Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 293 318
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25 -72
Contract jobs citing DHCP 430 327 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.82% 6.87% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 225 206
London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £133 £151 £176
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £325 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
London median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +108.33% +15.66%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.94 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £118.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year -35.19% +26.32% +9.62%

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 5,500 4,763 5,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.93% 11.87% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,776 3,185 3,702
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £218 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 132 121
London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +14.03%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.89 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +15.85%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -46 83 £375 +5.26% 32
South London -25 29 £365 -11.52% 7
West London -26 25 £286 +54.73% 23
East London -4 14 £331 -22.97% 13
North London +2 2 £302 - 4
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 413 (96.05%) DNS
2 265 (61.63%) Windows
3 234 (54.42%) Active Directory
4 173 (40.23%) TCP/IP
5 168 (39.07%) Microsoft
6 136 (31.63%) VMware
7 135 (31.40%) Cisco
8 128 (29.77%) Windows Server
9 115 (26.74%) Citrix
10 114 (26.51%) Linux
11 109 (25.35%) Firewall
12 107 (24.88%) Office 365
13 103 (23.95%) WAN
13 103 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 101 (23.49%) LAN
15 97 (22.56%) ITIL
16 94 (21.86%) VPN
17 93 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
18 92 (21.40%) Windows Server 2008
19 88 (20.47%) Windows 7
20 82 (19.07%) Windows 10
21 79 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
22 76 (17.67%) PowerShell
23 66 (15.35%) Data Centre
24 61 (14.19%) DevOps
25 60 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
26 59 (13.72%) SCCM
27 56 (13.02%) XenApp
27 56 (13.02%) SSL
27 56 (13.02%) HP

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 48 (11.16%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (7.21%) Skype for Business
4 28 (6.51%) IIS
5 24 (5.58%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.33%) Apache
8 9 (2.09%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.93%) JBoss
11 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.47%) Jetty
13 2 (0.47%) nginx
13 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Revit
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) RMDS
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 107 (24.88%) Office 365
2 60 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (6.51%) IaaS
5 11 (2.56%) PaaS
6 7 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.63%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.40%) OneDrive
7 6 (1.40%) SaaS
8 5 (1.16%) G Suite
8 5 (1.16%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.70%) Serverless
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.47%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 413 (96.05%) DNS
2 173 (40.23%) TCP/IP
3 109 (25.35%) Firewall
4 103 (23.95%) WAN
5 101 (23.49%) LAN
6 94 (21.86%) VPN
7 56 (13.02%) SAN
7 56 (13.02%) SSL
8 53 (12.33%) IPsec
9 50 (11.63%) MPLS
10 49 (11.40%) Wireless
11 41 (9.53%) FTP
11 41 (9.53%) VLAN
12 39 (9.07%) Internet
12 39 (9.07%) OSPF
13 37 (8.60%) BGP
14 36 (8.37%) HTTP
15 25 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (5.58%) Network Security
16 24 (5.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.91%) MySQL
2 28 (6.51%) MongoDB
2 28 (6.51%) NoSQL
2 28 (6.51%) RDBMS
2 28 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.19%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.47%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.23%) Big Data
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 28 (6.51%) Travis CI
3 14 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.63%) JIRA
5 6 (1.40%) Fiddler
5 6 (1.40%) Selenium
6 5 (1.16%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.70%) MSI
8 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.47%) JUnit
8 2 (0.47%) Maven
8 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.23%) WinRunner
General
1 45 (10.47%) Finance
2 21 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.42%) Banking
4 11 (2.56%) Retail
5 7 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.16%) German Language
6 5 (1.16%) Legal
7 4 (0.93%) Advertising
7 4 (0.93%) French Language
8 3 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Local Government
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (14.42%) Network Engineer
2 59 (13.72%) Analyst
3 45 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (9.07%) Support Engineer
5 33 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (5.58%) Cisco Engineer
7 23 (5.35%) Architect
7 23 (5.35%) Desktop Support
8 21 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 21 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
9 20 (4.65%) Service Analyst
10 19 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
11 17 (3.95%) IT Engineer
11 17 (3.95%) IT Support
12 16 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (3.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 16 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (3.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (3.26%) Senior Network Engineer
15 13 (3.02%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.19%) 802.1X
2 13 (3.02%) LDAP
3 8 (1.86%) Web Services
4 7 (1.63%) HTML
4 7 (1.63%) HTML5
5 6 (1.40%) Middleware
6 3 (0.70%) .NET
6 3 (0.70%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.47%) COM
7 2 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.47%) J2EE
7 2 (0.47%) JSON
7 2 (0.47%) LAMP
7 2 (0.47%) Servlets
7 2 (0.47%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.47%) WireMock
8 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.35%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.67%) Clustering
3 20 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.95%) Replication
6 13 (3.02%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.09%) PKI
8 8 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.63%) CMDB
10 5 (1.16%) Eurex
10 5 (1.16%) NHS
10 5 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.93%) e-Health
11 4 (0.93%) iPhone
11 4 (0.93%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 265 (61.63%) Windows
2 128 (29.77%) Windows Server
3 114 (26.51%) Linux
4 93 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (21.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (20.47%) Windows 7
7 82 (19.07%) Windows 10
8 26 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (6.05%) Unix
9 24 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (5.12%) Windows 8
11 19 (4.42%) Mac OS X
12 18 (4.19%) Android
13 17 (3.95%) Apple iOS
14 15 (3.49%) Windows XP
15 10 (2.33%) CentOS
15 10 (2.33%) Solaris
16 9 (2.09%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.40%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.56%) ITIL
2 61 (14.19%) DevOps
3 54 (12.56%) Open Source
4 53 (12.33%) Configuration Management
5 47 (10.93%) Migration
6 44 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (8.60%) OO
8 36 (8.37%) Load Balancing
8 36 (8.37%) Test Automation
9 32 (7.44%) High Availability
10 28 (6.51%) Microservices
11 27 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (6.28%) Target Operating Model
12 26 (6.05%) OOP
13 21 (4.88%) Change Management
13 21 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
14 20 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
15 17 (3.95%) Patch Management
15 17 (3.95%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 76 (17.67%) PowerShell
2 42 (9.77%) Java
3 39 (9.07%) SQL
4 32 (7.44%) Python
5 16 (3.72%) Perl
6 15 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.79%) C
8 11 (2.56%) Ruby
9 8 (1.86%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.70%) Go
10 3 (0.70%) PHP
10 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.70%) VBScript
11 2 (0.47%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) AWK
12 1 (0.23%) C++
12 1 (0.23%) Korn
12 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 48 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (7.67%) CCNP
2 33 (7.67%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.05%) Degree
4 24 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (5.35%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.19%) CCNA
6 18 (4.19%) MCSE
7 12 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.56%) MCSA
9 10 (2.33%) CCIE
10 7 (1.63%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.63%) MCP
11 4 (0.93%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 4 (0.93%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.93%) MCITP
11 4 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.02%) SLA
2 7 (1.63%) QA
3 5 (1.16%) GDPR
4 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 234 (54.42%) Active Directory
2 103 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (13.02%) XenApp
4 44 (10.23%) vSphere
5 41 (9.53%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (9.07%) Hyper-V
7 37 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (4.88%) XenDesktop
9 20 (4.65%) Docker
10 19 (4.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (3.49%) DFS Replication
12 13 (3.02%) BitLocker
12 13 (3.02%) Virtual Desktop
12 13 (3.02%) VMware NSX
13 10 (2.33%) Samba
14 9 (2.09%) Terminal Services
15 8 (1.86%) NFS
16 5 (1.16%) XenServer
17 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
17 4 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (13.72%) SCCM
2 52 (12.09%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (11.63%) Puppet
4 23 (5.35%) SCOM
5 19 (4.42%) Ansible
6 16 (3.72%) Failover Clustering
7 13 (3.02%) vCenter Server
7 13 (3.02%) WSUS
8 11 (2.56%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.86%) HP ALM
9 8 (1.86%) Salt
10 7 (1.63%) Nessus
11 6 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (1.40%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.40%) PowerCLI
12 5 (1.16%) Nagios
12 5 (1.16%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.16%) Terraform
12 5 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 168 (39.07%) Microsoft
2 136 (31.63%) VMware
3 135 (31.40%) Cisco
4 115 (26.74%) Citrix
5 56 (13.02%) HP
6 48 (11.16%) CheckPoint
7 34 (7.91%) Ivanti
8 25 (5.81%) Dell
9 24 (5.58%) Juniper
10 22 (5.12%) F5
10 22 (5.12%) Palo Alto
11 18 (4.19%) Fortinet
11 18 (4.19%) Infoblox
11 18 (4.19%) NetApp
12 15 (3.49%) SolarWinds
13 14 (3.26%) Aruba
14 13 (3.02%) Apple
14 13 (3.02%) Red Hat
14 13 (3.02%) Symantec
15 12 (2.79%) EMC