Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 366 294 255
Rank change year-on-year -72 -39 +48
Contract jobs citing DHCP 235 106 292
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.60% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 5.95% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 61 210
10th Percentile £200 £206 £143
25th Percentile £300 £311 £208
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £455 £413 £350
Median % change year-on-year +10.30% +17.86% -12.50%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £450
90th Percentile £563 £570 £538
England median daily rate £388 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -0.51% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 15
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £24.50 £35.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year -29.58% +42.00% +16.28%
75th Percentile £45.89 £35.75 £49.38
90th Percentile £46.16 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.09% -2.53% +1.28%

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 3,714 1,781 3,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.89% 10.06% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,582 1,216 2,327
10th Percentile £300 £258 £183
25th Percentile £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £435
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +9.20% -3.33%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £550
90th Percentile £750 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 15 92
10th Percentile £12.27 £21.55 £14.03
25th Percentile £16.08 £22.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year - +21.95% -7.87%
75th Percentile £40.75 £49.00 £44.06
90th Percentile £63.30 £61.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -33.85% +54.76% +16.67%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -12 52 £550 +37.50% 34
South London +7 17 £330 - 3
West London -26 8 £219 +9.38% 22
North London +3 5 £400 -11.11% 1
East London - 2 £279 - 16
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 219 (93.19%) DNS
2 171 (72.77%) Active Directory
3 150 (63.83%) Windows
4 131 (55.74%) Microsoft
5 113 (48.09%) VMware
6 99 (42.13%) Microsoft 365
7 94 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 85 (36.17%) Azure
9 84 (35.74%) PowerShell
10 80 (34.04%) Windows Server
11 71 (30.21%) Migration
12 68 (28.94%) Finance
13 59 (25.11%) Firewall
14 54 (22.98%) TCP/IP
15 51 (21.70%) Social Skills
16 50 (21.28%) Cisco
17 48 (20.43%) ITIL
18 46 (19.57%) SCCM
19 43 (18.30%) LAN
20 41 (17.45%) WAN
20 41 (17.45%) Windows 10
21 38 (16.17%) Hyper-V
22 37 (15.74%) Data Centre
23 34 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
24 32 (13.62%) VPN
25 31 (13.19%) Linux
26 30 (12.77%) Citrix
26 30 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
26 30 (12.77%) vSphere
27 29 (12.34%) Microsoft Office

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 24 (10.21%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.36%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.40%) IIS
4 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) nginx
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (12.34%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 99 (42.13%) Microsoft 365
2 85 (36.17%) Azure
3 20 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (6.81%) AWS
5 10 (4.26%) OneDrive
6 7 (2.98%) IaaS
6 7 (2.98%) SaaS
7 6 (2.55%) Azure Monitor
7 6 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.13%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.70%) GCP
9 4 (1.70%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.85%) Cloud Run
10 2 (0.85%) GitHub
10 2 (0.85%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.43%) Akamai
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 219 (93.19%) DNS
2 59 (25.11%) Firewall
3 54 (22.98%) TCP/IP
4 43 (18.30%) LAN
5 41 (17.45%) WAN
6 32 (13.62%) VPN
7 25 (10.64%) SAN
8 22 (9.36%) VLAN
9 16 (6.81%) Network Security
10 15 (6.38%) BGP
10 15 (6.38%) OSPF
11 13 (5.53%) IPsec
12 12 (5.11%) IPv4
13 11 (4.68%) Ethernet
14 10 (4.26%) HTTP
15 9 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (3.40%) SSL
16 8 (3.40%) WebEx
17 7 (2.98%) SD-WAN
17 7 (2.98%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.13%) JIRA
2 4 (1.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.43%) Arsenale Dataplane
5 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.43%) GitLab
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.43%) TestRail
General
1 68 (28.94%) Finance
2 51 (21.70%) Social Skills
3 17 (7.23%) Banking
4 13 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.83%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.98%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (2.55%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.70%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (1.70%) Local Government
9 4 (1.70%) Retail
10 3 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.85%) Automotive
11 2 (0.85%) Marketing
11 2 (0.85%) Military
12 1 (0.43%) Billing
12 1 (0.43%) Law
12 1 (0.43%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Police
Job Titles
1 38 (16.17%) Support Engineer
2 37 (15.74%) Consultant
3 19 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (8.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 18 (7.66%) Analyst
4 18 (7.66%) Network Engineer
5 16 (6.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 16 (6.81%) Architect
5 16 (6.81%) Technical Engineer
6 15 (6.38%) IT Support
6 15 (6.38%) Security Consultant
6 15 (6.38%) Security Engineer
6 15 (6.38%) Security Technical Consultant
6 15 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
6 15 (6.38%) Technical Security Consultant
7 14 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (5.11%) Desktop Support
8 12 (5.11%) IT Engineer
8 12 (5.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.55%) LDAP
2 5 (2.13%) Web Services
3 4 (1.70%) REST
3 4 (1.70%) SAML
4 3 (1.28%) .NET
5 2 (0.85%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.43%) ARM Templates
6 1 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.43%) Flash
6 1 (0.43%) RESTful
6 1 (0.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.74%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.09%) Replication
3 12 (5.11%) PKI
4 11 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.26%) iPad
5 10 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.83%) iPhone
6 9 (3.83%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.98%) CMDB
8 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.55%) Fibre Optics
10 5 (2.13%) Clustering
11 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.70%) NHS
11 4 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.28%) User Experience
12 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 150 (63.83%) Windows
2 80 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 41 (17.45%) Windows 10
4 34 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (13.19%) Linux
6 28 (11.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (9.36%) Windows 7
7 22 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (6.38%) Unix
8 15 (6.38%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (5.11%) Mac OS X
10 10 (4.26%) Mac OS
11 9 (3.83%) Android
11 9 (3.83%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.55%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.70%) VMS
15 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.21%) Migration
2 48 (20.43%) ITIL
3 28 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (10.64%) Change Control
4 25 (10.64%) Change Management
5 24 (10.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (9.79%) Information Security
7 22 (9.36%) Load Balancing
8 21 (8.94%) Network Management
9 19 (8.09%) Patch Management
10 18 (7.66%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (7.23%) Risk Management
12 15 (6.38%) Configuration Management
12 15 (6.38%) DevOps
13 14 (5.96%) Cost Optimisation
13 14 (5.96%) Problem Management
14 13 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.68%) Service Management
15 11 (4.68%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 84 (35.74%) PowerShell
2 26 (11.06%) SQL
3 20 (8.51%) VBScript
4 12 (5.11%) VB
5 8 (3.40%) Python
6 7 (2.98%) C
7 6 (2.55%) Bash
8 4 (1.70%) Go
8 4 (1.70%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Rust
Qualifications
1 30 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (9.79%) Degree
3 19 (8.09%) CCNP
3 19 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (7.23%) CCNA
4 17 (7.23%) MCSE
5 8 (3.40%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.98%) CCIE
6 7 (2.98%) JNCIS
6 7 (2.98%) MCSA
7 6 (2.55%) CCDA
7 6 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.55%) JNCIA
7 6 (2.55%) JNCIP
7 6 (2.55%) MCP
7 6 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.13%) MCITP
8 5 (2.13%) MCTS
9 4 (1.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (8.09%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) DICOM
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
3 1 (0.43%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) SOC 2
System Software
1 171 (72.77%) Active Directory
2 94 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (16.17%) Hyper-V
4 30 (12.77%) vSphere
5 17 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (6.38%) XenApp
7 14 (5.96%) NFS
8 12 (5.11%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.98%) XenDesktop
12 6 (2.55%) Firmware
13 5 (2.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (1.70%) Docker
15 3 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (1.28%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.85%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
17 1 (0.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 46 (19.57%) SCCM
2 29 (12.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 28 (11.91%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (6.81%) Terraform
5 13 (5.53%) Single Sign-On
6 11 (4.68%) WSUS
7 10 (4.26%) vCenter Server
8 9 (3.83%) Ansible
9 6 (2.55%) SCOM
10 5 (2.13%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (2.13%) Kubernetes
10 5 (2.13%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.70%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.70%) MobiControl
11 4 (1.70%) VxRail
12 3 (1.28%) Grafana
12 3 (1.28%) Istio
12 3 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.28%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 131 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 113 (48.09%) VMware
3 50 (21.28%) Cisco
4 30 (12.77%) Citrix
5 27 (11.49%) Dell
6 25 (10.64%) HP
7 22 (9.36%) ServiceNow
8 21 (8.94%) Juniper
9 16 (6.81%) Infoblox
10 15 (6.38%) Veeam
11 14 (5.96%) SolarWinds
12 13 (5.53%) McAfee
12 13 (5.53%) Zerto
13 12 (5.11%) Adobe
13 12 (5.11%) Apple
13 12 (5.11%) CheckPoint
13 12 (5.11%) Oracle
14 11 (4.68%) NetApp
15 10 (4.26%) Palo Alto
16 8 (3.40%) F5