Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 270 327
Rank change year-on-year +10 +57 -28
Contract jobs citing DHCP 413 465 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 1.00% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 8.21% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 305 179
London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £150 £124 £120
90th Percentile £575 £550 £527
England median daily rate £400 £333 £325
% change year-on-year +20.30% +2.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 11
London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -66.00% +163.16%
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £23.43
% change year-on-year +10.53% -18.89% -16.34%

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 4,247 5,667 4,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.33% 12.19% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,858 3,926 3,210
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £218 £208 £236
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 167 138
London median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -5.78% +2.30%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £12.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.75% +6.95% -25.20%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +44 126 £433 +15.33% 43
West London +23 26 £475 +65.94% 34
East London -2 11 £150 - 14
South London +3 10 £290 -24.08% 13
North London -2 2 £233 -22.95% 7
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 375 (90.80%) DNS
2 256 (61.99%) Windows
3 247 (59.81%) Active Directory
4 184 (44.55%) Microsoft
5 148 (35.84%) VMware
6 137 (33.17%) TCP/IP
7 136 (32.93%) Windows Server
8 127 (30.75%) Office 365
9 123 (29.78%) Firewall
10 107 (25.91%) Cisco
11 106 (25.67%) WAN
12 102 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 98 (23.73%) Finance
14 97 (23.49%) ITIL
14 97 (23.49%) PowerShell
15 96 (23.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 94 (22.76%) Linux
17 90 (21.79%) VPN
18 81 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
19 74 (17.92%) LAN
19 74 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
20 72 (17.43%) Windows 10
21 70 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 69 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
23 68 (16.46%) SCCM
24 67 (16.22%) IPsec
25 66 (15.98%) MS Exchange
25 66 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
26 65 (15.74%) DevOps
27 64 (15.50%) Citrix

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 66 (15.98%) MS Exchange
2 49 (11.86%) Skype for Business
3 29 (7.02%) IIS
3 29 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (4.36%) nginx
7 12 (2.91%) Apache
8 11 (2.66%) Jetty
8 11 (2.66%) Mongrel
8 11 (2.66%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.66%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.69%) Confluence
10 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.21%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.73%) SAS
13 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 66 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Eikon
1 4 (0.97%) Relativity
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 127 (30.75%) Office 365
2 96 (23.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (3.87%) IaaS
6 11 (2.66%) Google App Engine
7 10 (2.42%) PaaS
8 9 (2.18%) Mimecast
9 8 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.94%) Serverless
10 7 (1.69%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.69%) G Suite
10 7 (1.69%) SaaS
10 7 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.97%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 375 (90.80%) DNS
2 137 (33.17%) TCP/IP
3 123 (29.78%) Firewall
4 106 (25.67%) WAN
5 90 (21.79%) VPN
6 74 (17.92%) LAN
7 67 (16.22%) IPsec
8 59 (14.29%) SSL
9 54 (13.08%) FTP
10 52 (12.59%) HTTP
11 51 (12.35%) SAN
12 48 (11.62%) Skype
13 41 (9.93%) Wireless
14 32 (7.75%) Internet
15 30 (7.26%) Network Security
16 29 (7.02%) BGP
17 28 (6.78%) VLAN
17 28 (6.78%) VoIP
18 27 (6.54%) OSPF
19 24 (5.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.23%) MySQL
3 33 (7.99%) NoSQL
3 33 (7.99%) RDBMS
3 33 (7.99%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.75%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.48%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 43 (10.41%) Jenkins
2 41 (9.93%) Travis CI
3 9 (2.18%) MSI
4 8 (1.94%) JIRA
5 4 (0.97%) Fiddler
5 4 (0.97%) Hudson
6 3 (0.73%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.24%) WinDbg
General
1 98 (23.73%) Finance
2 34 (8.23%) Banking
3 15 (3.63%) Law
4 14 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 14 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.94%) Legal
7 6 (1.45%) Retail
8 5 (1.21%) Marketing
9 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.73%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Military
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (15.98%) Network Engineer
2 53 (12.83%) Support Engineer
3 51 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (10.65%) Analyst
5 37 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (7.26%) Desktop Support
8 22 (5.33%) Architect
8 22 (5.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 20 (4.84%) IT Support
9 20 (4.84%) Support Analyst
10 18 (4.36%) Service Analyst
11 17 (4.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (3.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (3.63%) IT Engineer
13 15 (3.63%) Security Engineer
13 15 (3.63%) Windows Engineer
14 14 (3.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 14 (3.39%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.39%) .NET
2 13 (3.15%) LDAP
3 11 (2.66%) Servlets
3 11 (2.66%) Web Services
4 10 (2.42%) 802.1X
4 10 (2.42%) J2EE
5 7 (1.69%) ModSecurity
6 4 (0.97%) Middleware
6 4 (0.97%) XMPP
7 3 (0.73%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.48%) JSON
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) HTML
9 1 (0.24%) OAuth
9 1 (0.24%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.14%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.33%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.15%) PKI
5 13 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.42%) User Experience
7 9 (2.18%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.18%) Clustering
7 9 (2.18%) Replication
7 9 (2.18%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.69%) iPad
9 6 (1.45%) iPhone
10 5 (1.21%) CMDB
10 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.97%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.97%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 256 (61.99%) Windows
2 136 (32.93%) Windows Server
3 94 (22.76%) Linux
4 81 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (17.43%) Windows 10
6 69 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 20 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (4.60%) Unix
10 17 (4.12%) Android
11 16 (3.87%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.18%) CentOS
13 9 (2.18%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.94%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (1.69%) Debian
16 6 (1.45%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.49%) ITIL
2 70 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 65 (15.74%) DevOps
4 62 (15.01%) Configuration Management
5 60 (14.53%) Migration
6 45 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (10.65%) Open Source
8 38 (9.20%) High Availability
9 37 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (7.75%) Microservices
11 31 (7.51%) Test Automation
11 31 (7.51%) Thought Leadership
12 30 (7.26%) Target Operating Model
13 29 (7.02%) OO
13 29 (7.02%) OOP
13 29 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (6.30%) BCP
15 21 (5.08%) Server Virtualisation
16 19 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
16 19 (4.60%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 97 (23.49%) PowerShell
2 43 (10.41%) Java
3 41 (9.93%) Python
4 37 (8.96%) SQL
5 16 (3.87%) Perl
6 13 (3.15%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.18%) VBScript
9 7 (1.69%) C
10 5 (1.21%) VB
11 4 (0.97%) Korn
11 4 (0.97%) Ruby
11 4 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.48%) R
13 1 (0.24%) C++
13 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.57%) CCIE
4 21 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 19 (4.60%) CCNP
6 15 (3.63%) MCP
7 14 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (3.39%) MCSA
8 13 (3.15%) MCSE
8 13 (3.15%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.66%) CCNA
10 10 (2.42%) Degree
11 9 (2.18%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.45%) MCDST
13 4 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.97%) CCDE
13 4 (0.97%) CCENT
13 4 (0.97%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.97%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.08%) SLA
2 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.73%) GDPR
4 3 (0.73%) PMO
5 2 (0.48%) COBIT
5 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.48%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.48%) NIST
5 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.24%) NCSC
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 247 (59.81%) Active Directory
2 102 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.44%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (8.96%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (6.30%) XenApp
7 23 (5.57%) vSphere
8 18 (4.36%) XenDesktop
9 17 (4.12%) Docker
10 12 (2.91%) Xen
11 10 (2.42%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (1.69%) Snort
12 7 (1.69%) Squid
13 6 (1.45%) BitLocker
14 5 (1.21%) Firmware
14 5 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.21%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.97%) IAG
15 4 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (16.46%) SCCM
2 49 (11.86%) Puppet
3 24 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (5.57%) Kubernetes
5 20 (4.84%) Ansible
6 14 (3.39%) Failover Clustering
7 12 (2.91%) Terraform
7 12 (2.91%) WSUS
8 11 (2.66%) vCenter Server
9 10 (2.42%) NetBackup
9 10 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 9 (2.18%) FortiGate
11 8 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (1.69%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.69%) HAProxy
12 7 (1.69%) Kibana
12 7 (1.69%) Packer
12 7 (1.69%) SCOM
13 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (1.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 184 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 148 (35.84%) VMware
3 107 (25.91%) Cisco
4 64 (15.50%) Citrix
5 41 (9.93%) CheckPoint
6 40 (9.69%) HP
7 36 (8.72%) Dell
8 30 (7.26%) Google
9 20 (4.84%) NetApp
9 20 (4.84%) Palo Alto
10 19 (4.60%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.12%) Oracle
12 15 (3.63%) Symantec
13 14 (3.39%) F5
13 14 (3.39%) Nimble Storage
13 14 (3.39%) Reuters
14 13 (3.15%) Bloomberg
14 13 (3.15%) Meraki
15 12 (2.91%) Ivanti
15 12 (2.91%) Splunk