Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 326 309
Rank change year-on-year +50 -17 -76
Contract jobs citing DHCP 429 325 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 0.71% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.14% 6.27% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 192 241
London median daily rate £400 £342 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.96% -10.12% +4.97%
10th Percentile £134 £150 £138
90th Percentile £575 £534 £500
England median daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +15.38% -1.52% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 19
London median hourly rate £18.76 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.35% -22.73% +26.44%
10th Percentile £13.35 £11.60 £16.75
90th Percentile £48.52 £51.50 £63.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% -34.82% +55.56%

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 5,270 5,185 6,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.39% 11.39% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,643 3,504 4,061
London median daily rate £453 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +1.12% +7.88%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 142 138
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +2.61% -1.49%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £55.50 £48.66 £49.43
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +32 108 £375 +36.36% 39
East London -11 16 £105 -71.91% 13
South London -26 14 £382 +172.86% 7
West London -9 12 £250 -26.47% 24
North London -5 1 £140 -64.78% 3
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 397 (92.54%) DNS
2 277 (64.57%) Windows
3 253 (58.97%) Active Directory
4 201 (46.85%) Microsoft
5 143 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 140 (32.63%) VMware
7 130 (30.30%) Windows Server
8 117 (27.27%) Cisco
9 108 (25.17%) Office 365
10 107 (24.94%) Firewall
11 106 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 101 (23.54%) Windows 7
13 100 (23.31%) WAN
14 95 (22.14%) MS Exchange
15 94 (21.91%) Citrix
16 93 (21.68%) LAN
16 93 (21.68%) Windows 10
17 89 (20.75%) Linux
18 88 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
19 84 (19.58%) VPN
20 83 (19.35%) Finance
21 75 (17.48%) ITIL
21 75 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
22 70 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
23 62 (14.45%) SCCM
24 57 (13.29%) PowerShell
24 57 (13.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 45 (10.49%) VoIP
25 45 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
25 45 (10.49%) XenApp

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 95 (22.14%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (7.23%) SharePoint
4 27 (6.29%) Skype for Business
5 21 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (4.66%) IIS
7 12 (2.80%) Apache
8 10 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.93%) Confluence
10 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.47%) nginx
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) Jetty
12 1 (0.23%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 88 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 108 (25.17%) Office 365
2 36 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.59%) Mimecast
4 20 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.03%) IaaS
6 8 (1.86%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.63%) G Suite
8 6 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.17%) Yammer
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.93%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.93%) Serverless
10 4 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.70%) GitHub
11 3 (0.70%) PaaS
11 3 (0.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 397 (92.54%) DNS
2 143 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 107 (24.94%) Firewall
4 100 (23.31%) WAN
5 93 (21.68%) LAN
6 84 (19.58%) VPN
7 45 (10.49%) VoIP
8 43 (10.02%) IPsec
9 41 (9.56%) FTP
10 40 (9.32%) OSPF
11 38 (8.86%) BGP
11 38 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
12 30 (6.99%) SSL
12 30 (6.99%) Wireless
13 28 (6.53%) SAN
13 28 (6.53%) VLAN
14 27 (6.29%) HTTP
15 26 (6.06%) MPLS
16 23 (5.36%) Internet
17 22 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.43%) MySQL
2 16 (3.73%) RDBMS
2 16 (3.73%) Relational Database
2 16 (3.73%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.50%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.23%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (6.53%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.73%) Travis CI
3 13 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.86%) JIRA
4 8 (1.86%) MSI
5 5 (1.17%) Subversion
6 4 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.70%) Selenium
8 2 (0.47%) GDB
9 1 (0.23%) AppScan
9 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.23%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.23%) JMeter
9 1 (0.23%) Maven
9 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.23%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 83 (19.35%) Finance
2 21 (4.90%) Banking
3 17 (3.96%) Spanish Language
4 16 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.03%) Back Office
6 11 (2.56%) French Language
7 9 (2.10%) Italian Language
8 8 (1.86%) Legal
9 6 (1.40%) Retail
10 5 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.93%) Law
11 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.70%) German Language
12 3 (0.70%) Marketing
12 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.47%) Advertising
13 2 (0.47%) Publishing
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 82 (19.11%) Analyst
2 52 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 49 (11.42%) Network Engineer
4 48 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 46 (10.72%) Support Analyst
6 45 (10.49%) IT Support
7 39 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (6.99%) DevOps Engineer
9 29 (6.76%) Desktop Support
10 25 (5.83%) IT Engineer
11 22 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 22 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 22 (5.13%) Architect
11 22 (5.13%) Service Analyst
12 21 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (4.43%) IT Analyst
14 18 (4.20%) IT Support Analyst
14 18 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
15 17 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 16 (3.73%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.26%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.63%) REST
3 6 (1.40%) LDAP
3 6 (1.40%) SQLAlchemy
4 4 (0.93%) Middleware
4 4 (0.93%) Web Services
5 3 (0.70%) .NET
5 3 (0.70%) LAMP
6 2 (0.47%) ADSI
6 2 (0.47%) JSON
6 2 (0.47%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.23%) Gearman
7 1 (0.23%) HTML
7 1 (0.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) OAuth
7 1 (0.23%) OpenID
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.23%) SAML
7 1 (0.23%) Servlets
7 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.79%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 19 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.43%) iPhone
4 18 (4.20%) iPad
4 18 (4.20%) Replication
5 15 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (2.80%) PKI
7 9 (2.10%) Clustering
7 9 (2.10%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.86%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.40%) Handset
9 6 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.93%) CMDB
11 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.93%) NHS
12 3 (0.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 277 (64.57%) Windows
2 130 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 101 (23.54%) Windows 7
4 93 (21.68%) Windows 10
5 89 (20.75%) Linux
6 75 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (6.99%) Mac OS X
9 24 (5.59%) Apple iOS
10 22 (5.13%) Android
11 21 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (4.20%) Unix
13 15 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (2.80%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.63%) CentOS
15 7 (1.63%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.63%) Solaris
16 6 (1.40%) Debian
17 3 (0.70%) AIX
17 3 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.48%) ITIL
2 57 (13.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (8.39%) Configuration Management
4 35 (8.16%) DevOps
4 35 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (7.23%) Service Management
6 28 (6.53%) Patch Management
7 24 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
7 24 (5.59%) Migration
7 24 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (5.36%) Open Source
9 20 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (4.66%) Network Architecture
9 20 (4.66%) Proactive Monitoring
10 18 (4.20%) Asset Management
10 18 (4.20%) Test Automation
11 17 (3.96%) Load Balancing
11 17 (3.96%) Project Management
12 16 (3.73%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.29%) PowerShell
2 37 (8.62%) Python
3 35 (8.16%) Perl
4 24 (5.59%) SQL
5 21 (4.90%) Java
6 20 (4.66%) C
7 12 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.10%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.40%) Ruby
10 4 (0.93%) VBScript
11 2 (0.47%) C++
11 2 (0.47%) SystemTap
12 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (6.53%) CCNP
3 28 (6.53%) Security Cleared
4 23 (5.36%) Degree
5 20 (4.66%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.96%) CCNA
7 15 (3.50%) MCSA
8 14 (3.26%) MCSE
9 9 (2.10%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.86%) CCSE
10 8 (1.86%) MCP
11 6 (1.40%) CCIE
12 5 (1.17%) CHECK Team Member
13 3 (0.70%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.70%) CCSM
13 3 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.70%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.99%) SLA
2 7 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.70%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) COBIT
4 2 (0.47%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 253 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 106 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (10.49%) XenApp
4 28 (6.53%) Hyper-V
5 27 (6.29%) vSphere
6 24 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (4.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (4.66%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (4.66%) XenDesktop
9 15 (3.50%) Docker
10 13 (3.03%) BitLocker
11 12 (2.80%) VMware Server
12 10 (2.33%) VMware NSX
12 10 (2.33%) XenServer
13 9 (2.10%) NFS
13 9 (2.10%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (1.63%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 62 (14.45%) SCCM
2 30 (6.99%) Puppet
3 29 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (5.83%) Backup Exec
5 22 (5.13%) Ansible
6 20 (4.66%) WSUS
7 15 (3.50%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (3.50%) SCOM
8 12 (2.80%) Nagios
8 12 (2.80%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.86%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (1.86%) Salt
10 6 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (1.40%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.40%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.17%) PingFederate
12 4 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.70%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 201 (46.85%) Microsoft
2 140 (32.63%) VMware
3 117 (27.27%) Cisco
4 94 (21.91%) Citrix
5 39 (9.09%) HP
6 38 (8.86%) Apple
6 38 (8.86%) McAfee
7 34 (7.93%) Ivanti
8 31 (7.23%) SolarWinds
9 27 (6.29%) Veeam
10 23 (5.36%) CheckPoint
10 23 (5.36%) Sophos
11 22 (5.13%) Juniper
12 19 (4.43%) F5
13 18 (4.20%) EMC
14 17 (3.96%) ServiceNow
15 16 (3.73%) Dell
15 16 (3.73%) Infoblox
15 16 (3.73%) Symantec
16 15 (3.50%) Meraki