Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 90 102
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing DHCP 48 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.55% 1.76% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.28% 12.47% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 38
Manchester median daily rate £344 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -3.45% +16.94%
10th Percentile £238 £138 £194
90th Percentile £613 £544 £571
North West median daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 2
Manchester median hourly rate £28.50 £16.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.13% -63.43% +288.89%
10th Percentile £15.38 £12.53 £41.63
90th Percentile £32.00 £168.75 £44.88
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -28.89% +29.83%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 467 401 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.06% 14.11% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 233 327
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -1.23% +15.71%
10th Percentile £183 £142 £207
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 30
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -1.59% +8.62%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.63 £41.00 £40.38
North West median hourly rate £18.62 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.38% - -5.44%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Manchester

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DHCP in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in Manchester

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in Manchester

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in Manchester

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in Manchester

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 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
Salford +4 6 £178 +1.43% 3
Stockport +2 1 - - 3
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 48 (100.00%) DNS
2 33 (68.75%) Windows
3 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 29 (60.42%) Cisco
5 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
7 21 (43.75%) VMware
8 20 (41.67%) ITIL
9 19 (39.58%) Office 365
10 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 16 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (31.25%) WAN
12 15 (31.25%) LAN
12 15 (31.25%) Citrix
13 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
13 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (27.08%) Firewall
15 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
15 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (22.92%) Skype for Business
16 11 (22.92%) Skype
17 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
18 9 (18.75%) CCNP
19 8 (16.67%) SAN
19 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
19 8 (16.67%) VBScript
19 8 (16.67%) VB
19 8 (16.67%) VPN
19 8 (16.67%) Migration

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Office 365
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) DNS
2 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 15 (31.25%) LAN
3 15 (31.25%) WAN
4 13 (27.08%) Firewall
5 11 (22.92%) Skype
6 8 (16.67%) SAN
6 8 (16.67%) VPN
7 7 (14.58%) MPLS
7 7 (14.58%) VLAN
7 7 (14.58%) VoIP
8 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (12.50%) ISDN
8 6 (12.50%) Network Security
8 6 (12.50%) SSL
8 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (10.42%) FTP
9 5 (10.42%) IPsec
9 5 (10.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) RStudio
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Architect
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) SAML
4 1 (2.08%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.08%) Handset
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) SUSE
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) Migration
4 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.50%) Service Management
6 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) Informatics
7 4 (8.33%) ITSM
7 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.33%) Network Design
7 4 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) Network Management
8 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.67%) VB
2 8 (16.67%) VBScript
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.75%) CCNP
3 6 (12.50%) CCNA
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) MCSE
5 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) ISEB
5 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE
6 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) CCDP
7 2 (4.17%) HP APS
7 2 (4.17%) MCSA
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.08%) MCITP
8 1 (2.08%) MCP
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) vSphere
4 6 (12.50%) XenApp
4 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.42%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.17%) Xen
8 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Salt
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.25%) Terraform
3 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.17%) Forum Sentry
3 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Cisco
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (43.75%) VMware
4 15 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) HP
5 5 (10.42%) IronPort
6 4 (8.33%) Google
7 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.25%) Clearswift
7 3 (6.25%) Juniper
7 3 (6.25%) McAfee
7 3 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.17%) BMC
8 2 (4.17%) Cloudera
8 2 (4.17%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.17%) Micro Focus
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) Nokia
8 2 (4.17%) Wyse