The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for DHCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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 / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 61 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9  
Contract jobs citing DHCP 17 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.34% 1.38% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.32% 11.54% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Median daily rate £290 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -13.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £340 £338
% change year-on-year -1.83% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £26.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.38 - £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £27.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £21.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year +29.60% +24.26%  

DHCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 138 104 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 19.03% 11.97% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 41
Median daily rate £385 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.75% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.07% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.29 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing DHCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the North East

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DHCP in the North East

DHCP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the North East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DHCP in the North East

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DHCP in the North East

DHCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the North East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DHCP in the North East

DHCP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 15 £290 +23.40% 2
Durham - 1 £450 - 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 70 (95.89%) Windows
1 70 (95.89%) DNS
2 67 (91.78%) Active Directory
3 62 (84.93%) Microsoft
4 51 (69.86%) Security Cleared
4 51 (69.86%) Windows Server
5 40 (54.79%) SC Cleared
6 39 (53.42%) SCCM
7 37 (50.68%) MS Excel
8 35 (47.95%) Windows 7
9 29 (39.73%) TCP/IP
10 28 (38.36%) Citrix
10 28 (38.36%) ITIL
11 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (34.25%) VMware
12 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (32.88%) XenApp
14 21 (28.77%) Migration
14 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
14 21 (28.77%) SQL
15 20 (27.40%) Virtual Environments
16 19 (26.03%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (26.03%) AppSense
17 18 (24.66%) HP SiteScope
18 17 (23.29%) Software Delivery
19 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (19.18%) Skype for Business
20 14 (19.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
21 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2010

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (19.18%) Skype for Business
2 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.96%) Office Communications Server
3 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (10.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.48%) IIS
5 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 3 (4.11%) Jetty
5 3 (4.11%) Mongrel
5 3 (4.11%) nginx
5 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.74%) SAS
7 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 37 (50.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.11%) Google App Engine
2 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
3 2 (2.74%) PaaS
3 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (95.89%) DNS
2 29 (39.73%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.07%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (13.70%) Skype
5 9 (12.33%) 3G
5 9 (12.33%) Internet
6 8 (10.96%) Intranet
7 4 (5.48%) FTP
7 4 (5.48%) IPsec
7 4 (5.48%) SMS
8 3 (4.11%) Firewall
8 3 (4.11%) HTTP
8 3 (4.11%) LAN
8 3 (4.11%) SSL
9 2 (2.74%) VLAN
9 2 (2.74%) VPN
10 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.37%) Network Security
10 1 (1.37%) SAN
10 1 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (2.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.11%) Travis CI
2 2 (2.74%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.37%) Finance
1 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Support Engineer
2 20 (27.40%) Migration Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.96%) Desktop Support
6 7 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Messaging Support
6 7 (9.59%) SCCM Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.22%) Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Messaging Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Support Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Wintel Server Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
1 3 (4.11%) J2EE
1 3 (4.11%) Servlets
2 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Fat Client
1 10 (13.70%) Thin Client
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 70 (95.89%) Windows
2 51 (69.86%) Windows Server
3 35 (47.95%) Windows 7
4 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (12.33%) Windows 8
7 8 (10.96%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.59%) Android
8 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
9 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (5.48%) Linux
11 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.74%) AIX
12 2 (2.74%) Unix
12 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.37%) OS/2
13 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) ITIL
2 21 (28.77%) Migration
3 20 (27.40%) Virtual Environments
4 17 (23.29%) Software Delivery
5 7 (9.59%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (9.59%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.22%) Change Control
7 5 (6.85%) Server Building
8 4 (5.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Software Distribution
9 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.11%) Change Management
9 3 (4.11%) Content Management
9 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.11%) DevOps
9 3 (4.11%) High Availability
9 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.11%) ITSM
9 3 (4.11%) Open Source
9 3 (4.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
1 21 (28.77%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) Java
2 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.11%) VB
2 3 (4.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (69.86%) Security Cleared
2 40 (54.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.59%) MCSE
6 6 (8.22%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.37%) HND
7 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (91.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.88%) XenApp
3 19 (26.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
6 9 (12.33%) XenDesktop
6 9 (12.33%) XenServer
7 3 (4.11%) Xen
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.37%) Firmware
8 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (53.42%) SCCM
2 18 (24.66%) HP SiteScope
3 14 (19.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.11%) Puppet
6 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.74%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.37%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.37%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 62 (84.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) Citrix
3 25 (34.25%) VMware
4 19 (26.03%) AppSense
5 9 (12.33%) ThinPrint
6 7 (9.59%) Trend Micro
7 4 (5.48%) Cisco
8 3 (4.11%) Google
9 2 (2.74%) Lotus
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle
9 2 (2.74%) Symantec
10 1 (1.37%) Apple
10 1 (1.37%) Capita
10 1 (1.37%) EMC
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) SAP