Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 278 273
Rank change year-on-year -32 -5 -41
Contract jobs citing DHCP 359 359 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.87% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 6.66% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 249 266
London median daily rate £365 £381 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.07% +3.54% -2.00%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £181
90th Percentile £538 £532 £471
England median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% - +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 22
London median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £27.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -8.52% +40.14%
10th Percentile £12.26 £17.00 £13.56
90th Percentile £100.28 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £27.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.61% +29.76% +6.57%

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 5,204 5,393 5,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.27% 13.09% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,576 3,544 3,543
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
England median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 151 157
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.92 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.12% -11.47% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -16.89% +0.56% +9.29%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -43 68 £315 -18.71% 31
South London -35 16 £365 -23.16% 8
West London -14 15 £325 +85.71% 29
East London -13 11 £325 +30.00% 15
North London -5 3 £286 +90.83% 6
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 342 (95.26%) DNS
2 239 (66.57%) Windows
3 217 (60.45%) Active Directory
4 132 (36.77%) VMware
5 127 (35.38%) Microsoft
6 124 (34.54%) Windows Server
7 122 (33.98%) TCP/IP
8 111 (30.92%) Cisco
9 110 (30.64%) Linux
10 94 (26.18%) Citrix
11 90 (25.07%) WAN
11 90 (25.07%) Firewall
11 90 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 86 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 83 (23.12%) Office 365
14 82 (22.84%) LAN
15 77 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 72 (20.06%) Windows 7
17 71 (19.78%) VPN
18 66 (18.38%) ITIL
18 66 (18.38%) Data Centre
19 65 (18.11%) PowerShell
20 64 (17.83%) SAN
21 62 (17.27%) SCCM
22 57 (15.88%) HP
23 56 (15.60%) Microsoft Office
24 53 (14.76%) Open Source
25 52 (14.48%) Migration
26 51 (14.21%) DevOps
27 50 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure

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 36 (10.03%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.08%) IIS
3 22 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 21 (5.85%) Apache
5 20 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (5.57%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.62%) Skype for Business
8 12 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.79%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.23%) Jetty
10 8 (2.23%) Mongrel
10 8 (2.23%) nginx
11 7 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.95%) JBoss
12 6 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.67%) Confluence
13 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (15.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.67%) HipChat
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 83 (23.12%) Office 365
2 50 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (3.62%) IaaS
4 9 (2.51%) PaaS
5 8 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.23%) Google App Engine
6 7 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.95%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.95%) SaaS
7 6 (1.67%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.11%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.84%) G Suite
9 3 (0.84%) Serverless
10 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 342 (95.26%) DNS
2 122 (33.98%) TCP/IP
3 90 (25.07%) Firewall
3 90 (25.07%) WAN
4 82 (22.84%) LAN
5 71 (19.78%) VPN
6 64 (17.83%) SAN
7 38 (10.58%) VLAN
8 36 (10.03%) SSL
9 35 (9.75%) Wireless
10 31 (8.64%) IPsec
10 31 (8.64%) MPLS
11 30 (8.36%) BGP
12 29 (8.08%) Internet
12 29 (8.08%) VoIP
13 25 (6.96%) OSPF
14 24 (6.69%) HTTP
15 23 (6.41%) FTP
16 19 (5.29%) Network Security
17 16 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.51%) MySQL
3 5 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.56%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (6.96%) Jenkins
2 21 (5.85%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.18%) JIRA
4 13 (3.62%) Travis CI
5 7 (1.95%) Maven
6 6 (1.67%) Selenium
7 5 (1.39%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.39%) git-flow
7 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.84%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.84%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.56%) JUnit
11 1 (0.28%) MSI
11 1 (0.28%) Toad
11 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (11.14%) Finance
2 22 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.57%) Banking
4 9 (2.51%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.51%) Retail
5 7 (1.95%) Billing
5 7 (1.95%) Legal
6 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.39%) Law
6 5 (1.39%) Music Industry
7 4 (1.11%) French Language
7 4 (1.11%) German Language
8 3 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (14.21%) Analyst
2 39 (10.86%) Network Engineer
2 39 (10.86%) Support Engineer
3 38 (10.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (8.64%) Windows Engineer
5 24 (6.69%) Support Analyst
6 23 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 23 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
7 22 (6.13%) Desktop Support
8 19 (5.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 18 (5.01%) Administrator
9 18 (5.01%) IT Support
9 18 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 16 (4.46%) Server Support
10 16 (4.46%) Service Analyst
11 15 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (3.90%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.01%) LDAP
2 12 (3.34%) .NET
2 12 (3.34%) 802.1X
3 8 (2.23%) J2EE
3 8 (2.23%) Servlets
4 6 (1.67%) JSON
4 6 (1.67%) Middleware
4 6 (1.67%) Web Services
5 5 (1.39%) HTML
5 5 (1.39%) Software Packaging
6 4 (1.11%) Node.js
7 3 (0.84%) HTML5
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.56%) COM
8 2 (0.56%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.56%) LAMP
8 2 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.56%) WireMock
9 1 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.28%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.08%) Clustering
3 24 (6.69%) Replication
4 22 (6.13%) Management Information System
5 21 (5.85%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.06%) PKI
8 8 (2.23%) iPhone
9 6 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.67%) iPad
9 6 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.11%) NHS
10 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.11%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 239 (66.57%) Windows
2 124 (34.54%) Windows Server
3 110 (30.64%) Linux
4 86 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (20.06%) Windows 7
7 47 (13.09%) Windows 10
8 45 (12.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (11.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (6.13%) Unix
11 17 (4.74%) Solaris
12 16 (4.46%) CentOS
13 12 (3.34%) Apple iOS
13 12 (3.34%) Mac OS X
14 11 (3.06%) Android
14 11 (3.06%) Mac OS
15 10 (2.79%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.95%) Windows XP
17 6 (1.67%) FreeBSD
17 6 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (18.38%) ITIL
2 53 (14.76%) Open Source
3 52 (14.48%) Migration
4 51 (14.21%) DevOps
5 36 (10.03%) Configuration Management
6 30 (8.36%) High Availability
7 24 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (6.13%) Patch Management
8 22 (6.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (5.85%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (5.57%) Load Balancing
11 18 (5.01%) Change Management
12 16 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (3.90%) OO
14 14 (3.90%) Server Building
14 14 (3.90%) Service Delivery
14 14 (3.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (18.11%) PowerShell
2 43 (11.98%) SQL
3 42 (11.70%) Python
4 33 (9.19%) Bash Shell
5 31 (8.64%) Java
6 10 (2.79%) Perl
7 8 (2.23%) C
8 5 (1.39%) Go
8 5 (1.39%) Groovy
8 5 (1.39%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.11%) Korn
10 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.56%) C#
11 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 2 (0.56%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.52%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (6.69%) MCSE
4 19 (5.29%) Degree
4 19 (5.29%) Security Cleared
5 15 (4.18%) CCNP
6 12 (3.34%) CCNA
7 10 (2.79%) MCSA
8 9 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.51%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.95%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.95%) MCITP
10 6 (1.67%) MCP
10 6 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.11%) CCA
12 4 (1.11%) CCIE
12 4 (1.11%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.84%) CISSP
13 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.18%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 217 (60.45%) Active Directory
2 90 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (13.65%) Hyper-V
4 45 (12.53%) XenApp
5 42 (11.70%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (7.24%) vSphere
7 21 (5.85%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (4.18%) DFS Replication
9 13 (3.62%) BitLocker
9 13 (3.62%) XenDesktop
10 12 (3.34%) Docker
10 12 (3.34%) Samba
11 10 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (2.51%) Xen
13 8 (2.23%) Terminal Services
14 6 (1.67%) NFS
15 5 (1.39%) iptables
15 5 (1.39%) ProxySG
15 5 (1.39%) XenServer
16 4 (1.11%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 62 (17.27%) SCCM
2 32 (8.91%) SCOM
3 27 (7.52%) Puppet
4 24 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (5.29%) Ansible
6 13 (3.62%) Backup Exec
7 12 (3.34%) WMI
8 11 (3.06%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (2.79%) Nagios
10 8 (2.23%) AirWatch
10 8 (2.23%) WSUS
10 8 (2.23%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.95%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.95%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.67%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (1.67%) Terraform
13 5 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (1.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 132 (36.77%) VMware
2 127 (35.38%) Microsoft
3 111 (30.92%) Cisco
4 94 (26.18%) Citrix
5 57 (15.88%) HP
6 31 (8.64%) Red Hat
7 25 (6.96%) CheckPoint
8 22 (6.13%) Juniper
9 19 (5.29%) NetApp
9 19 (5.29%) Splunk
10 18 (5.01%) Dell
10 18 (5.01%) F5
10 18 (5.01%) SolarWinds
11 17 (4.74%) Fortinet
11 17 (4.74%) Veeam
12 16 (4.46%) EMC
12 16 (4.46%) Ivanti
13 14 (3.90%) Google
13 14 (3.90%) Symantec
14 13 (3.62%) Oracle