Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 275 249 296
Rank change year-on-year -26 +47 +34
Contract jobs citing DHCP 113 310 388
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.65% 1.02% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 9.17% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 230 293
Median daily rate £430 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.03% -13.17% +11.42%
10th Percentile £206 £143 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £390 £370 £376
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.60% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 31
Median hourly rate £35.50 £42.11 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.70% +75.46% +54.64%
10th Percentile £35.25 £18.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.75 £50.00 £45.05
England median hourly rate £23.51 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.74% - +15.15%

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 1,757 3,380 4,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.11% 11.08% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,185 2,379 3,231
Median daily rate £475 £438 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -4.89% +2.22%
10th Percentile £250 £182 £202
90th Percentile £650 £650 £644
England median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 103 114
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -3.37% +22.93%
10th Percentile £21.55 £14.06 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.45 £51.00 £52.25
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +21.62% -

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 15 January 2021.

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
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 15 January 2021. 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 16 £400 +8.11% 15
West London +33 9 £200 -55.56% 10
South London +34 5 £460 +27.25% 3
North London +11 2 £450 +246.15% 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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.

1 108 (95.58%) DNS
2 68 (60.18%) Active Directory
2 68 (60.18%) Windows
3 55 (48.67%) Microsoft
4 54 (47.79%) VMware
5 42 (37.17%) Linux
6 41 (36.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (34.51%) PowerShell
8 38 (33.63%) Windows Server
9 32 (28.32%) Windows 10
9 32 (28.32%) Azure
9 32 (28.32%) Python
10 26 (23.01%) SAN
11 23 (20.35%) TCP/IP
11 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
12 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
12 22 (19.47%) Finance
12 22 (19.47%) Cisco
12 22 (19.47%) Hyper-V
13 21 (18.58%) HP
13 21 (18.58%) IIS
13 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (17.70%) Migration
14 20 (17.70%) HTTP
14 20 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (16.81%) AWS
15 19 (16.81%) Office 365
15 19 (16.81%) Citrix
16 18 (15.93%) ITIL

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 (18.58%) IIS
2 17 (15.04%) MS Exchange
3 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.96%) Apache
5 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.42%) Confluence
6 5 (4.42%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.54%) JBoss
8 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.77%) Jetty
9 2 (1.77%) Mongrel
9 2 (1.77%) nginx
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.32%) Azure
2 19 (16.81%) AWS
2 19 (16.81%) Office 365
3 12 (10.62%) IaaS
3 12 (10.62%) OpenShift
4 7 (6.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.54%) PaaS
6 3 (2.65%) SaaS
6 3 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.77%) Datadog
7 2 (1.77%) GCP
7 2 (1.77%) GitHub
7 2 (1.77%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 108 (95.58%) DNS
2 26 (23.01%) SAN
3 23 (20.35%) TCP/IP
4 20 (17.70%) HTTP
5 18 (15.93%) Firewall
6 15 (13.27%) FTP
7 13 (11.50%) BGP
7 13 (11.50%) WAN
8 12 (10.62%) LAN
9 10 (8.85%) SMTP
9 10 (8.85%) SSL
10 8 (7.08%) SSH
11 7 (6.19%) OSPF
11 7 (6.19%) VLAN
11 7 (6.19%) VPN
12 6 (5.31%) Anycast
12 6 (5.31%) NAS
12 6 (5.31%) VoIP
12 6 (5.31%) VRRP
13 5 (4.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2019
4 2 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.77%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.42%) JIRA
2 5 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (3.54%) Maven
4 2 (1.77%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Banking
2 5 (4.42%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Automotive
4 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.77%) Publishing
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (17.70%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Technical Support
6 8 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.08%) Python Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Active Directory Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Field Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) LDAP
2 5 (4.42%) .NET
3 4 (3.54%) YAML
4 3 (2.65%) MSMQ
4 3 (2.65%) REST
4 3 (2.65%) SOAP
4 3 (2.65%) Web Services
5 2 (1.77%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.77%) J2EE
5 2 (1.77%) Servlets
6 1 (0.88%) LAMP
6 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.08%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (5.31%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.54%) CMDB
6 4 (3.54%) Replication
7 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.65%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.77%) CCTV
8 2 (1.77%) Clustering
8 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.77%) e-Health
8 2 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.77%) PKI
8 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 68 (60.18%) Windows
2 42 (37.17%) Linux
3 38 (33.63%) Windows Server
4 32 (28.32%) Windows 10
5 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
9 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (8.85%) Unix
10 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
11 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.54%) Android
12 4 (3.54%) CentOS
12 4 (3.54%) Debian
12 4 (3.54%) Windows NT
12 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (1.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.70%) Migration
3 18 (15.93%) ITIL
4 17 (15.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (13.27%) DevOps
6 14 (12.39%) Patch Management
7 13 (11.50%) Data Protection
7 13 (11.50%) Network Management
8 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.85%) High Availability
10 9 (7.96%) Change Management
11 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.08%) Open Source
12 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
12 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
12 7 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (6.19%) Virtual Environments
13 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
13 6 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (5.31%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.51%) PowerShell
2 32 (28.32%) Python
3 17 (15.04%) Perl
4 10 (8.85%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.85%) SQL
5 8 (7.08%) VB
6 7 (6.19%) C
6 7 (6.19%) VBScript
7 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.65%) Go
9 2 (1.77%) AWK
9 2 (1.77%) Java
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) sed
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (7.08%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.31%) CCNA
8 5 (4.42%) CCNP
8 5 (4.42%) Degree
9 4 (3.54%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.65%) CCIE
11 2 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.77%) MCSA
12 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.88%) CCDA
12 1 (0.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.88%) RHCE
12 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) Government Security Classifications
2 7 (6.19%) NCSC
3 5 (4.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (4.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 68 (60.18%) Active Directory
2 41 (36.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.47%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.27%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (9.73%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.19%) vSphere
7 6 (5.31%) XenApp
8 5 (4.42%) Xen
9 4 (3.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (2.65%) DFS Replication
10 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.65%) NFS
11 2 (1.77%) Firmware
11 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.77%) Postfix
11 2 (1.77%) qmail
11 2 (1.77%) Samba
11 2 (1.77%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) Puppet
2 13 (11.50%) WSUS
3 12 (10.62%) Kubernetes
3 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (9.73%) Ansible
5 9 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (7.96%) SCCM
6 7 (6.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (6.19%) Salt
7 6 (5.31%) Terraform
8 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (4.42%) SCOM
9 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
9 4 (3.54%) vRealize
10 3 (2.65%) AirWatch
10 3 (2.65%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.65%) PowerCLI
10 3 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (2.65%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.77%) Packer
Vendors
1 55 (48.67%) Microsoft
2 54 (47.79%) VMware
3 22 (19.47%) Cisco
4 21 (18.58%) HP
5 19 (16.81%) Citrix
6 16 (14.16%) Red Hat
7 15 (13.27%) Infoblox
8 12 (10.62%) SolarWinds
9 8 (7.08%) CA
9 8 (7.08%) Sophos
10 7 (6.19%) Palo Alto
10 7 (6.19%) Symantec
11 6 (5.31%) F5
11 6 (5.31%) Veeam
12 5 (4.42%) Dell
12 5 (4.42%) Lumension
13 4 (3.54%) Bloomberg
13 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.54%) Oracle
13 4 (3.54%) Reuters