 (19.44%) SAN
18 60 (18.52%) PowerShell
19 55 (16.98%) Windows 7
20 54 (16.67%) Data Centre
21 51 (15.74%) SCCM
21 51 (15.74%) Migration
21 51 (15.74%) HP
22 48 (14.81%) ITIL
22 48 (14.81%) Hyper-V
23 47 (14.51%) Windows Server 2003
24 45 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 45 (13.89%) Amazon AWS

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 40 (12.35%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.57%) IIS
3 18 (5.56%) Apache
4 17 (5.25%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.01%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.47%) nginx
9 8 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.16%) Jetty
10 7 (2.16%) Mongrel
11 6 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.54%) Confluence
12 5 (1.54%) JBoss
12 5 (1.54%) Skype for Business
13 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.85%) HipChat
3 6 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.31%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (23.46%) Office 365
2 45 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.70%) IaaS
5 11 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.47%) Google App Engine
6 8 (2.47%) PaaS
7 7 (2.16%) SaaS
8 6 (1.85%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.54%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.23%) G Suite
11 3 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 305 (94.14%) DNS
2 118 (36.42%) TCP/IP
3 86 (26.54%) Firewall
4 79 (24.38%) WAN
5 72 (22.22%) LAN
6 67 (20.68%) VPN
7 63 (19.44%) SAN
8 38 (11.73%) VLAN
9 30 (9.26%) Wireless
10 26 (8.02%) BGP
11 22 (6.79%) MPLS
11 22 (6.79%) Network Security
11 22 (6.79%) VoIP
12 20 (6.17%) HTTP
12 20 (6.17%) SSL
13 19 (5.86%) IPsec
13 19 (5.86%) OSPF
14 17 (5.25%) FTP
14 17 (5.25%) Internet
14 17 (5.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (0.62%) GIS
2 2 (0.62%) MySQL
2 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.86%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.09%) JIRA
4 7 (2.16%) Travis CI
5 5 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.54%) git-flow
5 5 (1.54%) Maven
6 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.62%) Toad
7 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.31%) MSI
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (13.58%) Finance
2 21 (6.48%) Banking
3 15 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.09%) Legal
5 9 (2.78%) Law
6 7 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.85%) Billing
7 6 (1.85%) Retail
8 5 (1.54%) Back Office
9 4 (1.23%) German Language
9 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.23%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.62%) Advertising
10 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (17.28%) Analyst
2 37 (11.42%) Network Engineer
3 35 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 32 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (9.26%) Windows Engineer
6 27 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 26 (8.02%) Administrator
8 21 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
9 20 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
11 17 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (4.94%) Desktop Support
12 16 (4.94%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (4.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 16 (4.94%) Service Analyst
12 16 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (4.63%) IT Support
13 15 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (4.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.70%) .NET
2 10 (3.09%) 802.1X
3 8 (2.47%) J2EE
3 8 (2.47%) Servlets
4 5 (1.54%) JSON
4 5 (1.54%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.54%) Web Services
5 4 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.23%) Middleware
5 4 (1.23%) Node.js
6 3 (0.93%) LAMP
6 3 (0.93%) RFC 2544
7 2 (0.62%) HTML
8 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.31%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.31%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) SOAP
8 1 (0.31%) Spring
8 1 (0.31%) Spring Integration
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.48%) Replication
3 16 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.94%) Clustering
4 14 (4.32%) PKI
5 13 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.01%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.78%) iPhone
7 7 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.16%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.85%) NHS
8 6 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.54%) iPad
10 4 (1.23%) BYOD
10 4 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.23%) Fintech
10 4 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.23%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 233 (71.91%) Windows
2 117 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 112 (34.57%) Linux
4 68 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (20.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (16.98%) Windows 7
7 47 (14.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (10.49%) Windows 10
10 33 (10.19%) Unix
11 25 (7.72%) CentOS
12 21 (6.48%) Solaris
13 12 (3.70%) Mac OS X
14 11 (3.40%) Android
15 10 (3.09%) Apple iOS
16 9 (2.78%) Mac OS
16 9 (2.78%) Windows 8
17 6 (1.85%) FreeBSD
17 6 (1.85%) Windows XP
18 5 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.74%) Migration
2 48 (14.81%) ITIL
3 44 (13.58%) Open Source
4 42 (12.96%) DevOps
5 26 (8.02%) Configuration Management
6 20 (6.17%) High Availability
7 19 (5.86%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (5.56%) Patch Management
9 16 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (4.63%) Load Balancing
11 14 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.32%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.01%) Change Management
12 13 (4.01%) Time Management
13 12 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
13 12 (3.70%) Server Building
14 10 (3.09%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 38 (11.73%) SQL
3 37 (11.42%) Python
4 32 (9.88%) Bash Shell
5 15 (4.63%) Java
6 14 (4.32%) Perl
7 8 (2.47%) Korn
8 5 (1.54%) Groovy
9 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.93%) C
10 3 (0.93%) C#
11 2 (0.62%) Go
11 2 (0.62%) VBScript
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (6.79%) MCSE
4 19 (5.86%) CCNP
4 19 (5.86%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.56%) Degree
6 16 (4.94%) CCNA
7 10 (3.09%) MCSA
8 9 (2.78%) MCITP
9 8 (2.47%) JNCIS
10 7 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.16%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.16%) MCP
11 6 (1.85%) CCA
11 6 (1.85%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.54%) CCDA
12 5 (1.54%) CCIE
12 5 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.54%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.54%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) GCP
3 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 204 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 85 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 38 (11.73%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (8.95%) XenApp
6 18 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (5.56%) vSphere
7 11 (3.40%) Samba
8 10 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.09%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.78%) BitLocker
10 8 (2.47%) Docker
10 8 (2.47%) NFS
10 8 (2.47%) Xen
11 6 (1.85%) ProxySG
12 5 (1.54%) iptables
12 5 (1.54%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.54%) XenServer
13 4 (1.23%) Gluster
14 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 51 (15.74%) SCCM
2 23 (7.10%) Puppet
3 21 (6.48%) Ansible
4 20 (6.17%) SCOM
5 19 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (4.01%) Backup Exec
7 11 (3.40%) Nagios
8 10 (3.09%) WMI
9 9 (2.78%) NetBackup
9 9 (2.78%) WSUS
10 8 (2.47%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.54%) Terraform
11 5 (1.54%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.54%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.23%) Kubernetes
12 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.23%) MOM
12 4 (1.23%) Salt
13 3 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 129 (39.81%) VMware
2 111 (34.26%) Microsoft
3 103 (31.79%) Cisco
4 76 (23.46%) Citrix
5 51 (15.74%) HP
6 41 (12.65%) Red Hat
7 32 (9.88%) Juniper
8 24 (7.41%) NetApp
9 19 (5.86%) CheckPoint
10 17 (5.25%) Dell
10 17 (5.25%) EMC
10 17 (5.25%) Oracle
11 15 (4.63%) SolarWinds
11 15 (4.63%) Veeam
12 14 (4.32%) Fortinet
12 14 (4.32%) Splunk
13 13 (4.01%) Apple
13 13 (4.01%) F5
13 13 (4.01%) Google
14 12 (3.70%) Meraki