Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 302 250 271
Rank change year-on-year -52 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing DHCP 221 136 409
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.84% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.96% 7.74% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 86 311
10th Percentile £223 £185 £153
25th Percentile £344 £281 £244
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £529 £484 £525
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.91% +19.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 14
Median hourly rate £49.83 £47.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.02% +123.81% +23.53%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £46.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -51.61% +113.79% +24.29%

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 2,778 1,757 4,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.36% 10.82% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,892 1,220 2,881
10th Percentile £298 £255 £219
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £657 £656
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 102
10th Percentile £12.95 £15.08 £13.89
25th Percentile £20.00 £24.63 £18.12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £40.75 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year -30.06% +87.36% +8.75%
75th Percentile £52.31 £47.83 £43.57
90th Percentile £70.60 £53.38 £52.38
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +11.90% +5.00%

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 26 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing DHCP in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 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 -7 37 £450 -4.26% 20
South London +19 11 £375 -15.25% 9
East London +7 6 £225 -5.26% 9
West London - 1 £210 - 7
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 212 (95.93%) DNS
2 138 (62.44%) Active Directory
3 127 (57.47%) Windows
4 113 (51.13%) VMware
5 112 (50.68%) Microsoft
6 91 (41.18%) Microsoft 365
7 88 (39.82%) Azure
8 83 (37.56%) Windows Server
9 82 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 68 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 65 (29.41%) Hyper-V
12 60 (27.15%) Cisco
13 49 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 47 (21.27%) TCP/IP
14 47 (21.27%) Social Skills
15 46 (20.81%) WAN
16 45 (20.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 44 (19.91%) Linux
17 44 (19.91%) Finance
17 44 (19.91%) Security Cleared
18 43 (19.46%) Azure Active Directory
19 41 (18.55%) Firewall
20 40 (18.10%) SC Cleared
21 37 (16.74%) Migration
22 34 (15.38%) Citrix
23 32 (14.48%) Windows Server 2019
24 31 (14.03%) AWS
25 30 (13.57%) ITIL
26 28 (12.67%) LAN
26 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 23 (10.41%) SharePoint
2 21 (9.50%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.33%) IIS
4 12 (5.43%) Apache
5 11 (4.98%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.52%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.71%) Jetty
8 6 (2.71%) Mongrel
8 6 (2.71%) nginx
9 5 (2.26%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.81%) Confluence
10 4 (1.81%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.90%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (11.31%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 91 (41.18%) Microsoft 365
2 88 (39.82%) Azure
3 43 (19.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 31 (14.03%) AWS
5 14 (6.33%) GCP
6 13 (5.88%) Mimecast
7 11 (4.98%) OneDrive
8 10 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (3.62%) Azure Key Vault
10 6 (2.71%) Google App Engine
10 6 (2.71%) PaaS
10 6 (2.71%) Serverless
11 5 (2.26%) IaaS
11 5 (2.26%) Kong
12 4 (1.81%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.36%) Cloud Run
13 3 (1.36%) OpenShift
13 3 (1.36%) SaaS
14 2 (0.90%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 212 (95.93%) DNS
2 47 (21.27%) TCP/IP
3 46 (20.81%) WAN
4 41 (18.55%) Firewall
5 28 (12.67%) LAN
6 26 (11.76%) VPN
7 25 (11.31%) SAN
8 21 (9.50%) FTP
9 20 (9.05%) SD-WAN
10 19 (8.60%) HTTP
10 19 (8.60%) VLAN
11 14 (6.33%) Internet
11 14 (6.33%) WebEx
11 14 (6.33%) Wireless
12 12 (5.43%) SSL
13 11 (4.98%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (4.98%) VoIP
14 10 (4.52%) NAS
14 10 (4.52%) SMTP
14 10 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.17%) MySQL
2 6 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.90%) Redis
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) Power BI
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.17%) JIRA
2 6 (2.71%) Travis CI
3 3 (1.36%) Arsenale Dataplane
3 3 (1.36%) TestRail
4 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.45%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 47 (21.27%) Social Skills
2 44 (19.91%) Finance
3 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.33%) Banking
5 7 (3.17%) Legal
5 7 (3.17%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.71%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.26%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (1.81%) Retail
8 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.36%) Automotive
9 3 (1.36%) Back Office
9 3 (1.36%) Law
9 3 (1.36%) Police
10 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.45%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (18.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (12.22%) Architect
3 21 (9.50%) Analyst
4 20 (9.05%) Technical Architect
5 19 (8.60%) Consultant
6 17 (7.69%) Network Engineer
7 16 (7.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.33%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.98%) Administrator
10 10 (4.52%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (4.07%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (4.07%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.62%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.62%) Security Consultant
13 7 (3.17%) Active Directory Analyst
13 7 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.71%) Support Specialist
14 6 (2.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) .NET
2 8 (3.62%) LAMP
3 7 (3.17%) JSON
3 7 (3.17%) REST
4 6 (2.71%) HTML
4 6 (2.71%) J2EE
4 6 (2.71%) Servlets
4 6 (2.71%) SOAP
4 6 (2.71%) XML
5 5 (2.26%) HTML5
5 5 (2.26%) JMS
5 5 (2.26%) Kafka
5 5 (2.26%) LDAP
5 5 (2.26%) XML-RPC
6 4 (1.81%) SonicMQ
6 4 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.36%) 802.1X
7 3 (1.36%) RESTful
8 2 (0.90%) Web Services
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.33%) Clustering
2 12 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.26%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.26%) Replication
4 5 (2.26%) Wiki
5 4 (1.81%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.81%) Device Driver
5 4 (1.81%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.81%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (1.81%) Life Science
5 4 (1.81%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.36%) CCTV
6 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) PKI
7 2 (0.90%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 127 (57.47%) Windows
2 83 (37.56%) Windows Server
3 49 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (19.91%) Linux
5 32 (14.48%) Windows Server 2019
6 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (12.22%) Windows 10
8 22 (9.95%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (4.52%) Unix
10 9 (4.07%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.26%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.26%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.81%) Android
13 4 (1.81%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.36%) SUSE
14 3 (1.36%) VMS
14 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (16.74%) Migration
3 30 (13.57%) ITIL
4 27 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (10.86%) Network Architecture
6 22 (9.95%) Change Control
7 20 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (7.24%) DevOps
8 16 (7.24%) Load Balancing
9 15 (6.79%) Server Management
10 14 (6.33%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.33%) Virtual Environments
11 13 (5.88%) Change Management
11 13 (5.88%) Information Security
12 12 (5.43%) Architecture Roadmap
12 12 (5.43%) High Availability
13 9 (4.07%) Incident Management
13 9 (4.07%) Risk Management
14 8 (3.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.14%) Python
3 16 (7.24%) SQL
4 15 (6.79%) Java
5 12 (5.43%) C
6 8 (3.62%) Perl
6 8 (3.62%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.17%) VBScript
8 6 (2.71%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.71%) Go
8 6 (2.71%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.81%) C++
10 3 (1.36%) Rust
11 2 (0.90%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.45%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
12 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (19.91%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.10%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.43%) CCNA
4 12 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.43%) Degree
5 10 (4.52%) MCSE
6 5 (2.26%) CCNP
6 5 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.26%) MCSA
7 4 (1.81%) CCDA
7 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.81%) JNCIA
7 4 (1.81%) JNCIP
7 4 (1.81%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.36%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.36%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) NIST
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 138 (62.44%) Active Directory
2 82 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.50%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (7.69%) XenApp
6 11 (4.98%) vSphere
7 9 (4.07%) Docker
7 9 (4.07%) Xen
7 9 (4.07%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.71%) NFS
9 5 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.36%) iptables
11 3 (1.36%) KVM
11 3 (1.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (1.36%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.90%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (11.76%) SCCM
2 17 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (5.88%) Ansible
3 13 (5.88%) Terraform
4 10 (4.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 8 (3.62%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (3.62%) vCenter Server
6 7 (3.17%) Puppet
6 7 (3.17%) WSUS
7 6 (2.71%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (2.26%) Nagios
8 5 (2.26%) NetMRI
9 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.36%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (1.36%) Istio
9 3 (1.36%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (1.36%) Knative
9 3 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.36%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 113 (51.13%) VMware
2 112 (50.68%) Microsoft
3 60 (27.15%) Cisco
4 34 (15.38%) Citrix
5 20 (9.05%) SolarWinds
6 19 (8.60%) Dell
7 18 (8.14%) HP
8 16 (7.24%) Google
9 14 (6.33%) Juniper
10 12 (5.43%) Infoblox
10 12 (5.43%) ServiceNow
11 10 (4.52%) IBM
12 9 (4.07%) Red Hat
13 8 (3.62%) EMC
13 8 (3.62%) Veritas
14 7 (3.17%) Brocade
14 7 (3.17%) F5
14 7 (3.17%) Oracle
14 7 (3.17%) QNAP
15 6 (2.71%) Meraki